Oh-lief Natural Olive Insect Balm
Keep those mozzies away, the natural way, with this organic insect balm. With a combination of lemongrass and citronella oil it’s safe to use for the whole family, while recommended use for babies is from six months and up. Available online at www.babygroup.co.za or www.ohlief.com.
Pure Beginnings Probiotic Sensitive Baby Range
Use this brand-new Probiotic Sensitive Body Cream and Cream Wash to keep your baby’s skin soft and healthy. Combining the latest innovation in probiotic technology with the trusted methods of organic skincare, the new Probiotic Sensitive Baby Range is perfect for babies and children who are prone to skin sensitivities. Available in-store at Dis-Chem and Baby City, and online at www.purebeginnings.co.za or www.babygroup.co.za.
Petit Boutique Wooden Teethers
If you’re weary of hard plastic teething toys, or you’re baby is sensitive to rubber, help your baby scratch those itchy gums with Petit Boutique’s range of natural wooden teethers. Made from raw Canadian maple, a sustainable hard wood, these wooden teethers are 100% non-toxic and BPA-free. The natural antibacterial properties of the wood and comfortable grip make these a practical, safe and eco-friendly accessory. Available online at www.ecobaby.co.za.
Kiki Vest Extenders
Struggling to close your baby’s vest over those bulky cloth nappies? Kiki Vest Extenders to the rescue! These are also great for moms of tall babies to ensure a proper fitting vest. They’re made from 100% combed cotton and are manufactured locally. Available online at www.faithful-to-nature-.co.za.
Ubuntu Baba Organic Hemp Carrier – Stage 1
Research has shown that creating womb-like conditions for a newborn eases the transition into the world for both baby and mom. Babywearing, or carrying your baby in a sling-type carrier, is a great way to replicate the hugging feeling babies experience inside the womb. The Ubuntu Baba Organic Hemp Baby Carrier is the must-have South African baby carrier, which grows with your baby from when it’s a newborn until around 14kgs. The ergonomic design ensures your baby’s hips are in a healthy position and the breathable, UV-resistant organic hemp fabric is perfect for our climate. The silk hood and zipped storage pocket are super-practical additions. Available in various colours at www.ubuntubaba.com. Free nationwide delivery.
By Jana van der Linde