Tea with Breastmilk: Breastfeeding & PP Mental Wellness Forum by BMSG (SG)

The Breastfeeding Mothers’ Support Group (Singapore) will be organizing a tea forum this coming November to discuss mental health for breastfeeding mothers especially during the postpartum period.
Date: 28 November 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 2.00 – 4.00 PM
Venue: ONLINE via ZOOM (link will be emailed to you a few days before the event)
A team of experts from KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital and Clarity Singapore will also be presenting some pointers and tips for mothers who need to seek help to cope with mental stress and anxiety during postpartum.
Presentation 1 (KKH):
‘Postnatal Depression: What is it & What can We Do?’
Presentation 2 (Clarity Singapore):
‘Postnatal Wellness- Enhancing Awareness and Support’
BMSG will also be sharing about the stress and pressures that breastfeeding mothers face during the early days of postpartum.
We will also have a Q&A segment moderated by BMSG with our team of panelists from KKH and Clarity Singapore comprising of:
Dr Elizabeth Siak, Consultant Psychiatrist, KKH
Ms Jintana Tang, Senior Clinical Counsellor, KKH
Cindy Khong & Joyce Charley, Counsellors in Mental Health, Clarity Singapore
The forum is open to the public; we strongly encourage mothers, family members and breastfeeding supporters to attend.
Do note that admission is FREE!

Working Parents’ Dialogue – With MP Louis Ng x BMSG Singapore

by Member of Parliament Mr Louis Ng & BMSG (Singapore)⁠

Dear Parents, ⁠

Member of Parliament Mr Louis Ng is keen to understand the experiences of working parents in Singapore, especially with the changing face of the workforce in the face of COVID-19. ⁠

Mr Ng will be conducting a public dialogue as part of his and his team’s efforts to propose recommendations to strengthen policies with regards to hiring practices for working parents. The Breastfeeding Mothers’ Support Group (Singapore) will also be encouraging discussions about policies that can support breastfeeding mothers and families at the workplace during the dialogue.⁠

Date: 6 September 2020 (Sunday)⁠
Time: 11AM – 12PM (Please enter the Zoom session by 10.50AM)⁠

We hope to hear from you on your experiences applying for jobs as a working parent, and issues or difficulties that you may have faced as a working parent. Your participation in this dialogue will help provide valuable input on suggested recommendations, and your response will remain anonymous.⁠

RSVP here: http://bit.ly/parentsdialogue (link in bio)⁠