Your Pregnancy October - November 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.

South Africa
Media 24 Ltd
6 Issues

in this issue

2 min
sun’s out!

Do you feel it too? That sense of lightness in the air and in life when the sun starts rising earlier and you can begin to leave your jacket at home and pack away all the extra blankies that have been piling up on the couch? Boots and slippers get shoved to the back of the cupboard, and you can get your favourite sandals and sunnies out again. Lovely! If you’re sporting a bump this summer, turn to page 46 immediately to see the cute cossies that are in the shops now. If this is baby’s first summer, we’ve got the best sun care advice. Wonderful as it is to spend time outdoors, you really need to care for that precious skin. Start by reading our newborn skin care special on page 84…

1 min
quick fix

Zola Nene’s 5-minute chocolate-coffee mug cake is about to make your day. All you need is a good microwave, like the LG NeoChef, and a fool-proof recipe. Here goes: INGREDIENTS • 60 ml cake flour• 2.5 ml baking powder• 30 ml cocoa powder• 15 ml instant espresso coffee powder• 60 ml icing sugar• 1 egg• 45 ml milk• 45 ml vegetable oil• 5 ml vanilla extract• 45 ml chocolate chips METHOD 1. Whisk all the ingredients together in a 300-ml microwaveable mug or bowl until smooth and blended. 2. Microwave on high power for 90 seconds. 3. Top with a scoop of ice cream or custard (or both...) to serve.…

2 min
social butterfly

ZOE WALKED IN AND OWNED THE ROOM! WHERE DOES THE CONFIDENCE COME FROM? Zoe has always been a wonderful, delightful and happy child. She lights up every room she walks into. She never cried much and has always been independent. She is friendly and super extroverted – she gets that from her dad. She’s always willing to talk to anybody who gives her attention. She sings a lot, and we think she might become a singer when she grows up. ZOE, TELL US A LITTLE MORE ABOUT YOUR FAMILY. ”My mom and dad are Buhle and Bongani Mangwane. I have five siblings whom I love a lot. We’re from the south of Johannesburg. My mom works in human resources in one of South Africa’s large financial institutions, and my dad is a managing director of his…

9 min
tot not so happy with the baby?

HERE’S YOUR 9-STEP PLAN The arrival of a new baby in the house can be stressful for your toddler. Here are some ways to avoid friction. 1 WAIT BEFORE TELLING Wait till you start showing to tell her there’s a baby growing in your “tummy”. 2 BE HONEST Don’t promise things will be the same, but reassure her that you’ll love her just as much. 3 INVOLVE HER IN PLANNING FOR BABY Let her shop with you for baby items. 4 AVOID BIG CHANGES Make any changes like toilet training well before your new baby arrives, or delay them until everyone is settled. 5 EXPECT SOME REGRESSION It’s normal for a potty-trained toddler to start acting like a baby again after a new baby arrives. Give her the attention she needs, and praise her when she…

7 min

OUR WINNING LETTER RECEIVES A PURITY TOILETRIES HAMPER WORTH R2 000! Introducing PURITY Toiletries range, with the trusted expertise from Elizabeth Anne’s. Clinically tested to ensure it is mild and gentle, PURITY provides only the best, gentle and effective products for parents and their little ones. Free from sulphates, parabens and colourants,* and consultant Dermatologist and Paediatrician approved, ensuring your little one’s skin and hair are protected and cared for throughout their journey of a lifetime. PURITY helps and supports parents along their parenting journey to help their little ones to be the best they can be. Download the free PURITY Journey Journal parenting app for expert tips and advice from PURITY’s panel of experts, for every stage of your child’s unique development. *Excluding special baby shampoo WINNING LETTER THE LITTLE PRINCESS Thank you, Your…

1 min

WIN A GIFT HAMPER FROM CARRIWELL WORTH R2 200! The Carriwell Maternity Expand-A-Belt turns your favourite pants and skirts into maternity wear, so you can still use your favourite jeans during pregnancy! This innovative product helps you to continue wearing favourite items from your existing wardrobe during pregnancy, and in so doing save a small fortune on maternity wear. The elasticised belt ensures your comfort and freedom of movement at all times. You can easily add fabric panels to cover the exposed zipper area when needed. All belts come with three cotton panels in the following colours: black, white and navy. R149,95 is the recommended retail price. Send a clear, good quality photo to us at…