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Our Miracle Baby

After three and a half years of trying to conceive and being told by doctors that our chances were very slim because of me having primary ovarian failure, you can just imagine our elation when we found out, very unexpectedly,…

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Breastfeeding has an enormous influence on a child’s health. Never again will you be able to do so much for the health of your child as in the first few days and weeks of his or her life

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When dealing with two toddlers I try to get them to understand the concept of sharing so instead of giving them two bowls of their favourite snacks I give them one and ask them very nicely to share the snacks…

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Choose a song to sing to your baby from the time it is born. Any song that you know the words to. Your baby doesn’t mind what the lyrics are about! Sing this song often and it will always help…

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Coping with Crying

WESTERN CULTURES Pregnancy and birth are medical matters. Pregnancy and birth are managed by strangers. Mostly male doctors in charge. Women give birth in strange surroundings (hospitals). Mother is often not in control of her birthing process. She is alone…

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Dealing with toddlers isn’t always easy but they do not get enough credit for what they can understand and accomplish at this young age. I talk to my girls, 3 and a half and two year old, as if they…

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A Special Appeal…

Many babies born in township “Maternity Outpatients Units” leave within hours of being born, often without a blanket or any items of clothing. The BOWWOOD BABY CLINIC would like to make up clothing packs whic will be given to the…