Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events


Past Events

25 Sep 2011
  Public Forum on Loving and Nurturing Your Family
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Time: 1.30pm to 4.00pm
Venue: KK Women's and Children's Hospital Auditorium

14 Nov 2009
  Public Forum on Health Mothers and Babies
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Time: 2pm to 5pm
Venue: KK Women's and Children's Hospital Auditorium

1-7 August 2009
  World Breastfeeding Week 2009
Theme for 2009 – “Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response. Are you ready?

a. Events @ NUH on 2 August 2009
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b. Events @ BMSG on 22 August 2009
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25 March 2009
  6th Annual General Meeting
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre (Training Centre), Level 1,
Women’s Tower
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 229899

  World Breastfeeding Week 2008 Events
2 Aug 2008
  @ Mount Alvernia
16 Aug 2008
  @ NVPC, The Giving Place @ The Central
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16 &17 Aug 2008
  @ KK Women's and Children's Hospital
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18 Aug 2008
  @ National University Hospital
19 Aug 2008
  @ Thomson Medical Centre

27 November 2007

  New Guidelines for Children’s Nutrition by Health Promotion Board,
which will recommend that all babies be exclusively breastfed for the
first six months for optimum health and development.

24 November 2007

  Breastfeeding Skills Workshop for Nurses.
    This pre-registered Workshop will cater to 60 nurses from the polyclinics, to
hone practical skills in helping mothers to breastfeed successfully.
Conducted by ABAS at KK Hospital.

Mid-November 2007

  Launching of ABAS educational video, “Breastfeed because it is
Perfect – a Guide to Breastfeeding and Baby Care”
    This video will be distributed to the maternity hospitals, polyclinics, and
private women’s and children’s clinics for the benefit of mothers and
mothers-to-be. Please request to view the video at any of these locations.

3 November 2007

  How to Manage Problems of the Mother-Child in the First Month –
a Seminarv for Medical Practitioners and other Healthcare Professionals.
    Time : 2 .00 – 4.30 pm (with Lunch, commencing at 1.00pm)
Venue : HPB Auditorium, Level 7 HPB Building
3 Second Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168937

Synopsis: Exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, and
continued breastfeeding till 2 years and beyond is the ideal nutrition for infants. This seminar will equip you with the practical aspects of managing the mother and infant during the crucial 1 month post-delivery, with the aim of holistic management of the dyad, and supporting establishment of breastfeeding.

12 October 2007

  Launch of ABAS Breastfeeding Campaign, with the distribution of Posters , Campaign pamphlets and ABAS Brochures to hospitals, polyclinics, and private women’s and children’s clinics, as well as GP clinics.

8 August 2007

  Synchronized Breastfeeding Worldwide. ABAS member
    Breastfeeding Mothers’ Support Group (Singapore) is local organizer for the Philippine initiative to set a new Guinness World Record for Simultaneous Breastfeeding in Multiple Sites on 8 Aug 2007 at 10 am Local time for sites throughout the world.

19-21 June 2007

  WHO/UNICEF Consultation on Breastfeeding protection, promotion and support in Manila. Karin Tan represented Health Promotion Board; Dr Chua Mei Chien and Cynthia Pang represented ABAS.

26 May 2007

  Breastfeeding Management Workshop for 62 polyclinic nurses.

22 June 2006

  Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Talks
    HDB Staff : “Breastfeeding & Working”

20 – 27 April 2006

  Dr Jack Newman’s Lecture Visit
    Dr Jack Newman of Toronto, Canada, eminent paediatrician and author of “The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book”, was in Singapore for a lecture visit in April. Most of his schedule was to address healthcare professionals and share his practical expertise in helping mums and babies succeed in breastfeeding. He also spoke at a Public Forum on 23 April 2006. Reports on his visit, and some of Dr Jack Newman’s materials can be accessed on the page, Dr Jack Newman’s Visit.
  • Dr Jack Newman's Handouts


      Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Talks
    26 Apr 2006   Land Transport Authority : “Feeding Your Baby Right in the First Year”
    13 Mar 2006   DSTA Staff : “Feeding Yours Baby Right in the First Year”
    07 Mar 2006   Singapore General Hospital Staff : “Feeding Your Baby Right in the First Year”
    13 Feb 2006   DSTA Staff : “Working & Breastfeeding

    27 Jan 2006

      Tan Tock Seng Hospital Staff : “Working & Breastfeeding”