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Few things more exciting than welcoming a new baby into the world, but for many first-time parents, the arrival of a new baby can be filled with anxiety and unanswered questions. Fortunately, you are not alone. With Vodacom Mum&Baby, you have free access to quality information and videos to prepare you for the life-giving journey of bringing a child into the world. And it's not just for mums-to-be, either: register as a father and you will receive daily tips and advice to support the mother of your child.
Win nappies for a whole year
From February Mum&Baby will be running a competition where customers stand a chance to win nappies for a year with Dis-Chem when they subscribe to Mum&Baby Premium. Each week for 10 weeks, 10 lucky customers will be selected and receive a WiCode per month for a period of a year to purchase nappies fromDis-Chem. There will be 100 guaranteed winners by the end of the competition.
The extra savings could help towards a number of essentials, so we have put together a checklist of baby supplies you may want to consider:
- Disposal bags. You’re going to go through a lot of these, so there’s no harm in stocking up. While you’re at it, think about a small garbage can with a lid to put next to the changing table.
- Changing table supplies. You’re going to need a handy supply of baby wipes, diaper rash cream and baby powder.
- Bottles and formula. Start with four to six small bottles for the first few months. As baby grows, you’ll need to upgrade to larger ones.
- Pacifiers/Dummy. Have a few pacifiers on hand for when baby comes home, but let them decide which brand and type they like best before buying in bulk.
- Bath supplies. Stock up on bath time supplies like baby shampoo, baby soap, baby oil, a healing salve — like Vaseline — and moisturizing cream.
Mum & Baby has helped parents prepare during pregnancy by giving access to relevant information that they are unable to attain at the clinic and from family members. Even though some are not on the Vodacom Network, Vodacom cares for all moms and dads in South Africa that they have opened up access to all beyond profit. Click here to sign up.