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what we need to stop believing about newborn sleep: sleeping baby

WATCH: What you need to stop believing about newborn sleep

If you are a new parent, then you are most likely trying to navigate the wonderfully daunting world of sleep. Whether this is your...
birth photography competition winners

Award-winning photographs show the raw & powerful reality of childbirth

Birth photography encompasses the tears of joy, the wonder of bringing a new life into the world and celebrates family. Photographers who specialise in...
how to get your child to listen the first time: father with loud speaker talking to a child

How to get your child to listen the first time – no yelling!

Imagine asking your child to do something once and they... just do it. Yes, as in: they actually listen and follow your instructions the...
newborn baby photo shoot: all your questions about taking care of newborn babies answered by a paediatrician

All your questions about newborn babies answered by a paediatrician

How do I know if my child is getting enough breast milk? Why is my newborn's skin peeling? How often should a newborn baby...
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How to guarantee your children eat all their veggies

It’s natural to want to be the perfect parent who lovingly and thoughtfully provides their children with the healthiest homemade snacks and meals. We...
newborn baby: taking care of a newborn advice on umbilical cord care poop and sleep

How to look after a newborn: everything you need to know about umbilical cord...

The first few days and weeks with a newborn can be stressful and new parents need all the help and support they can get...
everything you need to know about keeping your child safe on tiktok: hands holding a cellphone using tiktok

Is it safe for your child to be on TikTok?

“Please can I have TikTok", said every eight year old, everywhere! Unless you are living under a rock, it’s TikTok around the clock in every...
puppy covered in paint: the best and worst dog breeds if you have children

The best and worst dog breeds for children and families

Are you thinking about getting a dog? There are certain breeds that are particularly good with small children - and others that aren't recommended...
child sucking their thumb: how to stop a child from sucking their thumb

How to stop a child sucking his thumb

If your child has sucked their thumb from day one, chances are you even have an ultrasound of them doing it when they were...
Cute baby lying on their stomach

How palm oil – a common ingredient in infant formula – can affect a...

All moms want to do their best for their babies, and feeding them is no exception. While South Africa is a pro-breastfeeding country, some...