Babies


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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Parents Share: Tips and Tricks on Getting Babies to Sleep

13 November 2019

Do you struggle with getting your baby to sleep? With a newborn or a toddler, the subject of ‘sleep’ is often discussed and pondered over. It is essential for babies and children to obtain sufficient sleep as having ample rest supports healthy development. The younger the child is, the more sleep they need. And while […]

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Pregnancy Week 29 – 32: Welcome to the Third Trimester

3 November 2019

Welcome to the third trimester! In this last lap of pregnancy, one of the symptoms that may return is fatigue. This happens when your body grows larger and makes sleeping difficult. Losing balance and feeling clumsy is something many pregnant mums in their last trimester experience as well as the centre of gravity moves forward. […]

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How to choose the right infant care centre in Singapore

27 October 2019

In Singapore, infant care centres offer educare services to newborns from 2 months old till 18 months old. It is an option for working parents who are unable to look after their infants during the day.   Making the decision of sending your baby to an infant care centre is the first big step forward. […]

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Have you heard of these bottle feeding myths?

17 October 2019

“Give your baby more formula milk so your baby can sleep better”.   You may have heard this bottle feeding myth from well-intentioned but misguided relatives, confinement nannies or friends. We collate a few bottle feeding myths from local parents and suss out the fact from fiction. Whether you’re feeding formula milk or breastmilk, watch […]

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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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