Teething can make a baby's gums swollen and sore and baby may nurse differently or even bite. A baby cannot bite while he is actively nursing. You can prevent or...Read more
Breastfeeding Benefits Mothers Too!
Protects mothers from postpartum hemorrhageFacilitates faster weight loss to pre-pregnancy sizeReduces risk of breast, ovarian, uterine and endometrial cancersDecreases chances of osteoporosis and anaemiaRelaxes and promotes bonding with babySubstantial cost...Read more
8 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Benefits Your Baby
Breastmilk…is the only PERFECT food, constantly changing to meet baby’s developing needsdoes NOT contain genetically engineered materials or synthetic growth hormonesis easy to digest and the essential proteins are more readily absorbedcontains immune factors that protect against infections...Read more
Recommended Guidelines By World Health Organisation & Singapore’s Health Promotion Board
The World Health Organization (WHO) and Singapore’s Health Promotion Board (HPB) recommend that babies should be *exclusively breastfed for a minimum of 6 months, and thereafter for 2 years and...Read more
Are You Worrying Unnecessarily?
False Alarm 1: Baby seems hungry again soon after I breastfed him.Reason: Human milk digests more easily than formula and places less strain on baby’s immature digestive system, so breastfed baby needs to...Read more
How to Know If Baby Is Getting Enough Milk?
Weight gainWeight loss of about 5-7 percent is considered normal during the first 3 to 4 days after birth, due to shedding of excess fluids in baby’s tissues and the...Read more
Let’s Bust the Myths!! The Truth Will Set You Free.
Myth 1: I shouldn’t breastfeed if baby has jaundiceTruth: More than half newborns become jaundiced within the first week of life. This jaundice is called “physiologic”, meaning normal. Physiologic jaundice is...Read more