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So far Megan Slabbert has created 20 blog entries.

How Sensitive Midwife-Led Care Can Ensure A Better Birthing Experience

2020-10-21T15:42:08+00:00Birth|

How Sensitive Midwife-Led Care Can Ensure A Better Birthing Experience The culture of birth in South Africa (indeed, globally) has been changing, particularly as more women are encouraged and empowered by information available to them online – from beautiful birth stories to evidence-based research – and specifically seek out [...]

Episiotomy vs Tearing – A Mom’s Real-Life Experience

2020-10-21T12:37:18+00:00Birth|

Episiotomy vs Tearing – A Mom’s Real-Life Experience Welcome and thank you for listening! I recently interviewed a mother of two, who’s had two natural births, but two completely different experiences. We all know every birth is different, but this really is a beautiful story, in the midst of this [...]

Homeopathy For Labour, Birth And Life After Birth

2020-09-04T15:17:55+00:00Podcast|

Homeopathy For Labour, Birth And Life After Birth Welcome and thank you for listening! For our latest podcast episode, I chatted with Ian Wheeler, Homeopathic Pharmacist and founder of the well-known Pegasus Homeopathics range. He grew his own group of retail pharmacies over 33 years but was always intuitively drawn to natural [...]

Middle Ear Infections In Little Ones 

2020-08-21T09:55:42+00:00Family Health, Toddlers|

Middle Ear Infections In Little Ones Ears are self-cleaning and if there is a discharge, this needs further investigation. Cotton buds should only be used to clean the outer ear shell and not the ear canal. Ear infections are often linked to teething and allergies which, if treated, often resolve [...]

Dealing With COVID-19, From A Mother’s Point Of View

2020-09-04T11:40:21+00:00Podcast|

Dealing With COVID-19, From A Mother’s Point Of View What I would like my caregivers to know…. Testimonial, birth story Welcome and thank you for listening! Juliet Belasyse-Smith is a mother of three, who recently gave birth to her third baby. As per protocol she was tested for COVID-19 [...]

Breastfeeding Challenges During COVID-19

2020-08-11T08:30:14+00:00Podcast|

Breastfeeding Challenges During COVID-19 Welcome and thank you for listening! Our special guest on this episode is nurse and midwife Annerié Conradie, whose special interest in breastfeeding and antenatal education led her to start a private practice in 2016, after working in a private hospital for 14 years. She [...]