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Haze? Bad Weather Conditions? Protect your baby's skin!

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  Itchy, swollen, dry skin, fluid-filled blisters, a red rash… does this sound familiar? These are the common symptoms of atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis, a skin condition which affects nearly 21 per cent, or one in five people in Singapore. Atopic eczema is the most common form of eczema, an itchy skin disorder that can occur at any age. It is particularly common in babies and young children and can be caused by a combination of factors including a genetic predisposition, skin irritants, allergies, the environment and stress. Eczema is not infectious or contagious. In the past few weeks,...

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Beware These 6 Confinement Myths

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In TCM, a woman loses large amounts of Qi and blood during childbirth, putting her body in a “cold” phase. This is why Chinese culture recommends a month-long period of “confinement” for the new mother. These weeks of rest and a modified diet are intended to restore the mother’s balance and return her to full health. While certain confinement practices are common, it’s a bad idea to follow them blindly. Discover the truth behind the myths from a TCM perspective. 1. Myth: Do not drink plain waterThis comes from the belief that drinking plain water causes water retention or will cool down...

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What to wear for CNY?

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Suggestions for this coming Chinese New Year so you don't have to scale the whole website just to find that red top... red dress... red sling... ;D Just click on the photo to get to the link!    Dual Nursing Tops in auspicious Reds and Pinks... just pair it with your regular bottom...   Dual Nursing Dresses... no fuss finding bottoms...   Slinging your baby makes them happy and smiley this CNY... breastfeed discreetly when visiting relatives & friends... Wear a brand new sling today!   Silk range...   Basic Cotton range...

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The Importance of Skin to Skin Contact

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The Importance of Skin to Skin Contactby Jack Newman, M.D., FRCPC There are now a multitude of studies that show that mothers and babies should be together, skin to skin (baby naked, not wrapped in a blanket) immediately after birth, as well as later. The baby is happier, the baby's temperature is more stable and more normal, the baby's heart and breathing rates are more stable and more normal, and the baby's blood sugar is more elevated. Not only that, skin to skin contact immediately after birth allows the baby to be colonized by the same bacteria as the mother....

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Moms In Mind Sarong Carriers

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Moms in Mind Sarong Carriers have been made and sold in Singapore since developed in 1997. Moms in Mind has learned first hand what parents like and dislike about baby carriers.  Rings: Moms in Mind uses only heavy-duty fully molded nylon rings. Such rings are durable, can withstand weight, stress and  countless washings in the washing machine & dryer. The rings have been tested to endure pulling & stress tension way beyond 390kg to 570kg forces. Wooden or plastic craft rings, while usable, may not be 100% safe over the long-term. Padding: Traditional baby carriers are made  without padding and work very well. Keeping in line with such carriers, MIM slings have...

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