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10 Ways To Support Your Wife Through the Fertility Treatment Process

10 Ways To Support Your Wife Through the Fertility Treatment Process

The fertility treatment process is a godsend for any couple struggling to conceive. But as much as they’re proven to be effective, it’s not always a walk in the park. Addressing this issue can be an emotional rollercoaster where there’s a constant cycle of hope and...

Breech Pregnancy: 8 Important Questions, Answered!

Breech Pregnancy: 8 Important Questions, Answered!

In the last few weeks of pregnancy, as if in preparation for the final curtain call for their real-world debut, babies turn so that their head is positioned to come out of the vagina first. This is called a vertex (cephalic) position, which is an ideal position for...

Placenta Praevia: The Lowdown on Low Lying Placenta

Placenta Praevia: The Lowdown on Low Lying Placenta

The placenta is a structure that develops together with your baby inside the uterus during pregnancy. It plays the important role of passing on oxygen and nutrients from you to your baby. It is delivered shortly after the baby is born which is referred to as the third...

Twin Pregnancy 101: What You Should Know When Expecting Multiples

Twin Pregnancy 101: What You Should Know When Expecting Multiples

A twin pregnancy can be exciting, but overwhelming at the same time. Even though there is a higher risk of complications, most twins often do well. Expecting multiples requires special care and preparation.  We’ve rounded up some insights that can help expectant...

Why Express Colostrum Antenatally

Why Express Colostrum Antenatally

Transitioning to motherhood is no small task and you might even find yourself worried about how to start them out right. We worry about feeding a newborn right, that some even go on to commit to pure breastfeeding. Guess what, your body is already clued in on the task...

COVID-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant and Lactating Women

COVID-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant and Lactating Women

Singapore became the first country in Asia to start its COVID-19 vaccination campaign, which was launched in December 2020. But while vaccination is generally encouraged, it is entirely voluntary. Today, the global drive to get...

10 Frequently Asked Questions on Infertility

10 Frequently Asked Questions on Infertility

Fertility is on the decline globally. In Singapore, there has been a relentless downward trend since the ’80s. The government, in response, has set in place some pronatalist incentives that have evolved over the years. However, the government’s efforts to change the...

How Can You Fuel Fertility Through Your Diet?

How Can You Fuel Fertility Through Your Diet?

For some couples trying for a baby can be a walk in the park. But what happens when you’re one of the unlucky ones? Could changing your diet help boost your fertility? When you’re trying to get pregnant, any number of lifestyle factors can impact your chances: smoking...