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What’s in the bag: Hospital bag for Dad.

July 4, 2017

D-day is drawing closer… You’ve packed your bag (What’s in the bag: Hospital bag for Mama), as well as one for baby (What’s in the bag: Hospital bag for Baby). Now it’s time to pack a hospital bag for Dad! Things to have handy on the day of delivery: Take the pressure off mom and make sure you are in charge of the paperwork. Have all the necessary medical aid info, authorisation and documentation in order and keep mom’s medical aid…

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What’s in the Bag: Hospital Bag for Baby.

June 21, 2017

36 Weeks pregnant and time to get things done! Something no mama can escape is packing those hospital bags. A while back I shared my essential checklist for all things Mama will be needing during her hospital stay. Today we focus on baby and what to pack in that little hospital bag for baby… 1st you’ll need a bag. Baby goodies are tiny so you won’t need an entire suitcase. A large overnight or weekend duffle works well. My choice……

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What’s in the bag: Hospital Bag for Mama. Cesarean Section Edition.

April 4, 2017

Getting ready for a new little person takes a lot but packing a hospital bag for mama should be easy. Doing this a 3rd time around I consider myself a little bit of an expert; including all the essential must-haves and forgetting about the junk. I’m also sharing the tried and tested brands I love as well as where to buy them. On the day: 1st C-section horror mamas feel the need to share… The discomfort of having the catheter…

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Just a Mamma’s Top 5 Pregnancy lifesavers!

February 28, 2017

Doing pregnancy a 3rd time around has got it’s perks… One being I’ve tried most of what’s available on the market and I know what works when it comes to helping your body sustain and maintain a healthy pregnancy. No need to spend endless amounts on tons of product. These are my Top 5 pregnancy lifesavers that I simply can not do without. 1. Pregnancy vitamins and supplements  With tons of pregnancy vitamins available, you can really take your pick…

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My No. 1 Must-have Baby Essential

September 26, 2015

I can list a few must-have baby items but the one thing that will always be at the top of my list is EWAN, the dream sheep. This soft, cute little sheep has ensured many peaceful nights in our house and at age 3, Eliana still loves her Ewan. Little Lia is less than impressed with a pacifier or any other calming / sleeping aid but even for her Ewan does the trick, getting her calm and sleepy in just…

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