Your Pregnancy August - September 2020

Your Pregnancy is the only local magazine that offers relevant, credible and accurate information on all aspects of pregnancy. Its local and international experts answer all questions quickly and respectfully. The magazine acknowledges pregnant women’s need to look and feel good. They are concerned about their baby’s health and wellness, but also care about their own. The magazine provides all the info that’s needed, as well as the latest fashion and beauty trends, health issues and exercises. It covers all aspects of pregnancy. The team loves what it does – and it shows.

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6 Issues

in this issue

2 min
you inspire me!

What a week it has been! A crazy week in a crazy month in a year that will surely never be forgotten by any of us. In life, there are always some years that stick out. Matric is one of them. I have a daughter in matric this year and of course it is unlike anything we imagined it to be. Her beautiful, swishy navy dress we picked out just before lockdown is hanging in her cupboard and the chance of it being worn this year to celebrate matriculating with her friends is looking slimmer and slimmer. Other years that stand out in life are the year you got married or the year you moved house or started your first job, or bought your first car or signed those bond forms…

1 min
good buy

The Biomedical Emporium range by biomedical scientist Dr Judey is expanding to include mother and baby products, because guess what? Dr Judey is pregnant with twins who should be arriving while this magazine is on shelf. Be on the lookout for Biomedical Emporium BioBaby –scientifically formulated with biosimilar microbiota to restore and balance the biodiversity of compromised skin. The BioBaby series is free of allergens, irritants, phenoxyethanol, fragrance, dyes and parabens. These products offer gentle care for atopic skin. For moms: Biomedical Emporium Maternology. For prices and stockist see selected salons, spas, aesthetic practitioners, paediatricians and gynaecologists nationwide and online at Photograph:JustinDingwall; Make-upand hair: MariadeVos…

9 min
#crib notes

PLANT POWER PELARGONIUM TO THE RESCUE Did you know that a small plant indigenous to South Africa is believed to have strong immune-boosting properties? Pelargonium sidoides, a humble shrub that grows abundantly in the Eastern Cape and Lesotho grasslands, is a medicinal plant also known as Umckaloabo and South African geranium. It has been in the spotlight over the last few years regarding its proven potential to boost the immune system. In fact, the root extract of Pelargonium sidoides has been used for centuries by traditional healers as a tonic to boost immunity but also as a therapy for bacterial and viral infections of the lungs and is used worldwide in a myriad cold and flu remedies. Joan van Wyngaard, pharmacist at Nativa, says that Pelargonium extracts boast proven efficacy in three ways:…

1 min
social media

I have a 4 year old who loves reading and storytelling so much, then we will sing along to cartoons, and we also play school where he teaches mommy shapes and colours. Moh Mvumvu Lehola (30), Bloemfontein, Free State I love singing cartoon songs with my son. Princess Makhosazane Zwane (31), Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Love to make her laugh. Ashley van der Straaten (26), Roodepoort, Gauteng My 3 year old and I love to do crafts together. Judy MacGregor (45), Cape Town, Western Cape I have a 3 year old daughter. We love doing crafts together. It may not be the most perfect-looking art, it’s the effort she makes. Bavek Kavisha Bhana (28), Durban, KwaZulu-Natal I love playing sports with my daughter – we play cricket and soccer. Letisha Bagwandeen (27), Umzinto, KwaZulu-Natal I like washing my…

6 min

OUR WINNING LETTER RECEIVES A BIO-OIL PREGNANCY HAMPER WORTH R3 000! Start your pregnancy journey confidently by giving your skin the nourishment it needs to be healthy and resilient. Bio-Oil’s range of specialist scar and stretch mark skincare oils give your skin exactly what it needs throughout your pregnancy journey so that it can stretch and recover beautifully. The beautiful hamper includes a200ml Bio-Oil Skincare Oil and a 200ml NEW Skincare Oil (Natural), a luxurious BENA gown, a hand-knitted baby beanie, MACCIE bamboo cotton swaddle blanket and dribble bibs, Shoo Shoo leather booties, a Bio-Oil toiletry bag and a beautiful set of pregnancy milestone cards. From bump to baby, love your skin. Own it. WINNING LETTER SO MUCH JOY I am writing this letter with pure joy in my heart. At 29 years old, I am 22 weeks…

1 min

YOU COULD WIN BABYJOY DIAPERS WORTH R800 Eight lucky readers stand a chance to win four packs of BabyJoy Diapers worth R800. BabyJoy Diaper Pants are ultra-dry, easy to wear and easy to change with a 360° stretchy waistband. The new diamond pad absorbent layer rapidly draws moisture away from the skin, and is absorbent for up to 12 hours. Available in four sizes from Baby Boom, Babies R Us, selected retailers and online stores. Visit To enter, send a hi-res image of your baby with a parent, other carer or sibling to Send a clear, good-quality photo to us at…