Your extra-cranky baby could be showing teething symptoms. Learn what to look for and find the best teething remedies for little mouths.
Having used cloth nappies fulltime on two out of my 3 children, as well as marketing a successful brand of cloth nappy in South Africa, I often get asked the question “Why use Cloth Nappies?” to which I offer the following 4 compelling reasons:
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You will possibly change between 4000 and 6000 nappies over a 2 – 3 year period.
The constant emphasis and obsession with the concept of time, in the modern world, pressurises women and often prevents them from surrendering to the process of child birth and their instinctive rhythms. On-going research may highlight the long term effects of induction and surgical intervention and the often unnecessary tampering of Mother Nature’s timing.
One of the enjoyable tasks involved with having a baby is planning and preparing a warm and welcoming space in your home for your new addition. However, when you add the concerns associated with pregnancy to the challenges of redecorating a room, it can be difficult to know just when to begin preparing that special room.
Your 8 month CAN ask for milk when she’s hungry.
Your 15 month old CAN tell you when she has an earache.
You CAN manage your toddler’s behaviour in public without your voice.
HOW? With Baby Sign Language!
It’s a fact that infants develop the fine muscles in their hands before they develop those required for speech; as a result, they are equipped to communicate with you before they can speak.
Giving birth is one of the most life-changing events! It’s a one off occasion that one is unlikely ever to forget, and ideally one would like the process to reflect the absolute miracle of the baby’s arrival.
The childbirth option which a patient prefers is a personal choice. The key is to learn all you can about the birthing process and to get insight into the delivery process. There are two options; namely normal vaginal delivery and a caesarean section. Dr Annemie Shuda explains .
Normal Vaginal Delivery
Most women are healthy enough to cope with giving birth to their babies via the vaginal route.