The Importance Of A Woman Befriending Her Hormones

2020-11-30T12:02:58+00:00Blog, Uncategorized|

The Importance Of A Woman Befriending Her Hormones A woman’s hormones are intimately connected to her emotional and physical well-being. Here are a few thoughts on how to live easily alongside these often maligned natural chemicals. Hormones are chemical substances produced in organs and glands of the human [...]

Breastfeeding – An Economic Plan To Help Save The World!

2020-09-25T12:14:31+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

Breastfeeding – An Economic Plan To Help Save The World! Not only is it suitable for all babies at all times, it adapts from one developmental phase to another, day to night, and even according to individual need! The health benefits are irreplaceable, and successful nursing markedly improves [...]

Topping Up Breastfeeds – The Uncomfortable Truth

2020-09-25T12:28:27+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

Topping Up Breastfeeds – The Uncomfortable Truth Are we midwives or petrol attendants? So you’re going on a long journey and you’ve got half a tank of petrol. You’d feel better if it was full, so you pull into a petrol station and ask them to ‘top-up’ for [...]

Early Initiation Of Breastfeeding After A Complicated Birth

2020-07-02T20:08:52+00:00Afterbirth, Blog, C-Section|

Early Initiation Of Breastfeeding After A Complicated Birth UNICEF and the World Health Organization recommend exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of life starting within the first hour of birth. Looking at the South African statistics on caesarean sections, it’s important to consider how we can help [...]

Early elective C-section delivery – do we know what we are doing?

2020-05-04T18:27:32+00:00Blog, C-Section|

Early elective C-section delivery – do we know what we are doing? When it comes to early elective C-sections, there are many harmful effects on the fetal-newborn transition, and the implications for care of the mother-newborn dyad are far-reaching, says retired neonatologist Professor Suzanne Delport. Newborns are increasingly [...]

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