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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...

Decoding The First Signs of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the interesting processes that could happen to a woman’s body. While there are expected milestones for the next nine months, the experience may vary for each expectant mom. In fact, each pregnancy may bring a different set of experiences for a...

10 Tips-Choosing Obstetrician Gynaecologist Singapore Infographic

Having a good obstetrician-gynaecologist (OB-GYN) is very important.  Knowing that you are in the hands of a specialized physician gives you that feeling of security.Whether you come in for a gynaecological concern, planning to start a family, or reaching milestones...