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Your Search for a Confinement Nanny in Singapore Starts Here
Congrats on your #BFP (Big Fat Positive)! A word of warning: your to-do list is about to get really long. And one of the items on it should be to look for a reliable and experienced confinement nanny (sometimes called a confinement lady or confinement auntie). An in-demand confinement nanny in Singapore often accepts bookings months in advance, so don’t wait too long.
The most conventional way to find one, next to via word-of-mouth, is through confinement nanny agencies. Other options include browsing through confinement nanny listings — complete with mummy reviews — on online marketplaces and mobile apps. Here’s where to start:
CONFINEMENT NANNY AGENCIES
1. Baby’s Whisperer
If breastfeeding is high on your list of priorities, consider Baby’s Whisperer. After undergoing comprehensive training by Thomson Medical Centre’s Parentcraft team, confinement nannies under this agency are experts on the matter. They also stand by hospital-grade standards when it comes to hygiene, handling of newborns, and proper confinement meal planning.
2. Confinement Angels
Confinement Angels is the only agency in Singapore whose confinement nannies undergo 88 hours of medicine-aligned training in its own in-house training centre. Those who qualify have served over 10,000 happy families, including local celebrities Joanne Peh and Vincent Ng. Their stable of 500 professional nannies also boast a 4.8-star average rating on Google.
3. Confinement Mama
Last June, a first-time Singaporean mum experienced first-hand how valuable a good confinement nanny could be. That led to the birth of Confinement Mama, because she believes that all mums would benefit from the same. She also ensures the hiring process is fuss-free and affordable, so you can concentrate on what really matters — your bundle of joy!
(See also: HOW TO HIRE A CONFINEMENT NANNY)
4. ConfinementNanny.com by Josian Services
Since 2008, ConfinementNanny.com by Josian Services has been providing new and experienced mums alike with top-notch confinement care. Yes, many mums come back to them for subsequent babies. They only offer nannies with at least four years experience and are well-versed in preparing confinement food. They truly love babies and are pro-breastfeeding too.
Visit www.confinementnanny.com or call 9746 1883
5. Gladys Care 1987
As its name suggests, Gladys Care 1987 started 36 years ago. A one-woman show, she showered love and care on innumerable mothers and newborns while raising seven children of her own! Today, her legacy continues through second-generation confinement nannies who provide the same joyous and peaceful postpartum recovery services.
6. Just Us Childcare & Eldercare Services
This all-encompassing agency supplies families with a wide range of care needs, from babysitters to caregivers for the elderly. They also match new mums with live-in or daytime confinement nannies, as well as dedicated nannies for newborns. A well-established confinement nanny agency, Just Us Childcare & Eldercare Services began offering its services in 2000 as Maranatha.
Visit www.justus.com.sg or call 6299 4993/9699 8324
Despite being one of the newer agencies in town, NannyMoon has already served over 1000 happy mums since 2020. And their team of over 50 professional nannies boasts a 94 per cent satisfaction rate. This is thanks in part to NannyMatch. The AI-based matching system ensures you and your confinement nanny are compatible in terms of values, beliefs, and communication.
8. NannyNow Confinement Agency
The confinement nanny arm of Reliable Employment Services, NannyNow Confinement Agency prides itself on its speedy and reliable services. Perhaps you decided at the last minute to look for a confinement nanny or your original nanny had to cancel. Simply reach out to Mdm Pang from 8am to 10pm daily and get a quote within 15 minutes.
All new parents struggle with their newborn. But if you’re having twins, then it’s double the trouble! Thankfully, NannySOS has a special selection of confinement nannies who have experience in taking care of two bundles of joy. That’s on top of preparing confinement meals, red date tea, and herbal baths for the new mum, as well as the other usual household duties.
Visit www.nannysos.com.sg or call 6817 2479
10. NewBubs Confinement Agency
This new kid on the block has garnered only 5-star Google reviews since it opened earlier this year. It’s not surprising, since owner Lloyd founded NewBubs Confinement Agency after he discovered the value of a robust support system when raising his own newborn. His aim is to provide mums with peace of mind regarding the reliability and professionalism of a confinement nanny in Singapore.
