The 3 Trimesters

A first-timer parent? So you are just getting the news that you are conceiving for the first time and you aren’t that sure of how the upcoming three trimesters look like? Well, you don’t even know what is a trimester! Don’t you worry! As a snippet, a normal pregnancy is 40 weeks and it is divided into three trimesters – 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Be prepared as each trimester comes with its own specific hormonal, physical, and physiological changes; but it differs on each individual and pregnancy.
Here is where you can get tips and tricks about the three (3) trimesters. Stay tuned with more information for your motherhood journey at Motherhood.com.my.
First Trimester: Week 10

First Trimester: Week 10

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What is happening to my Baby? Your baby’s internal organs which is fully formed is currently slowly maturing. It will continue to do so…

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…

First Trimester: Week 4

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What your baby looks like — 4 weeks Highlighted Amniotic sac: By next week, this cavity will envelop the embryo and continue to house…

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…

8 Pregnancy Exercise FAQs

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There is no doubt that exercising during pregnancy brings with it a string of benefits, that is if complications are not an issue. Exercising…

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…