Tag: Newborn

100 Days, Jubilee! (Review of JoyBox)

100 Days, Jubilee! (Review of JoyBox)

Fourth trimester, the twelve weeks after a baby is born. And we survived! Well, struggles still continue because the first year of baby’s life is never easy. Yet, to make the journey easier, we celebrate milestones as we run this marathon. A flag to stop…

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…

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…

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…

Evangeline is One! Celebrating Baby’s First Birthday

Evangeline is One! Celebrating Baby’s First Birthday

saEvangeline turns one today! 🙂 So how did we end up celebrating baby’s first birthday? Well, we had a small lunch party for her last Saturday at Ellenborough Market Cafe. We made it a simple affair and invited only immediate family members and a few…

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.…

The Breastfeeding Experience

The Breastfeeding Experience

After sharing the basics, here’s the breastfeeding experience. 🙂 There comes a point soon when you’ll be latching the baby alone for the first time. In that moment, it’s just you and the baby in the hospital room. You might feel lost and helpless. Be…

First Time Mum: Basic Guide to Breastfeeding

First Time Mum: Basic Guide to Breastfeeding

I wished I read up more on taking care of a newborn rather than the different stages of pregnancy. One such topic I wished I knew more is breastfeeding. Then again, you learn better while on the ‘job’. Keep in mind that the joys and…