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Childbirth Deaths

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On the news one afternoon on my way from work I heard about the youngest ebola survivor. Her mother had ebola and had died during childbirth. It saddened deeply. It was late 2018. Now in 2019 we still have women dying during childbirth. A .

The Elephant in the room: Diastasis Recti

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I knew something was wrong when 4 months after giving birth I was still looking pregnant. I spent a lot of time in front of the mirror, wondering if my tummy was this big after I had my first. I did not struggle to lose weight after my first and .

Feeding bras: Choosing the right one for you

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I read an article the other day on News24 about feeding bras. It reminded me of the first time I needed to get a feeding bra. I have a big bust so I had a good idea what I needed to get. Only problem was that I had no clue where to get it. The .

You are so fat……

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Someone said that to me the other day, ‘You are so fat!!!’. To my face, in a group of people, even patting my still huge tummy and asking if I was pregnant again. My baby is only 3 months old. I laughed it off, but deep down I was .

Going back to work. Nanny, Daycare or stay at home

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When I was pregnant, the biggest issue was what I would do when I went back to work. Staying at home full time was not an option for me so I had to look at other options. Option 1: Let my parentsĀ help with the baby This was a non starter as my .

How do you know you are pregnant?

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Have you watched the tv show ‘I didn’t know I was pregnant’? I used to watch it a lot before I was pregnant, when I was wishing and praying myself pregnant. I fell pregnant and I stopped watching it, it was no longer relevant .

Pregnancy, an amazing journey

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I remember it as clearly as if it was yesterday, sweet pregnancy! The day I peed on a stick and got 2 lines. Actually, I knew I was pregnant even before the stick test. I had just started a new job (after 3 years of job hunting can you believe .