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What is abdominal separation and how do I deal with…

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Abdominal separation or diastasis recti is the separation of the two parallel bands of muscle in your belly. This is...

Dealing with kids and pregnancy

  • February 22, 2021
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Dealing with anxiety during pregnancy

  • February 15, 2021
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Pregnancy can be a very happy and exciting time of your life, however, it can also be a time that...

The low down on Covid-19 test protocols

  • February 12, 2021
  • Bonitas
As South Africa finds itself starting to move out of the second wave of a Covid-19 outbreak, over 8 million...

Caffeine and pregnancy - am I allowed?

  • February 10, 2021
  • Bonitas
You may be wondering if your morning cuppa is something to be avoided now that you’re pregnant. Generally, caffeine should...

Pregnancy and Medical Aid

  • February 3, 2021
  • Bonitas
Motherhood and pregnancy are times of great anticipation and joy. Each experience is unique but what is probably high on...

Nutrition, Activity, and Exercise

  • January 26, 2021
  • Bonitas
Children and nutrition When preparing meals for your family, include a variety of foods from the five major food groups...

What to pack for the hospital?

  • January 18, 2021
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With your due date fast approaching, this is a very exciting, yet stressful time for most moms to be. Here...

Yoga and pilates for pregnant moms

  • January 11, 2021
  • Bonitas
Staying active during your pregnancy is another important way of staying healthy. Not only is exercise good for you physically,...

What vitamins and minerals are needed during pregnancy

  • January 4, 2021
  • Bonitas
As an expecting mom you’ll want to do your best to make sure that your baby is as healthy as...

Working and pregnancy - when to stop and how much…

  • December 21, 2020
  • Bonitas
As an expecting mom with a career you may be wondering when the best time would be to stop working...

Travel tips during Covid-19

  • December 18, 2020
  • Bonitas
With the increasing number of local Covid-19 cases - over 10 000 in the past 24 hours - we need to...

Smoking and pregnancy - should I quit

  • December 14, 2020
  • Bonitas
If you’re an avid smoker you’re probably wondering if being pregnant means you should wave your smoking habits goodbye. Unfortunately,...

Postpartum recovery - How long does it take and what…

  • December 7, 2020
  • Bonitas
As a new mom, or a potential new mom, you are probably wondering how long your body will take to...

Home births vs the hospital - what you need to…

  • December 1, 2020
  • Bonitas
If you’re expecting a baby then you’ll probably know that you’ll have a choice between a home or hospital birth....

Birth injuries

  • November 26, 2020
  • Bonitas
You only want the best for your baby, but sometimes harm comes to them unintentionally. During the birthing process, your...

Are day hospitals the new trend?

  • November 17, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
Globally, day surgery hospitals have changed the experience of patients by offering an alternative to acute/conventional hospital surgery. Hospital costs...

Everything you need to know about having a miscarriage

  • November 16, 2020
  • Bonitas
Deciding to become a mom, or even finding out by chance that you’re pregnant can be an exciting time in...

Preparing your home for your baby

  • November 9, 2020
  • Bonitas
Waiting for you baby to arrive is both exciting and nerve wrecking. In order to mentally prepare yourself and your...

Intermittent fasting and pregnancy, is it dangerous?

  • November 2, 2020
  • Bonitas
Your baby’s health during your pregnancy solely depends on you - what and when you consume is important to both...

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Pregnancy and COVID

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Why it’s important to care for your skin during and…

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What to eat during pregnancy

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Back to school: Time to boost your child’s immune system?

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