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Tracy Maher, editor of BabyYumYum

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Are you pregnant? These are your rights in the workplace

Did you know that if you’re pregnant in South Africa, you have certain rights in the workplace? We look a little closer at the rights...
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Moms’ most memorable ways to announce their pregnancy

Want the most creative way to announce your pregnancy? Get inspired by these moms’ awesome announcement ideas ... Taryn Leigh Wardle gave colour-changing mugs with...
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One single mom entrepreneur shares her best business advice

Wellness coach, Luyanda Sibisi (30), turned her passion for health and fitness into a business where she helps women achieve balance in their lives....
Cute pink baby shoes for twin girls

Wow – 3 consecutive generations of twins!

Businesswoman, author and member of several boards, Jesmane Boggenpoel (46) has an identical twin sister and comes from three generations of consecutive identical female...
Excuses to get out of family gatherings

If Prince Harry & Meghan can “divorce” his family, you could do it too

There’s nothing like an announcement from a prince that he’s “stepping back” from his family to fire up the media, get Harry and Meghan...
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Ways to help you bond with your baby

From the moment you feel that first flutter of life growing inside you, you may have stirrings of an unbreakable bond developing. Most newborns...
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“I don’t have children & I’m okay with that. I think.”

Growing up, I never dreamt of being a princess bride, or having a house with two-point-five kids and a dog (although pets were always...
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Newborn reflexes & what they mean

The reflexes of a newborn are instinctive, and enable your baby to react to their environment. All healthy infants are born with the same...
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A guide to grooming your newborn

Cleaning the umbilical cord stump and cutting tiny fingernails, while learning how to care for your newborn’s eyes, nose and ears may be overwhelming...
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Baby massage: how to do it, plus all the benefits

Enough just cannot be said about the advantages of touch for your baby every day. The physical contact between a child and a parent...