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Health & Beauty
Mum’s Story: “My child had Retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer” | Wonder Years
Barely a year old, we noticed that our daughter’s eyes were misaligned. Turns out she has retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer that affects the retina.
Eyebrow Embroidery: Here’s What You Need to Know | Wonder Years
Eyebrow embroidery in Singapore is considered as semi-permanent makeup. Unlike eyebrow tattooing, eyebrow embroidery uses fine strokes for fuller brows.
5 Common Eye Problems in Children to Look Out For | Wonder Years
We consulted Dr Cheryl Ngo, of Adult & Child Eye Clinic, on the common eye problems in children, treatment methods and the warning signs of eye problems.
9 Things Parents Should Know About TCM for Kids | Wonder Years
Traditional Chinese Medicine for kids, or TCM for kids, is a proactive approach to health that is based on Chinese medical practice.
Chemical Hair Treatments While Breastfeeding: Are They Safe for Nursing Mums? | Wonder Years
The question of whether chemical hair treatments are safe for pregnant mums has been deliberated for years. Check out what health experts say!
Pregnancy & Confinement
Mum’s Story: Why I chose to break the rules of confinement | Wonder Years
What was my reason for breaking confinement rules? From the start, I knew that hiring a confinement nanny was not for me as I’d wanted to latch exclusively.
Breastfeeding mums – Tips for Pumping at work – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Transiting from maternity leave to return to work can be stressful for moms, especially when it comes to the logistics of pumping breast milk at work. Getting your breastfed baby comfortable with bottle-feeding One of the most stressful concerns for a working mother returning to work is whether yo…
Poop Diary for Breastfed Babies vs. Formula-fed Babies – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Our child’s poop can vary in colour, consistency and frequency. Yet, it can tell us a lot about our child’s health condition too. We probably never expect to be as intrigued and concerned over somebody else’s poop until we become parents. Whether your baby is breastfed or formula-fed, you should obs…
Nursing Wear & Breastfeeding-friendly Clothes for Breastfeeding Mums – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Breastfeeding mums often undergo a change in their choice of clothes and wardrobe staples to accommodate to their new role. Nursing wear, or breastfeeding-friendly clothing, are designed to provide quick access to the chest area without having to remove your top. Even though there are more nursing…
Breastfeeding Mums, Remember to Care for Your Breasts too – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
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 pre…
Tips to Stop Breastfeeding and Gently Wean Off – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
You may have been breastfeeding due to the many benefits for both mother and baby, but have decided to stop. Weaning is the end of breastfeeding and there are many reasons why nursing mums decide to stop breastfeeding. Common reasons relate to mum’s health, and that should not be taken lightly. Perh…
Breastfeeding mums, avoid these milk killers! – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Milk killers are the opposite of milk boosters. Instead of increasing milk supply, these foods do the opposite and cause a drop in milk supply. If you are a breastfeeding mum who is not intending to wean your baby yet, it is best to avoid the listed foods if they have been shown to …
Tips for Parents: Transitioning from Breastmilk to Formula Milk – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Breastmilk is universally acknowledged as the best form of nutrition for infants and its benefits extend beyond satiating hunger. However, due to a multitude of reasons, some parents choose to stop breastfeeding and transit their children to formula milk. If you have been breastfeeding and intend to…
10 Foods Mums Should Avoid When Breastfeeding | Wonder Years
Some foods are known to promote lactation, but there are some foods to avoid when breastfeeding. Knowing what to avoid when breastfeeding can help you.
Have you heard of these bottle feeding myths? – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
“Give your baby more formula milk so your baby can sleep better”. You may have heard this bottle feeding myth from well-intentioned but misguided relatives, confinement nannies or friends. We collate a few bottle feeding myths from local parents and suss out the fact from fiction. Whether you’re f…
How do parents in Singapore choose their baby’s milk bottles? – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Milk bottles with artificial teats are commonly used in Singapore by parents and caregivers who feed expressed breast milk and formula milk to infants and toddlers. Some milk bottles are more durable than the rest due to the material used. In addition to considering the material of the milk bottle, …
16 Types of Play for Children That Are Great For Their Development | Wonder Years
There are numerous types of children play, all distinct in their own ways. Here are 16 play types that engage seven areas of learning for children.
How Can You Tell If Your Baby Has a Food Allergy? – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Babies flourish on an exclusive diet of breast milk or formula for the first six months of their lives before they are introduced to solids, either through traditional weaning methods or Baby Led Weaning. Regardless of the method, extra care should be given to the ingredients used when introducing s…
Quick Tips for Potty Training Your Son – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Potty training little boys is a process that requires cooperation and consistent encouragement from caregivers. Toilet training typically starts from 18 months of age in advanced countries where diapers are heavily relied on. The best time to start is when your son shows signs of readiness, and duri…
Toddlers and the Terrible Twos: What is it and how to cope | Wonder Years
A common saying among parents:
A ‘Thank you’ Letter to My Child’s Father – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
To the father of my children, Mothers are often put in the spotlight as the ones who sacrifice their all for the family. While that’s not untrue, fathers are given a lot less credit for what they do. Fathers provide more than financial support but also emotionally. I want you to know that you’re …
6 tips for preparing for your newborn’s first photoshoot – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Newborn photography aims to capture the innocent image of newborn babies, that’s why most newborn photo shoots are done when the infant is between 5 to 14 days of age. Within the first 14 days, the baby can be easily positioned for various poses, such in a cocoon or with their hands propped undernea…
Mums, this is why your kids act up when you are around! – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
Mums, does it seem like your kids behave differently when you are around them? Remember that full-fledged meltdown with theatrical waterworks in the middle of the toy store that was reserved for you only? What about that night when you gave her fresh milk in a cup but she start screaming because s…
Parents Share: How to Prepare Kids for their First Dental Visit – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
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 …
Attachment Parenting: What it is, the Benefits and How to Do it Right | Wonder Years
Attachment Parenting is a child rearing approach intended to forge strong and secure attachments between parents and children. Read on to learn more here.
8 Gift Ideas for Kids That Are Not Toys | Wonder Years
Gift ideas for kids do not have to revolve around toys. We have curated a list of gift ideas for kids that are not toys.
Chinese New Year (CNY) 2020 Ang Bao Rates: How much should you give? | Wonder Years
Giving out ang baos for the first time this Chinese New Year? Check this article out for the latest Chinese New Year (CNY) 2020 Ang Bao rates.
How to choose the right infant care centre in Singapore – EINMILK – Raising World-Ready Children
In Singapore, infant care centres offer educare services to newborns from 2 months old till 18 months old. It is an option for working parents who are unable to look after their infants during the day. Making the decision of sending your baby to an infant care centre is the first big step forward.…