• WHY IS CONFINEMENT CARE NECESSARY?

    The confinement period is a time dedicated to allowing your body to rest and recuperate. As Asians, one of the most significant matters being drummed into expectant mothers is the importance of confinement care. A traditional Chinese confinement period generally begins immediately after delivery and lasts for one month. Some may extend it a couple of weeks, if so desired. However, not everyone is agreeable to confinement care. Should you be one of these people who deem confinement care to be…

  • PREPARING YOUR POSTNATAL JOURNEY

    The postnatal period is an important period for new mothers to rest. As your delivery date draws near, everyone at home will be buzzing with excitement anticipating the arrival of the new addition to the family. The focus is will mostly be getting things ready for the baby - and rightfully so! Yet, amidst all this excitement, we urge and encourage you as a mother-to-be to spend some time in preparing what you will need as a new mother during the postnatal period. The postnatal period begins im…

  • YOUR THIRD TRIMESTER

    With the baby’s head pressing down on your bladder, it definitely means you will need to visit the washroom more frequently. Hooray, you are now on the final stretch of your pregnancy journey! While this is the most thrilling of all trimesters because your baby is almost due, it may also be the most challenging. Fret not! Listed are some of the challenges and ways to help you get through your third trimester: 1. Frequent urination Do not be alarmed if you once again find yourself visiting …

  • YOUR SECOND TRIMESTER

    Go ahead and show off your baby bump! Congratulations, you have made it to your Second Trimester! For majority of mothers-to-be, this is the most comfortable trimester with the easing of morning sickness and fatigue, while the baby bump is not big enough to cause too much discomfort. Here are some of the changes you may experience as you journey through week 13 to week 26 in your second trimester: 1. Breast growth The sense of tenderness at your breasts/nipples should be subsiding, your br…

  • 9 BODILY CHANGES DURING YOUR FIRST TRIMESTER

    First and foremost, CONGRATULATIONS on your pregnancy! While this may be thrilling and exciting for the parents-to-be, it may also be overwhelming and nerve-wrecking, especially for first-time expectant moms. Fear not, fret not and faint not! Keep scrolling and allow us to shed some light on the changes you are bound to face in your journey of pregnancy. Knowing what bodily changes to expect will help you better prepare yourself for what lies ahead. Like a university or college course, a pre…


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