Bringing a new life into the world is an incredible journey filled with joy and anticipation. While many first-time moms hope for a smooth vaginal delivery, circumstances may arise that lead to a cesarean section, commonly known as a C-section. Although C-sections are relatively common, they can still evoke uncertainty and questions for expectant mothers. […]
Pregnancy is often a beautiful and transformative time for women, though it can also bring about uncertainty, particularly when it comes to sex. Despite feeling hesitant or fearful of engaging in sexual activity during this time, pregnant women should be aware that there are numerous benefits to having sex while pregnant. Reasons why pregnant women […]
The arrival of a new baby is often considered a joyous and exciting time, but for some women, it can be accompanied by a range of emotional challenges. It is not uncommon for women to experience the “baby blues” or even postpartum depression (PPD) after giving birth. These conditions can be overwhelming, but with the […]
While pregnancy is an incredible journey full of anticipation and happiness, it is crucial to understand that it can also present some unique health challenges for both mom and baby. One such risk is Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a type of diabetes that may occur during pregnancy. It is a common condition that typically arises […]
The Impact of Egg Freezing on Future Pregnancy Outcomes Singaporean women can legally opt to undergo elective egg freezing with the passage of the Assisted Services Regulations under the Healthcare Services Act. This landmark move is hoped to address Singapore’s declining fertility rate, which was recorded at 1.1 babies per woman in 2020. This is […]
Oocyte cryopreservation, or more commonly referred to as egg freezing, is the procedure whereby a woman’s eggs are retrieved and preserved at an extremely low temperature for future use.
Influenza (FLU) Flu can be a serious infection for pregnant women and their babies. A pregnant woman who catches the flu is more likely to require hospitalisation than a woman who is not pregnant. Pregnant women should have a flu vaccine once during each pregnancy and it can be given at any stage of pregnancy. […]
Also known as oocyte cryopreservation or embryo banking, egg freezing entails retrieving eggs from a woman’s womb and freezing them for future use through in vitro fertilization (IVF).