Tag: pregnancy-birth-postpartum

  • 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 […]

  • Bottles, Bottles, Bottles: A handy guide for bottle-fed babies
    Bottles, Bottles, Bottles: A handy guide for bottle-fed babies

    Bottles, Bottles, Bottles – A handy guide for bottle-fed babies In this two-part series, Lactation Counsellor and BAMBI Bumps team member Lia Segall Pasternak explains all things about bottles. In Part 1, Lia discussed introducing a bottle to an exclusively breastfed baby. Here, Lia will give you information for exclusively bottle-fed babies and explain the […]

  • 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 / […]