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Let’s talk stretch marks!

The pregnancy stretch-mark debate: Can those ‘tiger stripes’ be prevented? This month we’d like to celebrate you by compiling some of the best pregnancy...

Colic: what formula is best?

You can feel so helpless when your baby’s suffering. Here’s what you should know about colic and formula feeding. If you are currently living...
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Dental encounters: My visit to the dentist

My earliest memory of the dentist is actually a pleasant one. I was six years old and the dentist’s two pretty young assistants gave...
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Finding your feet when you feel overwhelmed

Ever find yourself sitting and wondering how is it that it’s February and you are already so tired? Well, I found myself asking that...
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2 stone fruit recipes for summer

Long, warm summer days usually gives us some extra time to do the things that we can normally never find time for, which includes...
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How to get a good night’s sleep despite third trimester discomfort

Sleepless nights are often associated with the newborn baby phase, but the reality is that often a mommy lacks proper sleep even before baby...
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Everybody seems to hate January

Everybody seems to hate January and I totally understand why: the overeating and overspending of the festive season have left us feeling fat and...
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Innocent until proven guilty – let’s talk about mum guilt

According to the Mariam Webster online dictionary, the definition of guilt is the following: the fact of having committed a breach of conduct especially...
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From peaceful coexistence to potential peril: The bacteria that live in and on us

Bacteria are everywhere, including in and on our bodies. There are estimated to be as many bacteria in a human body as there are...
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9 FAQs about children’s eye testing

Inge Loubser, our expert optometrist shares some of the most frequently asked questions by parents. 1. Can watching too much television or playing on a...