Welcome to Mothercare

FAQ

Member

  1. How do I update my member’s information?

    To update or change your personal information, please click on 'my account' at the top of the page.

    I have forgotten my password. What should I do?

    If you have an existing account with us and have forgotten your password, please click the 'sign in / register' link at the top of the page. Under 'Sign in to your account' please enter your email address, and click 'forgotten your password?'. We will then send you an email with instructions to reset your password.

    If you don't receive your password reset email within 1 hour, please check your spam folder. If the email is not in your spam folder, please email us at online@mothercare.com.sg so we can investigate further.

  2. I can’t log in my account. What should I do?

    If you have an existing account with us and have forgotten your password, please click 'sign in / register' at the top of the page. Under 'Sign in to your account', enter your email address, then click 'forgotten your password?'. We will then send you an email with instructions to reset your password.

    If you don't receive your password reset email within 1 hour, please check your spam folder. If the email is not in your spam folder, please email us at online@mothercare.com.sg so we can investigate further.

  3. How can I remove myself from your mailing list?

    Once you've logged in, please click on 'My Account' at the top of the page. You'll see the 'family information and subscriptions' section, which will have a tick next to the emails you currently receive. Simply click on the ticks to remove them, and you'll no longer receive our emails.

    Alternatively, you can click on the 'unsubscribe' link at the bottom of all our marketing emails.

    However, if you receive snail mail or if you still require assistance to remove your details, please contact us at online@mothercare.com.sg, and we'll be delighted to look into this for you.

  4. Why should I set up a Mothercare account?

    Setting up an account with Mothercare enables you to have a more personalised experience every time you shop. Signing up with us and setting up an account means that we store your delivery address details. When you've signed up, you don't have to retype all these details every time you order. You can also choose to receive our marketing communications, which include promotions and new product launches.

  5. If I have accumulated more than $300 of spending on Mothercare online or offline, will I qualify for the Baby&Me VIP Membership?

    Yes, you will qualify for the Baby & Me VIP Membership. Please note that it takes 24 hours for an offline membership to become active online.

 

Delivery Questions

  1. What are your shipping rates?

    Please kindly visit our Delivery Policy for detailed information.

  2. How can I track my order?

    Please visit our Delivery Policy for tracking instructions.

  3. Do you deliver overseas?

    Sorry, we do not offer international shipment.

  4. Can I change my delivery address after I have made an order?

    Yes, please call us at 6692 9680 or email us at online@mothercare.com.sg and we will sort things out. If an order has been released to the courier company (usually within 24 hours of your order), it is not possible for us to change the delivery address.

  5. Why have I not received my order?

    If your order has not been delivered by the promised delivery lead time, please email us at online@mothercare.com.sg.

  6. What if no one is at home to receive the package?

    If orders are undelivered during the first try, our courier will contact you to arrange another delivery attempt. We will attempt delivery up to 3 times before returning your order to the warehouse. If you require additional delivery after that, another round of courier fees will have to be charged.

  7. Can I ship to an address that is different from my billing address?

    Yes, that option is available during your checkout process.

  8. What do the order statuses in my account mean?

    1. Pending - we are verifying your order.
    2. Processing - we are picking your order in our warehouse.
    3. Despatched - this order has left our warehouse and is with our courier. If you have an outstanding item on pre-order, it will show as Processing even though your other parcel has been shipped.
    4. Shipped - this order is enroute to you.
    5. Completed - you have received the order.
  9. How will Mothercare package my order? Will it be bubble-wrapped?

    It depends on the product - fragile items will be bubble-wrapped to prevent damage to the product. All items will be delivered in a box or envelope.

 

Return & Exchange & Refund

  1. What is your return/exchange/refund policy?

    Please refer to our Exchange policy

  2. I have received an incorrect/missing/defective item in my order, what should I do?

    We apologise for your incorrect/missing/defective item. Please email online@mothercare.com.sg and we will get back to you as soon as we can. We will replace the item upon return, or refund you if the item is not available.

