FIFI AND FRIENDS: GENTLE SKINCARE THAT YOU CAN TRUST

Close to two years ago now, when we became parents for the first time; in the first couple of weeks we only used water applied with cotton pads on our daughter’s delicate skin as advised by our obstetrician at our hospital. Then the time came to find a gentle and effective baby skincare regime to…

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9 NEWBORN ESSENTIALS: THE FIRST MONTHS AT HOME

As new parents we discovered that the wide world of baby products is vast and immense and from the beginning we were bombarded with baby industry marketing. When you think of it, the list of ‘newborn essentials’ presented to new parents is mind boggling. One could look at this list and feel pressured to buy…

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GIVING BIRTH AT THE LINDO WING: MY STORY

When we discovered we were pregnant my husband and I quickly decided on private obstetric healthcare and engaged the expertise of an obstetric consultant, this was primarily due to the fact we were after continuity of care with access to private facilities and no wait time for appointments, check ups or rooms. Our consultant who is based…

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STEMS CELLS: THE MIRACULOUS BLOOD IN YOUR BABY’S UMBILICAL CORD

My husband and I were at a Baby Show recently and walked past a stem cell storage bank display. We didn’t really stop to think about it in more detail as we were making our way over to the popular pram and cot displays. However, we did make a mental note to have a look into…

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