Baby Brunch | The Parenting Series

ELANA AFRIKA-BREDENKAMP  |  Podcast , ±31 min episodes every 1 week, 6 days  | 
It takes a village to raise a child and connecting with fellow moms and dads leads to sharing of knowledge. That’s where Parent + Baby Brunch supported by Fedhealth comes in. Hosted by Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp, the Baby Brunch | The Parenting Series podcast features fun and insightful conversations with ordinary parents doing extraordinary things. These can serve as a source of support, inspiration and advice for parents, moms and moms-to-be as we delve into the unique experiences of diverse parents.

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The Role of a Doula in your Pregnancy & Labour Room

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Simoné Pretorius – A Journey of Faith & Motherhood

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How to let my baby ‘sleep like a baby’

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Brought to you by Fedhealth Medical Aid. Supported by Epi-max & Jacaranda 94.2

A Midwife – Everything you need to know about Pregnancy & Birth

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Multidimensional, Mesmerising, and now, Mom

A gem in the crown of South African arts, multiple award-winning actor turned writer and director Quanita Adams is our guest as we talk about her journey as a new mom, as well as her metaphorical baby as a result of her filmmaking debut. We get to know the quirky and talented star in this down-to-earth interview. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

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