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10 of the weirdest baby names of 2020

Some names like James, Elizabeth, Michael and Jennifer have been constants in the Top 100 baby names for decades, but a few unusual names...
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Formula feeding: stigma & the impact on maternal mental health

We’re constantly being told that ‘Breast Is Best’, and it’s a practice that has become synonymous with ‘good parenting’. Of course, we’re not denying...
Treating acid reflux in babies and children

Reflux in babies: should you use a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?

Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and the more serious gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are commonly treated with proton pump inhibitors (PPI). A PPI is a medication...
Top 10 baby names for boys and girls 2021

These are the top 10 predicted baby names for boys and girls in 2021

Few things are as exciting - or nerve-racking - as deciding on a name for your little one, and that's before you take into...
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These celebrity moms aren’t ashamed to breastfeed in public and you shouldn’t be either

Why are women still being given a hard time for breastfeeding in public? It's perfectly natural and nothing to be ashamed of. We love...
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8 Ridiculously expensive baby & child products that will set you back R6.2m

A lot of parents tend to go overboard for Christmas or special birthdays, but we can't imagine there would be too many takers for...

Experimenting with food textures: How do I introduce textured food to my baby?

Starting your baby on solids is a wonderful, fun and exciting milestone. This next phase in their food journey, not only provides them with...
Healthy fruit and vegetable purees

5 reasons to love Squish purees and juices for infants

As parents, we want to give our little ones healthy food and snacks, but we also like convenience and things that save us time,...
What to eat when breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: what to eat, what to avoid

Every breastfeeding mother has questions about what she can or cannot consume and how this will affect the quality of her milk. Of course,...
Why babies struggle to breastfeeding

Why babies struggle to breastfeed: the often overlooked problem

We're told that breast is best, but in the same breath, mothers only be expected to do their best, and if that doesn’t include...