Babies


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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Is it Okay to Feed Solids to Babies Below 6 Months Old?  

22 March 2019

At four months old, your baby is starting to become more active and even show some signs of wanting to wean, expressing interest in adult food or being able to sit up with support. However, waiting a little longer might be a good thing before rushing to feed your baby with solids.   Currently, it […]

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Did You Know that Babies Can Have Free Immunisation in Singapore?

12 March 2019

Parents in Singapore are provided with a checklist of vaccinations for their child. At birth, newborns receive their first few shots to protect them.   Vaccines are made from the same viruses that cause disease. However, the viruses are in an altered state which encourage the immune system to produce antibodies to the particular disease […]

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Benefits of Nucleotides for Babies and Toddlers

9 November 2018

Formula companies and hospitals acknowledge that breast milk is the best form of nutrition for babies below six months old due to its superior nutritional value and antibodies which helps babies build up their immune system.   One particular component that human breast milk has is a high concentration of nucleotides. Nucleotides have been found […]

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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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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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List of Iron-rich Food to Boost Your Child’s Iron Levels

6 October 2017

Iron is needed to make haemoglobin found in red blood cells. These red blood cells carry oxygen around our child’s body, to ensure that their organs, muscles, tissues and cells receive oxygen. Iron is also essential for brain development and optimal function of their central nervous system.   How much iron do babies and toddlers […]

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