Month: May 2017

24 May, 2017

Exclusive Breastfeeding for 6 Months and Beyond

South Africa has the lowest rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the world (8%). Lack of understanding of the critical importance of breastfeeding, compounded by fears of HIV transmission, among other factors, has hindered progress to promote and support breastfeeding in this country. The Tshwane Declaration of Support for Breastfeeding in South Africa committed them and […]

19 May, 2017


I met Emma when I was 33 weeks pregnant and had just been told that my baby had growth restriction and would need to be delivered as soon as possible.  Needless to say it was an extremely stressful time and Emma’s calm support and positivity was just what I needed.  In spite of having a […]