Babies

Factual and interesting information for everything related to raising a baby, from baby sleep, poop and feeding to how to decorate your baby’s room.

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...
Proud woman holding up a sign to help normalise breastfeeding

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...
a sports car wrapped up with a gold bow for the most expensive baby and children products

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,...
Can you breastfeed if you have Covid-19?

Breastfeeding and Covid-19: busting the myths

We’ve had an overload of fake news over the past pandemic months. One of the most damaging falsehoods to emerge has been that COVID-19...
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...
How to treat colic in babies

Colic: how to treat your baby naturally

  Does your baby scream, cry excessively, show irritability, or have tummy distension, excessive or trapped gas, clenched fists, and facial expressions indicating pain? They...
Common penis problems in infants

Common penis problems in infants

Private parts have all sorts of names - from Willy to Ugwayi. Over the years I have heard all sorts of variations for these...