For Parents


How to Choose the Right Childcare Centre or Preschool  

4 January 2019

  Choosing a childcare centre that fits both the needs of your family and your child is essential as it will be the place where your child spends the bulk of their waking hours, learning, playing, napping and eating.   Here are some main factors of consideration that parents have when choosing a preschool: Location […]

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Quick Tips for Potty Training Your Daughter

27 November 2018

Potty training is the process of getting your child off diapers to relieve themselves in a potty or adult toilet. Going diaper-free is a huge milestone not only for the child but the parents as well. In some parts of Asia and Central America, the “elimination communication” method of toilet training is used, and infants […]

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Checklist – Things to Prepare for Bottle-feeding

16 October 2018

An alternative to direct latching is bottle feeding with formula milk or expressed breastmilk. Bottle feeding can be a great way for other caregivers to bond with the baby. We have a list of what you should get to make sure that you’re all set and prepared for convenient, fuss-free bottle feeding.     At […]

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Poop Diary for Breastfed Babies vs. Formula-fed Babies

12 October 2018

Our child’s poop can vary in colour, consistency and frequency. Yet, it can tell us a lot about our child’s health condition too. We probably never expect to be as intrigued and concerned over somebody else’s poop until we become parents. Whether your baby is breastfed or formula-fed, you should observe your baby’s output to […]

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Guide to Choosing Formula Milk for Your Children

18 September 2018

With so many different brands of formula milk available in Singapore, it can be difficult to choose a suitable brand for your child. How should parents decide which brand or type of formula milk for their children? Read on to find out more!   According to the standards set by the Sale of Infant Foods […]

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5 Ways Fathers Can Support Breastfeeding Mums on Their Journey

11 September 2018

Breastfeeding mums face huge challenges – from latching issues, engorgement, breastfeeding illnesses such as mastitis and difficulties expressing milk comfortably at work. Breastmilk has been shown to be beneficial to babies’ development and the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends to breastfeed exclusively for at least the first six months of a child’s life.   A […]

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Breastfeeding: Benefits for Babies & Mummies

4 September 2018

Breast milk is the perfect nourishment for your baby. However, due to personal reasons or medical reasons, babies’ diets may need to be supplemented with infant formula.   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is highly recommended that babies are breastfed exclusively for the first 6 months of life, supplemented with solid food […]

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Checklist: What’s in Your Diaper Bag

28 August 2018

What’s in your diaper bag? What are the absolute essentials that you shouldn’t leave home without when bringing your little one out? Read on to find out more! We’ve made two lists, one for infants and another for toddlers!     Things to pack in your diaper bag – for infants   Diapers If your […]

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Old Wives’ Tales and Gender Predictions: True or False?

17 August 2018

In a time where there were no ultrasounds, how did women find out the gender of their unborn babies? There was no sure way to confirm, but they used the following old wives’ tales passed down the generations to predict gender. Some may sound ludicrous and some sound like fallacies, but many modern-day parents are […]

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Parents in Singapore: Have You Heard of These Confinement Myths?

13 July 2018

Postpartum confinement is still very much practised in Singapore. Each ethnic group has their own set of rules for the new mother to adhere to, but all have the same aim – to let the mother recuperate and restore her health.   Some confinement practices are rather outlandish and are not suitable to follow in […]

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