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Antenatal course comprising of 4 lessons. These are on weekday mornings, covering the following topics: labour and delivery, postnatal recovery for mom and baby, feeding baby, bathing baby, getting into a routine and other mothercraft. The men join us for 2 of the 4 lessons. Booking is essential.
Northwood, Mt Pleasant
Early pregnancy orientation classes Labour, birth, baby care and breastfeeding classes (24+ weeks) – group or private
Antenatal Classes for couples on Saturdays, Learn how to look after yourself during your pegnancy, good nutrition, and how to cope with your changing body. We shall talk about the 3 stages of labour, the role of pain in labour, management of pain, delivery, and the role of dad or birthing partner. You will learn how to care for yourself and your baby antenatally, nutrition after giving birth. Finally we will look into breastfeeding, you will learn to breastfeed a new baby, positioning baby on the breast, made aware of what to expect when your milk comes in and how to maintain a good milk supply and how to involve dads.
Enrol your childminder in A Strong Start training and feel confident that your child gets the best care. The training is developed and instructed by Sara Fobelets, an experienced Early Childhood Specialist, and takes place in Harare. Age 0-3 and Age 3-6.
To register children born in hospital you will need – Mother and father’s national identity cards – Birth confirmation record from the hospital or clinic – Marriage certificate or – Where parents are not legally married both parents must be present to sign a declaration of paternity
To register children born outside of a hospital you will need – Mother and father’s national identity cards – A baptism certificate or one witness with a national identity card, preferably a midwife. – In the case of a child born on a farm, a witness or a letter from the farmer, confirming the birth of that child at the respective farm.
Make sure you take your baby card with you as well!
Experienced midwife available for night nursing, Antenatal and Postnatal home visits
Over seven years of childcare experience (babies and children from 6 months to 13 years), offering services as a Child Minder or Au Pair in Harare.
Nyasha Sandra Dube
Babysitter for all ages, includes entertainment, assistance with school work, cooking, feeding, bathing, diaper changes, light house work, light laundry and transport to activities, 10 years experience, also available evenings and weekends.
Experienced midwife and Night Nurse, Home care for new mothers, day and night service available, available during your stay at the Avenues Clinic
Trained Au Pair, babysitting when parents are busy or away for business, help with homework in the afternoons.
Cloth products for mum and baby, Zimbabwe’s First Cloth Diaper company. We are making the following products with love to meet your baby’s needs: Cloth diapers – Pockets, AIO, AI2, Covers, Fitted, Inserts – Cotton, Hemp and Bamboo, Breast pads (washables), Reusable wipes, Cloth liners, Reusable sanitary pads. Kindly note our products are customised and we make to order. We can make to order for your customised measurements and prints.
Zimbabwe Association of Natural Health Practitioners (ZANHAP)
Non-profit organisation to improve and expand Natural Health Care Services in Zimbabwe. Our vision is to provide a world class, natural health care system from Qualified Practitioners and a vetting service for manufacturers and suppliers of natural medicines in order for the community to be assured of quality products and services.
Dietitian, Nutritional advice during pregnancy, after delivery and during breasfeeding. Advice for introducing baby onto solid foods and healthy nutrition for infancy and childhood. Registered Dietitian (RD) – for medical nutrition therapy and advice about all aspects of nutrition.
Friendship benches are a safe place for people struggling with anxiety and depression to find help. We are not conventional; our therapy rooms are outdoors under trees and our therapists are elderly Zimbabwean women.
Lupus Support Zimbabwe aims to encourage and link people living with lupus and other autoimmune diseases, while raising awareness on living with autoimmune diseases in the broader community for better support and understanding.