The Kayla workout – 12 weeks later
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The Kayla workout – 12 weeks later

When I first set myself the target of completing Kayla Itsines’s 12 week exercise programme, I remember feeling motivated and excited. But when I actually began the programme, my initial determination was overridden with shame and disappointment. Struggling to do even 5 push-ups, I was ashamed that as a former gymnast I now battled to … Continue reading

Exclusive breastfeeding: benefits, obstacles and solutions
Children / Healthy People/ Groups / Women

Exclusive breastfeeding: benefits, obstacles and solutions

Exclusive breastfeeding is the healthiest option for babies, yet the practice is avoided by many mothers. Post-grad Pharmacy student Shingirai Katsinde is promoting exclusive breastfeeding in rural communities as part of her post-grad project, working with two rural communities, Glenmore and Ndwayana, and one urban community, local Grahamstown. There are multiple reasons why exclusive breastfeeding … Continue reading