Happy Birthday baby Jz

Hi baby Jz, happiest first birthday for you! So happy on that day we ask some friends to come over and have simple celebration. Those who have been so kind from the day you were born till now. May you grow healthily, able to reach you milestone well. You have been hospitalised for 5 days…

Apakah Tulangmu Sehat?

Tulang adalah salah satu bagian penting dalam tubuh kita. Secara sadar atau tidak, kita senantiasa menggunakan tulang untuk bergerak dan beraktivitas, tentunya kesehatan tulang menjadi sesuatu yang sangat penting untuk dijaga. Tes Kepadatan Tulang adalah salah satu tes untuk mengetahui kesehatan tulang, tes ini dapat mendeteksi apakah tulang sudah menunjukkan tanda-tanda keropos, patah tulang dan…

Spectra 9s (Taiwan) Breast Pump Review

I am currently using Spectra 9s breast pump which quality I think is good. It is strong and durable. I bought second hand and I dropped it once, but it still works well until now. Hopefully it will work well till I decide to stop pumping. This breast pump has pink power button, to differentiate…

Is Breastfeeding Natural?

I have a very strong desire to breastfeed my daughter. It has been my dream even before I gave birth to her. I was so happy to realise milk coming in during third trimester around 8th month under hot shower. I always think positive, I believe breastfeed is very natural and that I can maintain…

Documents for Baby Born in Taiwan

After the baby’s birth, there are 3 IDs that need to be applied for, the ARC, health insurance (NHI) and passport. The three documents must be applied in chronological order. Baby’s ARC is applied at the local immigration office, since we live in Taoyuan so we go to Taoyuan immigration office at the government office…

Looking for Daycare in Taiwan

This is our experience while we were looking for daycare in Taiwan. There are two types of daycare service, the public and private service. Public daycare prioritizes Taiwanese family (either one or both parents have the Taiwan nationality) and even so, drawing lots is needed to confirm the child admission. Public daycare is usually location…

Giving Birth in Taiwan

I gave birth to my daughter at September 21st at Taoyuan General Hospital. The labor and delivery was pretty difficult since I needed to be induced. The induction process itself took about 7-8 hours before the labor started and the labor lasted for around 24 hours. What a memorable day it was. That was my…

Foto Bumil

Foto bumil dijadwalkan di minggu 30 walaupun agak terlalu awal (karena perut belum terlalu besar) tapi tetep dieksekusi karena takut bentrok sama jadwal bisnis trip suami. Alasan lain juga karena merasa week 30 masih punya tenaga buat cukup dibanding ketika perut sudah terlalu besar kaya balon mau pecah. Cukup kaget juga karena di vendor ini…

Jatuh saat hamil

Gw merasa lebih cepat mengantuk belakangan ini (week 30), apalagi kalau seharian load kerjaan banyak. Hari Minggu itu, kita pulang malem, seinget gw midnight baru bobo. Senin paginya bangun sudah kaya zombie alias belum terlalu sadar padahal udah mesti masuk kantor. Kebetulan hari itu tidak ada rapat jadi sedikit santai, tapi karena diminta bantuan untuk…

Diabetes Gestasional

Kontrol 15 Juni 2018 (26w), gw diwajibkan untuk tes gula darah untuk periksa apakah ada diabetes gestasional (diabetes yang muncul selama kehamilan)atau tidak. Sepengetahuan gw, durasi test ini bakalan lama banget, paling tidak setengah hari karena perlu ambil darah beberapa kali: perut kosong, 1 dan 2 jam setelah minum air gula konsentrasi 75mg. Nah tauannya,…