EMBRACE A movement for a supported motherhood – for and by mothers All love begins with motherhood. Mothers are stronger together. What Embrace is a national movement that promotes a connected and thriving start to motherhood for every new mother in South Africa. Its vision is based on the understanding that an empowered and embraced […]

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Posted on 19 Mar 2019


Connecting South Africans around motherhood: Three strategic insights that have shaped the mission of Embrace

The transition into parenthood is a vulnerable time for women. A mother’s mental health can negatively affect the development of her baby and this can be especially problematic during the ‘First 1 000 Days’ of her child’s life, which plays a vital role in allowing him or her to grow up to be happy, healthy and […]

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Posted on 20 Feb 2019


ECD resource: Ilifa Labantwana’s Insights Magazine

Ilifa Labantwana released the third issue of their Ilifa Insights magazine this week.  In this issue the relationship between the parent – or the primary caregiver – and the child is explored. Neuroscientist Barak Morgan explains the effects of an adverse external environment on the architecture of the brain, and the impact of interventions on caregivers’ brains, and […]

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Posted on 9 Dec 2015