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Early postpartum signs and what to do

Becoming a parent triggers an array of emotions, from joy and excitement to anxiety and fear. Sometimes you may not know that you are depressed, you might think you feel the way all new mums feel. Being tired is normal with a newborn, but being hopeless and sad is not. First and foremost, it is […]

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For expecting mums

Signs that should be taken seriously and require immediate medical attention for an expecting mom You may wonder what symptoms require immediate attention and should be taken seriously. Always ask your doctor at your antenatal visits about your concerns. But keep in mind some symptoms do need swift attention. Here are 4 warning signs that […]

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Good sleep habits and positions in pregnancy

Getting quality sleep during pregnancy is salient for both mother and baby. For the mother, those sleepless nights end up leading to fatigue.  Sleep also plays a role in memory, learning, appetite, mood, and decision-making – all important when preparing to welcome a newborn baby into your home. There are several ways to reduce sleep […]

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How to calm your fussy baby

Have a crying, upset, or colicky baby? These 8 tips can help comfort and soothe your infant while keeping you calm and in control. For your baby: Rock, rock, rock.Place baby in your arms, stand with your feet slightly more than hip-width apart, and swivel back and forth at the hips. Your movement can be […]

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How to stay healthy during pregnancy

A healthy body = A healthy babyHere are 8 ways in which you can maintain a healthy living during pregnancy. Eat Right Eating a healthy diet is really important for pregnant women. Your baby needs healthy food. Eat plenty of colourful fruits and vegetables, whole grains, foods rich in calcium, and foods low in saturated […]

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The mumspring guide to dealing with Tokophobia: an extreme fear of childbirth

Part one of this post was aimed at giving you an overview of what Tokophobia is, what causes it, and how it affects pregnant women. If you missed it, read it here In this part, we’ll be sharing practical steps on how to overcome those delivery fears Talk it out Do not be afraid to […]

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What do you know about Tokophobia?

Giving birth to a child is one of the most intense experiences your body can go through. And when you are pregnant, anxiety and fear about labour and birth is next to normal. You can relate to the fear of contraction pains, interventions and the uncertainty of the process. But for some women, the fear […]

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Your Pregnancy

A Guide to your DIY Maternity Shoot

Worried about missing the opportunity to document your pregnancy journey with your favorite photographer?  Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. You can have your own maternity photoshoot session within the comfort of your own home.  You don’t need to have any formal photography training to be able to capture some precious memories and you don’t […]

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Sex While Pregnant – How to make the best of sex during pregnancy

While you should always get the green light from your doctor first, when you’re ready, know that there are plenty of safe, feel-good positions, and pregnancy is an ideal time to expand your horizons.

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Demystifying Mental Wholeness for Mums (Part 3)

Part two of this series focuses on certain areas that affect our mental health. If you missed it, you can read it here Different Ways You Can Help Someone Struggling With A Maternal Mental Health Challenge Here are a few ideas: ASK a mom how she is doing. Really look her in the eye and […]