What is Lights Camera Baby?

South Africa’s most trusted parenting brand, MamaMagic, has extended their reach to create a space where credible voices within the medical, parenting and baby-verse can relay their expertise to parents and parents-to-be in a brand new online talkshow, Lights Camera Baby. From analysing “what to expect when you’re expecting,” to the various forms of labour; from the magical golden hour after birth to moms mental and emotional health, Lights Camera Baby provides guided solutions from Obstetricians, Gynaecologists, Paediatricians, Lactation Consultants, Midwives and of course, our community of moms. With the charismatic Mommy Influencer, Linda Mtoba as our host, this new series that was created in partnership with Huggies will answer many of the questions that new moms and dads have weighing on their minds.

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The first episode of Lights Camera Baby will launch 9 January 2021. Catch all-new episodes every Saturday! Subscribe to the MamaMagic YouTube Channel to be the first to be notified when a new episode is released. Follow MamaMagic on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for more updates.

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LATEST EPISODE

Episode 3
Lights Camera Baby|The Golden Hour | Skin-to-Skin

The world of science stands in awe of the magical golden hour after birth. These 60 minutes are so much more than mom holding her baby, it is the magical period when mom and baby create their bond. Midwife and lactation consultant, Lilo Mthembu and “doula with a sense of humour,” Romy Titus explains how crucial skin-to-skin is for mom and dad. Childbirth educator Lynne Bluff unpacks the 9 instinctive stages of skin-to-skin and the importance of these for your baby’s transition from the womb to the world.

ALL EPISODES

Episode 1
The holistic mama: Staying healthy during pregnancy

Join this jam-packed conversation focusing on maintaining a healthy pregnancy led by our host, Linda Mtoba. What’s normal? What changes can you expect physically and emotionally during your pregnancy? So much information but when it comes directly from the experts, we all feel a little bit better. Gynaecologist & Obstetrician, Dr Casandra Pillay, and Psychologist and Chairperson of the Gauteng Association of Infant Mental Health, Nicole Canin, impart information about a holistically healthy pregnancy. Fitness expert and mom-to-be, Potso Mpandawana, also weighs in on what exercise is recommended for preggy moms and what exercises to avoid.

Episode 2
The Final Stretch | The Last Trimester

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Casandra Pillay and Registered Nurse and Midwife, Sister Phindi Mashinini talk about the final stretch, yes that’s right, the last trimester during pregnancy. From the physical and mental changes during the third trimester to Braxton Hicks and real labour signs as well as the different birthing options and birth plans, host Linda Mtoba and the experts discuss all that you need to know before heading into your third trimester. Lights Camera Baby is an all-new parenting series produced by MamaMagic in association with Huggies. This new series, aimed at parents and parents-to-be, clarifies the parenting journey with regards to breastfeeding, staying healthy during pregnancy, potty training and so much more. Hosting the show is the charismatic mommy, Linda Mtoba. The first episode of Lights Camera Baby launches on Saturday, 9 January 2021 on the MamaMagic YouTube Channel with a new episode every Saturday, thereafter. So, stay tuned.

Episode 3
Lights Camera Baby|The Golden Hour | Skin-to-Skin

The world of science stands in awe of the magical golden hour after birth. These 60 minutes are so much more than mom holding her baby, it is the magical period when mom and baby create their bond. Midwife and lactation consultant, Lilo Mthembu and “doula with a sense of humour,” Romy Titus explains how crucial skin-to-skin is for mom and dad. Childbirth educator Lynne Bluff unpacks the 9 instinctive stages of skin-to-skin and the importance of these for your baby’s transition from the womb to the world.

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