Infant care in Singapore: Baby onsen bath and brain stimulating lessons at this centre

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SINGAPORE - Sixteen-month-old Raiden Low shrieks with delight as he plays with toys in a bath at his infant-care centre.

This is no ordinary bath, however. It is a baby onsen bath customised for Akarui Early Years Learning Centre. The school worked with a Japanese hot springs expert to replicate an authentic experience - from the imported Hinoki wood bath to a filtration system that treats tap water - as well as mineral salts from a well-known onsen.

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