The 3 Trimesters

First Trimester: Week 8

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How your baby’s growing New this week: Your baby’s hands and feet are developing webbed fingers and toes, his eyelids almost cover his eyes,…

First Trimester: Week 7

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How your baby’s growing Highlighted The big news this week: Your baby’s hands and feet are emerging from developing arms and legs — although…

First Trimester: Week 6

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How your baby’s growing This week’s major developments: The nose, mouth, and ears that you’ll spend so much time kissing in eight months are…

Drugs In Pregnancy

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What are the different categories of drugs taken during pregnancy? Since 1975, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have produced a general guideline…

Caffeine in pregnancy

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What type of food contains caffeine? Coffee, tea, soft drink, chocolate, hot cocoa and even some medication over the counter to relieve headaches.Why should I…

Smoking In pregnancy

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Why should I not smoke during pregnancy? Smoking has a lot of detrimental effect not only to your baby but also yourself. The following…

Vaginal Candidiasis

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Vaginal Candidiasis By Dr Lim Lei Jun Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist MBBS (Manipal, India) MRCOG (UK) Sunway Medical Centre   1.      What is vaginal…

Fasting and Pregnancy

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Many women choose to fast in pregnancy due to their personal beliefs or religious commitments. Festivals in which it is common to fast such…

Pregnancy Symptoms

Pregnancy Symptoms

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Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s life. Pregnancy causes dramatic changes to  a woman’s physical appearances, emotions and well being. Pregnancy symptoms differ from woman…

Oppps, it’s Braxton Hicks!

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 During pregnancy, many women experience pain and contractions that can be felt throughout the pregnancy, some right from the first trimester. These transient contractions…