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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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Pregnancy week 25 – 28: Baby Bump

2 October 2019

It’s the last stage of the second trimester! If you are a pregnant mum in Singapore, and are between 24 to 28 week-long, you will be offered an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test to determine if you have gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to tolerate glucose during pregnancy. If […]

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Pregnancy week 21 – 24: Tips for Pregnant Mums

2 September 2019

Now that you are almost at the last leg of your second trimester of this pregnancy, the next few weeks are going to be exciting as a Fetal Anomaly scan is usually conducted on Week 22 of pregnancy.   This scan is done to check if your baby’s organs are developing normally. The sonographer will […]

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Bottle-feeding Guide: How to choose the right teat for baby

14 May 2019

Are you wondering how to pick the right milk bottle teat for your baby? If your baby is drinking breastmilk or formula milk powder from the bottle, teats also known as bottle nipples are one of the bottle feeding essential items parents need to prepare for. Most parents face a dilemma when it comes to […]

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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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How to Wash and Care for Milk Bottles Effectively and Efficiently?

24 April 2019

The fundamental basics are to wash milk bottles immediately after use, rinse thoroughly and dry as both infant formula milk powder and breast milk leave an oily residue. Did you know that there is more to caring for your baby’s milk bottles? If your baby is below six months old, their immune system is still […]

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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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Parents in Singapore: Have You Heard of These Confinement Myths?

13 July 2018

Postpartum confinement is still very much practised in Singapore. Each ethnic group has their own set of rules for the new mother to adhere to, but all have the same aim – to let the mother recuperate and restore her health.   Some confinement practices are rather outlandish and are not suitable to follow in […]

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