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8 New Mom Survival Tips

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Becoming a mom is so exciting, however it can also a very tiring and scary time too for new moms. These new mom survival tips will enable you to better handle all the changes that come with having a baby for the first time. Get Support Having support as a …

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All The Things You Will Need Newborn Baby

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Bringing a newborn home after delivery can be a daunting experience during those first few weeks. It takes a while to adjust to your new routine amidst nappy changes, feeds, and sleep deprivation. Before we share things you will need newborn baby checklist, here are five things you can do …

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Find Out Why Newborns Smell Special

Mother smelling newborn

The joy of the arrival of a new baby with the parents does not match any other joy, especially if the newborn is the first. The whole house will be overwhelmed with his cuteness, the sounds he makes, and of course the unique scent he has. So, if you ever …

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New To Motherhood in Covid-19 Times

New Mother ADSA Pregnancy Awareness Week 2021

The six weeks after childbirth, known as the post-partum period, is a vulnerable time for women and their infants.  The impacts of the ongoing pandemic have only heightened concerns that new mothers in South Africa are able to access the care and resources they need as they step into motherhood. …

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4 Surprising Things To Expect After Giving Birth

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Pregnancy and birth are amazing experiences that take a toll on your body and your mind. A lot of expecting mothers research what will happen during their pregnancy, charting where they are week by week watching for exciting milestones like their baby’s first kick or hiccup. Expecting couples usually take …

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5 Underrated Things To Buy A New Mom

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Welcoming a new baby is always an exciting time, but for those wishing to congratulate a new mom, it can be hard to figure out the perfect gift. While novelty onesies and adorable stuffed animals are always fun, you want to be sure to get the new mom in your …

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7 Tips To Make Friends As A New Mom

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Losing friends during pregnancy and motherhood is sometimes part of the deal. You don’t talk often because you don’t have the luxury of time you had before your child. This often leads to losing connection with friends. But being a new mom isn’t a piece of cake. You wish to …

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New Mom’s Guide To Beauty Recovery

Newborn Baby New Mother

Giving birth to a child is nothing short of a superhuman deed that really is such a beautiful experience for any mother. Well, not really the pain involved but the fact that you have a tiny version of yourself to hold and cherish can truly make for some of the …

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New Mom Survival Kit

New mom sleeping with her baby

Welcoming a new addition to the family into your home can be a wonderful, challenging, sleep-deprived and exciting time in your life. New parents plan the nursery months ahead and start stocking up on all the baby essentials such as nappies, wipes, toiletries and the big-ticket items such as strollers, …

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12 Fourth Trimester Tips For New Moms

Newborn Baby Lying On Mom's Lap

The term “fourth trimester” might sound strange, as your baby is already born. Basically, the fourth trimester is the three-month period after birth when your new-born goes through great change and development, adjusting to life outside of the womb. This is the time when your new-born relies on you for …

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Why You Need Mom Friends When You Are A New Mom

Mom and Baby Group

Chances are that being a new mom means you are never alone, however you may find yourself feeling more lonely than you have ever felt in your entire life. If you already have friends that are moms you may be lucky and already have the most amazing mommy network there …

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Not the same woman

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It is an undisputed fact that we are can only be born and die once, but being a woman seems to have multiple layers of newness and beginnings. We are constantly evolving as women. Our approach, interpretation and understanding of the world is totally different from that of men. We are …

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The Elusive Balance

Finding Balance

I wonder how other moms find this elusive balance and the answer came to me about 2 weeks back when I had a private message on the Kaboutjie facebook page from a mom. She was writing to me personally to ask me how I balance being a mom, working, being …

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