For Parents


7 Reasons Why Children Need Outdoor Play

14 December 2018

Children today spend about 4 hours a week on average playing outside, about half the time their parents did playing outdoors. A large amount of time spent indoors is a contributing factor to myopia and other health problems.   Outdoor play is not only beneficial, but it is necessary for young children to grow and […]

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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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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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How to Start Baby Led Weaning: Tips from a Mum of 2

3 July 2018

Baby Led Weaning (BLW) is a weaning method that encourages babies to self-feed. It may sound messy and scary, but here are some benefits of BLW:   Instead of steaming and blending food especially for your baby, you can portion out ingredients for your baby and add seasoning for the adults. You can also eat […]

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New Parents Guide to Preparing for a New Baby

22 June 2018

Having a new baby is a huge milestone and it can cause jitters for many couples who have no idea what to do. If you’re one of them, don’t fret as we have compiled a short guide which you can refer to for help. Have fun preparing for your new bundle of joy!   Baby […]

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Dads-to-be, Here Are Ways You Can Be Involved During Pregnancy Too

10 May 2018

Dads-to-be, are you feeling confused and left out? Being involved in the pregnancy strengthens your relationship and lets your wife know that she’s not alone in this journey. Read on to find out how you can support your wife during her pregnancy in 8 simple ways! 1. Be part of the pregnancy The most important […]

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