Letting go of “perfect”

Letting go of “perfect”

Mother guilt is a real thing. There are countless articles (and Pinterest quotes) that tell us to stop being so hard on ourselves and to let go of the guilt. If only it were so easy, writes guest editor Bailey Schneider. If you’ve ever wondered if you’re a good mom,...
What to Dou-la! Why choose a doula

What to Dou-la! Why choose a doula

Giving birth can be a frightening prospect, especially if you’re single. Romy Titus talks about her decision to use a doula. In July 2016, I realised that I would be expecting my first child. I was 35 at the time: a go-getter, career driven, goal oriented individual....
The facts about IVF

The facts about IVF

Fertility treatment can be bewildering. Dr Jo-Marie Bothma, clinical psychologist and play therapist chatted to obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Casandra Pillay about in vitro fertilisation. Thousands of couples and individuals are affected by infertility. It is...
Raising a bilingual child

Raising a bilingual child

If you live in a household where more than one language is spoken, speech and language therapist Rhoda Naidoo has some tips on raising a billingual child. Becoming a parent comes with many new challenges and many checklists, and language stimulation seems to be one of...
Celebrating milestones with NESTLÉ® NANKID® 4

Celebrating milestones with NESTLÉ® NANKID® 4

Mom! Look! Children get just as excited about learning a new skill as parents do. Children’s early experiences shape their development and new skills are built on earlier ones. Every new skill helps to build a strong foundation for future skills Brain development...