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Caring for your premature baby

Caring for your premature baby

Premature babies, or “preemies” as they’re often called, require a little extra TLC during their first weeks and months of life. Here’s what you need to know to make sure your extra little one stays healthy. »

Are you ready to have kids?

Are you ready to have kids?

Deciding when to have children is a very personal decision; but waiting until your life is “perfect” is probably not an option . . . »

Recovering from a C-section

Recovering from a C-section

Birth, no matter how it’s done, definitely takes a toll on the body. Here’s what to expect (and how to bounce back sooner) after a C-section delivery. »

A smart pregnancy diet for a smarter baby

A smart pregnancy diet for a smarter baby

Though there’s no guarantee that these foods will boost your baby’s IQ, there’s some scientific evidence to suggest that they might. If nothing else, they’re delicious, nutritious and easy for an expecting expat to pack into her prenatal diet. Here are some particularly good Bangkok spots where you can find them. . . »

Boosting baby brain development

Boosting baby brain development

Have you been playing Mozart in the general direction of your womb 24/7? Do you own stacks of educational DVDs and computer games? Try these simple tricks to help boost your baby’s IQ instead . . . »

The inconvenient truth about alcohol and pregnancy

The inconvenient truth about alcohol and pregnancy

There’s a surprising amount of conflicting information about alcohol consumption during pregnancy. We get to the bottom of it . . . »

How to tell the world you’re expecting

How to tell the world you’re expecting

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Now how do you go about letting everyone else know? »

Surprise: it’s twins!

Surprise: it’s twins!

What do you do when you’re expecting one little bundle of joy… and find out you’re about to get two? Here’s how to handle double-trouble without being overwhelmed . . . »

6 Tricks to losing the baby weight

6 Tricks to losing the baby weight

Losing the baby weight is a battle for every new mother. Here are 6 tricks to help the kilos come off and stay off . . . »

The truth about smoking and pregnancy

The truth about smoking and pregnancy

Are you pregnant or considering becoming pregnant? Here is why you need to stop smoking right now . . . »