Creating a safe space for baby’s first days Françoise Harrison, Paediatric Occupational Therapist Most new prospective moms and dads are terribly excited about the prospect of the arrival of their new baby. They excitedly prepare the baby’s crib, room, clothing toys and other baby necessities. The plan and prepare for the birth. While a birthing […]
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Life is full of choices, and sometimes we make some of the most important ones without realising that we are doing so. This is the case when it comes to giving birth. While there are many birth options in South Africa, you should know that your whole birth plan is in the hands of your […]
Because one’s immune system is suppressed during pregnancy you are more vulnerable to common viral infections, including cold and flu viruses. Many pregnant women also suffer from hay fever and sinus. Whichever way, it is highly likely that you will somewhere in your pregnancy encounter a sore throat, runny nose and a cough. And where […]
Introducing your baby to solid foods is an exciting process. Seeing them discover their favourites tastes and pulling faces at the rest will make any parent’s heart go mush. However, introducing solids is also a topic that causes much anxiety for parents. One of the reasons is because of all the contradicting information they receive. Sometimes […]
Ahh, life with a new baby. What would any new mom not give for some sort of user-manual to help her make sense of the seemingly ever-changing needs of a newborn. Humans have been having babies for thousands of years. And yet, it is you and your baby’s first time, and it may seem to […]
2020 and the Covid19 pandemic has proven yet again that you do not know what you do not know. At the beginning of this year, we were faced by a virus that we knew very little about. In the past 10 months, we have learned a lot about its transmission, symptoms, treatment and outcomes. But […]
There is nothing enjoyable about sitting with a screaming baby for hours on end. Let us first make it very clear. Having a colicky baby is not what you envisioned when you planned your baby room and dreamed of your baby’s soft skin and sweet-smelling head. A red scrunched-up face and wails that wakes the […]
We know that you are probably cringing at the thought of talking to your toddler about sex. Parents tend to view sex education as one big talk that shares the basics, somewhere closer to the onset of puberty, never to be repeated. But the truth is that children start discovering and wondering about their bodies […]
How long should you breastfeed your baby? This is a common question, and or course a personal choice. The World Health Organisation recommends breastfeeding until the age of two years. But perhaps you are still enjoying your breastfeeding journey. You may be wondering if there are any benefits to breastfeeding beyond two years? The good […]
So far, 2020 hasn’t been the best year, on many levels. We need not say more. One of the things parents complain about most is coping with their kids at home. It’s really difficult to care for and entertain small children while you as the parent is desperately trying to get some work done in-between. […]