  3. Is there a cost if I decide to return my item via courier?

    If you have ordered the wrong size or colour, shipping cost back to Mothercare would be borne by the customer.

    If you receive an item which is damaged or defective, Mothercare is happy to replace the product at our cost. The damaged item has to be returned. If you prefer not to replace it, we will refund you the balance after delivery charges.

  4. Can I exchange the product at a Mothercare store?

    Exchanges can be done at any Mothercare store for an online order - for a smooth experience, kindly email us at online@mothercare.com.sg for us to arrange the exchange. Currently, our ELC stores do not support exchanges for online purchases.

  5. I returned some products but I have yet to receive my refund. Why?

    Our refunds are processed when your items arrive back at our warehouse. Please allow 10 working days for the refund to be processed.

    In the unlikely event that you haven't received your refund within this time, please contact our customer care team by phone on 6692 9690, from 9am - 6pm Mondays - Fridays, or email us at online@mothercare.com.sg and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

  6. My Mothercare item is faulty but I can’t find the receipt nor the proof of purchase, what should I do?

    You can download your invoices by logging into your account. If you are not a member, please email us with your order details, so we can pull it out for you.

 

Orders & Payment

  1. Can I call to place an order?

    We don’t accept phone orders, but if you can’t find an item, our customer service representative can assist you. Please contact our customer care team by phone on 6692 9690, from 9am - 6pm Mondays - Fridays, or email us at online@mothercare.com.sg. For security purposes, we are unable to check-out the order over the phone for you.

  2. Can I place my order online and collect it in Mothercare or ELC stores?

    Sorry, we don’t offer this option for now.

  3. How do I know if my online order has been successful?

    When you place an order on our website, you will receive an email containing your order and invoice.

  4. How can I amend or cancel my order?

    We are unable to amend existing orders once they have been placed. Please cancel your current order and place a new one. You have a 2-hour window to cancel your order.

    You can cancel your order by visiting your account online. Click on 'my account' at the top of the page. If your order status is ‘processing’, your shipment is being prepared and you will not be able to cancel. We usually process all orders within 24 hours.

    Alternatively, to cancel, please contact our customer care team by phone on 6692 9690 from 9am - 6pm Monday - Friday.

  5. How do I pay you?

    We accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express, JCB and Paypal.

  6. Why has my order been cancelled?

    We apologise that your order has been cancelled, the reasons for cancellation are normally due to a payment problem, stock issue or due to a technical error on our website. Please contact us via email at online@mothercare.com.sg or call us on on 6692 9690 from 9am - 6pm Monday - Friday.

  7. Can I use my gift vouchers (paper) or e-voucher on your website?

    Currently, physical vouchers are only for our offline stores. The new member $5 voucher can be used either on or off line. We're working to make gift vouchers available online soon!

  8. Why has my order been refunded?

    Please accept our apologies if this has caused any confusion. If you have any further questions about this refund, please contact us at online@mothercare.com.sg.

  9. What is the ‘Card Validation Code’ I’ve been asked for during my purchase?

    The Card Validation Code (CVC) is the last three small numbers printed on the back of your credit or debit card. Turn your card over, and look at the signature strip. You will see some printed numbers. The last three digits are separated from the others by a space. These last three digits is your Card Validation Code.

  10. How do I use a promotion code?

    In order to claim an online discount you will need to enter a promotion code on the final payment page.

    • When you go to the checkout, underneath your order summary is a box which allows you to enter your promotion code. Click apply and your discount will be applied to your order.
    • If there is a promotion such as 'buy 1 get 1 free' your total basket will show the full amount until you get to the checkout.
  11. Why is my promotion/voucher code not working?

    Each promotion code has its own terms and conditions, printed in our offer email. For full details, please refer to the terms and conditions on your promotional voucher or promotional email you have received.Some specific products, such as nett priced item, may be excluded from promotion.

    The most common reasons for promotion codes not working are: expired codes, non eligible products or not hitting promotion requirements. Please note that promotion codes are case-sensitive. If you are experiencing any problems applying your promotion code, please contact us at online@mothercare.com.sg.

