Labour of love

Labour of love

With all the options women now have when it comes to childbirth, the pressure to make the ‘right’ one can be immense. What are some of the choices mothers-to-be can expect to face? One of the hallmark successes of mo...

What to expect when you are expecting

Pregnancy can be a nerve-wracking and exciting time for new parents. Priya Kulasagaran outlines the general scope of what you can generally expect before delivering your bundle of joy Congratulations, you’re about to b...
Robot baby

Robot Baby

As a result of plummeting birth rates, Toyota Motor Corp has revealed a doe-eyed, palm-sized robot that’s designed to be a synthetic baby companion for childless women in Japan. The robot, called Kirobo Mini, is design...
Hush-a-bye baby

Hush-A-Bye Baby

Getting your baby to sleep through the night may sound like a dream but it is definitely do-able with a little help from Malaysia’s first certified baby sleep coach *Gemma, 30 and her husband have been running on three...
Premature baby

Born Too Soon

By Edeline Anne Goh Premature birth or also known as preterm birth occurs in 15% to 20% of births in Malaysia. It is the second cause of child death, after pneumonia. A new life entering the world is a priceless joy. How...
solid food

Starting On Solids

When your baby reaches six months, her body will be going through tremendous changes and she will need an enormous amount of energy to cope. It is now time to start feeding semi-solids to provide the additional calories ...
Caring for baby's sensitive skin

Caring for Baby’s Sensitive Skin

The skin of babies produces less melanin than an adult’s; that’s why extra precautions are necessary to care for their skin. Babies have delicate skin and many of them develop problems with their skin. A myriad of ca...