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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...

What’s the deal with RTF?

Liquid formulas are a thing. When we think of baby formula, most of us imagine those tins with the ring pull opener and the...

Why screen time for babies, children & adolescents needs to be limited

There is increasing concern about the amount of time children and adolescents are spending in recreational screen time. There’s also increasing controversy over whether...

Intimacy: You, me & us

Intimacy is not something parents usually visit the paediatrician about. Having said this, we deal with the “product” of intimacy and have a very...

A-Z of popular parenting books

Every parent can use a helping hand. Check out the following trusted reads to get you through the toughest times.       How to Talk So Kids...

How to choose the best nappy bag

A nappy or baby bag is an absolute necessity for new moms and becomes an extension of you from both a practicality and personality...

5 ways to be a good friend to a new mom

There are some things people just say because it’s polite, but don’t really think it through or have any intention of doing it. Don’t...

Screen time & our toddler: How we manage it all

Let’s be honest, the TV is an integral part of most households. In fact, many have more than just one. We use the TV...

Is hip dysplasia in my newborn something to worry about?

Developmental dysplasia of the hip, sometimes termed congenital dysplasia or dislocation of the hip, is a chronic condition present from early childhood which can...

How health workers have adapted to South Africa’s breastfeeding policy

In the past 20 years there has been a massive global push for mothers to exclusively breastfeed their newborns for the first six months...