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Let Justine care for you while you care for baby

You’re probably experiencing a few changes to your skin as your bundle of joy grows inside of you. Stretch marks, scars, pigmentation and sensitivity to the sun are just some of them. Justine has improved its Tissue Oil formula to help give your skin the care it needs throughout every

Mimbee kids Bio

Mimbee kids, now represented in nearly 200 stores in Southern Africa, continues to grab attention with the fun range of not only bright, colourful and crazy watches, but now kiddie’s foldable animal sunnies and gifting items too. The base product that forged Mimbee’s success over the past 4 years would

‘Rise Up’ and fly at Africa’s biggest kite festival

Come and meet an aerial ‘big five’ when Nemo, Squid, Octopus, Red Teddy and Bertie the Worm take to the skies at the 24th Cape Town International Kite Festival on 27 and 28 October, in Muizenberg. It is Africa’s biggest kite festival and sees kiters from around the world flying

BETADINE™ Advances Leadership in Feminine Care

BETADINE™ Advances Leadership in Feminine Care with the introduction of a new cosmetic range  Cape Town, August 2018: Mundipharma has advanced its leadership in feminine care by launching a new cosmetic range specifically designed for the intimate area. Everything from daily protection, to doctor-recommended treatments for specific issues, are now

Giving your baby solid food early won’t help them sleep better

Professor of Child Public Health, Swansea University New research claims that giving babies solid foods at just three months old will help them sleep. Though this may sound appealing to exhausted new parents, unfortunately there is a large gulf between the headlines and the data. Much of the published evidence in

Breastfeeding is not ‘easy’ – stop telling new mothers that it is

It’s difficult to talk about breastfeeding in a productive way right now. On the one hand, the UK’s breastfeeding rates are so low, that campaigns such as National Breastfeeding week have become really important in encouraging more people to support it. Unfortunately, at the same time, these events often stir up a

True Story

Research shows it’s more beneficial for dad, rather than mom, to read to a child, writes Dorothy Ewels Bedtime story duty was typically shared between my mom and dad. But for the most part it was my dad, reading to me each evening while my mom either did chores or

Baby Steps

DR LIN DAY explains how baby learns to roll over, and the importance of tummy time. Rolling over is an extremely important milestone in your baby’s development, and the starting point for all other balance skills including sitting up and crawling. Rolling over from front to back usually occurs at

Colic, chiro and no more crying!

Moaning, cramping, reflux, restlessness… For those moms and dads struggling to comfort a colicky baby, why not try chiropractic treatment? By Collette Merritt and Dr Greg Lacock I heard this statement for the first time about a decade ago: “I handed my 2-day-old colicky baby to my chiro, and he

Forget the caffeine – just breathe!

If you’re looking for a healthy alternative to caffeine but still crave the morning rush that coffee brings, oxygen supplementation could be the answer, accompanied by other innovative and 100% natural ways of giving both your body and brain a boost… Worried about the caffeine in your morning cup of

Sorbet Man unpacks its all-male hair care grooming line, for the swagger gent.

Sorbet Man proudly introduces its brand new hair grooming product range for men. This means that South African men can access any look they like, any day or night – and at an affordable price too. Shelved at Sorbet Man stores and Clicks stores nationwide from June 2018 the new

Fashion trends for Mom from Cotton On

We just love how these modern progressive moms manage to stay trendy, practice self-love and coordinate the perfect outfits. Visit a store near you or shop these looks online:

Pump it up

Stay abreast of the ways in which you can increase and maintain your flow of milk A NURSING MOM’S BIGGEST WORRY IS whether or not she’s making enough milk for baby. We’ve gathered 10 tips to help ramp up your production. (These points are not intended to substitute medical advice,

Preparation is everything

Whether you’re still in the planning stages or already pregnant, IRENE BOURQUIN’s advice is: Start where you are! Here are her tips for giving your baby the best possible beginning Before you embark on the exciting roller-coaster ride that is pregnancy, you’ll need a plan. A three-month head start before

Time to call in the good guys

When your digestive system’s a war zone, probiotics can help fight the bad bacteria in your gut Did you know that as many as 60% of diseases begin in the gastrointestinal tract?  Imbalances can lead to a number of unpleasant conditions such as diarrhoea, constipation, bloating, irritable bowel syndrome, allergies,

Casual Athlete

Teach your child to be a casual athlete We all know that exercise is good for adults. But for a child it’s even more important – if not more so. Besides helping them build strong bones and muscles, being physically active helps kids to improve their balance and gross motor

Colds and Vitamin C

High dose vitamin C shortens colds – research Vitamin C supplementation may shorten the duration of colds, research shows. Analysing two randomized trials, scientists from the University of Helsinki, Finland, found that compared to placebo, 8g of vitamin C administered on the first day of the cold shortened its duration

Preparing for Pregnancy

Technology can help in many ways, but don’t overlook basic health practices when planning for pregnancy. For example, one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your baby is also one of the simplest: remember to take a daily vitamin before you try to get pregnant

Staying Fit While Pregnant

Pregnancy brings so many changes to your body—some good and some not-so-good—that you may be tempted to just put your feet up and move as little as possible. Resist that temptation! Getting up and moving while pregnant offers a world of benefits to you and your growing baby. Regular, moderate

Good Health

The Rooibos plant Rooibos Tea is produced from the plant Aspalathus linearis which is a leguminous shrub that is unique to the Cederberg Mountains around the town of Clanwilliam and indigenous to the Western Cape of South Africa. It forms part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, commonly known as fynbos,

Best Buys

BABE-Eeze 2-in-1 Bowl & Feeding Mat (R300) Feeding a toddler can be a real messy affair. This flat silicon mat with a bowl moulded right into it will save you cleaning time and make mealtimes much more fun. Designed for infants and toddlers from 6 months and older, the bowl

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DKNY Be Delicious Range (from R780) A woman with controlled passions would review one or two of this range, but not me! DKNY has the formula just right with these Delicious perfumes—such wonderful fragrances and oh so pretty! Each colour is distinct, so why not buy mum a whole fruit


The Body Shop Drops of Youth: Youth Fresh Emulsion (R220) I use this wonderful product under my makeup and over my moisturiser, and it plumps up my skin for a less tired look. The hydrating emulsion helps protect against pollution and premature skin ageing; and with its SPF20, it also

We Grow

Apart from your child perhaps having special needs, you may not have a support system or the finances to provide for him or her as you would like. There are times when you’re going to have to make sacrifices. There’ll be times you’ll feel as if you’ve lost your own

The Gift

Bearing children is one of those ‘things’ to which we as women are expected by society to aspire. I’ve been in the middle of a group of women where someone was trying to express her trepidation and concern about what was about to happen, but was shut down with a