Health Tips/ Moms

Survival tactics for new moms

Dear Moms,

I am a mom of two riotous, super busy boys (both toddlers) – need I say more!

I thought I would share some ‘survival tactics’ with other moms, soon-to-be moms or, well, anyone out there who can relate. Here are some handy tips for the next time you have to appear in civilisation with your much-loved baby or toddler:

  1. Master the art of looking terrible, all the time… Gone are the days of wearing makeup and high heels. Wear sneakers. It’s much more comfortable, and also practical on the off chance your two year-old decides to play hide-and-seek in a busy shopping mall…
  2. Do not look at yourself in the mirror – you might get a fright and never leave your house again. This is bound to happen when your baby spoils you with an all-nighter – who knows, there might come a time when the bags under your eyes could be high fashion, until then I suggest avoiding mirrors.
  3. Give your kids blindfolds when passing through the very narrow aisle which leads to the shop tills (you know which shops I am talking about…).

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RecoMed Guide to Selecting your Dentist

Selecting a dentist for your family is important

Selecting a dentist for your family is important

It is something we dread every year, somewhere between the bi-annual teeth clean visits and possible cavities, going to the dentist is a nerve wracking experience. This experience is heightened if you’re seeing someone new and already in some pain.

At RecoMed, our goal is to make booking medical practitioner appointments as simple as possible. To help, we have enlisted one of our expert Dentists, Dr. Nihaal Gabier who operates in Claremont Cape Town, to provide some insight into what to look out for when choosing a dentist for you and your family:

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Your General Practitioner’s Guide to Colds and Flu Prevention

It’s that time of the year again; the seasons are changing, and colds, flu and stomach bugs are beginning to affect many South African lives once again. To help prevent against infection, RecoMed have enlisted some of our top contributing General Practitioners to help provide you with some tips to fight off the flu in the changing weather.

Our GP’s have gathered four main ways to decrease the chances of catching a cold or flu as we move into winter.

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