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What is the right birth control for you?

Making choices about birth control isn’t easy. There are many factors that come into play: your overall health, how often you have sex, the...
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6 tips to make flying with the kids a breeze

June and July are our winter holiday months here in South Africa and many of us from Gauteng head down to the coast to...
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I know you can!

“I think I can, I think I can!” says the Little Engine That Could in the beloved children’s book and I know just how...
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Folate for your mental health

Most women know how important folic acid is to sustain a healthy pregnancy. But did you know that synthetic folic acid and folate are...
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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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Planning a kid’s party on a budget

Gone are the days when a sandwich and a simple bowl of jelly were enough for a kid’s birthday party. With social media photos,...
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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...
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Gentle hands

Even the biggest baby is small for a grown man, so his fears about dropping or hurting his child may result in him leaving...
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What to do when your baby doesn’t want to sleep

According to my mother I never slept as a baby. The way she tells it, I never even closed my eyes, not even for...
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Raising boys

In a constantly changing world we have to regularly adjust our expectations and methods of raising our children. Different people or groups play a...