The most common breastfeeding problems and how to solve them

Breastfeeding is a natural process; however, it is not always straightforward, especially for the first-time moms. Since it’s an entirely new skill for both a young mother and a newborn baby, they must learn from each other, and these skills come with time. Sometimes things can go wrong with breastfeeding and it’s better to be …

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“Why am I not getting pregnant?”: 5 common fertility problems in Singapore

Have you been trying for a baby but without any luck? Fertility problems are actually more common than one might think. In fact, one in six couples worldwide have difficulty conceiving, a trend that is closely mirrored in Singapore. Couples can, however, increase their chances of getting pregnant by undergoing fertility checks to detect any …

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IVF treatment: 5 tips for choosing the right fertility clinic

Having a baby is a very exciting time for parents-to-be. Coming to the realization that you probably need help conceiving, however, can be incredibly frustrating. Whether you’re facing endometriosis, low sperm count, or another health or genetic infertility issue, the good news is that there are now many fertility treatment options available. The most common …

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New in vitro fertilization guide sheds light on IVF in Singapore

With a reputation for simplifying insurance, Pacific Prime Singapore is excited to announce the launch of its newest insurance guide. The Singapore IVF Guide 2017-2018 is an amazing new resource that can help new and experienced parents plan and prepare for pregnancy in the Lion City. This In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) guide can be downloaded …

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Finding the best maternity hospital in Singapore

Singapore is consistently ranked as having one of the most efficient health care systems on Earth; combine this with government initiatives to increase the birth rate in the city and it is clear to see that moms-to-be will be in good hands should they be giving birth in the city. Because both the private and …

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Continuation plans for employees wanting to transfer their coverage

Handing in your notice at work means leaving a number of things behind, but your employer-provided health insurance policy doesn’t need to be one of them. A continuation plan can help you maintain medical coverage, even when you’re no longer employed by the original policyholder. There are a number of things to consider, however, so …

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C-sections in Singapore: Implications for new moms

Caesarean sections (C-section) have become a common method for giving birth in countries around the world. It has even been gaining popularity in many spots, and C-sections in Singapore are no different. While the percentage of births by C-section in Singapore accounted for 10-15% of total births in the early 1990s, the procedure now accounts …

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Traditional Chinese Medicine: The benefits, risks and will insurance cover it?

Commonly shortened to TCM, Traditional Chinese Medicine encompasses a wide range of traditional practices that have existed and been developed in China for more than 5,000 years. Based on the philosophy of Taoism, it views the human body differently to Western medicine practices and aims to achieve harmony and balance while promoting moderation and prevention. …

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