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Is it possible to spoil your infant?

“Don’t pick up your baby too much because it will spoil them.” “Feeding your newborn too much spoils them.” “Let them cry it out. It will teach them how to self-soothe.” “Breastfeeding your baby will keep them attached to you and they won’t like anyone else.” “You don’t have to respond every time your baby […]

Mental Health Awareness Month 2021

We are half way through the month of May and I cannot let the month pass without acknowledging Mental Health Awareness Month. I am happy that an entire month is dedicated to highlighting the importance of mental health. In my world mental health is placed onto a pedestal on a daily basis. I will continue […]

The Maziwa Tribe Blog Turns 1

On February 11, 2020 I posted my first blog post introducing myself. A blog was on the to-do list for ages and I recall being extremely proud of taking the step. Those who know me know that I have always loved reading and writing. My high school English teacher (we are still in contact) taught […]


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About Me

Hi, I’m Salimah. I am the mother of a beautiful four year old – yup she still breastfeeds. I am also an entrepreneur, therapist and certified lactation counselor. My personal life and professional life have collided and this blog is the end result.

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