Baby Brunch | The Parenting Series

ELANA AFRIKA-BREDENKAMP  |  Podcast , ±33 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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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.

The Parent’s Handbook to Empathy & Kindness

Is empathy for everyone? Is it the same as kindness? Mimi Nicklin, author, empathetic business leader and mother, talks us through the world’s dire need for empathy and how simple it is to incorporate into our daily lives - both at home and at work - for inspiring outcomes. This podcast was brought to you by Fedhealth.

Affairs & Entanglements – How to Save Your Family After Infidelity

Marriages can break for many reasons – and infidelity is a big one. But is there hope after such a betrayal? Can a couple come back together stronger than before? Or is this an indicator of larger issues at hand? Clinical psychologist Linda Mthenjane unpacks the role that couple therapy plays in instances of cheating and how to keep that spark alive. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

Hijacking Prevention Tips to Protect You and Your Family

As adults, safety is a priority; but as parents, it is a necessity. South Africa’s hijacking expert Richard Brussow joins us to share his knowledge and advice built up from over 20 years’ of experience. We discuss how to be vigilant and what to look out for, how to prevent and how to react, and how your young ones factor in to your safety measures. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

Mommy Makeovers: All We Want is Confidence

Plastic surgery is a term which often comes with a stigma. Dr Deon Weyers – the plastic surgeon who gives back – chats to us to clear all of our misconceptions about plastic and reconstructive surgery. We cover the psychological factors, the various levels, the process, timeline, and more in this podcast, brought to you by Fedhealth.

Childbirth Your Way – Natural or Caesarean?

C-sections have become far more common than before, no longer only saved for emergencies. So how do you choose the best childbirth option for you and your baby? We discuss all this and more with childbirth educator and board member of the International Childbirth Education Association, Deryse van Aardt. Brought to you by Fedhealth.

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