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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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Parents Share: How to Prepare Kids for their First Dental Visit

29 January 2019

Parents are often unsure of when to bring their child to the dentist, and some wait until all teeth have erupted.   However, it is recommended that the first dental visit start from the moment the first tooth has erupted, and no later than one to two years of age. As with adults, children should […]

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Checklist: Things to Pack for Childcare or Preschool

15 January 2019

Is your child about to start childcare or preschool in Singapore? Stay calm and let’s get ready with the things to prepare for this new milestone. Fret not if you’re feeling unsure how to start preparing because we’ve come up with a list of items you can pack for your child’s comfort in preschool.   […]

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Tips on Preparing Your Child for Childcare or Preschool

8 January 2019

Entering preschool or childcare is a milestone for both parents and child. Educators at the childcare centre typically take care of the child for up to 12 hours each school day, so that means a large part of their day is spent with trusted adults in a safe place.   The transition to a new […]

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7 Reasons Why Children Need Outdoor Play

14 December 2018

Children today spend about 4 hours a week on average playing outside, about half the time their parents did playing outdoors. A large amount of time spent indoors is a contributing factor to myopia and other health problems.   Outdoor play is not only beneficial, but it is necessary for young children to grow and […]

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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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New Parents Guide to Preparing for a New Baby

22 June 2018

Having a new baby is a huge milestone and it can cause jitters for many couples who have no idea what to do. If you’re one of them, don’t fret as we have compiled a short guide which you can refer to for help. Have fun preparing for your new bundle of joy!   Baby […]

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5 Simple Exercises Pregnant Mums Can Do At Home

5 June 2018

Exercise doesn’t have to stop when you’re pregnant. In fact, it’s generally safe to continue workouts at the same level of intensity that you had before pregnancy! As a safety precaution, it’s always good to get an all-clear from your gynaecologist before embarking on exercise since your doctor would know your pregnancy journey best. Exercising […]

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6 Fun Ways to Prepare Your Elder Child for a New Sibling

23 May 2018

Are you expecting a new bundle of joy, yet worried about how your elder one will react to his or her new sibling? Fret not as we have some fun ways to prepare your elder child for his or her new role! 1. Bring him or her with you to gynaecologist checkups Bring your child […]

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Dads-to-be, Here Are Ways You Can Be Involved During Pregnancy Too

10 May 2018

Dads-to-be, are you feeling confused and left out? Being involved in the pregnancy strengthens your relationship and lets your wife know that she’s not alone in this journey. Read on to find out how you can support your wife during her pregnancy in 8 simple ways! 1. Be part of the pregnancy The most important […]

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