Tag: health

  • Report: UNWC Seminar – COVID-19 Vaccination Explained
    Report: UNWC Seminar – COVID-19 Vaccination Explained

    Bumps and Babies Coordinator, Emma, summarises the information shared in the recent COVID-19 Vaccine Seminar hosted by the UNWC in Bangkok. By Emma McNerlin BAMBI were recently invited to attend a COVID-19 vaccination seminar organized by the UNWC (United Nations Women’s Club) Thailand held on 17 March at the Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20.  The guest […]

  • Preparing to Answer Kids’ Sex Questions 子どもから性に関する質問を受けたらどうしましょう?
    Preparing to Answer Kids’ Sex Questions 子どもから性に関する質問を受けたらどうしましょう?

    As the first of a three-month series on ‘sex and kids’ by three different experts running workshops on the topic, Aya shares her mindset change on sex education and importance of having this conversation with kids. By Aya Tanno / Translated by Hanae Matsumura Have you ever talked about sex at home with your partner […]

  • Musings of a Midwife: Instinctive birth – getting out of Mother Nature’s way
    Musings of a Midwife: Instinctive birth – getting out of Mother Nature’s way

    With the theme of nature this month, Midwife Emma explores instinctive birth, a philosophy in which labor and birth is respected as a natural physiological process with a delicate physical, hormonal and emotional balance for the birthing woman, her partner, and their baby. By Emma McNerlin There is a well-known saying in my profession: “Midwives […]

  • Allergies in Children — Four Things to Bear in Mind
    Allergies in Children — Four Things to Bear in Mind

    Parents often rely on pediatricians to make the final call when identifying and treating allergies in children.  Nonetheless here are a few pointers to keep in mind that could help you understand your child’s conditions better. By The Children’s Center at Bumrungrad International Hospital Raising a child gives parents first-hand experience with health and medical […]

  • Unfolding the Myths About Plant-Based Diets
    Unfolding the Myths About Plant-Based Diets

    Meat has always been considered a rich source of protein, calcium and various other nutrients. Here we unfold the various myths related to a plant-based diet that is not only nutritious but also interesting and creative. By Nutrition Support Team at Bumrungrad Hospital There are food fads and in-trend diets, and then there are food […]

  • Why Every Woman Should have a Doula
    Why Every Woman Should have a Doula

    Having a doula can transform the birth process. Erika shares the benefits and how she improved her experience as a mom to be. “If a doula were a drug, it’d be unethical not to use it” – John Kennell By: Erika Lindley My arrival in Bangkok two years ago was filled with excitement and apprehension, […]