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Ireland abortion referendum: voters have freed women from this insidious law

Fiona de Londras, University of Birmingham I write this sitting in a small café in Ranelagh, a prosperous part of Dublin. It is early on...
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What to do when your baby has diarrhoea

When my little one had diarrhoea, I don’t know what I dreaded more: the thought of changing the soggy mess in the nappy or...
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Important nutrients during breastfeeding

By Mary Comerce, founder of The Health Coach Academy. Just as your baby’s nutrition is important, so is your own diet. Eating well during breastfeeding...
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Do babies actually matter in SA?

As we begin another Child Protection Week, child protection organisations and advocates are asking the question: do babies actually matter in South Africa? The continued...
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There’s more to your boobs than you know

Pregnancy and breastfeeding make us more aware of our boobs than ever before. Below are some interesting facts about your mammaries that you probably...
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14 small, easy ways I’m being more environmentally active

I am by no means a tree hugger, environmental activist or “all-green”. I still drive everywhere, take baths (I live in Joburg, but still),...
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Benefits of belly binding for new moms

With a rich history from Japan to Latin America, belly binding is one of the best kept post-pregnancy secrets, but something that women from around...
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Q&A: A healthy diet for breastfeeding

By Mary Comerce, founder of the Health Coach Academy. Every breastfeeding mother has questions about what she can or cannot consume and how this will...
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Friendly Freddy, your road safety friend

By Arrive Alive. May is Global Youth Traffic Awareness month and the sad fact is that children die on our roads every day. In fact,...
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Family holiday traditions

Festive holidays are often steeped in history and brim with tradition and ritual, but that’s not to say you can’t create a few of...
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