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Womankind - S1E3: What is it about women’s health tests that we dread so much? | EP 3

Womankind - S1E3: What is it about women’s health tests that we dread so much? | EP 3
18 Nov 2022 02:08PM
26 mins

In the third episode of CNA Women's podcast Womankind, hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat, and obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Shilla Mariah Yussof, break down Pap smears, Human Papillomavirus tests, mammograms and transvaginal ultrasounds. Why are they important to a woman's health, what does each one entail, and why do women dread them so much that they’ll delay getting them done? More importantly, how can we be less anxious and fearful during the tests?

Got a view on today's topic or an idea for future episodes? Email the hosts at CNAWomen [at] mediacorp.com.sg.

Womankind - S1E5: Why are women more prone to burnout? | EP 5

Womankind hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat share their personal burnout stories with Shilpa Jain, co-founder of online counselling service Talk Your Heart Out, who quit her corporate lawyer job in Melbourne and moved back to Singapore after her own episode. 

We discuss the research that says women are more prone to burnout, dig into the possible reasons for this and more importantly, shed

02/12/2022 28 mins

Womankind - S1E4: Finding love in the time of COVID-19: What does it take? | EP 4

Womankind hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat study dating in a post-pandemic era with Andrea Tan, who offers love and intimacy coaching through her company, Athena Rising. How can a woman navigate the dating scene right now? What are some dating mistakes women should avoid? What kind of inner work and mindset might improve her chances of meeting her significant other? 

Got a view on today's

25/11/2022 28 mins

Womankind - S1E3: What is it about women’s health tests that we dread so much? | EP 3

In the third episode of CNA Women's podcast Womankind, hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat, and obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Shilla Mariah Yussof, break down Pap smears, Human Papillomavirus tests, mammograms and transvaginal ultrasounds. Why are they important to a woman's health, what does each one entail, and why do women dread them so much that they’ll delay getting them done? More

18/11/2022 26 mins

Womankind - S1E2: Why is it so hard for mothers to break free of mum guilt? | EP 2

In the second episode of CNA Women's podcast Womankind, hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat, and Yasmin Begum, founder of support group Away From Mum Guilt, unpack the phenomenon of mum guilt. Why do women fall into the cycle of self-blame and guilt, and how does it affect their mental health? And, what can women do about it?

Got a view on today's topic or an idea for future episodes? Email

11/11/2022 30 mins

Womankind - S1E1: Why do women find it so hard to ask for help? | EP 1

Do you suffer from the "I got it" syndrome? In the pilot episode of CNA Women's debut podcast Womankind, hosts Penelope Chan and Hidayah Salamat candidly discuss the possible reasons women find it difficult to ask for help. They also look at the ways women can do so.

Got a view on today's topic or an idea for future episodes? Email the hosts at CNAWomen [at] mediacorp.com.sg.

04/11/2022 17 mins