Trying to be perfect parents takes away from the beauty of parenting.
This week on The Great Equalizer, we chat about the TGE ethos (leading up to our first birthday) PLUS, most importantly, Sam talks to Learning from Luke’s Jess Roberts about raising a child born with special needs.
My body isn’t what I see in all the magazines.
Parenty’s resident Lactation expert, Carey Haupt, shares her incredibly personal and emotional birth story for this NICU Awareness Month.
So many women either lose their children before they meet them or can never take them home after they do.
It’s not called failure. It’s called motherhood.

Pregnancy & birth myths

I believe that women shouldn’t complicate their pregnancy journeys by holding on to tales with no factual basis

Bringing a baby into this world can be the craziest experience ever

Every birth is unique and even if you are on your 5th child, you never know what your next birthing experience will bring

Maternal mortality rate has declined, but still way too high – report

Stories of mistreatment in hospitals for birthing mothers and child loss due to perceived negligence should never be a #metoo campaign

10 top tips to surviving the first week with a newborn

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…

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!”

PREMIUM!
Vaginal delivery versus C-section delivery

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?

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?

Who cares how you gave birth?

I saw a post on Social Media about having a cesarean that really struck a nerve with me. And I’ve been thinking about how I can discuss the issue it dealt with in a way that honours all the varied opinions on it… but I guess there is no better way than to just be HONEST! (So here goes.)


 


 


 

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