“So far, all this baby brought was alot of pain.” I cried to K during one screaming baby episode. I am guilty of shouting at my baby and smacking his butt though I knew crying is just their way of expressing their needs and beating leads to nothing but more piercing cries. When Baby O… Continue reading Managing Baby Blues
Though we live in the East, my PD was Dr Ang Ai Tin at TMC. It was a random choice cos my gynae was at TMC and the PDs they recommend in the list was nowhere near our house. So we just picked the first one on the list. That’s a rookie mom for you… Continue reading 1st visit to PD in the East
I must admit, I don’t really like my gynae at first. Dr Sim Lee Ngor was recommended by my cell group leader’s wife. I researched on some gynaes who are pro-natural birth and she happened to be one of them. Thus we decided to go to her. The first few visits were both short and… Continue reading Choosing a gynae?
Jun 30, 2011 11:30 am: Passed the Mucous plug. “Bloody show”. Mucous Plug- a plug that seals the cervical canal during pregnancy to protect baby from bacteria and infection. When cervix dilates, it will come out in lumps, esp brown, pink or slight blood-tinged mucous looking discharge if you are near labour (after 36 weeks). It… Continue reading Labour…
Before I took the GBS test, I’ve only heard of GPS (Global Positioning System). And because it happens to be June, my husband said it reminded him of GSS (Great Singapore Sale). Lol~ GBS is a bacteria usually found in the reproductive tract and has little effect on adults but can greatly harm a newborn.… Continue reading Group Strep B test (GBS)
Fancy reading up? If you live in Singapore, a rookie mom like myself, I suggest hitting the libraries before you click to buy. The NLB carries a decent collection you can borrow and save yourself that extra dollars. Some recommendations: 1. Babyfacts: The truth about your child’s health from Newborn thru Preschool Author: Dr William… Continue reading Good Reads before giving Birth
I posed this question to all my married-with-babies friends from Singapore, besides some tongue in cheek answers, here’s the breakdown: 1. Diapers 2. Nursing bra/breastpads 3. Wet wipes Others: Milk powder, Pacifier, Baby sling, Ready hot water, Steam sterilizer, Abdominal binder etc… What about you? Share your thoughts with all other mommies! More threads here!