Labour And Birth Stories
The birth of her child is a momentous moment in a mum’s life. After nurturing a baby in her womb for nine months, there is often a big climax to the journey on the baby’s birth day. Read the personal accounts of other women just like you in these Singapore labour stories, and be inspired that you can do it too! Good luck, and once you have delivered your precious child, do send us your birth story too!
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Old-wives' tales on how to jumpstart labour are plentiful, but do they really work? Read one Singaporean woman's amusing two-week diary of how she attempted to jumpstart labour, as she approached her due date, with 14 different methods in 14 days
Jaime Herrera's Beutler's little girl has absent kidneys, which led to the subsequent health problems. She was told by doctors that the baby will not survive the fatal pregnancy and that the only solution is an abortion. But the parents chose to fight for their baby's life.
A 6kg-heavy baby measuring 57.4cm was delivered without C-section on July 26 in Germany, trumping the title previously held since November 2011 by Jihad, who was 5.89kg at birth.
This group of muscles is particularly important for pregnant women. However, all women should take the time to exercise their pelvic floor muscles.
Few conjoined twins make it to adulthood, so these rare cases such as that of Chang and Eng, are well documented. Most of them encounter different health problems and don't live past the age of one.
June Yong, a proud mother of two beautiful children, tell us about her delivery experience at Thomson Medical Centre during the birth of her second child in May 2011.
This is a much overdue post about my experience at Thomson Medical, where I delivered my second child, Javier, via scheduled C-section.
I had my first child at Mount Alvernia, but decided on Thomson for the second one. Main reason: I wanted to be closer to my gynae…
Photo credit: Xaxue Official Facebook Fan Page
Singaporean blogger Xiaxue, otherwise known as Wendy Cheng, has long been a fixture in Singapore’s blogging scene with her glamorous style, brand endorsements and her always frank style of expression. Not one to shy away from controversy, she’s courted it over the years with numerous feuds with bloggers, her widely publicized plastic surgery and outing her critics’ public identities. But now Xiaxue has a new identity: She is now…
Mr Koh Sun Ming, 31 and Madam Zhang Jingjing , 30, are the proud parents of the first snake baby born this year! The happy couple received $8,888, and goodies such as diapers and a gold-plated Snake figurine. Baby David Koh was born at 2.78kg at Thomson Medical Centre.
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Pregnant.Sg reader York Mei shares her son's exciting birth day story:
It has been six weeks since Aden was born, but the labour and delivery is still vividly stored in my mind (Well of course, only we women know how unforgettable it is).
My EDD was supposed to be around 22nd May, so my friends and family were pretty surprised when they found out that I had already delivered — as was I! Fortunately I had had…
Pregnant.Sg reader and blogger, Meng Morales, shares her labour experience and son Kobe's birth day story.
April 4, Friday
He was due on this day. Since I haven’t shown any sign of labor yet, I went to my OB for a check up. Based on the ultrasound performed on me the day before, my placenta wasn’t ready yet, so the OB said we wait for another week before she considers labor induction. I was advised to continue…
Singaporean mum Mich Tan recalls her labour and delivery experience when her son, Isaac, was born into the world. Read his birth day story.
Pregnant.Sg reader, Mrs Wen Lim, tells us about the day she gave birth to her son by natural birth — without any medications in Singapore. Read her natural birth experience.
I delivered my baby boy on 22 March 2012. I had a natural birth without epidural. My baby's EDD was 22 March itself, however as the days got closer, there were no signs of labour, and I began to worry.
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Pregnant.Sg reader Maria tells us about the beautiful labour story of her son, who miraculously survived through precarious conditions during his mother's delivery. The hardest thing for a pregnant woman do is to see her baby suffer in his first moments. One woman tells the delivery story of her baby who survived.