Stage 4 Milk Powder Comparison

This is a continuation of my previous post, which compared Stage 3 milk powder of major brands. In this post, I publish my comparison of Stage 4 formula milk of the following brands: Similac Gain Kid 4, Enfagrow A+ Stage 4, Nan Kid 4, S26 Promise Gold, Friso Gold Stage 4, Aptamil Junior Gold+ Stage…

Stage 3 Milk Powder Comparison

So our decision to feed Baby E Similac Gain IQ was based on the fact that it was the first formula that she was willing to take. We tried Karihome Goat’s Milk, Aptamil and Nan before that and they were all rejected. We did have some luck with Aptamil but she rejected it after a…

Musings: Mummy, can you “catch” a didi? Can you “catch” a meimei?

Conversation in the lift yesterday: ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Baby E, looking at a baby in the lift: “Didi!” Me: “I think it’s a meimei?” *Parents of the baby who was wearing pink clothing but looked like a boy started to leave the lift at a lower floor* Baby E, pointing at the baby: “Mummy, can you catch…

Guide: Medical Care 101 – Hospital A&Es and Pediatricians

This is a short post on medical care. Unfortunately, while Baby E is only 2+ years old, she has already visited 3 hospital A&Es. The following is what we learnt about A&Es: 1. Pediatricians: Not all hospital has pediatricians on site at their A&Es. Mount Alvernia only has a GP while KKH and NUH have…

Musings: Reflection on mistakes made since the arrival of Baby E

Just a short post on some of the things that I’ve regretted since the arrival of Baby E. While I’m unable to turn back time and undo these things, I hope this post can be of some help to new parents out there. Regarding confinement  Not hiring a confinement lady: My initial thought was that…

Entertainment Review: An Afternoon in Wonderland

~Warning: This post contains spoilers~  “Long Live the Queen! Ka-ka-ka!” Was very excited to win free passes to Andsoforth’s Wonderland play via the Bumblebee Mum‘s giveaway because I had been thinking of buying tickets but the hubs thinks that Baby E is too young for it. She was indeed a little overwhelmed initially because it was the…

Guide: Nursing Master Class – Weaning off to formula

We started attempting to wean after Baby E turned 13 months. The journey was a long one which was to be expected since she took 6 months to take to a bottle. We tried Aptamil, Karihome Goat’s Milk and Nan, before we took a break for 2-3 months because I felt heartbroken seeing her heave…

Guide: Nursing 301 – Going back to work

I recall feeling lost at about 12 weeks postpartum as I contemplated on what my “nursing standard operating procedure” should be upon going back to work. My “workflow” evolved over time so the purpose of this post is to share my “SOP” with you. Good to knows: 1. You will need to pump in 3-4…