Bird & Bear

Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Essentials & Spoils
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Bundle Deals

Close up of a pregnant person wearing navy fabric panties with white lace trim and bow detail


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Brown bag containing a mixture of herbs, labelled herbal sitz bath mix lying beside a small white muslin bag

Herbs & Essential Oils

Glass tea cup filled with tea placed on a hessian coaster with a mint leave placed alongside


Perineum Care

Various perinatal-related products in and spilling out of a gift box


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Gift Boxes


Welcome to Bird & Bear. A space created in celebration and support of the crazy wonderful journey of pregnancy, birth and postpartum – whatever that might look like for you.

My own journey as a pregnant woman, mother, doula and childbirth educator led me to create Bird and Bear Family Gift Boxes as a way to send some well-thought-out, practical, locally-sourced gifts to loved ones as they navigate the early days of parenting. The boxes are a combination of practical and joyful, with a little something for the whole family (even the four-legged family members). We’ve since added Baby Gift Boxes to the online shop because there are just so many gorgeous, locally-made products out there and since I no longer need them myself, I plan to live vicariously through the recipients of these boxes!

Ultimately, though, birthing people and parents are our main focus. With all the (completely justifiable) excitement around the arrival of a brand new baby, the immense transition that parents are experiencing can sometimes be forgotten. So we created an online shop stocking locally sourced, practical and eco-conscious gems of products for pregnant, birthing and postpartum folks, making stocking a hospital bag or homebirth kit super convenient.

When sourcing products I prioritise small, local businesses, with socially and environmentally conscious practices and natural, cruelty-free ingredients.




  • Shipping is charged at a flat rate of R85 for door-to-door courier within South Africa
  • Overnight shipping is available to main centres at a rate of R149 (excluding weekends)
  • Free shipping is applied to orders totalling R550 and over
  • To arrange for shipping outside of South Africa please email us at for a quote
  • Orders can also be collected at no charge from Constantia, Cape Town
  • Delivery of FULL and MEDIUM Family Gift Boxes is currently limited to delivery within Gauteng, KZN and the Western Cape. Please contact us to discuss options if you would like to have one these boxes delivered elsewhere
  • Orders are typically processed and dispatched within 48 hours of being received, and arrive approximately 2 to 7 working days from dispatch, depending on the area and delivery method selected.



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