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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 

 

Taking the war against diabetes to pregnant women (TODAY)      

                                  

It is a condition that affects up to one in four pregnant women in Singapore, and can result in stillbirth or sudden foetal death. Read more

 

 


 

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 

 

双胞胎怀孕并发症 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)                                        

 

怀孕生子本来就不是一件很简单的事情,更何况是怀了双胞胎。当这个“甜蜜的负荷”增加一倍时,怀孕过程有可能会出现什么问题?Read more

  

 


 

 

Saturday, 07 January 2017 

 

本地研究: 验血检测胎儿异常 减免孕妇抽羊水 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission) 

                                       

妇女越迟生育,胎儿患唐氏综合征的风险就更高,而我国有越来越多迟生育的妇女。本地研究证实,高龄孕妇可以选择一种非侵入性的产检方式,预先检查胎儿出问题的可能性,这可大量减少须抽羊水,以及可能因此意外流产的孕妇人数。Read more

 


 

 

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 

 

Study: Many in the dark about newer birth control (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)             

                           

Women in Singapore are well aware of contraceptive methods such as condoms or the Pill, but they surprisingly lack knowledge of newer alternatives, a local study has found.  Read more

 


  

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 

 

Women here not aware of newer birth control methods (The New Paper © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)        

                                

Women here are well aware of contraceptive methods such as condoms or the Pill, but they surprisingly lack knowledge of newer alternatives, a local study has found. Of the nine contraceptive methods, fewer than half of the 259 women quizzed were aware of five of these.  Read more

 


 

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 


Criteria set for IVF embryo screening trial (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


A woman must be 35 or older, or have experienced at least two failed pregnancies or implants, to take part in a clinical trial to genetically screen embryos before they are implanted. The National University Hospital (NUH) will be leading the trial, which will start next year. There is no age restriction for women who fall into the second category. Read more

 


 

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 


Three hospitals to offer embryo-screening technique in pilot study (TODAY)


Three public hospitals will offer the embryo-screening technique that aims to improve the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) outcomes of women here, said the National University Hospital (NUH) as it released details on the criteria for women to be recruited for a three-year pilot programme to be funded by the Government. Read more

 


 

Saturday, 13 August 2016 

 

接生婆换三班 新手妈妈诞宝宝 (联合晚报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)           

                             

愚人节新手妈妈被恶整18小时,接生婆换三班,男宝宝才产下。 初为人母的郑仪文(32岁,公共关系主管)说,她很怕痛,也有腰痛的病历,但希望产后能尽快复原,因此最终还是选择自然分娩. Read more

 


 

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 

 

Breast is best, but not always possible (TODAY)                

                        

Lauded as the ideal food for infants, the benefits of breast milk have been well-publicised. The World Health Organisation (WHO), as well as the local authorities including the Health Promotion Board, recommend that mothers breastfeed their babies exclusively in the first six months of life, and continue for up to two years of age or longer after solids are introduced when a child is six months old. Read more

 


 

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 

 

She sourced for donated milk online (TODAY)                        

                

Having successfully breastfed her third child, 39-year-old business owner Fiona Grier was confident of doing the same for her fourth child, Ciara, when she was born two months ago. Read more

 


 

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 

 

In and out of surgery in a jiffy, thanks to robotics (TODAY)        

                                

When Mdm Goh Hui Im underwent a hysterectomy to remove her entire womb early this year, following an endometrial cancer diagnosis, she had expected to feel pain and weakness after the major surgery.  Read more

 


 

Saturday, 09 July 2016 

 

改良子宫切除术 让患者当天可出院 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)      

                                  

新加坡国立大学医院改良子宫切除术,让子宫内膜癌患者在进行手术后,休息片刻就能在同一天出院。新加坡癌症注册局2010年至2014年的报告显示,每年有417个子宫内膜癌病例,是本地第四常见的女性癌症。大多数患者都是更年期后的女性. Read more

 


 

Saturday, 04 June 2016 


We have 2 babies but can’t hold them (The New Paper © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Every time she hears her two week old twins cry, she feels guilty and also cries. Gabriel and Raphael were born three months premature and Madam Caroline Tio, 28, blames herself for not being able to carry them to full term. Read more

 


 

Saturday, 04 June 2016 


双胞胎被迫 提早三个月出世 (联合晚报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


母亲怀孕期间被诊断有双胞胎输血综合症,双胞胎被迫提早三个月出世,其中一个宝宝出生时只有860克。两周以来,他们一直在加护病房,没有机会让母亲抱在怀中。 Read more

 


 

Saturday, 04 June 2016 

 


如何度过更年期? (联合晚报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)

 
什么是更年期?步入更年期怎么办?今年55岁的陈太太来信表示,她几个月前刚停经,脾气容易暴躁和情绪低落,经常“迁怒”家人,让她十分苦恼。 Read more

  


 

Monday, 09 May 2016 


孕妇不宜大量吃鱼 – 水银或损胎儿脑部 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


国大医院妇产科顾问医生陈晓莹副教授受访时说,鱼肉含有健康的营养价值,如:蛋白质和奥美加3(Omega-3)脂肪酸,对孕妇和腹中胎儿有益,但由于一些鱼类可能受到环境污染,含有水银和一些合成物质等,所以她不鼓励孕妇在怀孕期间大量吃鱼肉,因为水银能伤害胎儿脑部的发展。 Read more

 


 

 Tuesday, 19 April 2016 

孕妇饮食7大建议 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)

 

避免吃半生熟的食物 陈医生指出,未经煮熟或半生熟的肉、海鲜、鸡蛋等和未彻底清洗、沾满泥土的水果和蔬菜,可能含有对人体有害的沙门氏菌(Salmonella)、 李斯特病菌(Listeria)、寄生虫等。李斯特病菌会让孕妇感到不适,也可能造成流产、未足月分娩、死胎等。 Read more


 

Thursday, 14 April 2016 


单孔腹腔镜手术伤疤小更先进 (联合早报Now © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


国大医院妇产科顾问医生黄颖牾自2009年开始,为病人进行单孔腹腔镜手术(Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site-Surgery,简称LESS手术),当时不少科学杂志专刊等曾报道过。Read more

 


 

Sunday, 03 April 2016 


Isteri sengsara semasa bersenggama, suami merana tak dapat bersama (Berita Harian @ © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Sudah tiga tahun Cik Nur (bukan nama sebenar) melayari bahtera rumah tangga bersama suami tercinta.Namun, Cik Nur belum pernah dapat bersenggama dengan selesa bersama suaminya. Read more

 


 

 

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 


More Singapore couples getting help to conceive (The Straits Times)
Two years after they got married, Ms Lily Lim (not her real name), and her husband decided it was time to start a family. They expected to conceive naturally in no time and were taken aback by their repeated failed attempts over the next three years. Read more

 


 

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 


What teen girls eat has impact on future pregnancies (The Straits Times)
What an adolescent girl eats today can affect her chances of having children manyyears later. Recommendations published by the Britain-based International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics last October emphasised the importance of good nutrition during the adolescent and young adult periods for lifelong health. Read more

 


 

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 

 
Treatment with a special 'touch' (The Straits Times)

Some clinics here have started using a relatively new method – a laser technology known as The Mona-Lisa Touch – to help women suffering from painful sex caused by vaginal atrophy. Read more

  


 

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 

 

15-year-old battled ovarian cancer - and won (TODAY)

At 20 years old, Cristalle Wang has endured what most grown women might never experience in their lifetime. Diagnosed with Stage 2 ovarian cancer when she was just 15, Ms Wang was given five months to live. Read more

 


 

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