Staying healthy during pregnancy is vital for mother and baby

Research shows that the health of the mother during pregnancy impacts the health of the baby as well as the long-term health outcomes of both mother and baby.

In this month’s “Ask the Specialist” forum, Dr Manisha Mathur, Deputy Head and Senior Consultant from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), a member of the SingHealth group, will be addressing your questions on optimising health during pregnancy.

This forum is open from 1 August to 28 August 2020.


 

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About Dr Manisha Mathur

Dr Manisha Mathur is the Head of Ambulatory Service as well as Deputy Head and Senior Consultant with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH).

Her main clinical areas of interest are in antenatal and peri-partum care, gynaecological conditions and women’s health. Passionate about medical education, Dr Mathur is also the Programme Director of the SingHealth OBGYN Residency Programme.

Dr Mathur graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and a Master of Surgery (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) from the Sawai Man Singh Medical College in India. She subsequently trained in the United Kingdom (UK) and advanced herself with a Certificate of Completion of Training for Specialist from the General Medical Council, UK, in 2010. Dr Mathur has been a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, UK, since 2004, and she obtained a Fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, UK, in 2017. She has also been a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists since 2016.

In recognition of Dr Mathur’s service to patients at KKH throughout the years, she was awarded the SingHealth Quality Service Award - Gold in 2014, the SingHealth Quality Service Award - Star in 2015 as well as the SingHealth Quality Service Award - Superstar Finalist Winner in 2017. She was also awarded the AM.EI Golden Apple Award in 2019, that recognises and honours outstanding educators from SingHealth and Duke-NUS.

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