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Teo Youliang Hakim

Teo Youliang Hakim
A CaregiverAsia writer, Hakim loves nothing better than to spruce up informative content for the readers, especially if it helps to make the world a better place. Other than that, he also enjoys the occasional chocolate chip cookie or catching reruns of F.R.I.E.N.D.S on the telly!

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Caregiver Confidentials: Freelancing As A Babysitter

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2017 9:36:06 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caregiver Confidentials

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If you find yourself with some spare time on your school schedule, why not consider babysitting as a part-time job to earn some extra income? Our freelancer Hui Min tells us about how she juggles her busy university life and taking care of young children at the same time.

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Caregiver Confidentials: Paediatric Physiotherapy For Babies

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2017 9:27:09 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caregiver Confidentials

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Worried that your newborn baby hasn't crawled or walked yet? Our freelance paediatric physiotherapist Shalini will be more than happy to help you out in your concerns!

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5 Tips to Help Fathers Manage Pregnancy Worries

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2017 6:25:57 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

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Pregnancy can be a stressful time for not only the women, but for their spouses as well. Don’t be fooled, as even fathers face pregnancy worries despite not carrying a child in their bellies. From coping with your wife’s temperamental moods to not knowing what the future holds, the immense pressure of a new baby can weigh down even the most stoic of men.

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A Man's A to Z Glossary On Pregnancy | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 26, 2017 11:32:11 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

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For a dad who’s expecting his first child, there’s nothing more infuriating than not being able to understand the medical terms being thrown out by your wife’s obstetrician. Wouldn’t it be great to have a glossary for pregnancy, with all it’s unfamiliar terms clearly explained to a guy?

Well, with this handy guide that covers the common terms thrown out by pregnant mothers, medical experts, or even by your disapproving mother-in-law, you’ll be well equipped on catching on these unfamiliar terms without any issues. Now you won’t have to worry about asking your exasperated wife on what an Obstetrician does in the first place!

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5 Signs To Go For Marriage Counseling | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 19, 2017 6:56:13 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

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Do you dread at the thought of going back home after a long day of work and facing your spouse? Or perhaps you’ve recently found yourself irritated at everything he or she does or says. These could actually be early signs of marriage counseling.

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5 Reasons To Avoid Working Out When Angry | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 5, 2017 5:53:18 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

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Do you feel the need to simply hit the weights when you’re in a foul mood? Perhaps a jog around the track would be a great remedy to release all that pent-up pressure. It does sound great on paper, as working out when you're angry can be a great motivator to get in shape while blowing off a little steam in the process.

However, there are studies that have actually shown that working out in anger can have adverse effects on your body. So before you plan your next trip to the gym, here are a few reasons why you should cool off before sweating it out!

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Caregiver Confidentials: Counselling with Kelly

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 2, 2017 7:05:27 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caregiver Confidentials

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5 Reasons Why Males Should Be Nurses Too | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 5, 2017 7:19:08 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

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When someone mentions that males should be nurses as well, you might be a little skeptical. After all, you’d probably scoff at the bizarre sight of a strong man gently comforting patients in the ward. But don’t be mistaken, as male nurses are actively sought after by careseekers from various health facilities, including from CaregiverAsia itself.

So why should you, as a guy, consider being a nurse in the first place? Well, there are a variety of great reasons to don the uniform. Here are five such reasons to win you over if you’re on the fence on signing up.

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Caregiver Confidentials: Myths Of Chiropractic Care

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 5, 2017 10:33:21 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caregiver Confidentials

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Do you dread at the thought of visiting a chiropractor, or are you skeptical at the therapies they offer? Don't worry, we've interviewed Dr. Marc from Wellness of Life Chiropractic and cleared up any myths of chiropractic care that you might have in your thoughts!

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Caregiver Confidentials: Cooking For People With Swallowing Difficulties

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 21, 2017 11:06:26 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caregiver Confidentials

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Do you know someone who struggles with swallowing difficulties after a recent illness? They could be suffering from dsyphagia. Here's how speech therapists like Beatrice and Grace can help your loved ones slowly get back into eating their favourite foods!

 

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