This week on The Great Equalizer, we talk modern cloth nappies with the SA Cloth Nappy Users Association, brought to you by Busy Bottoms Nappy Service.
Each day that you respond to your baby’s needs, your bond will grow deeper and become more meaningful.
Sleep training is one of those very controversial subjects where just the mention of the term can spark a fire of outrage and judgement faster than you can say “BOOM”.
I strongly disagree with the guilt-inducing practice of placing unnecessary pressure on moms to breastfeed.
Men feel left out of the breastfeeding process, but they need not be.
The one thing I never received was a heads up about what an emotional rollercoaster breastfeeding would be.

A love letter to my rainbow baby

The void in my heart caused by our loss will always remain.

Let’s talk donor expressed breast milk (DEBM)

Parenty’s resident paediatric dieticians, Kath Megaw and Nutripaeds, explain how DEBM can save the lives of premature babies in NICU.

The Great Equalizer Podcast – Starting Solids

Parenty has joined forces with The Great Equalizer, an unfiltered, honest and (at times) irreverent account of the realities of being a parent in modern-day South Africa.

Should I regret co-sleeping?

The closeness of their mother makes them feel comfortable and safe, like how they felt before being born.

WHO warns of too sugary baby foods

The WHO says it is updating its guidelines to help member countries adopt new legislation to curb high sugar intake.

Why it’s OK for us to say ‘no’ to our children sometimes

There is a constant tug-of-war between doing what you think is right, and doing what you think other parents believe is right.

Raising sugar free superheroes

We are living in a fast-paced society. As humans, we want things now and we want everything to be convenient.

My experience with hiring and keeping a nanny

As much as it is in your home, being a nanny is still a job and should be treated like one

Siphesihle: The miracle baby that lived

Tshego Seane gave birth 8 weeks early to a baby girl who was not breathing and the doctor told her that her new baby was not going to make it.

Do you know what evil may lurk in the baby products you use?

The asbestos in talc-based baby powder can lead to respiratory problems and even cancer.

We tested baby food sugar levels in South Africa. This is what we found

SA has one of the highest obesity rates in the world, and the problem is starting at ever-younger ages.

5 things I wish I had believed before becoming a mom

Everything truly fell apart once we got home and the weight of responsibility for this barely 2kg wrinkly alien being, who relied on us, completely hit home. What I wish someone had told me about the reality of the first 16 weeks of motherhood.

The schedule of a new mom

A lot of moms kept giving me advice about how being a mother does not come with a handbook.

You’re about to have a stroke, they said

I wanted to write this post for last years mothers day, but as we all know, life just gets so busy and I put it aside. Now, that I get to experience yet another Mothers Day, I thought it high time I put pen to paper.




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