Feeling anxious and excited? Yes, you are!
Your delivery due date is getting closer and baby’s birth is right around the corner. It’s a good idea to get your hospital bag ready at least three weeks in advance, as in some cases, a baby can arrive earlier than you can expect.
Here’s what you need to pack in your hospital bag for you and your new baby.
PACKING FOR MUMMY:
There is no doubt that breastfeeding is the best for your baby! It contains all the nutrition that your baby needs in his first few months and will acquire the immunity which you have developed against certain illnesses through your milk. Furthermore, nursing a baby enhances the mutual bond between you and your little one. It is unforgettable experience and a precious moment in your life!
However, some mother’s milk supply is low, especially in the early […]
A baby’s first year is an amazing and special one!
Your baby will start to smile in only a few days, learn to giggle in a couple of months, sit up in six months, and walks at around their 1 year birthday. With your newborn now in your life, you are surely ready to celebrate the magic in the world and definitely don’t want to miss the opportunity to capture memories […]
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore requires that children below the height of 1.35m must be secured with an appropriate restraint device while riding in private vehicles for hire.
GrabFamily is an on-demand ride hailing service equipped with special seats for children aged 1–7 years old, below 1.35 metres in height.
There are 2 types of GrabFamily Rides: 1-3 years old (cars equipped with the IMMI Go car seat) and 4-7 […]
If your newborn baby’s face or eyes have taken on a yellowish tint, do not be alarmed. Your baby may be suffering from jaundice, a mild medical condition that affects about 50 per cent of full term babies in the first week of life and about 80 per cent of premature babies.
When will you find out?
Most new-borns have some yellowing of the skin or commonly known as […]
Bringing a new life into the world is perhaps the most exciting thing and important journey you’ll ever do in your life. It is a time of joy and happiness, and a time of many changes-physically,emotionally and spiritually.
The postnatal period is a critical phase in the lives of mothers and newborn baby which begins after the delivery and usually lasts six to eight weeks.
A new mother needs to take good care […]
Do you notice that your baby spiting up milk more often than usual, seems uneasy and is crying a lot? Then, most probably he or she more likely to have reflux, or gastro-oesophageal reflux, which is a common problem in babies, especially premature ones.
Generally, reflux occurs during the first three months of age in more than half of all infants due to an immature digestive system. However, some […]
To get a better idea of what your baby should be doing in the first few years, you need to modify your baby’s age, also known as “adjusting for prematurity”. To this subtract the number of months your baby was born early from your baby’s current age.
For example, if your baby is 4 months old and was born 1 months early, your baby’s adjusted age is 3 months (4 months […]
With the many infant formulas on supermarket shelves, new parents of preemies may be confused about the best product for premature babies. Choosing a formula is definitely a decision that should be made with your neonatologist or pediatrician, but learning about the different types can help you and your doctor to make an informed decision.
-infant Formula with Iron
- A 22 Cal/fl oz, nutrient-enriched* formula for babies who […]
Premature infants, also known as preemies, are babies who come into the world earlier than 37 to 42 weeks from their mother’s last menstrual period. Preterm delivery happens, and its cause remains unknown until today. Some attribute it to the health condition of the mother during pregnancy including hypertension, gestational diabetes, heart or kidney problems, and more. Preterm birth may also happen because of a mother’s lifestyle choices while pregnant […]