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newborn baby being bathed: should you delay your babys first bath and how often should you bath your baby

Should you delay your baby’s first bath & how often should you bath a...

Should you bath your baby in the first few days of their life or is it better to delay their first bath? The advice...
child playing with blocks: gross motor skills in babies milestones by age

Baby developmental milestones: birth to 24 months

The development of gross motor skills begins from the moment your baby is born. The ability of your baby to move his or her...
George & Mason Baby range from takealot: child's nursery

Shopping for baby: what to buy & when

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Those are some of the most exciting words a soon-to-be parent can hear – but it’s likely to cause a fair...
how to choose the right toothbrush and toothpaste for your child: toothbrush with heart drawn in toothpaste

Which toothbrush and toothpaste is best for your child?

There are so many toothbrushes and toothpastes available on the market that it is very difficult to understand the difference between them all and...
boy with lightbulb in front of a blackboard: speech development in children causes for delay normal milestones

Common causes of speech & language delays in children

The number one key factor that determines proper speech and language development in children is hearing. This is why it is recommended that a...
black baby in a nappy: different types of nappy rash and causes

Nappy rash: the different types & causes

Most babies will experience a nappy or diaper rash at some point. It can make them uncomfortable and irritable and often worries parents but...
Squish new 200ml pouches for toddlers

For growing kids with growing appetites: Squish launches new 200ml bigger pouch for toddlers

South Africa’s well-loved, convenient baby food brand, Squish, has launched a South African first, a new larger 200ml pouch size especially for toddlers and...
smiling mother and baby: The benefits of stimulation classes for babies and moms

The benefits of stimulation classes for babies and moms

The first three years of a child’s life are the most critical in shaping their brain - children learn more quickly during their early...
breastfeeding questions answered by a lactation expert in south africa: oranges in a bra

Your most Googled breastfeeding questions answered by a lactation expert

Is it normal for one breast to produce less milk than the other? How can I improve my milk supply? Do I really need...
FIsher price encourage free play

Why your baby should play alone

Parents often feel they must occupy baby’s every waking moment or boredom will set in. Not so. Not only is learning how to play alone...