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Orchard Foods

December 12, 2016

Orchard Baby & Toddler Foods was born out of the need to provide babies and toddlers with naturally nutritious meals, that contain no junk or preservatives. Each meal is carefully prepared in small batch quantities to ensure that each jar gets the love and attention it deserves, using only farm fresh vegetables that are delivered […]



Holiday fun in the sun

Summer days should be filled with family happiness, fresh air and sunshine. Sister Lilian gives you pointers to make the most of the holidays. Travel savvy sets the tone These five points will get your holiday off to a good start: 1. Buy inexpensive, special toys that you only bring out in the car or […]



More than a metal

November 2, 2016

Over and above being a precious metal and a valuable commodity, silver has been found to have remarkable healing attributes. Conventional doctors use colloidal silver as a balm for burns and wounds and as an anti-bacterial coating in the lining of catheters. Homeopaths and holistic practitioners have always trusted silver as a weapon in the […]



Sangenic Tec Nappy Disposal System

July 20, 2016

Tommee Tippee has baby changing equipment to make nappy disposal a quicker, safer and altogether easier experience. Our nappy bins use an ingenious patented design to individually wrap every nappy, sealing it away in antibacterial, odour-control film. No more whiffs, no more trailing outside to the bin, just one quick twist and more precious time […]



Car Safety

July 4, 2016

The statistics speak for themselves, the number of child victims of road accidents is still too high. Risky driving, lack of respect for speed limits, or the lack of use of safety devices, that research has proven can significantly reduce the consequences of an accident. The most important safety device is certainly the car seat. […]



Happy Baby Happy Mom

June 9, 2016

Happy Family believes that health and happiness go hand-in-hand. All of the products are USDA certified organic and each product offers unique benefits for children at different stages. The product range includes pouches, snacks and cereals as follows: • Stage 1 Simple Combos pouches bring fruits and vegetables together in a healthy, delicious puree (i.e. […]



Winter health in little ones

May 30, 2016

By Sister Lilian 2016 © Winter is when coughs and colds rear their heads, throats burn, noses run and ears ache! This does not always signal a health crisis. In the early years of life, children are the most prone to airway and related infections.



Starting Solids

May 23, 2016

Introducing solid foods to your baby is one of the most delightful experiences of parenthood. She’s growing up! He’s not a newborn anymore! Feeding solids to baby can also come with unnecessary challenges and questions about what the healthiest options are for your little one and how you can be sure that your baby is […]



Gear Guides – What is a Travel System

December 14, 2015

One of the most important decisions with regards to gear for your baby, is how you are going to travel with them. Experts suggest that you will need a car seat for trips in the car, a pram for travelling on foot and possibly a carry cot for short naps while visiting. A Travel System […]



Layette from Baby City

December 4, 2012

All you need for your baby’s nursery. Click here to download this comprehensive guide.  



Choosing the right pram

December 19, 2011

Will it suit my lifestyle? If you do a lot of walking, you’ll need a sturdy model with good suspension. If you rely on public transport, size, weight and portability are essential considerations. Check how quick and easy it is to fold for catching a bus or negotiating a flight of stairs. Bear in mind […]






Wondering what to expect and when?

Many find it easy to work out how the weeks, months and trimesters relate to each other. Click a week, a month or trimester below to see what your little one will be doing in your 'bump' at that stage.

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 *This is just a guideline and the exact weekly breakdown may differ from source to source.