Singapore 

Singapore actor Joshua Ang warns about horror confinement nanny after 1-week-old baby gets admitted to ICU, Singapore News

A bad confinement nanny is every new parent’s nightmare. Singapore actor Joshua Ang recently shared the terrifying experience he had with his confinement nanny, which landed his 1-week-old baby in ICU with pneumonia. “There’s been something on our chest that we’ve been wanting to let out, but didn’t have the courage to do so, until now. We’ve been following up on some posts on social media about the nightmares some families encountered with their confinement nannies, so Shannon and I decided that we should let the truth come to light…

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Singapore 

Cabby takes pregnant woman to hospital, she delivers baby in back seat, Singapore News

A ComfortDelGro taxi driver was driving along Joo Chiat Road at about 10am last Thursday when two women flagged down his vehicle. The 56-year-old driver noticed one of them was heavily pregnant and seemed to be in distress. The pregnant woman boarded alone, lay down on the back seat, and asked to be taken to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH). When they got there, she paid the fare but before she could alight, she shouted: “I think the baby is coming.” She then gave birth in the taxi. The…

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Singapore 

Babywearing: The best baby carriers, wraps & slings for 2019, Singapore, Women News

Baby carriers are part of the daily necessities once you have a baby in the family. But with so many choices out there, it is hard to figure out which one to invest in. We will help you make a decision but showing the pros and cons of each one and giving you the list of the best options as suggested by real parents. *How we pick our suggestions: Our product suggestions, are based on research of the most popular brands available in the market and on real recommendations and…

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Singapore 

Baby monkey lying on road saved by passers-by who helped divert traffic, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A baby monkey was found lying on a road in Bukit Panjang on Sunday (May 19), but it was saved by kind passers-by. One of the passers-by, who wanted to be identified only as Mrs Lo, told The Straits Times that she and her husband were driving along Petir Road at around 3pm on Sunday when they saw a woman dressed in black directing traffic along the two-lane road. The area is near the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, where monkeys such as the long-tailed macaques are frequently sighted.…

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Ecommerce 

Alibaba’s online mall chief wants to double sales in three years by selling more American cherries and Australian baby formula

One of Jack Ma’s closest lieutenants just laid down a plethora of ambitious goals for Alibaba Group.Jiang Fan, who runs the company’s two biggest e-commerce businesses, wants to double transaction volumes on its Tmall service in three years. Alibaba does not disclose dealings over the platform, which helps brands and companies sell goods to 600 million-plus buyers, but it is one of the single largest online retailers in China’s US$1 trillion e-commerce arena.China’s largest company, which also… Source link

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Singapore 

Baby abandoned in plastic bag in Vietnam gets medical help in Singapore, Singapore News

She turned a month old today (April 24), but little Trieu Hoai An has had a difficult life. Shortly after she was born, the baby was abandoned in a plastic bag that was left hanging on a tree in a coffee plantation. Hoai An was on the brink of death when she was discovered by a farmer on March 29, Lianhe Wanbao reported. Maggots were crawling all over her tiny body. She had a visible wound on her head, and her skin was scratched and sunburnt. The farmer took her to…

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Singapore 

2 car passengers arrested after CCK accident: Men allegedly seen with baby and knife, driver MIA, Singapore News

An accident involving a car and a taxi on Monday (March 25) led to the arrest of two men after they were reportedly seen with a knife and a 20-month-old baby. In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the collision along Choa Chu Kang Drive towards Teck Whye Lane at 12.25am. Two passengers from the car, aged 21 and 47, were conscious when conveyed to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. Both men were subsequently arrested in relation to the case. A 20-month-old boy was…

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Singapore 

Baby ‘dumped’ by S’pore couple in Taiwan: Forensic test finds child was born alive, sources say, Singapore News

TAIPEI – A baby girl allegedly dumped by a Singaporean couple in central Taipei was alive at birth, Taiwanese media reported on Monday (March 25). However, according to Taiwanese newspaper China Times, forensic researchers are still investigating the cause of the baby’s death and their report has not been released. The Taiwanese authorities may approach Singapore for help with the investigations upon receiving the report, the newspaper said. The body, with the placenta and umbilical cord still intact, was found on Feb 26 wrapped in a garbage bag by a…

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Singapore 

British couple in Singapore looking to crowdfund S$250,000 to return home with premature baby, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A British couple are looking to raise more than £140,000 (S$250,000) to take their baby, who was born prematurely in Singapore, home to the UK. Ms Chloe Wilkinson and her partner, Mr Patraic Walsh-Kavanagh, had been in Singapore for a two-day layover on their way home from Australia when she went into labour on Feb 19, BBC reported. The 30-year-old was 24 weeks pregnant when she was rushed to the hospital. Their baby Lorcan was born on Feb 26, weighing just 0.86kg. According to the BBC, the couple…

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Singapore 

S’porean couple ‘dumps’ baby in Taiwan: Post-mortem to determine if infant died before or after birth, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The authorities in Taiwan are determining whether the female infant allegedly dumped by a Singaporean couple in central Taipei was dead or alive at birth. According to Taiwan media reports, an autopsy was conducted on the baby on Tuesday (March 5) to extract samples for forensic tests to determine the infant’s cause of death and whether she died before or after birth. The samples include parts of the air sacs inside the lungs, to determine whether the baby had taken a breath after she was delivered, reported Apple…

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