A story about fluoride

By Dr Candice Schwartz, cosmetic and paediatric dentist. Because fluoride is already abundant in the drinking water and many foods we consume daily, is it...
small child baby reaching up to hot pot on stove about to be burned-min

Burns in South Africa: Who is at risk?

By Arrive Alive. By being aware of the main risk factors for childhood burns in this country, it’s possible to reduce those risks and keep...
pre baby counselling couple with psychologist-min

You, me and baby makes three

By Dr Sumayya Ebrahim, psychologist. You and your partner may be in love and have the ideal relationship – and you may think that both...
mother sitting with child looking at map on floor with wooden wall-min

Eight mysteries only moms will understand

By Munchkins, parent coaching. Being a mother is a beautiful, but often bizarre experience that could at times defy reason. On Planet Parenthood a number of phenomena...
man and woman under covers smiling masturbation month

M is for Masturbation

By Dr Jireh Serfontein, sexual health practitioner. May is known as International Masturbation Month. It is an entire month devoted to self-love and self-pleasure. A San...
gas heater flame

Safety when heating with gas

By Arrive Alive. During the cold of winter, our first responders are often attending to incidents of fire and burn! May is Burn Awareness Month...
bacterial vaginosis wording on black background with stethoscope, syringe and pills

Bacterial vaginosis: Something fishy

By Dr Jireh Serfontein, sexual health practitioner. Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is not an infection caught from your partner; it is due to an upset of the...
boot of car packed with holiday bags and equipment

Packing the vehicle safely for your holiday road trip

Have you thought about how your packing could affect your car’s ability to drive safely on the road? Here are some packing tips from...
pregnant lady eating healthy fruit salad

Laying nutritional foundations

By Kath Megaw, clinical dietitian and founder of Nutripaeds. Recently attending an international breastfeeding conference in France, I was once again awed by nature’s amazing...
girl holding her hands over her ears

Bullying behaviour in our schoolgoing children

By Claire Maher, educational psychologist. It is important to know how to recognise if your child is being bullied and know which steps to take when...

Sign up for our free newsletter.

Stay up to date with the latest knowledge and know-how in the world of parenting

X