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Bacteria - friend or foe

Bacteria — friend or foe?

For many years we thought that bacteria were bad and we should do whatever we can to kill or remove them from our bodies . . . »

10 things to do before you conceive

Top 10 things to do before you conceive

What not all couples realize is that there’s also a significant list of things to do before you even conceive. Here are 10 things to think about . . . »

Should you get a C-section?

Should you get a C-section?

Cesarean sections, for better or for worse, are more common in Thailand than in many parts of the world. Like anything else though, there are pros and cons to having a C-section . . . »

What is the situation on VBAC (Vaginal Birth After C-Section) and what are the risks?

What is the situation on VBAC (Vaginal Birth After C-Section) and what are the risks (in terms of statistics) of trying it? What are there benefits and risks? According to »

Natural Birth: It’s a Spiritual Affair

Natural Birth: It’s a Spiritual Affair

A Natural Birth Q & A with Dr. Yaowaluk Rapeepattana, M.D., Obstetrician - Gynecologist at Samitivej Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand . . . »

I want to have a natural birth and if possible a water birth. Please would you advise me where this could be arranged?

I am pregnant for the first time and I have heard from other people who have given birth here that the preferred option is to book a C section. Is »

Too Posh to Push

Too Posh to Push

I have no doubt that we would most certainly have lost our child, and my life would have been in serious jeopardy, had I insisted on going the “natural” route when I was delivering my first born . . . »

Expecting Expats - Your Delivery, Your Choice

Your Delivery, Your Choice

With all the new medical advances in this day and age, there are more options than ever for how you bring your baby into this world . . . »