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Singapore: High expectations vs children’s health - what doctors need to know
 

Singapore: High expectations vs children’s health - what doctors need to know

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A widespread belief of Singaporean parents is that good grades are important in school, and parents might feel the pressure to help their children excel so that they can have a good life ahead. However, such high expectations could negatively impact the child in the long-term, maybe even fatally.
 
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18 Dec 2016 - General
 
It is really crucial for parents to determine how to encourage their child without making it seem like they are pressuring them. Having a high IQ should never be the goal, especially if other domains of mental health suffers to compensate for that. Chih Chiang Nieh Starting caffeine at such an early age is unhealthy and should definitely be discouraged. Personally, I only started drinking coffee when I was in ...
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The health of young children is particularly crucial, as they are the future generation that will lead Singapore, and there is a need to constantly look into their welfare to prevent tragic incidents from happening again. However, it also signifies that society has learnt to accept a more conscious form of bringing up a child. Research proves that taking advantage of social support systems benefit a child’s progress greatly, and the saying, ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ could not be more...
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