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Travelling with kids

The holidays are around the corner (yippee!). I hope that you’ve already decided what you are going to make for Christmas pudding. One other...
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If you’re feeding with formula, here’s what you can do to promote your baby’s...

While breastfeeding is the recommended approach to infant feeding, some mothers may not be able to breastfeed. Others may find themselves moving on from...
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The tooth development journey in a nutshell

We all know that teething is a big part of a child’s first year. But do you actually know the “ins and outs” of...
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Sleep training – Setting the scene

The words “cry it out” jump into most parent’s minds when they hear the words “sleep training”, which is why I don’t like to...
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What’s in my infant’s formula?

Margot Bertelsmann checks out baby formula – or tries to, anyway … Look, we all know breast is best. Thanks to an actively implemented campaign...
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5 funny things that happen when you become a parent

Now that my son is a full-blown toddler, I’ve been reflecting on my journey of motherhood, especially those times when he was an itty-bitty...
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Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)

With the advent of improved neonatal intensive care techniques, the mortality for medically fragile infants has drastically decreased. For instance, the mortality for children...
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Our early arrival

Bruche De Bruin is a huge fan of the BabyYumYum Facebook page and website. She reveals how informative and helpful she found the #1...
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5 serious eye conditions in children

Much like children need to learn to walk and talk, they need to develop their visual acuity before they can make sense of their...
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7 benefits of block play

Most parents today would remember these from their childhood – wooden blocks, Lego or other forms of toy blocks. Preschools kept a variety of...