Parenting

Preparing yourself and your baby for Infant Care (Singapore) – Part 2

[By Big C] Read Part 1 here. The countdown to end of maternity leave can be emotional! I have friends who were looking forward as it was very tough caring for the baby alone while most miss the time they can have with their babies. Well, it is not all bad seriously. Infant care is… Continue reading Preparing yourself and your baby for Infant Care (Singapore) – Part 2

Parenting

Preparing yourself and your baby for Infant Care (Singapore) – Part 1

[By Big C] Child care arrangement can be a nightmare for FTWMs especially for those who do not have parents or parents-in-laws who can help out after maternity leave ends. So I would like to share the preparation process, hoping to help you better plan! This is Part 1, touching more on the centre selection.… Continue reading Preparing yourself and your baby for Infant Care (Singapore) – Part 1

Parenting

My baby was hospitalised due to stomach flu (gastroenteritis)

[By Big C] Throw back to June 2016... He caught the bug from me... I had just recovered from a bout a couple days before he started developing the symptoms... Sorry Small E! It happened out of a sudden. Small E started puking like merlion after every feed. He would finish a feed either via… Continue reading My baby was hospitalised due to stomach flu (gastroenteritis)

Parenting

I did solo night shift with my baby for the first 26 months…

[By Big C] It was my first 26months of Motherhood and Big E's first 26 months of Babyhood... When Big E was born, my arrangement for confinement was to move in with my in-laws so she could cook some meals for me and just bathe Big E. I wanted to and was confident that I… Continue reading I did solo night shift with my baby for the first 26 months…

Breastfeeding, Parenting

My love-hate relationship with comfort latching

[By Big C] My knowledge about breastfeeding grew tremendously from Big E to Small E. Back then when I was pregnant with Big E, I only depended on some Apps to track the weeks and most knowledge about pregnancy, childbirth and newborn were taught by the KKH docs and Nurses. I know breastfeeding is great!… Continue reading My love-hate relationship with comfort latching

Parenting

Do you know that iliadin nose drops shouldn’t be used for more than 5 consecutive days?

[By Big C] ALERT PARENTS! Please take note of this point and pass the message to all your friends as iliadin nose drop is a very common prescription and it's also available OTC (Over-the-counter). iliadin® 0,01 % Nose Drops is a nasal decongestant in an easy-to-use drop format especially for infants from 1 month to 1… Continue reading Do you know that iliadin nose drops shouldn’t be used for more than 5 consecutive days?

Parenting

Children medication – Too much can be deadly

[By Big C] Updated Just read this on Facebook... and here is an alert to all parents! Especially those who sometimes do self-medicate your little ones... A 14 month-old had an overdose of Fedac (used for Nasal congestion due to allergy, Cough, Common cold, Sinus congestion and pressure, Nasal congestion, Hay fever and other conditions.) and it was prescribed by… Continue reading Children medication – Too much can be deadly