Labour and Birth

Banking on your baby’s blood: private or public?

26 November 2012 | 12:20 pm
Making decisions for your baby's future is difficult.

Banking umbilical cord blood is a growing trend as the stem cells umbilical cord blood contains are proving to successfully treat a wide range of severe diseases and disorders and there is even more hope for future uses of these stem cells. Many parents who have decided to bank their baby’s cord blood are faced […]

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Umbilical cord blood banking

26 November 2012 | 12:01 pm
umbilical cord blood ha slife saving stem cells

Banking umbilical cord blood is a growing trend as the stem cells umbilical cord blood contains are proving to successfully treat a wide range of severe diseases and disorders and there is even more hope for future uses of these stem cells. However, the use of umbilical cord blood and its stem cells is still […]

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Careful nesting

15 November 2012 | 12:40 pm
cleaning when pregnant

Nesting is a safe pregnancy symptom to embrace, however you must be careful when doing it. Here are a few tips to follow during your nesting processin order to protect you and your baby’s health: Wear rubber gloves. This protects your skin from the cleaning products you will be using. Clean in well-ventilated areas. There’s […]

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Pre-birth to do list

15 November 2012 | 12:30 pm
birth preparations

Before your baby’s arrival there are a lot of little tasks you have probably noticed you need to do. And if you’re lucky, you’ve probably begun nesting, which means you can’t wait to get started ticking things off of that to do list. We’ve written one to get you started. Get cooking. Once your baby […]

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Baby extras shopping list

28 September 2012 | 8:40 am
buying for your baby's nursery

Every other shopping list we have provided you with has included the essentials you need to buy for your baby. However, many parents go that extra mile and buy some extra items that can be useful, save time or just add a little something to their baby nursery. Below you can find a list with […]

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Baby miscellaneous shopping list

27 September 2012 | 4:04 pm
baby girl looking at camera

This shopping list includes all of the bits and bobs you will need for your baby which we haven’t mentioned in any of the other lists which we have given you to help you shop for your baby. This list includes nursery furniture, things you will need on the go and things your baby will […]

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Baby first aid shopping list

27 September 2012 | 3:53 pm
First aid kit filled with medicine

When it comes to your baby anything can happen. This means you must be prepared for everything, so we highly recommend getting a well-stocked first aid kit or medicine cabinet with everything you will need in case your baby becomes ill. The items we recommend for your first aid kit include: Thermometre Vaseline Infant pain […]

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Baby proofing shopping list

27 September 2012 | 3:45 pm
stairs need stair gates for baby proofing

Most parents won’t have to worry about baby proofing until their baby is about 4 months old. This means you can either get everything you need now and store it for later or you can wait until you actually need the baby proofing equipment before you buy it. Here’s a list of the baby proofing […]

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Baby bathing and grooming shopping list

25 September 2012 | 10:25 am
Baby bathing with lots of soap

Bath time is an important part of making sure your baby looks his best. Therefore, you need to make sure you have all of the tools and accessories you need to bathe and groom your baby. Below is a list of the essential bathing and grooming itemsyou will need to buy. 2 towels (hooded ones […]

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