Babies & Toddlers

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Dear new mama

It’s referred to as the fourth trimester for a reason! Just like with the pregnancy trimesters, your body goes through a lot of changes...

Follow-on formula & growing up milks: What’s the deal?

As loving parents, we all want to provide the best the world has to offer for our children in every aspect of their life...

5 tips to keep your toddler hydrated

Spring is here in sunny South Africa, hooray! It’s the season of running around outside, sweet fruit, delicious braais outside with friends and having...
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How temperature influences sleep

Temperature has a massive influence on a child’s sleep. Not only does it influence how comfortably your child will sleep, but it is an...
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What to do when your baby has diarrhoea

When my little one had diarrhoea, I don’t know what I dreaded more: the thought of changing the soggy mess in the nappy or...
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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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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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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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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,...