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List of things you need to buy for newborn baby

Around seven months of my pregnancy I began to slowly complete the essential items for a newborn baby. I bought most of the items online while the toiletries were from grocery. All in all I spent around 6k PHP excluding toiletries. I really took it as a challenge to spend as minimum as I can. Here is an editable checklist …

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Second pregnancy is harder than the first, in my experience

I thought my second pregnancy would just be like the first, wherein I breezed through the experience and was able to maintain a socially active life. But I was wrong. I experienced pregnancy symptoms which I haven’t experienced with my previous pregnancy. I went through nausea, vomiting, sensitive sense of smell, whole day morning sickness, bloating and stomach acidity, pregnancy …

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Pregnancy & Childbirth

Dealing with PUPPS Rash and other Pregnancy Rashes

Having a PUPPS rash and other pregnancy-related rashes can be physically and mentally stressful to a pregnant mom. At night, the itchiness can be intense that some moms would remain awake durint the wee hours, while others puncture their skin due to excessive scratching while asleep. With PUPPS rash, the itchiness would leave some moms crying in the night and …

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How to Apply for SSS Maternity Benefits

Contents: For Employed Application Requirements Before Giving Birth Application Process Before Giving Birth Requirements for Obtainment of Maternity Benefits After Giving Birth Process for Obtainment of Maternity Benefits After Giving Birth For Unemployed Application Requirements Before Giving Birth Application Process Before Giving Birth Requirements for Obtainment of Maternity Benefits After Giving Birth Process for Obtainment of Maternity Benefits After Giving …

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How to Apply and Claim SSS Maternity Benefits

Contents: Application Requirements and Process of SSS Maternity Benefits Before Giving Birth For Employed Obtainment Requirements and Process of SSS Maternity Benefits After Giving Birth Application and Obtainment Processes for Unemployed/Self-employed/voluntary members. BEFORE GIVING BIRTH Application Requirements 1. MAT-1 Maternity Notification Form. This is available from any SSS branch or from their website. Alternatively, you may google and search “sss …

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Is Biogesic Safe For Pregnant Women?

Is Biogesic safe for pregnant women? This is one question of expecting mothers as they look for a pain-relieving medicine. 1You need not worry, according to experts, Paracetamol or more commonly known here as Biogesic is safe for pregnant women as this is the safest painkiller to use during pregnancy. But they still recommend pregnant women to consult their health care …

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My Childbirth Preparation (NSD via Lamaze)

I am so thankful that I was able to deliver my baby via NSD without epidural/anesthesia. Except of course the part when my “V” was sewn, so my OB applied a local anesthesia. I wanted to share my preparations that helped me to achieve a wonderful and fulfilling birth experience. You can read about my Childbirth Experience via Lamaze Method. …

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My Childbirth Experience via Normal Delivery

Delivery Date: April 15, 2011 (Friday)Hospital: Cardinal Santos Medical Center (Ocular Visit)Method:Lamaze (Natural Spontaneous Delivery without Epidural/Anesthesia)Weeks: 39 weeks and 3 days *You can check HERE on how I prepared myself for a successful Lamaze delivery. Labor Experience: April 13, 2011(Wednesday)  11:00AM  As per my weekly check up with my OB, my dilation was already 1-2 cm,  my cervix has …

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