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When is the best time to have a second baby? 5 important factors for you to consider.


Having a baby is one of your major decisions in life.


In this article, I will be sharing when is the best time to have a second baby and what are the important factors for you to consider before you go for a second baby.


5 important factors for you to consider before you go for a second baby


1. Have your children close in age.

6 Pros

Have a sibling and best friend.


Talk to one another.


Teach one another.



Take care of one another.


Are on the same routine or schedule.


Sleep and nap together.

Wake up together.



Bathe together.


Share similar interests.


Love the same TV shows, movies, toys and books.


Pass down bibs, toys, books and clothes when close in age and size.



1 Cons

If your first child has special needs or if he is a demanding or irritable child, he might not happily received the second baby.


You need to prepare your first child before the second baby are born.



2. Have support from your hubby and families.

You can get helps from them when you need.



3. Consider your age for maternity.

If you are under 30, you might want to have closer pregnancies.



4. Think about your finances.

Are you ready to foot the bill for one more baby?


Keep track of government policies which benefits your baby.



5. Think about your career.

If you are keen to have a career break to go for second baby and spend quality time, go ahead.


If not, second pregnancy might not be something you might want to go ahead with.



I hope all these factors will help you to consider before you go for a second baby.


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As one of the best infant care in Tampines, Nurture Infant House Tampines provides a happy and healthy learning environment for your infants to learn and grow independently.


Our infant care at Tampines have over 10 years of experience in caring for your beloved infants aged 2 months to 18 months old. Check out our Tampines infant care’s testimonials regarding the care that parents’ infants have received at Nurture Infant House.


Check out our infant care Tampines’s gallery for photos taken during activities.


If you are looking for good infant care in Tampines or preschool in Tampines or childcare in Tampines central, do consider Nurture Infant House.


Located beside our Tampines infant care is our Genesis Childcare 1989.


Boasting over 30 years of specialized experience, we have nurtured thousands of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers so if you are looking for childcare in Tampines to start your little ones in life, why not start your search by registering with us for a complimentary guided tour?


Click here to learn more about our child care centre or click here to WhatsApp us if you have any enquiries regarding our playgroup Tampines.


Lastly, would you like to visit our Nurture Infant House to find out more about our environment and setup as well as understand our operations by talking to our teachers and supervisor?



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Nurture Infant House (2 to 18 months Infants)

Blk 433 Tampines Street 43 #01-61 Singapore 520433


Genesis Childcare 1989 (Playgroup to Kindergarten 2)

Blk 433 Tampines Street 43 #01-63/65 Singapore 520433


Opening hours: Monday to Friday (7am to 7pm) & Saturday (7am to 2pm)

Public Bus services: 8 / 21 / 28 / 29 / 293


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