• A Guide on Paid Maternity Leaves for Expecting Mums in Singapore
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    A Quick Guide on Paid Maternity Leave in Singapore

    Maternity leaves are not just for recuperating from and preparing for childbirth. It is also a time when you bond and build your first memories with your newborn. Fortunately for us in Singapore, the Government has regulated maternity leaves. Thus, all employers are mandated to give expecting mums paid leaves given that they meet the eligibility criteria. Getting paid while spending time with your new bundle of joy is everything an expecting mum could dream about. You can use all the extra money to purchase all baby essentials, or perhaps use it to prepare for your child’s future. In this article, we will share A Quick Guide on Paid Maternity…

  • 10 Breastfeeding Essentials You Must Have
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    10 Breastfeeding Essentials You Must Have

    Breastfeeding may sound easy in theory, but most of the time, it really is not. It can get quite uncomfortable for the mum, especially if you don’t have the breastfeeding essentials to help make your breastfeeding experience more comfortable. In this article, I will share some of the breastfeeding essentials I absolutely swore to all throughout my breastfeeding journey. These breastfeeding essentials really helped me a lot so I do hope that they will be useful to you as well! This post was last updated on 24 January 2023. 10 Breastfeeding Essentials You Must Have 1. Nipple cream Breastfeeding often leads to sore nipples and even worse, cracked skin. Applying…

  • 10 Common Breastfeeding Challenges and How to Solve Them
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    10 Common Breastfeeding Challenges and How to Solve Them

    enges to some Having all the breastfeeding essentials is already a pretty good thing. But sometimes, you just cannot help but encounter some breastfeeding challenges. Indeed, breastfeeding is a journey with ups and downs. Please remember, though, that you are not alone. Most mums, especially first-timers, also have gone through these challenges at one point to another. In this article, we will share 10 Common Breastfeeding Challenges and How to Solve Them. This post was last updated on 24 January 2023.  10 Common Breastfeeding Challenges and How to Solve Them 1. Sore/cracked nipples This happens often to breastfeeding mums (especially when you are just starting out) and it can be…

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    7 Steps to Set up Your Baby Nursery

    One of the best things when having a baby is when you are finally at that stage when you need to go shopping. And of course, create and decorate your baby’s special place in your home! It is an exciting and rewarding process, so I will share some tips (and my experiences too!) in setting up your baby nursery at home.  First things first – find a place to set up your baby nursery. Thankfully, we have a spare guest room to convert to a baby nursery. If you don’t have a spare room, you can find pockets of space around the house to set up your baby nursery. For…

  • The Complete Guide to Vaccinations During Pregnancy
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    The Complete Guide to Vaccinations During Pregnancy

    If you are currently pregnant, it is definitely a must that you get vaccinated. You won’t be excused from getting sick when you’re pregnant. In fact, pregnancy makes you more susceptible to illnesses and infections, which may then cause harm to you and your little one. This is why getting vaccinated is important; you’d want to prevent those illnesses from taking over your immune system. Moreover, once you are vaccinated, you will likely pass your antibodies to your child as soon as it’s born, making him or her immune to that infection. This will greatly help in your child’s early days, as it would still take a while before he…

  • 10 Ways to Take Care of Yourself While Pregnant
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    10 Ways to Take Care of Yourself While Pregnant

    A healthy mum means a healthy baby, so please make sure that you prioritise taking care of yourself during this exciting period. Oftentimes, we are getting too carried away in the whirlwind of pregnancy that we forget the simplest and most important thing to do – taking care of ourselves. And so, in this article, we will share 10 Ways to Take Care of Yourself While Pregnant. 10 Ways to Take Care of Yourself While Pregnant 1. Don’t miss out on your doctor appointments.  You will likely have a check-up every 4 weeks after your initial tests are done and it’s important that you don’t miss out on a single…