So, you’re planning on having a baby in Singapore? Congrats!
Expecting or planning on having a baby in Singapore? This Expert Chat is for you! This Sassy Mama Expert Chat on All Things Pregnancy: Prenatal Care, Birth & Postpartum Care will be a live discussion and Q&A by Dr. Tsin Uin Foong from Osler Health and Natalie Spencer a Registered Nurse/Midwife and Lactation Consultant from Mother & Child. Dr. Foong and Natalie will give parents to be valuable information on everything they need to know about pregnancy and delivery in Singapore. Participants will also be able to ask questions and get expert advice!
Missed the ‘All Things Pregnancy: Prenatal Care, Birth & Postpartum Care’ live session? Watch it here!
Short on time? We hear you! Skip ahead to the following minutes to get the information most relevant to you:
Key Points –1:23
Who’s Who –1:39
Choosing the Right Obstetrician –2:32
Where to Give Birth? – 4:54
Antenatal/Prenatal Check-Ups – 5:37
Insurance & Costs – 10:27
Water birth, C-sections and other options–11:58
Prenatal Classes –14:56
Postnatal Support – 17:43
Caring For Your Baby–20:17
Developmental Assessments & Vaccinations –21:59
Caring for Mothers –28:11
Summary – 31:05
Q&A – 32:20
About The Speakers
Dr. Tsin Uin Foong (MBBS (London, UK), MRCGP (UK), Dip Pract Derm (UK) – Dr. Foong has been working within the international community for over 7 years having returned from UK. Dr. Foong delivers a holistic style approach to family practice – in particular looking after children from newborns upwards, and also in the field of women’s health. Dr. Foong is based at Osler Health Raffles Hotel Arcade clinic.
Natalie Spencer Registered Nurse/Midwife, Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) – Natalie is a Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife, and IBCLC Lactation Consultant from America and Australia. She considers herself a “Third Culture Kid” having grown up moving around, but her passport country is the USA. She has worked as a Registered Nurse in both the USA and Australia and as a Registered Midwife in Australia. She has work experience across the full spectrum of the maternity care setting and in the neonatal intensive care unit. Natalie and her husband moved to Singapore at the start of 2019 for fun! Both of them found new jobs in Singapore just before their arrival. Natalie worked at Thomson Medical Centre as a Lactation Consultant prior to joining Mother & Child at the start of 2020. Natalie gave birth during circuit breaker last year, and now has first hand experience not only as a professional but now as a consumer of what it really means to have a baby in Singapore!