Essential Nutrients Archives - EINMILK - Raising World-Ready Children


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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Breastfeeding Mums share: 5 Foods that Boost Milk Supply

3 May 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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Parents Share: What Was Your Child’s First Food?

5 February 2019

Introducing solid food is an exciting milestone in a baby’s first year of development. It is recommended to start solids only when the baby shows signs of readiness and preferably after turning 6 months old.   There are two main weaning approaches – Traditional Weaning, where the baby is fed by the caregiver with a […]

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Fun Books that Teach Toddlers Nutrition and Healthy Eating

28 December 2018

Nurturing healthy eating habits in young children starts at home.   Besides leading by example and offering nutritious homecooked meals where possible, there are several ways parents can encourage healthy eating habits and teach them the benefits of eating well.   Developed by the Health Promotion Board (HPB), My Healthy Plate presents the ideal servings […]

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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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Essential Nutrients for Pregnant Mums

13 June 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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Recipe: 3 Healthy and Nutritious Chinese Soups Your Kids Will Love

25 August 2017

Nothing quite beats a comforting bowl of hot nutritious soup to end the day. For the Chinese, soups are often a part of their daily meals. Bowls of nutritious goodness are served up over generations and they make a delicious dish on its own, or as a perfect complement to rice and dishes. Healthy broths […]

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Essential Nutrients for Toddlers

2 August 2017

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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