Tag: pregnancy-birth-postpartum

  • Pain-free Babywearing: Easy Tips to Make your Back Tension-free   もっと抱っこをしよう!お母さんが楽になる、抱っこのポイント
    Pain-free Babywearing: Easy Tips to Make your Back Tension-free もっと抱っこをしよう!お母さんが楽になる、抱っこのポイント

    Need to hold your child every day? Then you’re familiar with the stress on your shoulders and lower back that it causes. In Bangkok, a baby carrier is frequently used because of the heavy traffic and narrow roads. So how can we hold our child with less pain and stress?   By Makiko Iwasaki / […]

  • Helping Your Child Prepare to Be a Big Brother/Sister 
    Helping Your Child Prepare to Be a Big Brother/Sister 

    Having another child can be both exciting and quite stressful at the same time. Here are some tips for preparing the family, especially the elder sibling, for the arrival of baby brother/sister. By Abhasiri Chutikul     Many parents that I’ve worked with shared that their firstborn is sometimes not too thrilled about their new baby […]

  • Babies Don’t Read Calendars: The Dilemma of the Holiday Due Date
    Babies Don’t Read Calendars: The Dilemma of the Holiday Due Date

    Midwife Emma McNerlin explores the topic of elective induction of labor for low-risk pregnancies, especially at holiday times. By Emma McNerlin   Picture the scene: it’s April and you notice you are feeling a little under the weather and sooo tired! You take a pregnancy test and those two little lines appear. After the initial […]

  • Preparing for a Positive Birth Experience
    Preparing for a Positive Birth Experience

    When you are pregnant it’s important to prepare yourself mentally and physically so that you can be in control and make choices for a positive birth. Here are the key aspects to consider on your journey to motherhood.   By Iasnaia Maximo   I used to live in Amsterdam, where I worked as a Doula […]

  • Recovering from a C-Section in Thailand
    Recovering from a C-Section in Thailand

    Cesarean sections are growing in popularity not only in Thailand but in most countries across the world. Whether you are having elective surgery or want to be prepared in case of an emergency C-section, understanding the recovery after a Cesarean should not be underestimated.  By Sheena Flannery C-section is not the easy option, yet the […]

  • Being a Good Friend to New Parents
    Being a Good Friend to New Parents

    Have a friend who is about to have a baby? Here’s how to be an A+ friend to the new parents. If you are pregnant, be sure to share this with your friends and family! By Emma McNerlin With the arrival of a baby, the world tilts a little bit on its axis, early days […]