From breastfeeding resources to helplines, maternity hospitals and polyclinics, here’s a list of services that daddies and mummies can tap into when they need help or a listening ear.
Counselling Hotline and WhatsApp: +65 6339 3558Website:
Lactation Services: 6225 5554 (Office hours)
For health information or advice on general health issues, call HealthLine at 1800 223 1313 to speak to the experienced Nurse Advisers.
8.30am - 5.00pm (Mondays to Fridays)8.30am - 1.00pm (Saturdays)
Please note that HPB is unable to provide personal medical or nutritional advice.
Please consult a doctor or dietician instead.
If you or anyone you know is overwhelmed with stress or anxiety, find the help you need through
Belle, the Beyond the Label helpbot. You can also use Belle to find contacts for medical services, counselling and therapy services.
Hotline: 6289 8811
Many maternity hospitals in Singapore provide antennal classes, parentcraft service and lactation consult services. Many maternity hospitals are part of the
Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) which seeks to promote and support breastfeeding for the well-being of all mothers and babies.
list of Baby Friendly Hospitals in Singapore or find out more from these maternity hospitals:
Polyclinics provide primary healthcare services to the community. They play an integral role in promoting a healthy lifestyle within the community and empowering families with the knowledge of common health issues, care and treatment options.
Contact the individual polyclinics listed on the website:https://polyclinic.singhealth.com.sg/
Contact the individual polyclinics listed on the website:https://www.nhgp.com.sg/
For information on the Baby Bonus Scheme, visit
For childcare information and services, visit
Centre for Fathering provides resources and support to empower fathers in their parenthood journey. Visit https://fathers.com.sg/ to learn more.
Visit Parent Hub, for more useful tips and guides for a healthy pregnancy.
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This article was last reviewed on
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