Tag: Health

Food Allergies in Children in Singapore: Why Auntie’s Advice Won’t Do

Baby & Toddler, Preschooler & Up • One Comment

There are plenty of myths about food allergies in Singapore. Myth #1: Not many people have them. Myth #2: Allergies are not a big deal —...

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All About Allergies: free seminars on 2 Oct 2011

Baby & Toddler, Preschooler & Up • One Comment

Allergies are an increasingly important issue for many Singaporean families: 20% of children in Singapore suffer from asthma (SingHealth),...

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Beat the Postnatal Bulge

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Supermodels pop a baby and are back on the catwalk in a couple of weeks, looking fabulous. You grunt, puff, holler and gasp a baby out, and...

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Sunscreen. Sunblock. Sunsafe.

Baby & Toddler, Preschooler & Up • One Comment

“If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it,” wrote The Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich. Her mock...

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Hospital Maternity Packages in Singapore

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Our birth rate may not be growing but services for mums and children are booming. If you are currently expecting a baby, you can enjoy...

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Pre-Baby Blues

Pregnancy

You’re pregnant, and worried about your unborn baby. That’s perfectly normal, of course. Low to moderate levels of anxiety are...

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Baby Blues: When Perinatal Depression Strikes

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Perinatal depression, which refers to depression occurring during pregnancy or the first year postnatally, affects up to 15 per cent of...

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