Positive Parenting Techniques

Every few years we get buzz words running around social circles and the internet. Attachment parenting, CIO, Ferberizing, and so on. Sometimes you find a concept that resonates with you and changes how you choose to parent and, for us, the recent move towards positive parenting has been that. Here’s a look at positive parenting […]

Is it Time to Change “Conventional Wisdom” on SIDS and Breathing Monitors?

SIDS is the leading cause of death of babies between 1 month and 1 year of age. It’s indiscriminate, it’s silent and it’s devastating. It doesn’t target anyone. It can happen to happy, adorable, seemingly healthy babies and, as most new parents can imagine, is a life-altering event that you wouldn’t wish on your worst […]

How To Give Your Baby The Best Start

By Maryke Gallagher The 1,000 days between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s 2nd birthday offer a unique window of opportunity to build healthier and more prosperous futures. Nutrition during the first years of a child’s life provides the essential building blocks for brain development, healthy growth and a strong immune system. In fact, a […]

How Technology is Helping Parents Cope with the Pressures of Parenting

This week, we’re launching “Get to know us” – a feature where you can learn more about what happens behind the scene’s at Snuza. This week, we’re talking to Tielman Terblanche, Dad of 3 and our Head of Tech about how technology is helping parents copy with the pressures of parenting.   Q: Do you […]

Realistic Self-Care For New Parents

One thing that pretty much every parent can agree on is that the first few weeks and months with a new baby are a whirlwind. A whirlwind of learning to look after a tiny, vulnerable baby, navigating feeding, nappy changing, soothing, multiple night-time wakeups, and recovering from the major physical event of birth. There’s also […]

Baby Shower Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

Baby showers can be the best of times or the worst of times. For some people, it’s a welcome opportunity to get together with friends and family and be the centre of attention for the day! For others, it’s the same but they really don’t relish the prospect. So whether you’re planning a baby shower […]

Fun Ways to Share Your Pregnancy With Your Partner

No matter where you are on the journey to becoming parents, you might already be dreaming of how you’ll share the good news. So whether you’re already in the early weeks or just excited for what’s to come, let’s look at some fun ways to tell your partner that you’re pregnant. After all, good news […]

How to Prepare Your Baby for the Next Baby

Going from zero to one kid can be tough. But going up to two? That’s generally easier, at least for the parents. The number one thing most parents worry about when it comes to adding a kid? How their first baby will handle the change. Here are some great ways to ease the transition for […]

Why Babies Need Tummy Time

Life with a new baby is full on! Whether you’re home with your newborn or eagerly awaiting their arrival, there’s a lot to learn and adjust to. Once you’ve started to figure out the basics, one great way to bond and help your baby’s development is through tummy time. You might have heard the term […]

Having a baby soon? What’s the first week like?

What It’s Really Like If there’s one thing that appears to be universally true about parenting, it’s that even the very best, most capable looking parents have felt doubt. While researching for this article, we reached out to a community of parents on social media, asking the question: “How did you feel in the first […]