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Mums delighted as spur supports breastfeeding

Popular South African family restaurant chain, Spur, has found its breastfeeding policy brought to the limelight after a customer posted a photo of their...
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How to deal with picky eaters

A picky eater can be defined as a toddler, child or teenager that avoids a number of foods from each food group or one...
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Going back to work after having a baby

Why would you consider hiring a professional nanny or au pair when nobody can do the job of caring for your children better than...
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Tone down the nursery with monochrome

If you’ve decided to go for a gender-neutral nursery, a black-and-white colour scheme is a fantastic option. Not only will this work for boys...
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Breaking the silence around formula feeding

There are a couple of things that society has come to agree upon as relates to infant nutrition: breast is best and formula manufacturers...
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Anthill 26: Twins

Double trouble, two peas in a pod, always together and possibly even reading each other’s minds – twins come with tonnes of stereotypes. This...
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Formula feeding: What to expect

While “breast is best”, there are times when a mommy cannot breastfeed her little one for various reasons. When you have to turn to formula...
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Why is formula feeding a baby so confusing?

Being a second-time mom, you’d think that you could just follow the same recipe that you used for your first. The same clothes, the...
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Can you use bottled water to mix baby formula?

One of the reasons why formula feeding is not encouraged is due to the high rate of sickness due to incorrectly mixed formula, the...
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Balanced nutrition and hydration for breastfeeding moms

Every mom wants to give her baby the best start in life and breastfeeding is one way of doing that. A mother’s body produces...