nutritious food Archives - EINMILK - Raising World-Ready Children


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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Tips on Managing Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy

5 March 2019

Singapore has one of the highest rates of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in the world, affecting one in five births.   The condition is characterised by abnormal or elevated glucose readings which occur during pregnancy and is usually discovered through an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) taken between Week 24 and Week 28 of the […]

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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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How to Start Baby Led Weaning: Tips from a Mum of 2

3 July 2018

Baby Led Weaning (BLW) is a weaning method that encourages babies to self-feed. It may sound messy and scary, but here are some benefits of BLW:   Instead of steaming and blending food especially for your baby, you can portion out ingredients for your baby and add seasoning for the adults. You can also eat […]

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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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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: 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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