Breast milk is regarded as the optimal source of nutrition for all infants. Exclusive breastfeeding promotes development of an infant’s immune system; meeting the nutritional needs of a full-term infant until approximately six months of age.
Children have more delicate and sensitive skin than adults. As parents, it is important to know how to care for your children’s skin, so that their skin will be healthy as they age.
Being a mother is one of the toughest but most fulfilling jobs. Sometimes you wish your children came with instruction manuals. Here are some tips to ease this parenting journey.
Learn some of the common child health emergencies and warning signs that you should seek emergency attention for your child at the Accident & Emergency (A&E) 24 hour clinic.
A lack of sleep may affect your children’s concentration, memory and mood. However prolonged sleep deprivation can also lead to obesity and other physical health problems in the longer term.
Here are some tips to ensure sufficient rest for your child.
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Upclose with Dr Veronica Toh, Specialist in Paediatric Medicine & Consultant, Raffles Children’s Centre
First, you are worried about your child’s growth and development. But before you know it, your child is heading to a childcare centre, followed by pre-school and soon preparing for primary school. You start worrying if your child is getting along with others, if his playtime is adequate or if he should be attending enrichment classes. Specialists from Raffles Children Centre and Raffles Specialists- Raffles Holland V touch on handling your child’s growing years.
Question: My 10-year-old daughter suffers from premenstrual cramp. The pain is so intense that she cannot concentrates in class. What can she take to ease…
Thumb and finger sucking is instinctive in almost every single baby. It is borne out of the rooting and sucking reflexes. The oral route is the infant’s avenue of soothing himself. Later, the mouth becomes his security and exploratory escapades of the world around him. Most babies eventually outgrow this phase although a few would continue.