SmartParents Buyer's Guides

Gotta get some baby barang or some kiddy kits? We’ve checked in with the experts (you!) to sift out only the best for junior.

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BUYER’S GUIDE Best stocking stuffers for toddlers that are under $10 [Photo Gallery]
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Christmas stocking stuffers are always fun – especially for little ones who love unwrapping small presents. However, it may not always be that jolly for adults who have to wrack their brains to come up with interesting items that are also small in size. Instead of resorting to a boring toothbrush or sinful sweets and chocolates, this year we bring you a list of small and simple gifts that will really make a toddler feel excited about the yuletide season. Oh, did we mention these items are all $10 or less? That got your attention didn’t it? Scroll through the photo gallery for some sweet, yet cheap stocking stuffers that’ll truly make junior’s holiday season an awesome one. Main photo: iStock ​​​​​​​

Fun stocking stuffers, that aren’t candy, but still cheap? Take our money already! Read more here.

BUYER’S GUIDE 6 items that’ll help junior ace the exams [Photo Gallery]
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Junior will need all the help out there, so that he’ll have impressive exam results. Here are several products that should put him ahead of the competition! Read more here.

BUYER'S GUIDE 8 sexy products that’ll spice things up in bed [Photo Gallery]

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With these little perk-me-ups, there’s no way things will get dull under those sheets … Read more here…

BUYER’S GUIDE 9 breast pads nursing mums love

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Staying dry inside your bra means feeling comfortable when you’re nursing. So, get the right breast pad to prevent leaks! Read more here… 

BUYER’S GUIDE 7 best nursing covers for breastfeeding mums 

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Breastfeeding is a breeze with these stylish nursing shawls! Read more here

BUYER’S GUIDE 7 helpful pregnancy sleep aids 

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Calling all mums-to-be, say so long to sleepless nights with these great gets! Read more here.

BUYER’S GUIDE Best disposable tape diapers for your baby

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Get the price per piece ― and deets ― on the most comfortable and absorbent disposable tape diapers in the market. Read more here… 

BUYER’S GUIDE Best sleep sacks for babies

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Sleep sacks are blankets your baby “wears”, so they’ll snooze safely without needing any bedding. We recommend nifty ones. Read more here… 

BUYER’S GUIDE 9 products to make pregnancy easier

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These pregnancy items will help you sail through those nine months. Read more here...

BUYER’S GUIDE 8 online stores that sell ethnic costumes 

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Where to get traditional costumes for your cutie’s Racial Harmony Day celebration or for a fun dress-up occasion! Read more here

BUYER’S GUIDE 8 must-have accessories for family cars 

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Perfect for long road trips or quick drives to the store, these nifty car accessories will make travelling with little ones a lot easier. Read more here

BUYER’S GUIDE Best baby high chairs 

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Let bubba join you at the dinner table with a functional and eye-catching high chair. Read more here.

BUYER’S GUIDE Best jogging strollers for active parents 

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Turn routine exercise into a bonding opp by running with your little one! Read more here.

BUYER’S GUIDE Best lightweight strollers for Singapore

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Bubba and you will be the envy of everyone when you roll up in these stroll-big, fold-small rides. Read more here.

BUYER’S GUIDE Best pregnancy test kits      
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Taking that first home pregnancy test is exciting ― it’s the first sign you’re growing a baby! Try these. Read more here...  

BUYER’S GUIDE 11 swim essentials for your tot
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A dip in the pool or at the beach can give you and junior some much needed respite from the heat. Help your kiddo stay safe with the right gear! Read more here… 

BUYER’S GUIDE 6 super-cool smart home gadgets
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Turn your humble abode into a smart home with these state-of-the-art home appliances.
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BUYER’S GUIDE 7 great sleepsuits for babies

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Trying to figure out what is the best sleepwear for your baby? We have suggestions for you! Read more here.

BUYER’S GUIDE 8 must-have travel essentials for babies

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Ensure your next vacay with bubba is a breeze with these travel essentials! Read more here

BUYER’S GUIDE Must-have baby sleep aids for every parent 

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Has bub’s refusal to nod off left you frantic? Try these simple tweaks to send your sweetie off to la-la-land in a snap! Read more here.

BUYER’S GUIDE 8 must-have toddler feeding tools 

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Weaning essentials that make mealtimes fun and cleanup a breeze? We have winners! Read more here

BUYER’S GUIDE Best baby swaddles 
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Get your baby sleeping well in no time – swaddle him! We’ve got some fantastic options for you. Read more here...

BUYER’S GUIDE Best family-friendly cars of 2017 
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Families come in all shapes and sizes, so it’s always a challenge to find the perfect “fam mobile” that can haul everyone and everything around ― fur kids and barang barang included. At same time, securing a comfy and safe ride is of paramount importance. Read more here… 

BUYER’S GUIDE 8 time-saving kitchen gadgets for parents BUYER'S GUIDE 8 time-saving kitchen appliances for parents
If you’ve only got a small window of time to prep your meals daily, you’ll love these nifty kitchen gets that will cut your cooking time. Read more here

BUYER’S GUIDE 10 must-read books for your mini-me

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Here are 10 classic children’s books that are guaranteed to make a success of your before-bedtime reading sessions with junior…plus, spark your little one’s interest in reading! Read more here

BUYER’S GUIDE Top cooler bags for pumping mums
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If you’re a pump-at-work mum, you’ll need a reliable cooler bag to transport expressed breastmilk from your workplace to your home.  Check out our top picks! Read more here… 

BUYER’S GUIDE Best sensory toys for your tot

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Boost your peewee’s motor and cognitive skills even as you help him explore the world around him with these sensory playthings… Read more here

BUYER’S GUIDE 6 best backpacks for junior

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School is in session ― have you gotten your kiddo a bag that does a first-rate job? You know what we mean ― does his backpack keep his bits and pieces in place, while ensuring that junior doesn’t strain his back or shoulders? Read more here… 

BUYER’S GUIDE 7 terrific toothbrushes for tots

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You should start brushing baby’s teeth and gums even before his milk teeth start to appear. We rounded up a few of our faves, so that you can put your little one well on the road to great dental health! Read more here...

