Free parenting advice now widely available as SA’s #1 Parenting Podcast launches an app

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South Africa’s most popular parenting podcast, Parent + Baby Brunch, this week launches its app. The step forward makes it even easier for parents from all walks of life to access the helpful information and tips shared on the regular podcast. 

With recent topics ranging from gut health for toddlers, anxiety in mothers, and autism in children, the popular podcasts and videos have been helping parents and parents-to-be for almost eight years. 

Created and presented by Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp, Parent + Baby Brunch was started when the award-winning broadcaster was pregnant with her first child:

“The concept was born shortly after I had my first daughter”, says Elana.  “I created the Parent + Baby Brunch community after experiencing first-hand what mothers and fathers of newborn children were experiencing. I was on a whatsapp group with my just-turned-parent girlfriends at 2am, everyone complaining about anything from sore nipples to back-aches. I knew there weren’t sufficient support groups out there, and so I started this as a way to help other parents.”

With more than 100 podcasts under the belt, fans can now access previous episodes as well as all the latest content from the Baby Brunch app. Available now on Apple and Google app stores with zero subscriber cost.



Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp is an award-winning radio presenter as well as the founder and presenter of SA’s #1 parenting podcast. Further celebrated as a TV, Film, commercial and stage performer, Elana is undoubtedly one of the country’s leading broadcasters and is the recipient of a 2022 Presidential PRISM Award for Radio Presenter of the Year. A doting mom, Elana is the mother of two young daughters and manages ballet recitals and after-school hockey whilst presenting one of the country’s most-listened-to midmorning radio shows on Jacaranda fm. Her relationship with her listeners is sincere and intimate as she broadcasts across the pulse of SA, Gauteng, Mondays to Fridays as well as KZN, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Northwest and Free State. 

Elana’s TV presenting work includes SABC3 Expresso Show, Supersport, Mnet’s The Road to Miss South Africa, kykNET’s Parlement Parlement and kykNET’s Afskaal

Elana lives between Johannesburg and Cape Town with her husband and two daughters. 

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