In The Press

MonaLisa Mamas Nursing Covers featured in Living & Loving Magazine! We are VERY proud to have recently been featured in one of the top Mom & Baby magazines in the country! What an honour! The articles features their pick of the top 5 breastfeeding covers in South Africa, and MonaLisa Mamas’ Nursing Cover is one of […]

Checklist before Baby Arrives

I am 5 weeks away from having our little princess and although the excitement is high, the last few days the reality of having another baby has really hit. And I keep wondering if we are really prepared. So perhaps it is the “nesting” talking, but I have put together a list of things we […]

MonaLisa Mamas turns 1!

  Wow, we simply cannot believe it has been a whole year since we opened our MonaLisa Mamas (virtual) doors for the very first time! And what a year it has been!   We joined markets and exhibitions and became involved in the annual MediClinic Pregnancy Awareness Week. We joined hands with Maternity/Baby shops and […]

Babywearing Strikes

  “Oh, my baby didn’t like being worn.” It’s something I’ve heard lots of moms say. And while there certainly are babies who don’t like it and won’t like it ever, there are some tips and tricks you can use if you want or need to wear your baby and baby (or toddler!) is not cooperating.  […]

10 Reasons Why Toddler-wearing is Awesome!

  As my little boy came closer and closer to the 1 year milestone, I subconsciously started carrying him less and less in his wrap. He was weighing close to 11 kg and was wanting to see and touch more and more while we were out. I started thinking my babywearing days were over. But […]

Preventing Hip Dislocation

  Hip Dislocation or Dysplasia is much more prevalent in babies than we might think. One area of prevention is in choosing and using baby carriers that allow healthy hip positioning. The MonaLisa Mamas Baby Wrap proudly support this healthy hip positioning (please see diagrams below) by supporting your baby’s legs and hips in the […]

Choosing a Baby Carrier

                    Modern baby carriers come in a wide variety of styles to suit every taste and budget. Choosing which carrier to purchase can be an overwhelming task because there are so many excellent options in a bewildering range of styles, colors, and sizes. But take a […]

Tips & Tricks on Safe Babywearing

It is very important to understand basic babywearing safety before ever putting on a carrier. As with any baby product, baby carriers can pose potential safety hazards if they are not used carefully and correctly. Make sure your child’s airway remains open at all times while babywearing. The best way to do this is to keep […]