BUYER’S GUIDE 6 effective postnatal hair loss shampoos

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If your hair is falling out in clumps post-delivery, you could be experiencing postnatal hair loss, which is completely normal. Get help maintaining your mane with these hair purifiers…

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BUYER'S GUIDE 9 best role-playing toys for toddlers
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Spark your tot’s imagination, plus develop his creativity and communication skills ― introduce him to a world of pretend play with these amazing toys…

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BUYER’S GUIDE 8 Best baby snacks
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Hone your munchkin’s delicate taste buds and pincer grasp skills with these yummy and nutritious baby snacks!

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BUYER’S GUIDE Best sheet masks for busy mums 
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From Chrissy Teigen and Adele to even Chris Pratt, every Hollywood celebrity these days is jumping on the sheet mask selfie bandwagon. These folks have just discovered what we, on this side of the hemisphere, have known for some time ― sheet masks are a godsend for any time-strapped person who yearns to give their complexion a little boost… Read more here…

BUYER’S GUIDE Best pregnancy-safe beauty buys
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Even if you’re beyond exhausted, these pregnancy-safe beauty products will make you look like a million bucks!

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BUYER’S GUIDE 7 Best baby food pouches
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Grab one of these handy good-to-go food pouches to stave off your sweetie’s hunger pangs when you’re on the move!

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Your tyke has an insatiable thirst to explore. Keep them away from the dangers lurking around your house with these safety products! 

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BUYER'S GUIDE Top 10 family board games
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Kids spending too much time stuck to various screens? Introduce them to card or board games for some family fun!

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BUYER’S GUIDE Car seats for babies to tots (below 90cm) Flip through our gallery or swipe left for more
If you think that belting up with little bubba on your lap is safe enough, think again. The Automobile Association of Singapore issued a grim reminder: When a car travelling at just 50kmh hits an object and stops, an unrestrained kid is thrown forward with a force that’s 30 times his body weight (assuming an average of 10kg for a newborn, the force will be more three baby elephants)! The adult could also be flung forward, hitting that child and crushing them further! The American Academy of Pediatrics urges parents to use rear-facing car seats for children two years and below (roughly up to the height of about 90cm). Forward-facing seats with child harnesses are better suited to toddlers and preschoolers — and we have a story upcoming about that. Booster seats — which can come with or without a harness — are for school-aged children. Once bubba’s above 1.35m, the adult seat belts should serve well enough. Installation of car seats are mandated by law not according to the child’s age but by height. So long as kewpie’s below 1.35m, they will need to be seated in an age-, height-, and weight-appropriate child restraint. So be sure to check out the specifications of these seats before buying them. As the driver, if any of your passengers are caught flouting the rule, you may face a fine of up to $120 with three demerit points to your name — the same applies to adult passengers who are travelling without the use of their seatbelts. There are also combination (sometimes called convertible) seats available on the market. These seats that can be used from birth — rear-facing first, then forward facing until they are 4 to 12 years old. Although these tend to be expensive, you can use them for much longer. Make sure that your properly installed car seat does not move or slide around. Newer car seats may come with the ISOFix feature that requires your car to have ISO-brackets and a tether strap. While ISO-brackets in cars are mandated by law in the UK, to date, there isn’t much call for them in Singapore. You may wish to check with your car workshops to have them installed. For our first three car seats, click next...

Protect your little one when you need to hit the road — we have both back-facing and forwards-facing car seats to check out...

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BUYER’S GUIDE Top child car and booster seats (90–135cm) Tots-BUYERS-GUIDE-Top-child-car-and-booster-seats-(above-90cm)

Strap junior into a car seat for maximum protection (plus it can help them see outside)...

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BUYER’S GUIDE 5 top baby video monitors BUYER’S GUIDE 5 top baby video monitors

This could shave valuable seconds off your response time if you need to leave baby's side and then something goes wrong...

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BUYER’S GUIDE Best play mats for your baby Flip through our gallery or swipe left for more
Getting plenty of floor time is important for your baby’s development. Babies need time both on their tummies and on their backs, so that they can develop their neck and abdominal strength. These muscles are essential for your peewee to eventually roll over, sit up on his own and start crawling. Being on the ground also gives your baby a completely different perspective of the world and helps with his visual development and awareness of the environment around him. If you’d rather not have your baby in direct contact with the floor, a good quality play mat is one solution.  You’d want something that will cushion your little one’s falls adequately, is non-toxic, easy to clean, and of course, that fits into your home’s aesthetic. So, whatever your budget may be, scroll through our choice picks and get down with bubba!

Bubba needs tummy time, so protect them from cold, hard floors with these cute and comfy mats...

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BUYER’S GUIDE 12 milk bottles mums like 12 milk bottles mums like

Looking for good milk bottles? SmartParents has collected some of the best available in Singapore...

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