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UNICEF Kangaroo Care programme

Have you heard about kangaroo care?

Giving birth to a premature baby is difficult no matter what, but in a developing nation where resources and training are severely limited it is even harder for both the mother and her baby. Recognising this challenge, UNICEF (The United Nations Children’s Fund) launched a project four years ago in Malawi called Kangaroo Care. Today […]

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Mommyrexia: a scary reality

With celebrities like Miranda Kerr, Victoria Beckham and Gisele Bündchen maintaining slim figures during their pregnancies and shedding their baby weight in a few short weeks, it’s no surprise the pressure to be skinny while pregnant is increasing everyday. And now Tracy Anderson has launched The Pregnancy Project, a diet and exercise programme for pregnant […]

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Packing your diaper bag

What do I pack in my baby’s diaper bag? Your pregnancy may be over, but it seems there’s always a challenge waiting for you around the next corner. Many mothers face the daunting task of packing their baby’s diaper bag with everything they need in it, while also ensuring they can actually carry it around. […]

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Baby feeding shopping list

Feeding your baby is an important part of caring for your baby, therefore it’s important that you ensure you have everything ready for feeding your baby. Depending on how you will be feeding your baby you will need to buy different items. For this reason, you will find several lists below. One for breastfeeding, another […]

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Baby’s hospital bag

Your baby needs a hospital bag too, because even though he enters the hospital or birthing centre with everything he needs in mum’s womb, he will need some important items for after birth. Are you unsure about what exactly you should pack in your hospital bag? We know it’s not an easy task, but it […]

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Tips for your baby’s diet

Your baby’s diet can be a bit tricky to manage at times, especially since you have to be so careful about what and how you feed him. So here are a few tips that should help you master your baby’s diet during his first year. For your baby’s entire first year, breast milk and/or baby […]

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Your baby’s diet timeline

During your baby’s first yearher diet is going to go change a lot. It is important to remember that each change should be gradual and natural. Do not force your baby to eat solid foods too quickly and remember breast milk and baby formula have all of the nutrients your baby needs so there is […]

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Colic: treatment options

As colic has no defined cause there are several treatment options you can try in order to lessen your baby’s colic symptoms. These treatment optionsinclude: Burping your baby, giving him a stomach massage and other techniques which encourage your baby to release the gas stuck in his gastrointestinal tract Feeding your baby probiotics in case […]

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First year development timeline: month 12

At the end of your baby’s twelfth month, she is going to be a whole year old! Can you believe it? Time sure can fly and your baby has grown and changed so much. We know it’s been an incredible year for you and we just want to say congrats mum and dad, you did […]

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