Labour & Delivery
Being pregnant is one of the most exciting and beautiful times in a woman’s life — but the thought of labour and delivery can make anyone nervous. The best way to overcome any of your nerves is to educate yourself on the entire labour and delivery process. Whether you want to find more information on the top facilities for giving birth in Singapore, how to prepare yourself for labour or just to read another mum’s account of her Singapore delivery, we’ve got plenty to help you out. Check out our various labour and delivery resources to help you get prepared for this magical experience. If you think that we are lacking any information that could help you with your labour or delivery, drop us a a comment in any of our labour and delivery articles. We wish you all the best in your labour and delivery process!
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One of the most important parts of putting together your birth plan when you're pregnant is deciding where you'll deliver.
Thomson Medical Centre (TMC) in Singapore has been committed to the highest quality of treatment and has emphasized personalised care for women and children for the past 36 years. The hospital provide a comprehensive range of services specialising in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics — not…
Around 60% of women have an epidural during labour. Before you decide on whether to have one or not, here are some of the side effects from women who have experienced it.
A big number of fathers are not aware of exactly what happens during labour and delivery. Sure, they know where the baby is coming out from — but there's a little bit more to it than that. Mum will be mentally, physically and emotionally exhausted — perhaps more so than she has ever been up to that point. Dad's job is to look after and support his wife during this critical time, so he should…
Have you thought whether you would like to try a drug free labour? Labour is going to be painful but if you have decided against medicine for pain relief. we explore the methods available to you.
Water birth is becoming more popular in Singapore as a soothing way to give birth. Educate yourself on the benefits and risks here at various hospitals
A labour or birth partner is there to offer constant support during all stages of labour and delivery. A pregnant woman can choose their spouse, friend, mother, sister, any relative or a doula to offer support during the final stage of her pregnancy.
Are you not sure what to pack in your hospital bag? We provide you with a checklist of essentials for you and your partner so you have everything you need when you go into labour.
After months of waiting, your newborn has arrived. Between all the excitement and anticipation, you would be curious to see how your baby will look like. If you had this perfect vision of a rosy & robust cherub, you might be in for a disappointment. Your baby will look like anything but picture-perfect.
The length of time you need to stay in the hospital after birth depends on the type of delivery you had and any complications you experience. We take a look at how you can prepare for your stay for both baby and you.
Uses of placenta might vary between cultures, but the reverence for the source of life is obvious throughout. It is very clear that this organ held a special place of honour throughout human history, with ceremonial practices dating as far back as the Egyptian era.