The Firsts with Guest Ed Relebogile Mabotja

The Firsts with Guest Ed Relebogile Mabotja

The Firsts… I’m Relebogile Mabotja. I wear many hats such as TV presenter, radio host, and executive producer to name a few. My latest and favourite role is that of Mom. I’m excited to be your guest editor this month. The past year as a first-time mother has been the...

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Nappy Rash: Prevention & Treatment

Nappy Rash: Prevention & Treatment

While it’s not a serious ailment, nappy rash can be incredibly uncomfortable for your little one. Pippa Naudé tells us  how to treat it quickly and effectively. According to UK National Health Service statistics, up to a third of babies and toddlers in nappies develop...

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The Role of Dad in Bringing up Baby

The Role of Dad in Bringing up Baby

When a new baby enters the household, his or her parents’ lives shift irrevocably as their values and priorities reshuffle around the new precious family member. Moms have a specific role in bringing up baby which begins with conception and runs throughout their...

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5 reasons your baby is resisting their nap

5 reasons your baby is resisting their nap

It’s incomprehensible to any parent that a child should resist sleep, and yet they do. Sleep Expert Nicci Proome looks at why your baby might be refusing to nap. We have all there as a mum, dad or caregiver: walking up and down the halls, bouncing on the exercise...

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When to visit the doctor

When to visit the doctor

Worried about how to know when your baby needs to see or doctor, or if you can treat that sniffle yourself? Registered nurse and midwife, and owner of Bumps & Bundles of Joy Baby and Family Clinic, Louise Archery tells us what to look out for. Infants are more...

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All wrapped up: The art of swaddling your baby

All wrapped up: The art of swaddling your baby

Infant stimulation specialist Nicci Proome explores swaddling as an effective way to calm restless or flailing babies and to help you gently restore some tranquillity to early motherhood. For centuries the ancient art of swaddling has proven a most effective tool in...

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Understanding Colic

Understanding Colic

The inconsolable cry of a colicky baby can leave parents desperate. While its cause is still something of a conundrum, there are treatment options that can alleviate some of your baby’s symptoms and also offer you the support you need to feel less isolated and...

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