26 Feb '12, 3am

Young Korean mums see strollers as status symbol: Strollers are No.1 on my baby shower list," said a mother-to-b...

By Cho Chung-un The Korea Herald/Asia News Network Sunday, Feb 26, 2012 Oh Soo-hyun, a 31-year-old mother in Seoul, never stops looking at her smartphone while breastfeeding her two-month-old son. "There are many things to buy for a newborn, but I still don't know what is the best for him. So I keep reading reviews of products recommended by moms on blogs and online cafes," she said. From baby facial creams to detergents imported from Europe, North America and Japan, Oh said there are so many products that she has to choose ? and to fulfill her satisfaction that she has done something special for her child. "I want to buy organic products that are said to be environment-friendly and better for kids. Prices are 3-4 times more expensive than those made in Korea. But I can't help it," she said. She frequently visits two online cafs - "Momsholic" (cafe.naver.com/imsanbu.cafe) ...

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