Babies & Toddlers

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Do you need to worry if your baby has a flat head?

Flat head syndrome, also called positional plagiocephaly, develops in babies because of external pressures on the soft, malleable baby skull. It is more common...
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Families that eat together…

It’s just gone six o’clock and I’ve already finished dinner. I’m pretty sure I’ll be ravenous come 9pm, but that’s life with kids –...
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Baby-led weaning or spoon-feeding?

When it comes to avoiding picky eating and mealtime tantrums, parents are usually ready to try any method that promises their child will become...
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A case of shyness

I’ve just been told my son is a selective mute. This is the opinion of one of the teachers at his school – and one...
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Best baby boy names in 2019

Pregnancy can be a truly exciting journey, particularly once you know the gender of your little one. This is when many of the exciting...
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How to instil a love of books in your toddler

The building blocks that children need for language and literacy form in their first three years, and developing early literacy skills makes it easier...
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Fatherless father

When a boy loses their father, it raises a lot of questions but the most difficult is when they transition from a boy to...
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Babies & movement

Babies are always on the move, from wriggling on the changing mat to rolling, crawling and eventually walking. A moving baby is a happy...
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We tested baby food sugar levels in South Africa. This is what we found

South Africa has the highest rates of childhood obesity in the world, with an alarming figure of 13%. The global average stands at 6%....
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Rosie’s hero

“I only looked away for a moment!” This is something professional swimming instructors hear repeatedly on the other side of a terrible accident. We also...
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