Pregnancy and birth in this 'new normal'

LISTEN: Pregnancy and birth in this 'new normal'

Pregnancy and birth are beautiful and surreal experiences. During this time, women seek the help of family and friends to get through this new phase in their lives. But, COVID-19 has forced us all to change the way we live, and with the advent of social distancing rules, there has never been a stranger time to be pregnant - or to be a new mother.

Jenni Johnson

This is why we've created a new podcast series to help moms and moms-to-be navigate this strange new normal.

If you're pregnant, you may be experiencing many emotions regarding giving birth or even how to juggle being a new mom, in this new world. That's where practising child-care practitioner, Jenni Johnson comes in.

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Jenni's a Registered Nurse and Childcare Practitioner and has run her own clinic in Durban for the last 20 years – and she’s here to help. She's here to provide advice based on her expansive experience - and to answer those niggly questions you may have at the back of your mind. 

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In the first episode of Jenni's Baby Clinic, she talks about finding your 'person' to get you through this time; pregnancy aches and pains and issues that you should definitely call your gynae for. 

Listen to the podcast below for more - and subscribe so you don't miss out on future episodes:

Get in touch with Jenni via her Facebook page. Or email her your questions and they may be covered in a future episode.

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