Mama Musings

Easing of restrictions: Places you can go with your young baby

Ease of restrictions: Places you can go with your young baby

After weeks in lockdown, here are some places you can go to and share new experiences with your little one. Sensibly of course. 

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My experience with travelling with 2 under 2

Travelling in Vietnam with 2 under 2

I thought winging motherhood and everything in life are what I'm good at! Boy, was I wrong. This trip was the ultimate humbling experience.

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Mom-tested cradle cap remedies

Mom-tested cradle cap remedies

Both my daughters had cradle cap when they were born. Check out these natural and gentle home remedies that we tried on them.

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4 month old suddenly lost interest in milk (and has not started solids)

4 month old suddenly lost interest in milk (and has not started solids)

It's so frustrating as a parent when your baby suddenly refuses milk. As a first time mum, I was worried. Is this common?

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Confused? Swaddle, wrap or sleeping bag?

Confused? Swaddle, wrap or sleeping bag?

"I am a bit confused over Grobags (sleeping bags) and Swaddles for newborns." 

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Is colic our fall back reason to unsettled babies?

Is colic our fall back reason for unsettled babies?

Is it really colic? The thing is there is no test, so you can’t know for sure. But, could there be another reason?

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7 things I don't tell you about life with 2 under 2

7 things I don't tell you about life with 2 under 2

My kids are 16 months apart, and it's been a wild ride of experiencing #lifewith2under2. Where do I even start? I think about how hard it is every single day.

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5 lessons about coronavirus and life with 2 under 2

5 lessons about coronavirus and life with 2 under 2

The pros and cons of the much talked about coronavirus.

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Got a catnapper? Same here

Got a catnapping baby? Same here

I've always wondered why other babies can nap for longer than 40 minutes, yet my babies can't since birth.

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What to do when you're late to the Coronavirus stockpiling party

What to do when you're late to the Coronavirus stockpiling party

If you've been to the supermarkets and finding no luck with the everyday essentials, try these eco-friendly alternatives below. 

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Dream feeding: How I gently phased out baby's 2AM night feed

Dream feeding: How I gently phased out baby's 2AM night feed

I started to dream feed my #2 at 11pm with the intention of gently phasing out her 2am feeds. 

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My baby is not satisfied after breastfeeding

My baby is not satisfied after breastfeeding!

With baby #2, one of the most frustrating things for me was that my newborn was mostly unsatisfied after our 1 hour breastfeeding session.

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Easy and gentle exercise post C-section that is good for you

Easy and gentle exercise for postpartum mamas

Postpartum mamas, as your baby grows bigger and heavier, you may feel weak at your core when you need to lift your baby or stroller in and out of the car. It's time to start strengthening our deep core muscles with these easy exercises.

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Which bottle steriliser should I get?

Which bottle steriliser should I get?

If you're a new mama thinking of bottle-feeding, choosing the right steriliser is important to make things more time-efficient for you. 

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3 postpartum body changes that you can't ignore

3 Postpartum body changes that you can't ignore

"Why do you still look like you're 5 months pregnant?" Here are 3 postpartum body changes that you can't ignore!

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One of my hardest days: 5 week old crying in the evening

One of the hardest days: 5 week old crying in the evening

Week 5 killed me. And it’s humbled me. It's not easy when it happens night after night and you're experiencing it.

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How to avoid nipple confusion when you breastfeed and give formula top ups

How to avoid nipple confusion when you breastfeed and give formula top ups

If you decide to breastfeed and give formula top ups, just be mindful of nipple confusion as babies react differently to a bottle.

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Does power pumping work? I tried it and it worked

Does power pumping work? I tried it and it worked

Low milk supply? Stressing if you have enough milk for baby? Or maybe you're trying to build a freezer stash after 10-12 weeks postpartum? Consider power pumping.

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Regular dish soap vs baby bottle cleanser

Regular dishwashing soap vs Natural baby bottle cleanser⁠

Can I just use my dishwashing soap to wash baby bottles? What's the difference? And what items do I need for bottle-feeding?

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What's in my diaper bag for 2 babies under 2 (newborn edition)

What's in my diaper bag for 2 babies under 2 (newborn edition)

Fast forward 16 months and 2 children later, my diaper bag is on the lighter side compared to before. 

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Refreshing summer drink for breastfeeding moms

Refreshing summer drink for breastfeeding mamas

Lactation summer smoothie recipe that's refreshing and energising for breastfeeding mamas.

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Is my baby hungry or overtired?

Is my baby hungry or overtired?

The most common question on every mama's mind: Is my newborn hungry or overtired? We often think that baby is hungry when they cry but in fact, we may overlook their fullness or tired cues. 

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Can you stop swaddling cold turkey?

Can you stop swaddling cold turkey?

In hot summer nights, parents may have no choice but to stop swaddling as it gets too hot for baby to sleep. So, how do you stop swaddling cold turkey?

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Step-by-step guide to travelling overseas with a baby

Step-by-step guide to travelling overseas with a baby

I was a first-time mum, feeling anxious and I needed a step-by-step guide to travelling overseas with a baby.

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