Toddlers


Sleep training for babies: Is it too early to start

26 March 2020

Right after birth, your new baby is immediately dependent on you for all his needs, including the need to rest when he is tired. Very often, mothers of very young children look forward to the day when their babies are developmentally advanced enough to soothe themselves to sleep, because how well-rested your baby is, affects […]

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Guide to Preparing Infant Formula Milk for Babies

3 March 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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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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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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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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Quick Tips for Potty Training Your Son

12 October 2019

Potty training little boys is a process that requires cooperation and consistent encouragement from caregivers. Toilet training typically starts from 18 months of age in advanced countries where diapers are heavily relied on. The best time to start is when your son shows signs of readiness, and during a time where no major changes are […]

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Quick Tips for Potty Training Your Daughter

29 September 2019

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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