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Should you get the flu vaccine during pregnancy? An obstetrician explains

Should you get the flu vaccine during pregnancy? An obstetrician explains

During pregnancy, many things are restricted. Foods you can eat, medicines you can use and even the temperature of the water you can bathe in. So it’s understandable that expectant parents might be concerned about whether it’s safe to get a flu vaccine. Dr Khairul Mohamed-Noor sets the record straight.

How to travel during pregnancy

How to travel during pregnancy (according to an obstetrician)

Travel is one of life’s great pleasures: seeing new places, experiencing the history and culture of other countries and discovering delicious cuisines. But how does globetrotting work if you are pregnant? Dr. Renee Wong explains.

Calm birthing: reducing anxiety through preparation

Calm birthing: reducing anxiety through preparation

Labour. It’s the one thing on every pregnant woman’s mind, no matter how far along she may be. What will it feel like? How much will it hurt? How long will it take? The truth is, none of these questions can be answered until the birth itself. One thing expectant mothers can control, however, is their own approach to the labouring process, through the use of calm birthing preparation techniques.

Managing Morning Sickness

Managing Morning Sickness

Morning sickness isn’t pleasant, but you’ll be relieved to know that it’s common and usually normal during pregnancy.

Congratulations!

This is exciting news, but it’s also normal to feel overwhelmed and confused at times too. That’s why having a guide on what to expect over the next 40 weeks can help you feel better prepared for the changes to come. We’ll start with the life admin essentials you need to take care of first, and then outline the major medical milestones you can expect, from conception right through to delivery.