Baby Brunch | The Parenting Series

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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My COVID Baby Part 2 – The Low-Down on Lockdown & New-borns

How does having a baby amongst the coronavirus differ from the norm? In our previous podcast, we chatted to parents of babies born under the cloud of COVID-19 about their struggles. In this podcast, brought to you by Fedhealth, we get the advice of a medical professional as we discuss some of the best baby practices at a time like this in detail with paediatrician Dr Enrico Maraschin.

My COVID Baby Part 1 – The Low-Down on Lockdown & New-borns

How does having a baby amongst the coronavirus differ from the norm? We chat to parents of babies born under the cloud of COVID-19 about their fears and their fight. TV presenter Graeme Richards is one such parent, and he shares with us his hospital experience with his new-born baby girl. This podcast was brought to you by Fedhealth.

Life After Lockdown – Emotions, Personalities, Relationships & More

Clinical psychologist Janine Boulle talks us through the emotional side of the circumstances that Covid-19 has put us in. Life as we know it has changed fundamentally – for some positively and for others negatively. We consider the ways that various personalities and relationships cope under lockdown, and chat about our different needs and the uses of mindfulness. This podcast was brought to you by Fedhealth.

The Ultimate Lockdown Crash Course on Children’s Activities & Home-Schooling

How do you come up with activities to keep your children occupied during the day? Is home-schooling for everyone? Listeners have sent in their questions and we’ve got Liz Senior, occupational therapist and founder of Clamber Club, and Janet Kieswetter, home-schooling mom of 5, to answer them all. This podcast was brought to you by Fedhealth.

Flip the Script: A talented young man with autism is interviewed by his mom

Autism. It is a word that carries so much weight, and often, misunderstanding. What exactly is autism spectrum disorder? Is it something that you as a parent have been confronted with? For the first time in this podcast series, we not only interview an extraordinary mom, but also flip the script as this mom interviews her extraordinary son. Baby Brunch The Parenting Series is brought to you by Fedhealth - we let you be you.

Medical Aid & You – Let’s grow our understanding

Medical aid is a complex product that is often tricky to understand. From flu to the coronavirus, and from breast cancer to loyalty programmes, there are so many burning questions that we find ourselves asking. Fund Manager of Fedhealth Medical Scheme Deon Lategan answered all of our questions and more in this podcast, brought to you by Fedhealth – We let you be you.

Bed-wetting: Should you be worried?

1 in 6 children between the ages of 5 and 10 years old are bed-wetters. Is your child among this statistic? How can we, as parents, support our children as they navigate through such a confusing phase? We chat to self-confessed childhood bed-wetter, Dr Michael Mol, and discover more about nocturnal enuresis and how to handle it.

How to Raise Resilient and Confident Young Women

Despina Senatore, mother of three and founder of inspirational coaching company Purposeful Woman, talks about her company and the motivation behind her book Soar!, an up-to-date handbook for today’s young girls. From mindfulness practices for young girls and career options for teens to how moms can transition into the workspace after maternity leave, we chat about all phases of life.

Mastocytosis. The disease that changed Mommy Nicol and her baby’s life forever.

Born a healthy and happy baby, the lives of Mom Nicol and her hubby changed when their son was diagnosed with Cutaneous Mastocytosis when he was just 12 weeks old. Mastocytosis is a condition that occurs when mast cells accumulate in the skin and/or internal organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, and small intestines. They share their story to support other parents. 28 February is Disease Awareness Day to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatments and medical representation for individuals with rare and genetic diseases in their families.

Eggs. Fertility. Donation. Freezing.

Genevieve Uys froze her eggs at a young age. For the past 8 years she has been running her own egg donation agency called Traveling Donors, While focusing on giving egg freezing a voice in South Africa, she hopes to educate young women to be proactive about their reproductive futures by informing them of their options.

Is Your Baby or Toddler Going to School for the First Time?

The first day of school is not just hard for our little ones, but emotionally draining for Us as Parents too. But how do we choose the right school for our babies and toddlers? What if we don't get along with the teacher? And what if you simply can’t hand them over into the care of a capable stranger. We chat to Development Centre Expert Jovane de Boer.

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