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We're going to have a baby!

The Birth of a New Baby – Helping Your Toddler Cope

You are pregnant for the second time. Your first child is told about it and he is excited at the thought of having a little brother or sister, though he probably doesn’t quite understand what it is going to feel like not to be an only child anymore Continue reading

Mother bathing baby

Q: How do I keep my uncircumcised child clean?

Question: My baby is a year old and we decided not to have him circumcised. However, I believe that it is important to keep the baby’s penis clean, and I am wondering when I should start to push his foreskin back and wash underneath it. Continue reading

Skin to skin baby and mother

Kangaroo Mother Care — the Magic of a Mother’s Touch

Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is for every mother; every baby. The mother’s skin is the baby’s natural environment, and both physically and emotionally the healthiest place for the baby to be, says KMC researcher, Dr Nils Bergman, of Cape Town. Continue reading

Pregnant Woman

Voices from the Womb – Four Mothers Tell About Prebirth Communication

We know that the unborn baby is a conscious being long before birth. But when does this consciousness begin? Mothers (and sometimes fathers) can also feel deeply connected to their babies before birth. Here four Continue reading