11. NewLife Confinement Services
With NewLife Confinement Services, you have the choice of either engaging a confinement nanny to your home or relaxing in a hotel-style confinement apartment in Bukit Timah, where a confinement nanny will be assigned exclusively to you. Either way, your nanny will care for both mum and bub, inclusive of professional postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care guidance.
12. PEM Confinement Nanny Agency
With over 460 nannies and 30 years of experience under its belt, PEM Confinement Nanny Agency needs little introduction. Nannies here undergo 150 hours of intensive training and assessments encompassing modules reviewed by ParentCraft expert, Dr Wong Boh Boi. Mums also receive free insurance coverage, a lactation trial meal, discounts on newborn photoshoots, and more.
Visit www.pemconfinement.com or call 6293 9249
(See also: BREASTFEEDING (IN A COMA) SAVED MY LIFE)
13. ReJoy Confinement Nanny
The luxurious ReJoy Suites Confinement Centre launched earlier this year. There, you can expect round-the-clock care by medical doctors, TCM physicians, trained nurses, and lactation specialists. However, if you prefer the familiarity of home, then look to ReJoy Confinement Nanny. Its confinement solutions promise to bring the same quality of care and support to you.
14. Star Confinement Nanny
4.9 out of five stars from 947 reviews (at publishing time) already speaks for itself. And when you consider that new parents are naturally fussier, Star Confinement Nanny’s Google rating is truly impressive. Their nannies are not only experienced and reliable, but nurturing too. And if reviews are anything to go by, they are also famous for whipping up the most delicious confinement meals!
15. Super Nanny Services
A one-stop confinement service, Super Nanny Services stands by its name. Their confinement nannies undergo extensive training and strict evaluation by a senior lactation consultant previously from Thomson Medical Centre before they qualify to be a super nanny. Book yours and receive a free 30-minute home visit by a lactation consultant, nursing kit, and baby insurance coverage.
Visit www.supernannyservices.com.sg or call 9125 0024
16. TSM Confinement Nanny Agency
Confinement nannies under TSM Confinement Nanny Agency have at least five to seven years’ experience behind them. Besides confinement meals and red date tea, they also supplement mum’s nutrition with a herbal soup specially formulated using TCM herbs. In fact, this thoughtfulness is well-received by families of all races, not just Chinese!
Visit www.tsmnanny.com or call 6337 1793
CONFINEMENT NANNY MARKETPLACES & MORE
17. Baby Planner SG
Just like wedding planners, this baby concierge service holistically curates services to help usher you into parenthood. Its brainchild is mum-of-three Yiling, who tailors time-based packages to suit your needs. Looking for personal guidance through your pregnancy and delivery, as well as doula-style confinement nanny and sleep training services? Then Baby Planner SG is your answer.
Visit www.babyplannersg.com or call 8882 4484
18. MeNanny Pro Confinement
Unlike conventional agencies, MeNanny Pro Confinement is a platform that lists the most experienced freelance nannies in Singapore and Malaysia. They have anything from five to over three decades’ worth of experience! You can browse through the listings and choose up to three confinement ladies you like best. They’ll then check on their availability and get back to you.
Hiring freelancers comes with some level of risk, with many mums reporting no-shows. This marketplace platform lets you shop for your preferred confinement nanny risk-free. Pick from over 330 listings and when your chosen nanny accepts the booking, you make a fully refundable deposit on MummyNanny. You can keep track of the entire process on your personal dashboard too.
As Singapore’s first dedicated confinement nanny marketplace mobile app, NannyStreet offers the best of both worlds. As an MOM-licensed agency, they safeguard your deposit, guarantee replacement nannies, and settle work permit applications. But as a marketplace app, you get the flexibility of choosing your preferred nanny and interviewing them via video call!
Besides going through confinement nanny agencies, mums-to-be often rely upon word-of-mouth recommendations to find a reliable freelance confinement nanny in Singapore. Perhaps your colleague or cousin had a wonderful experience with their confinement nannies and can link you up.
You can also expand your search to platforms such as the SingaporeMotherhood Forum, Telegram channels, Facebook groups, and WhatsApp chat groups, where fellow mums often share glowing recommendations — and negative reviews.
Best wishes on your journey to finding the best confinement nanny in Singapore!
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