Stephanie Goh, Singapore
Mumsy of 1 radiant lass
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Is it true that frequent wakings in the night means baby tends to be more intelligent?
It is a myth but a good one at it. The reason behind frequent night waking is as mentioned by polar mummy77, related to the baby’s sleep cycle and need for feeding. Still, for parents who take to..more
That's clearly a myth. Most babies experience frequent night wakings. Babies have shorter sleep cycles, and they spend proportionally more time in “active sleep," the baby equivalent of REM. They also..more
My 6 month old baby girl put on 100g from her 4 month weight. She fell from above 50th percentile to 25th percentile. She is fully breastfed latching on demand. Should I be worried?
Cool! She is growing longer/taller. Now I feel more assured. Other than that she was indeed recovering from a bout of fever and cough when the measurement was taken. She is also very active - craw..more
Unless your baby is malnutritioned, you don't have to be too worried about growth charts. There will always be people on either end of the chart. You may want to consume foods high in healthy fats..more
Comparing against growth charts is just to give an indication of how your baby is developing physically by comparing to averages of children in the same age group. Fluctuations in your baby’s percenti..more
Anyone knows what is witching hour and how to overcome it?
Witching hours are usually in the late evening between 5-7pm. I think part of the reasons being may be that your baby may be getting overtired and is struggling to transition from day time to night ti..more
Seems like there is no way out ladies! Hahahaha. What worked for me was nursing during that timing. Nothing else worked. It's so weird why this happens.
My little cousin had the worst case of witching hour crankies (haha not a real word I know) and it was always at a certain time in the evening, around 6-7pm. My late grandmother had her own theories a..more
There is nothing much to can do to help calm the baby during witching hour. But here are some useful tips to help you cope with it: http://www.bellybelly.com.au/baby/tips-to-help-you-cope-with-your-b..more
It is a specific time of the day where your baby will fuss alot and cry out loud. It may be due to colic. A few of the ways to overcome this time. 1. Baby wear your baby and walk round the house..more