Kyith from Investment Moats had shared our November expenses report in a local facebook discussion group (thanks Kyith!) and it had generated a lot of feedback and discussion.

Well predominantly, it was about the cost of having a baby in Singapore, as well as how “minimalist” or not “minimalist” the pregnancy was.

I think in general, most people would think that a minimalist pregnancy is a low cost pregnancy. Which might not necessarily be the case….

More than a year ago, I wrote an article about “Minimalism during pregnancy”, which was in part inspired by my own experience and the experience of friends around me.

For us, minimalism means living with what we need, and not in excess, and that predominantly relates to stuff, although it might not be that case at all times. 

However, that doesn’t mean we compromise on the quality of our living, and there are times