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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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9 Ways You Can Give Back This Christmas

In a time of love, giving, sharing and caring. It is in our human nature to want to look outside ourselves and reach out to people in need.  There are families who can’t celebrate the holidays simply because they can’t afford it or because they can’t.   If you are wondering what to do to […]

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Breastfeeding Starter Pack: A Complete List of What You Need When Breastfeeding

Although the right choice, breastfeeding could sometimes be a lot of work. Below is a list of the most helpful breastfeeding starter pack you might consider buying. This post contains affiliate links 1. Nursing Pillows: Your baby will be feeding a lot in the first few months – literally almost every 2 hours. Trying to […]

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11 Gifts for Your Pregnant Friend

Expecting parents are on an exciting journey, but they’re also preparing for a stressful and significant change in their lives. This holiday season is all about friendship, family and the people or things you really care about. It’s that time of the year when you don’t need a reason to go shopping or get gifts. […]