Health & Nutrition


Essential Nutrients for Toddlers

23 October 2019

Eating well and eating right offers your children with the right nutrition to meet their growing needs.   “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” – -Hippocrates According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Health Promotion Board of Singapore (HPB), “For optimal growth, development and health… recommend exclusive breastfeeding (with […]

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Breastfeeding Mums, Remember to Care for Your Breasts too

7 October 2019

Besides providing nutrition and comfort to your babies, your breasts are bosom buddies that are often neglected too, right breastfeeding mums?   During breastfeeding, you may find that the shape, size and lift of your breasts may change. Caring for your breasts not only makes you feel better but prevents painful problems like mastitis and […]

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Guide to Choosing Formula Milk for Your Children

12 September 2019

With so many different brands of formula milk available in Singapore, it can be difficult to choose a suitable brand for your child. How should parents decide which brand or type of formula milk for their children? Read on to find out more!   According to the standards set by the Sale of Infant Foods […]

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Tips for Parents: Transitioning from Breastmilk to Formula Milk

7 September 2019

Breastmilk is universally acknowledged as the best form of nutrition for infants and its benefits extend beyond satiating hunger. However, due to a multitude of reasons, some parents choose to stop breastfeeding and transit their children to formula milk. If you have been breastfeeding and intend to switch to formula milk for your babies, there […]

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Delicious & Healthy Lactation Cookies Recipe

23 August 2019

Lactation cookies have won praises from breastfeeding mums for helping to improve and maintain breast milk supply.   Breastfeeding has benefits for both mum and baby, and breast milk has been proven to contain all the required nutrients and antibodies of growing babies. It is a versatile ingredient that can be added into your baby’s […]

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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 Reasons Why Breast Milk Supply Decreases

12 June 2019

Breast milk is termed as the perfect food for infants and babies as it contains all the necessary nutrients required for development and is customised from mother to her baby. It provides antioxidants, strengthens immunity and promotes gut health.   Fathers can do their part to support their partners on the breastfeeding journey, which can […]

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Pregnancy Weeks 6-9: Congratulations on your pregnancy!

8 May 2019

Congratulations! You may have just found out that you’re expecting and the news may be a little shocking. Pregnancy symptoms are starting to become more obvious and you may experience morning sickness. Some women have a severe type of morning sickness called hyperemesis gravidarum, characterised by severe nausea, vomiting, weight loss and possibly depression. Thankfully, […]

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Mum’s Checklist: 5 Essentials Breastfeeding Mums Need

12 April 2019

Breastfeeding is a wonderful way of bonding with your baby as it provides closeness in addition to your baby’s nutritional requirements.   Mums who breastfeed may do it in different manners: Some breastfeeding mums latch their babies directly, other nursing mothers practice exclusive pumping, while some mums offer mixed feeds to their babies with both […]

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Child Vision Development: 1 to 3 years old

5 April 2019

Your child’s vision is constantly developing.   From blurred vision as a newborn, your toddler at 12 months old now has a relatively clear vision and will spend the next few years of his life working on his hand-eye coordination skills.   Milestone and development guides are approximate guidelines and do not reflect every child. […]

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