The KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) has debunked rumours circulating online that the hospital is charging parents an additional $15 to ensure they bring the right baby home. -- ST FILE PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
In this picture that was initially published in Shin Min Daily News, a group of children and parents appear to be burning textbooks following the recent PSLE. The photo later made its rounds on Facebook, sparking complaints over the message it sent and the wastage of the books themselves.
Signing up your child for extra sports coaching may mean a healthier lifestyle.
But only if it’s intended to help develop your child’s character traits and physical conditioning, said Mr Lim Biow Chuan, chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Education.
Thomson Medical Centre is the first private hospital to set up an in-vitro fertilisation clinic in 1987. The High Court has rejected a bid by the mother of a baby born from an in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) mix-up to get those responsible to pay for raising the child. The case involves Thomson Medical, its fertility centre and two embryologists for negligence. -- ST FILE PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM
Baby Eleanor was born in September last year to Mr Eugene Ng and his wife, Mdm Feng Weiwei. Photo: One Little Owl
Singapore’s Total Fertility Rate rose to a 5-year high of 1.29 last year from 1.2 in 2011; increase highest among Chinese