Review of Orange Studios, Singapore: Fresh 48 Photography (Newborn Photoshoot)

Review of Orange Studios, Singapore: Fresh 48 Photography (Newborn Photoshoot)

“This is so heartwarming,” I thought. In one photo, two toddlers were running towards their mother in the hospital ward. *Swipe* The next photo captured the first moments of these elder siblings meeting the newborn. Sweetness oozing. How nice it is to have such photos…

Go Natural with Lemamasita – Review of Antenatal Class by Doula Leila

Go Natural with Lemamasita – Review of Antenatal Class by Doula Leila

“Leila will be there!”, “Leila will be speaking at the event.” My Feb mummies WhatsApp group made me curious about this Leila. Knowing Leila is a doula made me doubly keen to hear from her during the mummy’s event. I have briefly read about doula…

Labour Interventions: Should I go for epidural, induced labour or c-sect?

Labour Interventions: Should I go for epidural, induced labour or c-sect?

As I read the conversation going on in my WhatsApp mummies group, I wished more mothers know what I know. I wanted to tell them what I’ve learned from Leila of Lemamasita (Join her antenatal class!). Yet, I don’t feel like I’m qualified to tell…

Baby Shop at Bugis (Shen Kwong Trading)

Baby Shop at Bugis (Shen Kwong Trading)

“You can check out this baby clothing shop in Bugis.” Always a whisper here and there about this shop among mummy groups, but not ostensibly well-known. So I’m shedding some light on this “elusive” baby shop at Bugis that’s near the Chinese temple. A quick…

Essential Oils for Children: Review of Rocky Mountain Oils

Essential Oils for Children: Review of Rocky Mountain Oils

Preceding this post is my write up about tricks to boost immunity in toddlers. Read that post to get a context of what is written here. As you can guess, essential oils is one of the ways to boost a toddler’s immunity. Essential oil is…

Tricks to Boost Immunity in Toddler

Tricks to Boost Immunity in Toddler

I heard horror stories of children who kept falling sick when they first went to school/childcare. So before Evangeline started school, I researched on how to boost Evangeline’s immunity and thus minimise chances of her falling sick. What came up were supplement and essential oils…

I cried when she stopped breastfeeding unexpectedly

I cried when she stopped breastfeeding unexpectedly

The Day Has Come “Malk, malk,” Evangeline said, and tapped on my left arm. The first thing Evangeline asked for every morning was milk, breastmilk straight from the factory. In recent months, she is very expressive in what she wants. She would pull down my…

Nursing Rooms in South Korea

Nursing Rooms in South Korea

Originally published at travel.joogostyle.com. “Where can I feed my nursing toddler?” That was the question pressing on my heart before our trip to Seoul. Jeju is easy because I can just latch her in the car we rented for our 4D3N trip. I searched online…

Challenges of Exclusive Breastfeeding

Challenges of Exclusive Breastfeeding

I planned to write about the challenges in breastfeeding while doing a breastfeeding series¬†in April 2018. However, it was a pain to write about the pains of breastfeeding. Moreover, the challenges in breastfeeding varies quite a bit from mother to mother. So I procrastinated and…

Establish and Boost Milk Supply

Establish and Boost Milk Supply

You wouldn’t know how your milk supply is until a few days after labour, when the colostrum turns to milk. There can be three scenarios: sufficient, inadequate or over supply of breastmilk. This post mainly addresses the first two groups, especially those of inadequate supply.…