Shaken Baby Syndrome

A large number of child deaths are reported in South Africa each year. A lot of deaths relate to neglect, abuse or murder. Despite this, there's a knowledge gap in relation to understanding the issue....

Amniotic fluid problems

The importance of amniotic fluid Amniotic fluid is essential for pregnancy and foetal development. Amniotic fluid is a watery substances residing inside a casing called the amniotic membrane or sac. ...

Choosing a pre-school

Becoming a parent is a momentous; life-changing event filled with hopes, expectations and naturally some fears. Parents often learn and grow alongside their children, as they face the challenges of pa...

Newborn reflexes

Although newborn babies are physically helpless and vulnerable at birth, they have a number of amazing innate abilities or reflexes. Reflexes are involuntary movements or actions, designed to protect ...


Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast that can lead to infection. The word “mastitis” is derived from the Greek word “mastos” meaning “breasts”, while the suffix “-itis” denotes “inflammation”. Ma...

Pelvic floor exercises

Although your new baby will probably bring you immense emotional satisfaction, physically you may feel uncomfortable and strange in your own skin. After 9 months of pregnancy and hormonal changes, you...


Babies cry because they need to communicate something and most parents, especially new moms, find it distressing to see or hear an unhappy baby. In time, you will learn to recognize the various causes...

Antenatal Classes

Antenatal classes are informative sessions provided to prepare expecting parents for the birth of their child and the early days of being a parent.Most antenatal classes are run by Midwives and occasi...


The Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 was launched on the 11 May 2011. It is a global declaration of war against road crashes and fatalities. According to Mr Sibusiso Ndebele, MP Minister of ...

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome

    Tuesday, 21 July 2015 16:28
  • Amniotic fluid problems

    Thursday, 14 May 2015 12:54
  • Choosing a pre-school

    Friday, 10 April 2015 17:50
  • Newborn reflexes

    Tuesday, 03 March 2015 15:49
  • Mastitis

    Tuesday, 03 March 2015 15:41
  • Pelvic floor exercises

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015 17:20
  • Colic

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015 17:11
  • Antenatal Classes

    Monday, 03 June 2013 09:34
  • Strap-in-the-Future

    Thursday, 30 June 2011 13:52
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The Mom’s Essential Directory aims to list kiddie friendly services and products in South Africa, to make your life that little bit simpler.

Antenatal classes may come in various forms, but all have the same aim: Help prepare you for labour!
Good aupairs and nannies are hard to find, but are worth the wait
A baby needs a lot of bits and bobs to make life so much easier.
Boy or girl, blue or pink, so many cute outfits to pick
Baby Wellness Clinic
Mom’s need pampering and time out. Why not book that much needed pedi or hair cut. You deserve it!
Want to get out of the rat race and spend time with your children? Become a Momtrepreneur!
For all your business needs!
Deciding when and where to send little one to crèche or to a day care is no easy task – shop around
Decorating a baby’s room is so much fun and can be done on a tight budget too
Play time is not just fun it develops baby’s skills and abilities too
Planning a party, wanting a jungle gym, then look no further
Just for Mom’s, time to get back into shape whilst having fun
Food, glorious food. Cupcakes and party food as well as food for weaning babies
Health practitioners are there to help and they are just a click or phone call away
Make sure you capture those precious fleeting moments
Get out of the house with your little one and meet other moms. You may just make a friend for life
Pregnancy massage is massage therapy specifically tailored for the expectant mother's needs