Pregnancy

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

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Prenatal Facial For Pregnant Mummies

Let’s talk about Prenatal Facial for pregnant mummies. I always believe that good skin will give you the beauty and confidence you need, more than what makeup can do for you. And good skin starts from taking care of it!

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Week 37: Preparing for Confinement & Baby 2

It is SO HOT these days, UGH. I am not looking forward to confinement. These days, we are stepping up our game and really preparing for confinement. I’m not so sure if I’m going to survive confinement without showering or washing my hair. My hair gets ridiculously oily and in need of a deep scalp cleansing within 2 days. Sigh. Btw, that photo up there, so beautiful. So well taken by Era from Cottony Photography (see all the shoots I’ve…

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Cheap & Good Prenatal Body Treatment in Singapore?

I’ve been pondering about how to approach the topic on prenatal body treatment for awhile now. How do I write this blogpost? I have a lot of mummies-to-be asking for recommendations on cheap and good prenatal body treatment in Singapore, but I personally don’t believe in cheap… AND effective. Something’s surely gotta give when it’s good or when it’s real cheap. If you find yourself looking for a cheap and good prenatal body treatment and post natal massage treatment, I urge you…

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Week 33: The Days Go By Too Slowly!

From the blog title, you probably would have guessed it. Yes, things aren’t comfy now! It’s time for a week 33 pregnancy update. For starters, I have water retention like never before. Sometimes after walking too much (and it’s not a lot), my feet get numb (even though I soak in hot water, it’s not painful), swollen (they really look fat) and it turns reddish (all the blood must be gathered there for a party you see).

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Onward to 3rd Trimester: Week 29

Hello peeps, it’s been awhile since I blogged. I mean, I don’t know how many of you reading this knows what it’s like to juggle a full time demanding job, pregnancy, me-time and a 2 year old toddler but I’m telling you it’s challenging! It’s not the end of the world of course. There are people who have more on their plate. But you know, each to his own. I feel so guilty working such long hours so I spend…

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I Checked Out Maternity Exchange!

I’m pregnant second time around and I’m pretty much set that this will be the last pregnancy. And that’s why I’m totally going out all and dressing the bump up! I remembered having a fruitful shopping experience with Maternity Exchange during my last pregnancy so I decided to go check out their BUY or RENT maternity and nursing wear concept. Yes, you heard it, you can browse their wide range of collection online or in-store and choose to either buy OR RENT…

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A Pregnancy Gadget That Plays Music For Baby

Studies have shown that babies can remember music that was played to them in the womb for up to a year after birth. With that, we decided to check out Bellybuds to play music for baby. It is a safe baby-bump sound system that offers parents-to-be a means to deliver audio stimulation to their developing child to start creating those memories now.

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Yes, the belly is growing quickly, time to fight stretch marks!

This time around, I am totally embracing my growing belly and am determined to look and feel my best during these 9 short and precious months. With a baby bump in the foreseeable future, I am not taking any chances with the stretch marks that’s going to come my way.  Here’s how I fight stretch marks! (Week 23) It is a fact that most women will have stretch marks whether from rapid weight gain or from pregnancy because of the considerable…

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