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Nov  07

Why its vital for children to have sufficient level of DHA for brain development

Brain development in children starts since they are in their mother’s womb and it continues after the child is born.   Brain can be divided into 4 lobes with each controlling specific function. Each part of the brain develop at different rates and reaches maturity at different age. The brain mainly consist of fat with the frontal lobe consists of 40% of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)...

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Jul  31

5 reason to save your child’s cord blood for long term health benefit

Each visiting the clinic for routine checkups, i notice the banner promoting umbilical cord blood banking. Brochures lining at the counter with a great picture of a pregnant mom featured on it. At a certain time, free talks held where the representative of the cord bank will explain about cord blood banking.   Cord blood banking has become popular among Malaysian parents, but is it...

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Jul  21

The compare snare attitude mothers need to change

Why is it so hard to make friend with other mom?  What would it be like if we learn to love and accept other moms rather than with measuring sticks and insecurity, rather than judging with raised eyebrows and hands on hips.  What if we focused on being a kind of neighbor everyone would want? The challenges to make friends with other mom are really a something, it require patience, require...

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Jul  19

7 Saving tips for your children’s future

Having a family is such a great gift from God, its a wonderful experience and life changing. Moreover, preparing for a new arrival is always an exciting time but it has some financial challenges.   All parents want to give their children the best start in life. Alongside the day to day expenses such as nappies, feeding and clothing there are longer term cost that have to consider saving...

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Jul  08

7 Ways to make your child feel loved

Did your child ever complain that you don’t love them before slamming their bedroom door shut? Million of parent does not understand why their children don’t believe they are loved and supported. Research reveals that Children immature minds often get the opposite message to what you intend. For children, actions speaks louder than words. A parent’s body language influences...

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Jul  07

8 reason why your child needs his sleep

Sleep is as important as nutrition and exercise. In a study finding that children who consistently getting too little sleep had worse physical, emotional and social health compare to those who have adequate sleep. So how does sleep affect your children? 1. Sleep increases immunity Children having weaker immunity when they are lack of sleep as during sleep the body produces proteins known as...

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May  26

Bridging nutrition gaps in picky eater child

It’s hard to believe but children tend to suffer from under nutrition during their most rapid growth phase, between age 2 to 10. During this period, they undergo significant increase in physical development and mental development which makes its crucial to ensure a balance diet for optimal growth. Reported that as high as 50% of parents with younger children are struggling to fed their...

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May  20

Dealing With Cradle Cap In Babies

Cradle cap is something like dandruff and it may be greasy, yellow scalpy patches which appear on scalps of new born babies. Cradle cap is also known as seborrhoeic eczema (dermatitis). There will be flaky scales and it could be rub off easily, sometimes bits of hair attached at the flakes.   Its harmless and usually appears during the first 2 months and will clear off by itself after a few...

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May  15

Importance of songs and rhymes in early development of a child

  Studies shown that children who enjoy music, singing and rhyming tend to learn to speak more easily.  Songs and rhymes also helps child to practice skills such as thinking, language, motor coordination, understand emotions, math ability and problem solving. Music relieves stress: Sing the rhymes to your child as they loves the sound of their parent’s voice as your voice tend to sooth...

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Mar  31

Ever wondered why smoking is dangerous during pregnancy?

More than 4,000 chemicals, at least 60 cancer-causing compounds and another two toxin compounds – nicotine and carbon monoxide has been identified in cigarettes and cigarette smoke.   All these poisonous and toxin from the cigarette go directly to the baby via the bloodstream.   Research done by examining high-resolution 4D ultrasound scan on movement of fetus of mother-to-be smoker...

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