Babies are magical!

Babies are magical!

Babies are magical!  So much development happens in the first years of life, and the first 3000 days are the most important. Let have a closer look at the first year of life. As parents, the most important things you can do is provide physical touch, eye contact, and...
Why and How to Support Language Development

Why and How to Support Language Development

Language development encompasses more than saying words or sentences. Language enables children to reason, collaborate with others, solve problems, and grasp the meaning of important concepts. What’s more, the breadth of children’s vocabulary is closely related to how...
Diary of a Pregnancy: Weeks 9 and 10

Diary of a Pregnancy: Weeks 9 and 10

Week 9 : Hello little baby, I was eating cherries last night after dinner, and realised that that is how big you are already! The visit to the gynae last week was sooo special. I had to keep a full bladder (not unusual!) because they need to still do the intravaginal...
Dealing with the loss of a child

Dealing with the loss of a child

Dealing with the loss of a child is a journey that happens to so many couples. It is a subject that no one talks about enough, and the journey to recovery is arduous.  When Allison Renecke fell pregnant with her little girl in 2016, she was over-the-moon planning for...
Transitioning Back to Work After Baby

Transitioning Back to Work After Baby

The sinking feeling, the heaviness that overwhelms my heart, the nausea that engulfs the throat and creates a bottomless pit in my stomach; this is the tornado of emotion resulting from the realisation that maternity leave will soon be over and that a new reality is...