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Having a Doula helps & Postpartum Challenges

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Having a Doula helps & Postpartum Challenges

Have you ever felt the need to have some "Me'' time away from baby? Ever felt this immense guilt for even thinking that? You are not alone mummy! Also, please be assured that there in no shame to need some time for yourself every once in a while. In fact, it is actually healthy to take time to regroup and rest before continuing to provide nothing but the best for your family.  Once we welcome baby into the world, it is important for us mummies to take care of our needs while taking care of baby. It can be as...

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Debunking Confinement Myths with Jane

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Debunking Confinement Myths with Jane

The second pregnancy for Jane seemed easier for her. She knew what she wanted and she understood more of what was happening. After the epidural kicked in, Jane dilated somewhat quickly and they could already see their son’s head peeking through. They delivered within 5 mins! Doula Fadillah highlighted that this is the reason why moms should try and avoid having a cesarean for the first birth. Having a cesarean for the first birth, will make labour for the second time even harder. Jane confided in Janna that with all the information and experience she has had with her 2...

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Jane didn't know she was pregnant!

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Jane didn't know she was pregnant!

We sat down with social media influencer, Jane Surin and her husband, Zak to learn about their surprise baby journey.  Due to the nature of her job, she only found out she was pregnant at 4 months! They say home pregnancy kits are only 99% accurate. Who knew Jane would be part of the 1%. She was having all the signs. Her menstruation was late and her belly was growing. However, it was only after being scared by her mom into checking, did Jane set up a consultation with a doctor. All along, she was sure that she was not...

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Janna’s Successful Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

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Janna’s Successful Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Janna was traumatized from her first birth. She did not want a repeat of what happened with her first born. This time round, she wanted to be as informed as possible and to reach out to others to get more information. Through a mutual friend, she met Doula Fadillah! Janna and her husband fell in love with Fadillah and her way of feeding them with all the information they needed. Janna wanted to have more control of her body and the process! Janna was still busy working up till the day before she gave birth, one week before her expected...

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Janna had an Epidural Failure

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Janna had an Epidural Failure

“When I was pregnant…..” Raise your hand if you had a conversation with someone who used this famous line! We should always remember that people’s perception of your pregnancy journey is always derived from their own point of view and experiences.  Janna experienced 3 induction, epidural failure and emergency cesarean. This is her story. In 2013, Janna was happy and enjoying her pregnancy journey with her first  child. She had a fall one month before her due date, and had to have her leg in a cast. At her 38th week check up, she was told that her water bag...

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