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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...
what should you do if your child has missed a vaccination on the south african schedule: teddy bear getting vaccinated

What to do if your child has missed a vaccination

Children should get all their vaccinations on time and according to the recommended schedule. However, there may be instances when a child does not...
Respiratory syncytial virus or RSV in babies and children symptoms causes risks: is it rsv or covid 19

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV): symptoms, causes & if your child is at risk

What is RSV? According to the Mayo Clinic, Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes infections of the lungs and respiratory tract in babies and infants -...
why the first 1000 days are so important for a childs development: how children learn through play

Why the first 1000 days of a child’s life are so important & how...

Science tells us that the first 1000 days of a child’s life sets the foundation for future years. The Center on the Developing Child...
Why messy play is critical to your babys development and 5 activities to try: baby's feet covered in paint

Why messy play is critical to your baby’s development & 5 activities to try

Messy, or sensory, play refers to any activity that engages a child’s senses, including sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. When a child is...

Growing up milk & follow-on formula: 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...