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"Save My Womb Please!"

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"Save My Womb Please!"

We talk to Serynna, mom of 2, on her birth experience. Serynna had Endometrial Cyst and had to go for a keyhole surgery, which made her menstruation cramps tolerable. Prior to that, it was so painful for her that she even fainted once. Serena maintained a very active lifestyle during pregnancy. She had low iron levels and took iron supplements from her 3rd trimester. Doula Fadillah highlighted that sometimes, Iron supplements may not be fully absorbed into the body, thus she advised to get your levels checked again, if possible as towards the end of the pregnancy, your iron levels...

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A Dad's Point of View

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A Dad's Point of View
Hart, a father of 3, a photographer and a studio owner shares about his life as a stay at home dad for the past 12 years. Working in a Multi National Corporation for 3 years, Hart realized that the corporate world was not for him. He always had the passion for photography and decided to make it his career. He started off being a photographer for an interior company and transitioned to being a photographer for children’s birthday parties. 4 years into their marriage, Hart and his wife were ready to be parents. They started preparing and reading up on what to expect. 

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A Special Covid-19 Episode

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A Special Covid-19 Episode

Click here to listen to NurJanna Ng, Certified Babywearing Educator,  Doula Fadilah Yusope of Birth Mayya and Khatim Hamidon, President of Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group in Singapore, come together through a conference call to talk about Babywearing and breastfeeding during Covid-19. To answer the popular question “Do I get a baby carrier before or after I give birth?” Both have their own benefits. If you get your carrier before the baby is here, you will be able to familiarise yourself with the carrier. If you get your carrier after, you will be able to test the carrier out with the...

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Part 3: Normalising Assisted Reproductive Technology

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Part 3: Normalising Assisted Reproductive Technology

“I researched everything about pregnancy, but it didn't occur to me to research breastfeeding. I thought it would happen naturally. Produce boob, latch on, tadaah!”  Sumi was having trouble getting her baby to latch on during the first night at the hospital. The nurses and lactation consultant  would come in to help her out. They would assist in positioning the baby differently each time and massaging the boob to produce milk. However nothing helped and Arjun’s diaper was dry which was a concern for the nurses. This meant that he was not taking in any milk. They suggested supplementing with...

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Part 2: Normalising Assisted Reproductive Technology

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Part 2: Normalising Assisted Reproductive Technology

Sumi gets candid about her pregnancy and the experiences she had throughout. Sumi and Vijay did In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to get Arjun in their lives. At the early stages of her pregnancy, Sumi had a bleeding scare but when she went to the hospital, doctors could not give her a reason for her bleeding.  Being cautious, her parents decided to bring Sumi back to stay with them. During her pregnancy, she developed Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD). Doula Fadlila explained that it is when there is a separation of the front of the pelvis. This made it extremely difficult for...

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