Outgrowing onesies

Outgrowing onesies

They grow up so fast, don’t they? Mommy Blogger Nikita Camacho (AKA Hearts in her shoes) reminds us to cherish each moment. “Mommy does this fit me?” After a pull and tug of last season’s top, the cuff of the sleeve sits 2cm above her wrist. I can almost hear the...

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The first 100 days after birth

The first 100 days after birth

A new baby is an exciting event, but it also comes with a great deal of uncertainty as you take your little bundle home and have to take care of their every need. Doula Donna Bland has some advice for brand new parents. Becoming a parent is one of the most exciting...

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5 Myths about babies’ vision debunked

5 Myths about babies’ vision debunked

When it comes to healthcare for our kids it’s easy to become overwhelmed, writes optometrist Chantelle Brits. This article fact-checks five common myths about babies and visioncare. Babies don’t need their eyes checked Untrue. A paediatrician will check for visual...

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How to pump like a pro

How to pump like a pro

Pumping your breast milk doesn’t have to be fraught with frustration. Dietician and lactation consultant Carey Haupt shares some tips to make the job easier. Whether you are expressing milk for a baby in NICU, or at work, or just to quickly go to the shops, no one...

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How to wean your baby

How to wean your baby

Dietitian Megan Pentz-Kluyts outlines the different ways you can get your baby to start eating solids. When the time comes to wean your baby onto solids (from six months old and onwards), there are various methods that can help your little one to learn about the...

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Friendships & babies: A balancing act

Friendships & babies: A balancing act

Clinical psychologist and mom of two Dr Jó-Marié Bothma talks about how having a baby can affect your circle of friends, with both losses and gains, but hopefully also some valuable steadfast friendships. Once you become a parent, you need your friends more than ever....

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