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5 Ways For Fathers To Create Spare Time For Themselves | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2017 5:24:48 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

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Can’t seem to catch up with your favorite television show as a new parent? Or maybe you’ve been turning down outings with your friends due to a hectic schedule at home. For fathers trying to create their own spare time, they can surely relate to these busy situations on a daily basis.

Fortunately, there are experienced fathers out there who’ve gone through the same time constraints and gathered their own little tricks of the trade. If you’re a struggling dad that’s looking to maximize your limited time, here are some ways you can try out without sacrificing your family time!

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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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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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5 Things to Know About a Chiropractor

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2017 12:25:53 PM / by Darren Tan posted in Men Series

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What are Chiropractors and what do they do? We have all seen the videos online and heard from friends and or family members visiting Chiropractors. All we understand from watching the videos and hearing the stories is that these Chiropractors twist and turn your body resulting in loud cracks and pops. Here is your chance to understand more about Chiropractors and the doctors who practice it.

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No Maid, No Problem – 5 Reasons Why

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 23, 2017 1:04:40 PM / by Darren Tan posted in Men Series

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With changes to the Indonesian maid policy that is due to start anytime soon, some employers might reconsider having a stay-in maid. In such a situation, some families might find it difficult to cope with the absence of a live-in maid and worry about not being able to keep up with the work load. Here are five reasons why it's no problem to not have a live-in help.

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Great Tips To Stay Involved In Pregnancy

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 16, 2017 1:35:01 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

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For a dad-to-be, you’re probably aware that the spotlight usually shines over your pregnant wife and your unborn child – all the time. Whether it’s because you’re envious of all the attention, or genuinely wanting to be a better father, you might be wondering on how to get yourself more involved in pregnancy.

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4 Reasons Why Some Male Patients Prefer Male Nurses | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2017 5:47:51 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

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It’s always been a running joke for male patients to consider themselves lucky when they’re taken care of a bevy of beautiful nurses. From our own experience here at CaregiverAsia, however, some male patients might actually prefer male nurses especially when it comes to handling their more sensitive issues.

In fact, there’s a variety of reasons on why male patients would opt for male nurses in their caregiving needs. It could be a preferred interest, a previous bad experience, or simply due to avoid plain embarrassment. These are just a few examples on why male patients would prefer male nurses to help them out in their medical needs.

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