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Author: Tasneem Maganlal

The first time I held you

The first time I held you You were whisked off to NICU and I didn’t see you for the rest of the day as I was too sick to get out of bed. Dad showed me pictures and videos off you….you were super tiny only 1.4kgs. You had so many machines hooked onto you. The next day dad begged me to come and see you but I was too scared as I’d already started blaming myself for you being so tiny. Eventually dad wheeled me to the NICU. My heart broke when I saw you in that state. I...

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Shamwari Day Spa

Shamwari Day Spa My husband and I visited Shamwari day spa on valentines day. They had an amazing valentines day special which consisted of; a facial, full body massage and pedicures…all for R500….the place is very well taken care of. we were offered some beverages upon arrival which we were served in their beautiful garden. I was highly pregnant and the spa owner ensured that i was given a pregnancy massage by a professional who had been trained to do so. The massages were amazing…we visit a lot of spas as we love to treat ourselves but we both felt...

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The day I met you 

The day I met you You were born on Saturday 9/04/2016 at 6:45am. It was the day of your baby shower. You just couldn’t wait to meet us. I went to the doctor that Monday and was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia and I was told that you had stopped growing at 31 weeks and I was 35 weeks at that time. My heart sank and I began to tear up as the doctor explained that we needed to keep you inside until I was 36 weeks so that your lungs can form. I was admitted to hospital and kept on a...

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