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Choosing a water birth

I often have women come to my practice who are eager to have a water birth but they have several concerns: What is a...
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Food allergies in breastfed babies

For any mom that is breastfeeding, baby allergies to certain food products can be a worry. No mommy wants to make her baby sick...
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Fighting cancer and diabetes: A vegetarian diet will lower your nitrate intake

Earlier this year, food safety company Alvarita launched the world’s first portable nitrate and radiation detector in South Africa – GreenTest.       Taking food safety into your own hands Nitrate...
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10 FAQs regarding infant feeding

Today’s technology, computers and the World Wide Web have transformed our world into a global village. Gone are the days of pulling out a dusty...
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Don’t believe your child’s baby fat will melt away with age

Four year old Lu Zhihao takes a nap at a kindergarten in Foshan, China in this file picture. Joe Tan/Reuters Violet Louise van den Berg, University...
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How to relieve postpartum gas

Your body goes through various strange, weird and wonderful changes during pregnancy. Giving life is a huge task – your body is amazing! These changes,...
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Why Opti-Baby & Kids is the school of choice

Opti-Baby & Kids welcomes your child every day with open arms. We understand the heart of a parent, and we do everything from a...
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Surviving university/school while pregnant

Towards the end of 2017, I made the decision to go back to school. I had been in my new job for almost six...

What you should know about cyberbullying

It is hard to really remember how we felt about school and the friends we had when we were younger, but if only for...
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Liver transplant from HIV+ living donor to negative recipient: key ethical issues

Fundamental questions of ethics are involved in donor transplant decisions. Shutterstock Harriet Etheredge, University of the Witwatersrand; Jean Botha, University of the Witwatersrand, and June Fabian,...