Tag Archive for: mum

“You just had a baby! You should be happy”-says everyone in the world. But what if you felt sad, or even depressed while going through this? Don’t think badly of yourself. Ever heard of baby blues?

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baby travel

Ramadan is about to reach its end, and most of us are probably getting busier now that we can go back to our hometown for Hari Raya! There are definitely new parents in the thick of all of this who are just getting used to packing before returning to their homeland. Listen, we understand that this may seem tedious and repetitive, but trust us when we say that putting this at the top of your list will pay you in the long term. What’s ‘this’? Why, your newborn baby essentials for travel, of course!

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manage as a career mom

Back in the day, it was a norm that moms quit their job. It is so that they’ll have time to manage to be available for their kids. However, thanks to the progress of time, where we are seeing a lot of shift towards improving gender equality in society, we see more and more moms working while still being present moms. Now more commonly dubbed as career mom, these working moms come with multiple challenges and struggles.

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self-care-pregnancy

Self-care is not selfish. The roller coaster ride of pregnancy can make moms-to-be forget about their own needs while they’re getting ready for their babies. But remember! Pregnancy isn’t just about the baby. It’s also about the mom, and it’s a time when self-care is vital for emotional well-being.

How does one define self-care, anyway? 

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When you think of pregnancy side effects, it’s usually the most common ones that come to mind, such as nausea, backaches, joint pain, morning sickness, sleep deprivation and the like. Aside from these symptoms, there are actually a whole lot more side effects you may not know about. 

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You could still feel your baby’s movements in your belly yesterday, but the next day you get severe bleeding and cramps, and suddenly everything becomes absolutely still and quiet. Then, you find out that you’ve just had a miscarriage. 

Losing your baby can be a devastating nightmare. While not many people like talking or even thinking about it, the statistics don’t lie — miscarriages happen more often than we think.

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Ah, the joys of pregnancy. Nothing beats that moment when you’re able to hear the first heartbeat and feel the fluttering kicks of your little baby growing healthily inside of your belly. 

From week 0 till week 40, have you ever wondered what else your baby is doing inside your womb? Certainly they must be doing something else besides floating in your womb and sleeping all day, right? 

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Having morning sickness during pregnancy is probably one of the worst symptoms ever! You feel nauseous and weak when it hits, and the tiniest of smells might trigger another retching episode where you’ll probably spend the better part of the hour on the bathroom floor, less if you’re lucky. So, is there anything you can do to prevent morning sickness?

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Confinement herbal baths are a great way to keep yourself clean and hygienic after a long day of mummying around. Besides helping you stay comfy and refreshed, certain baths also have other benefits to them, such as improving your blood circulation, relieving your body aches, and more. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right confinement herbal bath for yourself.

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A mother breastfeeding her baby

Breastfeeding is, essentially, a mother feeding her child with milk produced by her body through the breasts, called breastmilk. Breastmilk is the ideal food for babies because it’s chock-full of nutrients, antibodies, and enzymes. It also has just the right amount of protein, vitamins, and fat to help the baby grow and develop healthily.

Here are 4 interesting facts and benefits you should know about breastmilk and breastfeeding.

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