Tag: Reviews

100 Days, Jubilee! (Review of JoyBox)

100 Days, Jubilee! (Review of JoyBox)

Fourth trimester, the twelve weeks after a baby is born. And we survived! Well, struggles still continue because the first year of baby’s life is never easy. Yet, to make the journey easier, we celebrate milestones as we run this marathon. A flag to stop…

DIY Confinement with Madam Partum — Herbal Soup, Red Dates Tea, Shower Herbs

DIY Confinement with Madam Partum — Herbal Soup, Red Dates Tea, Shower Herbs

Confinement after pregnancy is the period when mothers are kept indoors and fed with nourishing meals and herbal soups to recuperate from her pregnancy and childbirth. Asians are familiar with this practice of nursing mothers back to good health but it’s largely foreign to Westerners.…

Review of TMC, Thomson Medical Confinement Food

Review of TMC, Thomson Medical Confinement Food

I did DIY confinement with my hubby alone and hence ordering catered confinement food was a huge lifesaver. It saved us much time and effort for me to get the nutritional goodness a post-partum mother needs. This is also a good option for those who…

My Confinement Practices and Review of Thomson Herbal Care

My Confinement Practices and Review of Thomson Herbal Care

Confinement after pregnancy is the period when mothers are kept indoors to recuperate from her pregnancy and childbirth. Other than this, a major part of confinement is the particularity of meals and herbal soups the mothers consume. Asians are familiar with this practice of nursing…

Postpartum Corset with Madam Partum

Postpartum Corset with Madam Partum

For my first pregnancy, I didn’t like the cloth stomach binder the Malay massage lady provided. I also had to return it to her after my sessions ended (not very hygienic eh?), so I used another binder/corset I got as a free gift for the…

Jamu or Postnatal TCM Tuina Massage with Madam Partum?

Jamu or Postnatal TCM Tuina Massage with Madam Partum?

Many of my mother friends highly recommend postnatal massages. “Help to get rid of the bulge,” they said with a wink. Dig further, postnatal massage has lots more benefits. Coupled with tummy wrap, the massage helps to relax and heal the body, expel wind and…

Go Natural with Lemamasita – Review of Antenatal Class by Doula Leila

Go Natural with Lemamasita – Review of Antenatal Class by Doula Leila

“Leila will be there!”, “Leila will be speaking at the event.” My Feb mummies WhatsApp group made me curious about this Leila. Knowing Leila is a doula made me doubly keen to hear from her during the mummy’s event. I have briefly read about doula…

Labour Interventions: Should I go for epidural, induced labour or c-sect?

Labour Interventions: Should I go for epidural, induced labour or c-sect?

As I read the conversation going on in my WhatsApp mummies group, I wished more mothers know what I know. I wanted to tell them what I’ve learned from Leila of Lemamasita (Join her antenatal class!). Yet, I don’t feel like I’m qualified to tell…

Review of Prenatal Massage at Madam Partum, Singapore

Review of Prenatal Massage at Madam Partum, Singapore

I love massages, but I heard tuina massages and even massage chair are not advisable for pregnant ladies. Yet as my pregnancy progresses, my tired and aching muscles are screaming for relief. That is, until I decided to try out prenatal massages! I was initially…

Baby Shop at Bugis (Shen Kwong Trading)

Baby Shop at Bugis (Shen Kwong Trading)

“You can check out this baby clothing shop in Bugis.” Always a whisper here and there about this shop among mummy groups, but not ostensibly well-known. So I’m shedding some light on this “elusive” baby shop at Bugis that’s near the Chinese temple. A quick…