Minoli Almeida, Singapore

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I just had a baby and I feel very 'unsexy' and I hate that my husband thinks my now larger breasts are super-hot. It turns me off especially because I'm breastfeeding my 6 month old. How do I deal w
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Hi, I believe talking straight to your husband about your feelings will really help as both of you will come on same page then
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An honest discussion with him about how you feel might work wonders! You are experiencing huge changes to your body and I feel he should be understanding of it.
ohh god!! hmm same goes to me. mube after birth bby, then give he breastfeeding, my breast will losse. So sad,
i feel the same too. ever since i started breastfeeding, my breast are no longer a sexy item as it's constantly leaking and painful. i spoke to my husband about it. he understands me. he tries to a
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I feel that too especially during breastfeeding, weight gain and constant fatigue. my husband is very understanding of it but I often feel bad. So I use it as a way of thanking him for being supportiv
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Can I know what's the first thing I should do when my baby starts screaming and crying - other than calming down (i'm working on that!). I always get flustered and try to soothe her, but I think I onl
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I think it's still the standard. Pick them up and rock them little and comfort them by making white noise like hushes...then talk to the baby in repeat mode that u are going to check baby diaper or so
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I think first of all we mommies need to understand that babies cry .. A lot for some. How old is your baby? They cry a lot when they are below 4mo. And different babies have different character , some
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Is there anything we parents can do to make the transition to pre-school as easy and as little traumatic as possible for our LOs?
For about a week prior to starting cc, I brought my child to the school at the same time that she would be going if school has started. This is to get her used to a new morning routine and also to obs
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My daughter speaks fluent English and learns Chinese in school. But we don't speak Chinese. n this case, is it essential that she takes extra classes in Chinese?
I have bought joyreader for my kid, now he can read through
One way to do it "free of charge" is by joining Chinese playgroups. Try to get to know Chinese speaking moms and arrange play dates. When I'm at the playground and meet mommies who speak mandarin, I s
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Chinese language can be challenging in Sch setting esp for children who doesn't interacts much with it. Having extra classes depend on whether the child wants it or not. No point letting her attend if
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What are the best first fruits for baby?
Banana!
Hi Emelie, Assuming baby has started his/he on his/her cereals and veggies, some good first fruits are: apple, pear, peach, apricot, strawberry and blueberry. I will leave the very sweet ones (banana
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Should I start my baby on fruit, veg or rice cereal? My mother tells me to start with rice congee, but I'm not too sure this is the right way.
Hi Emelie, After 6months, baby's iron stores will more of less be depleted. Baby needs iron to grow, hence Iron fortified cereals (rice, brown rice or oats) are ideal first foods. It is gentle and ea
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What are the social skills kids should have by the time they enter P1?
I reckon by the time a child gets to primary 1, he or she should be able to be comfortable in a social setting for a longer period time compared to pre school or kindergarten. He or she should also be
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Do I need to use toothpaste when caring for my baby's first teeth?
When dealing with the task of cleaning baby's first teeth, use a soft-bristled baby toothbrush or finger brush. Be gentle -- and at this stage no toothpaste is necessary, just water, unless recommende
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When should I start brushing my baby's teeth?
If you have seen your baby's first tooth emerging from the gums, you can start by wiping with a soft moistened washcloth or piece of gauze, twice a day especially after meals and before bedtime, When
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How do sensory bottles help babies?
Sensory bottle is a type of sensory play, which offers a “hands on” approach to help babies make sense of the world and learn to make different connections through play. Also, it could be calming to s
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