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Babies Gain Long-Term Benefits from Mom’s Prenatal Exercise

When I was pregnant, I was often told to “take it easy”. I was even encouraged to reduce the exercise in case I overexerted myself and harmed the baby. Times are changing and the research is coming in to support otherwise. In fact, it’s more than just good for mother, it’s also good for baby… ExerciseContinue reading “Babies Gain Long-Term Benefits from Mom’s Prenatal Exercise”

Review: Happikiddo – Mum’s Favourite Shop

Calling All Parents… Whether you are parents to be, new parents, or parents with growing children, Happikiddo is a store you cannot miss… They have everything from maternity wear and diapers to organic baby food and thermal lunch boxes to children’s furniture and educational toys and much, much more. To get an inkling of what this shop is like,Continue reading “Review: Happikiddo – Mum’s Favourite Shop”

Workshop: Empowering Pregnancy @ KLGCC – 22 September 2013 is hosting another pregnancy workshop! Empowering Pregnancy Where? KLGCC, Bukit Kiara (See Maps) When? Sunday 22 Sept 2013 from 10.30am to 5pm. What? There will be a tea party cum forum for moms and partner. It will be a day jam-packed with information, demonstrations and fun activities! Expert Talks: Honey, the Baby’s Coming! (Preparing forContinue reading “Workshop: Empowering Pregnancy @ KLGCC – 22 September 2013”

Pregnancy Workshop: A Joyous Pregnancy by Pitter Patter – 30 June 2013

First time parents and couples planning for their first child may be interested to attend the following pregnancy workshop hosted by Pitter Patter: A Joyous Pregnancy! Date: 30 June 2013 (SUN) Time: 11.30am-5pm Venue: Hotel Premiere, Bukit Tinggi, Klang What’s Involved… A) Experts topics: Give Birth with Confidence by Consultant O & G Prenatal EducationContinue reading “Pregnancy Workshop: A Joyous Pregnancy by Pitter Patter – 30 June 2013”

A Tribute to an Unborn Child

On the evening of Thursday 30 December 2010, I had a miscarriage.  My baby was almost 10 weeks old.  After some period-like cramps and then uncontrollable bleeding, I rushed to hospital where I was informed I had had an incomplete miscarriage. My doctor performed a D&C to clean out my womb. I had initially decidedContinue reading “A Tribute to an Unborn Child”

The Link Between Morning Sickness and Smart Babies

For mothers who have ever wondered why they have been singularly selected to suffer the most dreadful morning sickness symptoms known to man during pregnancy, you will be relieved to hear that there is possibly a reason for this. According to Brain Rules for Baby, there is a study showing that the worse your morningContinue reading “The Link Between Morning Sickness and Smart Babies”

2nd Delivery – The Birth of Gareth

They say that every delivery is different. Indeed, there have been quite a number of differences with this delivery compared to the first one. Perhaps it is old age creeping up on me but I was certain that the bed felt more uncomfortable and the food tasted worse than it did the first time I wasContinue reading “2nd Delivery – The Birth of Gareth”

2nd Pregnancy: Preparing the Older Child

It is the night before I am due to go into the hospital.  What am I doing up when I should be resting?  Quite frankly, I can’t sleep.  Neither can I keep my mind on anything specific – hence the reason I haven’t been writing for Helium or updating the blog on the other chaptersContinue reading “2nd Pregnancy: Preparing the Older Child”