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Archive for April, 2011

Bye Bye Health Center, Hello Al Wasl Hospital

By Busy Mommy - Saturday, April 30, 2011

I had my final appointment at my local primary health center last week.  Next week I’ll have a check up at Al Wasl Hospital.  Depending on the progress of my… Read more…

The Great Circumcision Debate

By Busy Mommy - Wednesday, April 27, 2011

I always wonder how random laws get put on the voting ballot.  Who spends the time to think about, research and campaign for measures like banning male circumcision?  Isn’t circumcision… Read more…

Week 32 Check In

By Busy Mommy - Tuesday, April 19, 2011

I’m into the home stretch now and it feels like Baby E is ready to come out, like now!  At my check up last week I gained 1kg in 2… Read more…

Baby Shopping in Dubai (Online Edition)

By Busy Mommy - Monday, April 18, 2011

In addition to the big name baby stores in Dubai, there are several online stores selling a wide range of products you might not see in stores.  Many of these… Read more…

To Bikini or Not to Bikini

By Busy Mommy - Monday, April 18, 2011

Recently there was a thread on a popular expat forum called ExpatWoman about whether it was OK to wear a bikini while pregnant.  Most women replied that it was fine… Read more…

Maternity Packages at American Hospital Dubai

By Busy Mommy - Thursday, April 14, 2011

This is a quick look at the cost of having a baby at American Hospital Dubai.  The hospital publishes their maternity costs more in depth on their website.  You can… Read more…

Online Antenatal Classes

By Busy Mommy - Monday, April 11, 2011

There are several great antenatal classes run by private clinics or midwives in Dubai, however I thought that this initiative by Babycentre was really interesting.  They offer an 8 week… Read more…

All Clear on the Arabian Front!

By Busy Mommy - Saturday, April 9, 2011

Well I’ve now taken and passed the 3 hour glucose intolerance test 2 times this pregnancy. It was interesting to see how many women were at the primary health center… Read more…

Online Resources for Pregnant Women in Dubai

By Busy Mommy - Friday, April 1, 2011

The expat community in Dubai has really stepped it up and there are loads of blogs and websites that provide information, support and various services to pregnant women. Here’s a… Read more…

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