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Summer lovin’

December is usually a special time of the year. As South Africans, we generally take a well-earned break and head off for some quality...

Finding your festive while pregnant

Happiness is a choice, so you can be jolly at Christmas if you want to – you are pregnant, not sick. Let’s make this...
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Travelling with kids

The holidays are around the corner (yippee!). I hope that you’ve already decided what you are going to make for Christmas pudding. One other...
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The differences between a midwife & a doula

As a doula (birth coach), I often get asked if I am a midwife. When I say I’m a doula and not a midwife,...
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Dads, remember to have your prostate checked!

As November is Prostate Awareness Month, I thought it would be a good time to share some info for the daddies. Firstly, we need...
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Sleep training – Setting the scene

The words “cry it out” jump into most parent’s minds when they hear the words “sleep training”, which is why I don’t like to...
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14 survival tips for parents with babies in the NICU

“At birth, Christopher had no heartbeat, he was not breathing, and his limp, blue body did not respond to his airway being suctioned. He...
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5 ways to help prevent the risk of prematurity

Spring and early summer are notorious times for babies jumping the gun and surprising their parents with a spontaneous early birth, all due dates...

Too soon: Premature babies

Having a prem is not something most mothers expect when they are expecting. In most cases, there is not merely a premature baby struggling...
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Tips for online shopping – especially this Black Friday

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Jingle Bells is already playing in the shopping malls. Luckily, we do not have to...