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Can sleep training harm my baby?

With the stigma around the cry-it-out method, which is what the majority of parents believe sleep training your baby to be, it’s no wonder...
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Postnatal depression: Men get it too

Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock Andrew Mayers, Bournemouth University Over the past few years, there has been an increase in media reports about postnatal depression and other maternal mental...
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How to choose the best child car seat

Don’t you find it troubling that South African consumers head off to their local baby retailer to buy a car seat without doing a...
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How to survive your wife’s pregnancy

This is a post my husband wrote from his perspective … My wife’s always sharing her perspective on parenthood on her blog Aisha & Life....
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How much formula does your baby need?

I remember bringing my baby home after her birth and although I initially did breastfeed for the first few weeks, I felt my baby...
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Eye health in babies and toddlers is closely related to their learning and development

Gazing into your newborn’s beaming and inquisitive eyes is one of the most amazing moments to experience; however, it is easy to underestimate the...
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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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You never stop parenting no matter your marital status

Raising children is no easy task, especially when your support is fairly non-existent and you’re going through a separation or divorce. My call of...
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So your birth didn’t go according to plan? Don’t blame yourself

One in four Australian mothers had a negative birth experience. By LittleDogKorat/Shutterstock Hannah Dahlen, Western Sydney University While childbirth is often a joyful event, it rarely unfolds...
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New parent? Here’s your family’s financial checklist

When you’re a new parent with a full plate of responsibilities and lots of new-baby expenses, getting your financial affairs in order is probably...