For Parents


Mums share: Breastfeeding concerns that we struggled with!

26 February 2020

Breastfeeding has many benefits for babies and mummies. However, it is a skill that needs to be picked up by both mother and baby. Some may learn it faster than others, but contrary to what most mums think, this learning process may not be instinctive nor is it one that naturally falls in place for […]

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Guide to Preparing Infant Formula Milk for Babies

17 February 2020

As milk is an infant’s source of diet, it is necessary to be equipped with the knowledge on how to prepare, store and use infant formula to feed our baby.   Storing infant formula To avoid contamination and rapid deterioration, one of the first things to do is to focus on proper storage. Avoid subjecting […]

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Pregnancy week 41 – 42: Going past baby’s due date

1 February 2020

At week 41, if your expected delivery date has come and gone and your bun is still nestling comfortably in your oven, don’t worry just yet!   Pregnancy Week 41 – 42: Large watermelon Your baby is now the size of a large watermelon! He may be 55cmto 70cm long and may weigh about 3.5kg […]

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Breastfeeding mums – Tips for Pumping at work

28 January 2020

Transiting from maternity leave to return to work can be stressful for moms, especially when it comes to the logistics of pumping breast milk at work.   Getting your breastfed baby comfortable with bottle-feeding One of the most stressful concerns for a working mother returning to work is whether your baby will take to being […]

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Parents Share: How to Prepare Kids for their First Dental Visit

23 January 2020

Parents are often unsure of when to bring their child to the dentist, and some wait until all teeth have erupted.   However, it is recommended that the first dental visit start from the moment the first tooth has erupted, and no later than one to two years of age. As with adults, children should […]

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Oral Motor Development: What Parents Need to Know

29 December 2019

Most parents usually look out for gross motor skills development in their baby, but did you know that oral motor development should be observed as well? Oral motor development refers to the use and function of the lips, tongue, jaw, teeth, and the hard and soft palates. The movement and coordination of these structures are […]

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How to manage older siblings while breastfeeding

25 December 2019

It’s your second baby and you’re all excited to breastfeed the way you want it to be this time round. You think you’ve got all the techniques down to a T and you’ve diligently taken your supplements and fluids and soups in a bid to boost breast milk production. You pick up your baby to […]

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Pregnancy Week 33 – 36 

8 December 2019

Congratulations! You are in the eighth month of your pregnancy, which means there’s just one more month to go!      Week 33: Pineapple Your baby is now about the size of a pineapple! He is between 40 and 48cm long and weighs between 1.7 and 2.1kg.   This week, your baby’s bones are hardened with the exception of the […]

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Tips to Stop Breastfeeding and Gently Wean Off

28 November 2019

You may have been breastfeeding due to the many benefits for both mother and baby, but have decided to stop. Weaning is the end of breastfeeding and there are many reasons why nursing mums decide to stop breastfeeding. Common reasons relate to mum’s health, and that should not be taken lightly. Perhaps your breast milk […]

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Baby’s Brain Development & Milestones: 0 to 1 year old

15 November 2019

Did you know that babies grow tremendously in the first year of their life? From helpless newborns to learning how to sit, crawl, walk and talk, the first 12 months is full of milestones for your baby. This list of developmental milestones will help you see if your child is on track or if there […]

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