  12. I do not have a Paypal account nor a credit/debit card. Can I pay via bank transfer/cash deposit/cash via mail?

    We are sorry that we do not offer that option.

  13. How do I make an order? (Step-by-step guide)

    Select the product you want, enter the quantity you need, and click “add to basket”. Click on the “shopping cart” at the top right hand - your full shopping basket will be displayed. Click on “check-out” at the bottom of the page. This will bring you to check-out form - you would need to enter in details such as billing, delivery and payment details.

  14. Can I change my shipping address?

    You may update your address book by clicking the 'my account' link at the top of the page and selecting 'address book', from here you can add, remove and amend your addresses. If you have already placed an order, changes will not alter the delivery details of your existing order.

  15. Can I make use of Mothercare's Installment Payment Plan (IPP) for online purchases?

    Installment Payment Plan is not available for online purchases at the moment.

Gift Registry

  1. How can I create a gift registry?

    To know more about gift registry, please refer to our Gift Registry FAQ page.

Product Enquiry

  1. How do I enquire about a product?

    Please email customercare@mothercare.com.sg.

  2. What is the Mothercare Guarantee on Pushchairs, Strollers and Car Seats?

    Please see the product's description for warranty information.

Others Questions

  1. Do you offer home assembly service?

    Yes, we do offer home assembly service. All large items exceeding $150 come with free assembly.

  2. Where can I buy Mothercare vouchers?

    They are available at any of our physical stores, and are only for offline purchases. For store locations, click here.

  3. How safe is my personal information when I become a member?

    The security of your personal information is our utmost priority at Mothercare. Members’ data will never be sold to or shared with third-party marketers without your permission. For more information, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

  4. How do I contact you?

    You can contact our customer service team.
    Hotline: +65 6692 9680
    Email: customercare@mothercare.com.sg

    Our customer service hotline operates from:
    Monday to Friday (9am to 6pm).
    Closed on Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

  5. How do you prevent fraud on your website?

    Our merchant bank is in accordance with the PCI DSS security standard of the PCI Standard Council. All payments undergo comprehensive risk management verification, such as 3D secure, and are processed in real time.

 

Membership (Baby & Me club)

  1. How do I sign up to be a Baby & Me Club VIP member?

    To qualify as a VIP member, simply spend $300 within 3 months in a single receipt or multiple receipts.

    Both online and offline receipts are valid.

  2. How long is the VIP membership valid for?

    The VIP membership is valid for 1 year, within which, a minimum spend of $300 a year is required to renew the VIP membership for the following year.

  3. How do I accumulate my purchases?

    In physical stores, simply quote your NRIC to accumulate your purchases. For online, these are automatically accumulated. Please note there is a 24-hour lag to update your purchase across off and online.

  4. If I buy more than $300 worth of products in one go, can I become a VIP member immediately?

    Yes, this is possible both on and offline.

  5. How can I activate my VIP membership if I purchase more than $300 both on and offline?

    • If your offline spending has been recorded to your membership, and you have an online account, you will automatically be upgraded within 24 hours.
    • If your offline spending is not recorded to your membership, please go to any Mothercare or ELC stores with all receipts to get your VIP membership activated.
    • If your online spending is not tied to an online account, please go to any Mothercare or ELC stores with all receipts to get your VIP membership activated.
  6. How do I check my membership expiry date and current spend till date?

    Please log-on to your account on this website. Please note there is a 24-hour lag to update your purchase across off and online.

  7. Why is it that my child has not received his birthday privilege email from Mothercare/ELC?

    Do email us at members@mothercare.com.sg if your child has not received his birthday privilege email from us during his birthday month. To ensure that you receive up-to-date information and promotion updates, please remember to update your details in your account. (Eg. change in address, additional child’s birthday). You can use your birthday privileges online from 1st April 2016!

  8. What are the benefits of membership?

    Please kindly visit our Baby & Me club page