Health & Nutrition


Tips for Parents: Transitioning from Breastmilk to Formula Milk

25 September 2018

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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Guide to Choosing Formula Milk for Your Children

18 September 2018

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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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

7 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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Essential Nutrients for Pregnant Mums

18 July 2018

Pregnant mums require extra nutrients to support the growth and healthy development of the foetus. Read on to find out the essential nutrients that pregnant mums should be consuming!   Folic acid/Folate – to prevent birth defects Folic acid or folate is a B vitamin that is crucial because it prevents babies from being born […]

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A New Parents’ Guide to Starting Solids for Children

26 February 2018

How do you know if it’s time to start your child on solids apart from drinking breastmilk or formula? For first-time parents, feeding your child is only as hard as you imagine it to be. It can be as easy as A-B- C with the right knowledge. First, a little checklist: Signs that your child […]

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An informed parents’ guide to diarrhoea

26 February 2018

New parents would agree that they would never expect to be engrossed in a discussion about poop. Besides monitoring for a change in colour, consistency and frequency, parents need to know what to do when your baby or toddler has a diarrhoea. First, what sort of symptoms should you observe before addressing the case of […]

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How to Make Vegetable Purees for Babies

12 December 2017

Starting your baby on solids is a fun and exciting journey! Most babies are ready to start at around 6-months old, and it is essential to ensure that your child can sit upright with minimal support to reduce the risk of choking. During the initial stages of traditional weaning, babies are typically spoon-fed with soft […]

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Recipe: Delicious Tofu and Meat Patties

22 November 2017

Nutritional benefits of tofu for babies and growing children Beyond its soft exterior, tofu packs a host of nutrients that are essential in our children’s diet. Besides steamed tofu or adding tofu into soup for that quick and healthy dinner, how about creating delicious tofu and meat patties for extra proteins and vitamins? Try this […]

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10 Superfoods to Include in Your Toddler’s Diet

22 November 2017

Deliciously healthy superfood ideas Superfoods are nutritionally dense food that offer wholesome amounts of vitamins and minerals. They are great for toddlers who need a variety of food options to fuel healthy all-round development. While ‘superfoods’ are not formally a food group like Grains and Proteins, what this means is that superfoods are foods items […]

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