Bathing during confinement month after labour

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Following traditions from my grandmother’s days, I’m told not to shower for a month. Upon hearing this I screamed! After clarifying I learned that I’m allowed to shower but only once a day with a blend of herbs in boiled water. Woman after labour is at our weakest and there is much “wind” in our […]

September 28, 2011

Confinement after labour

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Two weeks into my confinement and it’s been quite a journey. Hear say quite a bit during pregnancy and I thought I was ready for what it may be like. But when I’m doing it on my own, things just aren’t the same. Guess every mother will experience a different kind of journey. I’ve got […]

September 27, 2011

Gentle yet effective skincare by Cetaphil + Giveaway!

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Just the thought of having to skip my luxurious daily shower under the cooling water during confinement month makes me feel sticky and uncomfortable all over. Having one bath a day with hot herbal water isn’t going to make my comfort level in such humid weather. Cetaphil came at the right time. I’ve seen Cetaphil […]

August 31, 2011

Start of hibernation

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Decided to take an early break from work and hibernate till baby’s arrival. And there after hopefully a continuous 4 months long maternity at home. Life’s going to be very different when baby’s here. Juggling between family, home and work is going to be a new milestone of challenges for me. I hope I’ll be […]

August 22, 2011

Young Parents Fiesta 2011

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I’ve long stopped purchasing magazines from newsstand but recently, an old friend working at SPH passed me a copy of Young Parents Magazine and from there I found out that there will be very attractive free gifts when I subscribe to the magazine at the roadshow! The kiasu woman in me already booked my hubby, […]

June 15, 2011

Preventing stretch marks

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A friend shared about this moisturising oil she used during pregnancy that helped keep the stretch marks away. Having been recommended by her friend and seeing it work on her, I decided to give it a try. Everyday (well almost, some day I may be too lazy to apply) I’ll spray a generous amount on […]

March 7, 2011

First visit to Gynae

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Being the anxious Mum-to-be, I made an appointment with a Gynae immediately, not knowing when should be the right time to go. The first visit to the Satellite Clinic of KK Women’s Clinic at Ang Mo Kio was quite an exciting one. I made an appointment through their Central Appointments line and was scheduled to […]

January 24, 2011