Baby Brunch | The Parenting Series

ELANA AFRIKA-BREDENKAMP  |  Podcast , ±32 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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Back to School in a Pandemic – All you need to know

This year’s back-to-school rush is like nothing we’ve ever experienced before. As we try to guide our little ones through childhood and schooling in the midst of a pandemic, we all have so many questions. So we’re discussing every parent’s current concerns with principal and early childhood development specialist, Joan Tindale – brought to you by Fedhealth.

How to Keep your Family Safe this Festive Season

Crime doesn’t sleep. Especially during the festive season. South Africa’s safety and hijack prevention expert Richard Brussow is back to share his tips and tricks for a smooth holiday season for all – from those staying at home to those travelling with their little ones, and even the silly season shopping experience. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

Mental Health & Inclusivity: The 21st Century Parent’s Guide

Mental health is a misunderstood topic. At some times, it is not taken seriously, and at others, it is not even considered. Medical doctor Dr Leandri Hattingh, who has a special interest in this field, joins us along with Charney Habelgaarn, physiotherapist and mom to a little girl with special needs. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

The Importance of a Will – Protect your Family & Leave a Legacy

No one chooses when they die. So what happens to your children and loved ones if you pass away prematurely? Not thinking about your will can jeopardise all that you’ve done to secure your children’s future. Alex Simeonides, co-founder and CEO of Capital Legacy, talks to us about putting together a will and estate in South Africa. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

Divorce & Mediation: Everything you need to know

Divorce is scary, but the process itself shouldn’t add to the emotional strain you and your family are already going through. We chat to attorney Pieter Spruyt and family law mediator Rushka Pedro to better understand how to take such a step with the least painful outcomes. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

Thuli Madonsela Launches Her First Children’s Book

Who would you trust to write a children’s book for your children ? Prof Thuli Madonsela needs no introduction in the political and legal field, and she is now extending her extraordinary impact to younger minds and families with “Melo’s Kingdom”, her first children’s book. Elana talks with the professor about children, motherhood, spirituality and more. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

Getting the Snip – All you need to know about Vasectomies

Misconception is rife when it comes to one of the only long-term contraceptive methods available to men. What is the success rate of a vasectomy? And what is its relationship with overall sexual function? We chat to specialist urologist and robotic surgeon Dr James Urry to separate fact from fiction in this podcast, brought to you by Fedhealth.

The Baby Brunch Playlist Ep. 1 – Lockdown Upliftment

Join husband-and-wife duo Elana and Ian in this candid, chart-show chat about life using their top song picks to guide the way. Elana’s Baby Brunch platform aims to support and uplift fellow moms and dads. Put this together with Ian’s experience in the music plugging, PR and marketing industry, and the result is an honest (and witty!) discussion for all to enjoy and dance to. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

What Every Parent Needs to Know about Allergies

As a parent, you never know when your child’s life could be at risk from an allergy that you don’t know they have. Dr Tshegofatso Mabelane is the first and only HPCA-certified Family Physician Allergy Sub-Specialist in South Africa, and she reveals everything that we need to know when it comes to allergies – from peanuts to asthma and everything in between. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

Mommy Guilt - The Rocky Road to 'Perfection'

Why is guilt and the feeling of not being ‘enough’ so commonly experienced by mothers around the world? We look at both sides of the coin by talking to both clinical psychologist Janine Boulle and self-leadership expert Lori Milner, and using personal stories from fellow moms as examples to better understand the universal phenomenon of mothers’ guilt. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

Til Death Do Us Part – A Father’s Story

Often assumed to only be a threat later on in life, cancer can come out of nowhere and turn worlds upside down. Amier Moerat, husband to a super mom, fighter and inspiration to all, talks to us about his wife Sadiyah, her courage and strength before her passing on, and the legacy she has left behind. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

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