Jo, Singapore

New mum

About Jo

red packet for chinese new year
How much in the red packet will you give a helper who comes to your house weekly to clean house? To thank her... something extra
$20. It’s once a year anyway.
Super Mum
Maybe 10?
toys for 4 months
Do you buy many toys? Any recommendations?
Cloth books, rattles and soft toys.
Super Mum
Biting toys mainly
milk
Hi mummies, once you decided to stop pumping/ breastfeeding, how long does it take for your milk to completely dry out?
Mine one is roughly 15days
Super Mum
Sounds painful oh no
Mine didnt. When squeeze theres still milk coming out, just very little. It stopped completely for a while when I got preg again but I started getting engorgement pain soon after trimester 1. Now in t
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Between 7 to 14 days
moro reflex
When did the moro reflex, which is the swinging of the arms and legs, stopped in your baby? Mine is 4 months and still has it
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Between 4 to 6 months
Super Mum
6 months? That’s very long
Super Mum
6 mths
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Thanks! 4 months seem to be the norm
Stopped at ard 4 months
shower for 4 month baby
Can share how u shower a 4 month baby? I put her in my lap, wash her face then put shower foam on body. Wipe with wet cloth. Then lastly put her in bath tub. She desnt like the part of wiping. Only li
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For me 1) eye, face , ear & mouth with cloth & use clean water ( on my lap ) 2) wash my baby’s hair then wet cloth clean it ( not facing bathtub , just beside it so the unclean water will flow to th
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plapen
Can mummies recommend what kind of playpen to buy? The net or plastic kind? Why is it better?
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Plastic, so there’s space to crawl and learn to walk. This is the set up I have now, possible even for HDB flats like mine. Sorry for the mess. Haha. (Click on the picture to see full thing)
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stop breastfeeding
What did you do to stop breastfeeding? Do you have a routine?
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Gradually decrease the interval of feeding/pumping, and also not empty the breast fully. So the breast doesn’t get so engorged during the process
Safety playpen
Did you put your baby in a safety playpen? Why or why not?
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I bought one. Will be putting my girl there next month. It’ll be like her own space in the house. 😁
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Yes. I actually made it into her “kingdom”. Haha. All the fun stuff are inside. She used it to play/drink milk/practise sitting/crawling/walking. Believe it or not, my elder child is coming to 4yo thi
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Nope if I need to go away for a minute ill put baby in the jumperoo 😁 the playpen takes a bit too much space and they will soon outgrow it
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Yes. So that he can stay in the playpen while I go and make his milk etc.
baby walker
I was thinking of buying a baby walker but my husband is against it. Whats your take on this?
Don't plan on using it at all. I was told that kids can develop worse walking postures from them, especially if used from too young of an age
Walker will delay development. Physiotherapist are all against it. You can Google for evidence and read more about it. There is risk the child will trip and fall too when they run too fast in the walk
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My hub also against it. even jumperoo also cannot
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We used walkers for all my kids.. bt of cos we limit the time.. so far so good no prob for them.. all walked normally when they were ready.. no joint/posture problem whatsoever
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Not necessarily to have. It's actually bad for their body posture. Cause they tend to lean forward. The walkers are good for those who already can walk on their own but need assistance. Not wise to us
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ridwind
Anyone feeding ridwind to your baby too? When did you stop feeding your baby ridwind? Im not sure when to stop since it really works for her gassy stomach
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I used it the most regularly when my little one was 1-2 months old. Now at 3 months +, I only use it maybe a few times a week, if she’s fretful and gassy
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I stop quite soon as Long as he doesn’t fuss.