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No, you shouldn’t eat your placenta, here’s why

In almost all mammals, the placenta - the organ that develops in pregnancy to provide oxygen and nutrients to the baby and remove waste...
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5 questions growing families should ask when choosing medical aid

It’s all very well flying by the seat of your (jean) pants when you’re part of a newly romantic couple. Let’s face it: as...
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How the placenta can shed light on HIV mothers and their babies

In many parts of the world, the human placenta (the after birth) is discarded once a baby is born and considered waste. The focus...
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If you’re feeding with formula, here’s what you can do to promote your baby’s...

While breastfeeding is the recommended approach to infant feeding, some mothers may not be able to breastfeed. Others may find themselves moving on from...
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Enjoy water, play safe: The NSRI’s safety tips for the summer holidays

Summer school holidays are around the corner and Sea Rescue South Africa (NSRI) wants to get the message of beach safety out to those...
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8 ways to grow environmentally aware children

The holidays are almost here and parents will soon be looking for fun ways to keep their bored children occupied. We have found some...
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6 festive season financial hacks

With the rising cost of living and the festive season around the corner, personal finance management is becoming an increasingly top-of-mind priority for South...
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Babies born to mums with HIV face higher risks even though they’re HIV negative

The largest number of HIV-exposed but uninfected children are in South Africa. Shutterstock Amy Slogrove, Stellenbosch University; Kathleen M. Powis, Harvard Medical School, and Mary-Ann Davies,...
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Omega-3 supplements in pregnancy reduce the risk of premature birth

The earlier a baby is born, the greater the risk of poor health. Cassidy Rowell Philippa Middleton, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute; Jamie...
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What’s in my infant’s formula?

Margot Bertelsmann checks out baby formula – or tries to, anyway … Look, we all know breast is best. Thanks to an actively implemented campaign...