China Milk Scare

One of the hottest news this week is the China Milk Scare scandal.  Infant formula was contaminated with melamine.  To date, 4 infants have died […] Read More

Baby Slings

I am not a sling expert but I have been using a sling for quite a few years now. It is one of the most […] Read More

What You Should Know About Formula Milk (… And Formula Milk Companies)

Most people know that breastmilk is the best food for babies, but they also think that formula milk is just as good. Therefore, most people […] Read More

What Happened To Breastfeeding?

Once upon a time, before there was such thing as infant formula, people breastfed their babies. It was the most natural and about the only […] Read More

Is Breastfeeding Overrated/Irrelevant?

Recently, I heard comments from both breastfeeding and formula feeding mothers that breastfeeding is overrated. Breastfeeding mothers lament that their babies are still falling sick, […] Read More

Bottle Rejection

Breastfeeding experts and advocates will always warn you about nipple confusion/preference. The advice is not to feed your baby with a bottle or give your […] Read More

Sew Your Own Breastpads

Sewing your own breastpads is incredibly easy. Trust me. I can’t sew. Have never learned. One fine day, I just went to buy myself a […] Read More

WHO Revised Baby Growth Chart

If you are a breastfeeding mother, you may have the unpleasant experience of having people around you, even doctors, telling you that your baby is […] Read More

Nursing Room Etiquette

The reason why this is not under ‘Breastfeeding’ category is because breastfeeding moms aren’t the only ones using nursing rooms, and the term ‘nursing room’ […] Read More

Going Forward – What To Expect

A lot of breastfeeding resources (whether in the form of books or information from the internet) concentrate a lot on the ‘getting started’ part of […] Read More

Review : MotherMates Hydrogel Discs

Purpose : Sore/Cracked Nipples These are hydrogel dressing using the concept of ‘moist wound healing’. They are supposed to be useful for sore and cracked […] Read More

Review : Lansinoh Breast Cream

Purpose : Sore/Cracked Nipples The only one endorsed by the La Leche League International, this breast cream is a must-have for all breastfeeding mothers. It’s […] Read More

Steamed Fish Steak

Basically, eating a lot of fish is supposed to help increase your milk supply. So remember to eat a lot of fish during your confinement. […] Read More

Herbal Carp Soup

Yet another fish dish! You can get ‘tung choe’ (Cantonese) or ‘Tong Cao’ (mandarin) from medicine hall. It is a herb used in Chinese herbal […] Read More