Pregnancy

ngjuann.com is a Singapore-based mom blog for modern mothers who find themselves torn between work, life and play.

Ju Ann offers advice, support, ideas and empathy that moms would find useful in their pregnancy.

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My Pregnancy Journey – Conception to Birth

Pregnancy for first time mummies can be rather overwhelming. I know because I’ve been there. I’m here to help. Here’s a list of all my personal pregnancy posts to help you along. :) This is my pregnancy journey.

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“Fresh” Out Of Confinement? Your Hair Needs This Scalp Treatment

The weather these days is ridiculously hot, making it one of the worst times to be doing your post-natal confinement (that’s if you obey all or some of the rules of confinement). Me? I’m modern and I believe in findings from credible studies. But the older folks at home are pro-traditional confinement. So I figured that I could just bear with doing a traditional confinement and do what they want me to do for 1 month.

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5 Tips For A Successful Breastfeeding Journey

Breastfeeding can be a rather daunting experience. I learnt a lot of what I know now through trial and error. To help fellow moms along, here are some tips for a successful breastfeeding journey that I’ve benefited from breastfeeding my first born and will also be applying to my second born too.

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Tips From My Mom To Prepare For Motherhood

Whether you’re a new mom, or a mom to be, or mom to grown-up kids, motherhood is such a special phase in our lives. Since I just gave birth to my second child, I thought I’ll share a little on the tips my mom has given me to help me prepare for motherhood, TWICE! ☺ I’m sure it’ll be useful tips for first time mummies in Singapore, so read on! ☺ #1: Taking Care Of Yourself #MyMumSays: You must watch what you…

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5 Must Read Tips for DIY Confinement In Singapore

In our current era, doing confinement by yourself is getting more and more commonplace. The lack of family support, hassle of hiring help/confinement lady, preference of not living with strangers in the house are just some of the more common reasons driving the uptake of DIY Confinement. Lucky for many, there are a lot of companies who have moved with the times and are now providing services to cater to this upcoming trend. I thought I’ll share some tips on…

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Week 38 pregnancy update – You guessed it, I’m still baking

[This is a belated post] Week 38 pregnancy update and still baking. Last I saw my gynae, he is pleased that I have only gained 1kg, making my total weight gain till date 14kg…

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Nudity, Milk and a Lot of Lace – That pretty much sums up our maternity photo shoot!

I have gained a whopping 14kg till date for this second pregnancy and it’s time for a maternity photo shoot. I feel very self-conscious and embarrassed about how I look. But I am going to push on and trust that my photographer will make me look awesome, like how she did for my first maternity. 

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Ways to soothe pregnancy aches

It has been 9 months of waiting, and…….. I am still waiting. This pregnancy has not been as easy as my first pregnancy with Daniel. One of my priorities these days is finding ways to soothe pregnancy aches. I thought, before I popped, I should share the 2 types of products which I have been using diligently to soothe pregnancy aches. Because they have been providing me with such comfort, I would be selfish not to share. #1: Something For Your Tired…

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