I could not emotionally detach from my situation but I could detach myself from the process I was about to undergo.
Every birth is unique and even if you are on your 5th child, you never know what your next birthing experience will bring
Stories of mistreatment in hospitals for birthing mothers and child loss due to perceived negligence should never be a #metoo campaign
When choosing your favourite baby product, quality does not always have to be synonymous with expensive
That first week coming home with your newborn baby brings so many emotions that it’s hard to figure out where to start. Here are a few tips to get you going…
The fight against postpartum can be life or death, the feelings are powerful and real.

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.

I am black, I am a mom, and this is my chronicle

Our country is one of the most diverse in the world, and we need to embrace our diversity and not shy away from it

People’s opinions don’t matter

It cannot be a crutch, and may never be used as justification for the choices they make.

Being Pregnant One Messy Mama – how it all came to be

It all started one sunny afternoon. We were out for lunch, enjoying the carefree life of two young people madly in love. We had it good. As we laughed together and planned our future as a newly married couple. The moment struck, and we both said, “Let’s have a baby!”

After Birth New Parent Stressors and how to deal with them effectively

I believe that there is not a lot of preparation one can go through to completely be ready for parenting. This is true for first-time parents. I got the shock of my life when I kept getting confronted by one thing after another with my daughter.

After Birth Plan for nothing to go according to plan (Part 2)

My plan to have a well planned and timed c-section with a carefully curated playlist and all and my plan to have my tiny bundle of joy in a bassinet next to my hospital bed on her first night on earth were both disseminated.

Being Pregnant Plan for nothing to go according to plan: Part 1

The only thing you can plan for when it comes to children and parenthood is that nothing will go according to plan.

Tips Meghan Markle & Prince Harry won’t need as new parents

With the world’s focus on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor it can seem like it is the only baby which was born this week. Of course, nothing could be further from the truth.

The ugly truth of being a mom

In 2016, I became a mom to a prem baby with severe reflux and colic. I suffered from postpartum depression for the first six months of my daughter’s life but my story is not all bad.

After Birth Maternal separation anxiety

Parenthood presents us with a new reality that we have never been confronted with.We walk into a hospital as single individuals and we walk out with a plus one. We stay with the little ones for four to five months and one day we have to go back to work and this gives any parent some form of anxiety.

Being Pregnant Vaginal delivery versus C-section delivery

The recommended rate for C-sections is 10-15%, in South Africa, 26% of children born, are born via C-section. Why is it so high and why does it matter?

After Birth What they don’t tell you about a Vaginal Delivery

I felt the aches and pains and went through it all, and today I sit with the very reason for those pains and she makes it all worth it.

Being Pregnant Preterm labour is not a vibe

When you are pregnant for the first time, there are lots of new things happening to your body – things that often include pain or discomfort. So how is a girl to know which pain is serious and which is not?

Getting Pregnant I was told I would never have children

When you hear those earth shattering words. There is no explanation for the emotions that run through you. Dreams dashed.


 


 


 

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