OFM Family Focus

OFM  |  Podcast , ±4 min episodes every 1 week  | 
OFM Family Focus is your daily appointment discussing your family’s needs on Mid-Morning Magic, weekdays, 09:00 - 12:00. Yolanda Maartens discuss
education and learning, family health and nutrition, babies and toddlers, parenting and marriage advice, as well as teenagers and planning for the future with various experts in the respective fields. Read more: https://www.ofm.co.za/Blogs?page=1&blog=135

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15
FEB

Wêreld Kinderkanker Dag 2021 - Wanneer die stryd verby is maar daar steeds hoop is

LJ Visser is op die ouderdom van 2 die eerste keer met Leukemie gediagnoseer. Hy was ongelooflik dapper en sy stryd het almal om hom geinspireer om die meeste te maak van elke dag. LJ is in 2020 oorlede kort na die OFM Braai Challenge hande gevat het met die gemeenskap van Vryburg om fondse in te samel vir sy behandeling. Sy ma Tilana Visser vertel van die pad wat hulle gestap het, hoe 'n speelkamer na hom vernoem is en hoe jy steeds 'n verskil kan maak in die lewens van kinders met kanker.
17
NOV
2020

#OFMFamilieFokus - Wêreld Prem Dag

Vir die afgelope 10 jaar word 17 November elke jaar as Wêreld-prematuriteitsdag gevier. Die doel van hierdie dag is om ’n bewustheid te kweek van voortydse geboortes en die probleme van voortydse babas en hulle gesinne wêreldwyd. In Suid-Afrika word 15% van alle babas – wat op een uit sewe babas neerkom – voortyds gebore. Mede-professor by die Skool van Verpleegkunde by die NWU Potchefstroom Kampus, Welma Lubbe vertel meer oor die dag, wat mammas moet weet en hoe jy betrokke kan raak om hierdie babatjies te ondersteun.
02
NOV
2020

#OFMFamilyFocus - Inspiring parents with Dr Henning Gericke

Dr Henning Gericke talks about his book "Inspiring Parents: Creating champions in sport and life" and explains what positive pressure is and also shares some insight as to why parents/adults should not be projecting their own goals onto their children. In part 2 he will talk about his online workshops that he is presenting for parents until the end of the year to understand your children better.
02
OCT
2020

#FamilyFocus: World Heart Week - Health Care Professionals in a time of Covid-19

With health care professionals, allied and essential workers being at the forefront of all health issues during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Heart and Stroke Foundation wanted to reach out to them regarding heart health, thank them for their tireless efforts and also wants individuals at the frontline to know how they can safeguard themselves and their colleagues. Dana Govender, Health Promotions Manager at the Heart and Stroke Foundation has the details.
01
OCT
2020

#FamilyFocus: World Heart Week - The risks related to alcohol consumption and tobacco use

The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa recommends that if you drink alcohol, then do so in moderation. Drinking too much alcohol is harmful to your heart and general health. Tobacco causes 8 million deaths every year from cardiovascular disease, lung disorders, cancer, diabetes, and hypertension. Smoking along with high cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, obesity, diabetes are the risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. These risk factors are highlighted by the CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of SA, Prof Pamela Naidoo. Take a listen here.
30
SEP
2020

#FamilyFocus: World Heart Week - What you eat directly impacts your heart health

Diet is a risk factor for heart health and up to 80% of premature heart disease and stroke can be prevented through your life choices and habits, such as eating a healthy diet. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is one of the most important things you can do to protect your heart and overall health. Hayley Cimring is a Senior Registered Dietician and Nutrition Team Leader at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of SA and shares her insights with us.
28
SEP
2020

#FamilyFocus - World Heart Week: South Africans' Cardiovascular Disease statistics are a major concern

According to the CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa, Prof Pamela Naidoo, we have much to worry about when it comes to Cardiovascular Disease in South Africa, she also explains how South Africa's efforts fits into the World Heart Federation's theme for 2020 and touches on the increased risk Covid-19 patients face when they have underlying heart conditions.

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