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Baby Development -18 weeks

At 18 weeks, you are now on the fifth month of your pregnancy.

This means that you are also on the second trimester of this incredible journey which many women described as “the easiest three months of pregnancy.”

You will feel better and like your old self again as the morning sickness and fatigue that you’ve been dreading during the first trimester would have faded.

Between your 18th and 22nd week, you will be in your doctor's clinic for an ultrasound so you will know how your baby is doing inside your womb. You will be able to know on your 18th week, if you’re having a boy or a girl. But if you want it to be a surprise, then tell your doctor to keep it a secret.

Meanwhile, inside your belly, your baby is having the time of his or her life as growth continues.


Tips To Take Note During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a multi-faceted journey where a woman's patience and endurance are tested.

When you're pregnant, you encounter several physical and hormonal challenges that affects how you move, how you eat and even how you react to certain circumstances.

We listed down these tips on how to deal with the several uncomfortable moments during your pregnancy.



Food & Herbs After Childbirth

A mother will often times experience an overwhelming feeling of love and excitement the moment she first cradles her child in her arms.

It's amazing how your body was able to endure the long nine months of carrying a child and then spend more grueling hours of labor or under surgery.

You may be thinking about losing weight now but trust us when we say that you need to be patient and wait for the right time.

At this stage, it is best for you to embrace the truth that your body went through a life-changing experience and now it is time to recuperate.

For this entry, we explore the food that you need to eat during this postpartum period so you can be well on your way to full recovery. We also looked into how herbs can help you recuperate



Symptoms of Pregnancy

Whether you're a first-time mother or a Mommy of three, wrapping your mind around the fact that you're pregnant always exudes a feeling of surprise and joy. There's really no feeling in the world comparable to being told that you will become a mother may it be the first or fifth time.

But how do you know that you're pregnant? Mothers of multiple children would say that each pregnancy is different as each woman is unique with physical, mental and emotional make up.

We round up the early signs of pregnancy in this post to better prepare you for what lies ahead.


How Pregnancy Hormones Affect Your Body

A woman's body undergoes a series of physical, emotional, and mental changes during pregnancy. These changes can bring about challenges especially for first-time mommies-to-be and even for experienced mommies too.

When a woman is pregnant, increase in the hormonal levels of estrogen and progesterone is expected. These are the hormones responsible for the pregnancy glow that everyone raves about.

Alongside the glow are several uncomfortable conditions faced by mommies during pregnancy. These are weight gain, fluid retention and decrease in physical activity.



Your Pre and Post Partum Journey

A woman’s body undergoes many transformations in the nine months of pregnancy and the high-energy moments brought about by childbirth. We all know how strong mothers are but even the strongest amongst us succumb to fatigue and exhaustion.

This is why it is important to rest and recuperate; to regain energy and restore vitality.

Having gone through this life-changing journey, we, at Madam Partum, knows and feels what you are going through. We have made a conscious effort to craft products and services that do not just address short-term issues. Ultimately, we want you to experience long-term healing. Because after pregnancy and childbirth, you are in for the next adventure, the joy of parenthood



Jamu Massage vs TCM Massage

What's the main difference between TCM massage and Jamu Massage? 

While Jamu massage consists of stroking and kneading techniques, TCM massage utilizes Tuina, which involves stimulation of acupressure points along the meridian channels. With this, the blockage is cleared, and the yin and yang imbalance are corrected