Tag: pregnancy-birth-postpartum

  • Caring for Yourself After Baby Arrives
    Caring for Yourself After Baby Arrives

      Mums-to-be take such care during pregnancy but what happens after birth?  The baby takes first priority and self-care for mum is overlooked. Fitness trainer Anna Downs explains how to reprioritise your health with simple exercises to fit into a busy day through pregnancy and beyond. By Anna Downs   Self-care has been a hot […]

  • How I prepared for my IVF journey
    How I prepared for my IVF journey

    A mom shares her personal experience of baby loss and her journey to prepare physically and mentally for IVF.   By Silky Kaur   The urge to pee after the embryo transfer, the bloating after injections, the wait for the phone call, I remember it all.  If you have gone through IVF in your life, […]

  • Can the Path to Motherhood Crush Creativity?
    Can the Path to Motherhood Crush Creativity?

    Midwife Emma McNerlin reflects on the phenomenon of “baby brain” in pregnant and new mothers and explores it’s reported effects on creativity.    By Emma McNerlin   Pregnancy gets some very bad press when it comes to the effect it has on the mother’s brain. Add this to the nausea, painful joints, swollen breasts and […]

  • How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy
    How COVID-19 Is Impacting Pregnancy

    Midwife Emma McNerlin examines the emerging evidence surrounding COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) and pregnancy and how being pregnant in a pandemic may affect your plan for birth.  By Emma McNerlin   As we welcomed in 2020, little did we know that life as we knew it was about to change. On 5 January, the World Health Organisation […]

  • Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth
    Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth

    Here is a look at how your birth partner can prepare to provide the emotional and physical support you will need to bring your new baby into the world.   By Iasnaia Maximo   During pregnancy, nature pretty much prepares a mother for childbirth. Every woman has all she needs to bring her baby earthside, […]

  • Online Shopping for Maternity Wear in Bangkok
    Online Shopping for Maternity Wear in Bangkok

    Gosia, a mommy, and lover of artisan and handmade fashion knows what it’s like when you suddenly need to upsize your pregnancy wardrobe. Here are some local treasures to help pregnant moms show off their bump in style (and comfort)!   By Gosia Kurowska   At some point, there’s no denying anymore that your baby […]