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14 Methods of Contraception: Planning Against Unplanned Pregnancies

Having a child is a life changing decision. No woman would like to be a situation where she has an unplanned and unwanted pregnancy. Sadly, many women find themselves in this moral and ethical dilemma of being faced with the decision to keep or terminate an unplanned...

Serving You the Facts on Cervical Cancer Screening in Singapore

Based on current estimates, there 429 women who are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year in Singapore and 70 die from it.  It’s alarming how a preventable disease remains to be among the top 10 cancers affecting women in the country today. This makes...

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Why It is No Sweet Talk

Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes, is a chronic condition where the body is unable to produce any or enough insulin resulting in excess sugar (glucose) levels in the blood. This may sound all too familiar, but it is mainly because of the sobering statistic in Singapore...

Guide to Endometrial Cancer Risk Factors

Endometrial cancer is the 6th most common malignancy that plague women around the world, and the 4th most common in Singapore. A recent study showed that Singapore is among those countries where incidence rates and risks have increased over time. Like any health risk,...

The Ugly Side of Pregnancy: Post-Partum Changes to the Body

Pregnancy is a major milestone often celebrated with furor and enthusiasm. However, if you look beyond those rose-colored glasses, there is the real – and maybe not so attractive – part of pregnancy. This is not to discourage you, but to give you the real picture and...

Keep Calm and Labour On: Your Guide to Pain Management in Labour

  Active labour, especially in first-time mothers, can stretch up to 18 hours. Pain management during labour is important because pain can contribute to maternal fatigue which is linked to emotional responses such as anxiety and tension. The physiological stress...