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JUN
28

Tips for Being Financially Right for a Baby

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Having a baby, especially your first one, is an exciting and overwhelming time, both emotionally and financially. It is never possible to know exactly what your financial costs will be until baby arrives, but it is possible to prepare yourself ahead of time. If you wait to have children until you are 'rich', you might never have children.
 

When you are setting your registry, try taking an experienced mom along to find out what is useful and what is not as useful. Don't be economic on the safety items such as the car seat.

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JUN
13

Curb Your Parenting Anxiety during MamaMagic, Durban

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MamaMagic Durban Expo will commence on 25 to 27 August 2017 – make sure you don’t miss out on being the best parent you could be!

As always, 4D Scan will be present to help start your parenting journey.  We are internationally qualified sonographers with special interest in Obstetrics (Baby Scans). We believe in creating an environment where a mom and dad can go to bond with their baby, but at the same time get expert up-to-date information on their pregnancy.

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JUN
05

Breastfeeding – Things You Need to Know

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Breastfeeding is recommended by health professionals.  It should begin within the first hour of your baby’s life and should continue as often and as much as your baby wants it. It’s very beneficial for both you and your baby but it can be challenging.

The most important thing to remember with breastfeeding is perseverance and not giving up. A good support system also makes it easier to persevere. If you can succeed it is a very special bonding experience with your baby.

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MAY
03

4D Scan – Your Morning Sickness Companion

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The dreaded feeling of being sick day in and day out is what scares most woman during pregnancy. As many as 90% of women experience some degree of nausea or vomiting during their pregnancy.

Most often the symptoms disappear by the fourth month, but with some women, it may last longer or even throughout their pregnancy. Even though it's known as morning sickness, it may come at any time of the day or even last the whole day.

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APR
12

MamaMagic™ Johannesburg Winter Expo

MamaMagic™ Johannesburg Winter Expo

The MamaMagic™ Johannesburg Winter Expo has returned once again!
Widely known as the best parent and baby expo, it has much to offer. A variety of products and services will be offered at special rates. Furthurmore expert seminars, live entertainment and competitions are held for enjoyment and education.

4D Scan will be participating as one of the many exhibitors.

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MAR
30

Pregnancy Hormones

Pregnancy Hormones

The main pregnancy hormones:
From emotions that change on a dime to a whole range of stomach troubles, pregnancy hormones can take you for quite a ride!

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MAR
06

The Pregnancy Waddle

The Pregnancy Waddle

Feeling self-conscious about your duck walk? It may not have anything to do with your weight or size. "The waddle is actually due to the fact that the joints become more relaxed and the center of gravity changes," Dr. Hinting says. "Pregnant women walk a little bit wider -- that's why you waddle."

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