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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 […]

Journey of having Jaundice in Newborn

Journey of having Jaundice in Newborn

Jaundice in Newborn, at NUH Singapore and thereafter at Marine Parade Polyclinic. You can also read my birth story at NUH. On the morning of discharge (Friday) We were going home. I was in the bathroom, wiping myself clean, changing out of the hospital gown […]

100 Days Celebration For Baby!

100 Days Celebration For Baby!

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in April 2017 and has been updated for accuracy. It’s a tradition to hold baby’s full month, full moon or “Man Yue” party in Singapore. It is to celebrate the baby for surviving his/her precarious first 30 days […]

DIY Confinement: The First Month

DIY Confinement: The First Month

This a throwback post, drafted when my 30 days confinement was almost up. Didn’t have the time to edit and post until now. It’s good though, because re-reading what I wrote reminded me of the bittersweet moments then. No matter how tough, hubby and I made […]


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