Clueless about having a baby in Hong Kong? Find out what your birthing options are...
Assuming you've been planning on having a baby, and have had pre-pregnancy check-ups to ensure your body is in fine child-bearing form, pregnancy test results can still be a Pandora's Box of excitement and stress.
Need some guidance in getting your pregnancy photos done professionally? Check out GeoBaby's tips on how to book, plan, and see through a photoshoot!
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! As a mum-to-be, it’s natural that you’d want to document this special time for yourself, your family, and for your future little one. All it takes is a good photographer and a few helpful tips from GeoBaby to get the camera clicking.
Prenatal yoga is a great, low-impact exercise option for expectant moms.
Yoga is a traditional Indian art that has become increasingly popular throughout the world. In its many varieties, it promotes optimum health, both physically and mentally. Yoga postures and breathing techniques develop strength, stability, flexibility, and a calm composure. These poses can be adapted to people according to their age, their capacity and their disposition.
Half of all pregnant women can expect some back pain. Learn more about how to relieve the pain during your pregnancy.
Pregnancy is a time of rapid biological change. All bodily organs and systems are affected by the growth of the fetus and this brings with it alterations in body mass, a subsequent change in the centre of gravity and stretching and weakening of abdominal muscles. According to scientific studies, roughly one half of all pregnant women suffer from back pain (Obstet Gyecol 1988; 71:71-5).
Thinking about joining an antenatal class in Hong Kong? To help you find the right class for your needs, Yvonne Heavyside of The Family Zone explains the factors to consider when choosing a class, and what types of courses are available in Hong Kong.
When I first started teaching antenatal classes in Hong Kong, there was very limited choice in the type of class and location. Most couples attended classes associated with the hospital in which they were to deliver, and if these were full they either went without or sought private classes. Now there are many different classes available, and whilst choice is always a good thing, it can also be a bit overwhelming and confusing. You might wish to consider some of the points I have outlined below when deciding which antenatal classes to choose.
Feel the need to heave? Here are ten effective remedies to combat the queasiness gleaned from the wisdom of our GeoBaby mothers.
Morning sickness can send the bravest mums in a beeline to the nearest bathroom stall in a matter of minutes. The name itself is misleading as morning sickness occurs throughout the day. The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, herself had to be hospitalised due to extreme morning sickness. Nausea and vomiting is suffered by a majority of women during their first trimester, marking the beginning of a long, yet ultimately rewarding, journey into pregnancy.
Your journey to motherhood is one that is filled with awe and wonder as well as discovering new aches and pains that previously never existed. Read on to find out what to expect as you pass each trimester.
Being pregnant can be one of the most exciting times in your life. The miracle of growing a baby is an incredible experience. Although pregnancy is commonly referred to as a nine-month journey, you are actually pregnant for closer to ten months - 40 weeks total. Your pregnancy is divided into three trimesters, each lasting 13 to 14 weeks, and each with distinct changes occurring.
Looking to give your chances of getting pregnant a holistic boost? Or seeking all-natural remedies for a challenging pregnancy? Dr. Troy Sing and Dr. Cecilia Cheung of Health Wise explain how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help women conceive and cope with their pregnancies.