Month: May 2021

Babys first birthday

Baby’s first birthday is always a special event.

The first birthday of one’s own baby is an important milestone for many families in Germany. In this country, parents and grandparents really turn up the heat when it comes to decorating, baking and crafting gifts. But what does a baby’s first birthday look like in Africa?

A German mother tells how she prepared this special celebration for her son with spina bifida on his first birthday and reflects on their first year together. On the other side of the globe, a father from East Africa tells his story of celebrating his son as special every year …

Baby’s first birthday – Reports from two different worlds