Babies


Poop Diary for Breastfed Babies vs. Formula-fed Babies

21 September 2019

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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How do parents in Singapore choose their baby’s milk bottles?

18 September 2019

Milk bottles with artificial teats are commonly used in Singapore by parents and caregivers who feed expressed breast milk and formula milk to infants and toddlers. Some milk bottles are more durable than the rest due to the material used. In addition to considering the material of the milk bottle, careful consideration has to be […]

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Nursing Wear & Breastfeeding-friendly Clothes for Breastfeeding Mums

9 September 2019

Breastfeeding mums often undergo a change in their choice of clothes and wardrobe staples to accommodate to their new role.   Nursing wear, or breastfeeding-friendly clothing, are designed to provide quick access to the chest area without having to remove your top. Even though there are more nursing rooms in malls and office buildingsthese days, […]

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How Can You Tell If Your Baby Has a Food Allergy?

28 August 2019

Babies flourish on an exclusive diet of breast milk or formula for the first six months of their lives before they are introduced to solids, either through traditional weaning methods or Baby Led Weaning. Regardless of the method, extra care should be given to the ingredients used when introducing solids as some babies may be […]

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Does Your Baby Have Nipple Confusion?

11 August 2019

Does “nipple confusion” sound mind boggling?   Nipple confusion refers to a situation where a baby develops problems with latching on the breast after he or she is used to drinking milk from a bottle. Nipple confusion could also arise from being given a pacifier.   Although both latching and sucking from a bottle appear […]

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Pregnancy week 17 – 20: the start of second trimester

2 August 2019

Congratulations and welcome to the second trimester -you’re almost at the halfway mark!   Many pregnant mums call this the “honeymoon period” as their energy levels seem to bounce back during this time. Also, your dresses from pre-pregnancy days might start to feel tighter, so you might want to swap them out for dresses with […]

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Breastfeeding Mums share: 5 Foods that Boost Milk Supply

1 August 2019

During the first six months of a baby’s life, breast milk is the perfect food as it is tailored towards the baby’s requirements for healthy development. In addition, breast milk also strengthens the baby’s gut and provides lifelong benefitsfor both mother and baby. Breastfeeding mums require an extra 300 to 500 calories on top of […]

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4 ways to keep baby comfortable during bottle feeding

30 July 2019

Newborn babies are soft and fragile, and it does take a bit of skill to handle them properly.   It is not uncommon to see first-time parents at a loss as to how to carry, bathe and feed their newborn baby properly. New parents, check this bottle feeding guide to see which teat to choose […]

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A ‘Thank you’ Letter to My Child’s Father

28 June 2019

To the father of my children,   Mothers are often put in the spotlight as the ones who sacrifice their all for the family. While that’s not untrue, fathers are given a lot less credit for what they do. Fathers provide more than financial support but also emotionally. I want you to know that you’re […]

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Safe & Natural Ways to Clean Baby’s Milk Bottles

26 June 2019

Baby’s milk bottles need to be cleaned thoroughly after each milk feed to prevent the growth of nasty bacteria that may lead to severe tummy upsets. They in turn can lead to serious consequences for infants who have yet to build up their immune system.   While regular dishwashing detergent gets the job done, improper […]

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