Month: February 2020

  • BAMBI Supports Baan Dek Foundation
    BAMBI Supports Baan Dek Foundation

    By Melissa Zebrowski (Director of Partnerships, Baan Dek Foundation) and Yoshiko Swinney (Charities Coordinator, BAMBI)   At BAMBI we are very proud last year to have selected Baan Dek Foundation (www.baandekfoundation.org) as our partner. Baan Dek Foundation (BDF) is dedicated to working with more than 1,500 vulnerable children living in urban slums in Chiang Mai […]

  • Pain-free Babywearing: Easy Tips to Make your Back Tension-free   もっと抱っこをしよう!お母さんが楽になる、抱っこのポイント
    Pain-free Babywearing: Easy Tips to Make your Back Tension-free もっと抱っこをしよう!お母さんが楽になる、抱っこのポイント

    Need to hold your child every day? Then you’re familiar with the stress on your shoulders and lower back that it causes. In Bangkok, a baby carrier is frequently used because of the heavy traffic and narrow roads. So how can we hold our child with less pain and stress?   By Makiko Iwasaki / […]

  • Pets: A Love Like No Other
    Pets: A Love Like No Other

    Sadef tells us about the many benefits of keeping a pet and one of those is the unconditional love they give.   By Sadef Chhotani Through the ages, humans have been known to adopt animals as pets for their basic needs as well as companionship. In ancient times, people kept and trained wolves for hunting […]

  • The Work of Love in Adoption
    The Work of Love in Adoption

    This is the story of a mommy and daddy who started loving their son even before he came into their lives and how this love continued to grow when the little boy joined their family. By Tricia Flagler I loved him before I knew him.  I loved him more when the social worker sent a […]

  • Understanding and Supporting Children With Sensory Processing
    Understanding and Supporting Children With Sensory Processing

    An occupational therapist tells us the information caregivers often ask about to help children with a sensory processing disorder. By Chanipa Vipatawat One of the most challenging things that parents normally face with children with special needs is the sensory processing system, this issue sometimes ends up with parents leaving their child at home or […]

  • Rage Against the Postpartum Machine – Let’s Talk About Postnatal Rage
    Rage Against the Postpartum Machine – Let’s Talk About Postnatal Rage

    This month Midwife Emma McNerlin explores the often-overlooked phenomenon of “Postpartum Rage” and reminds us that help is available so we are not alone in this journey.   By Emma McNerlin (midwife) The adjustment to motherhood and life with a new baby can be tough both physically and emotionally. When listing symptoms of postnatal depression […]