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Unpacking the nutrients required in your baby’s diet

Breast milk naturally contains vitamins and minerals, but what if you can’t breastfeed? If you are anything like me, you’ll have questions racing through...

Overcoming vaccination myths: Could addressing the facts during prenatal visits help?

Studies suggest that pregnant women might be influenced by medical myths on social media. Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock.com Amanda Sams Bradshaw, University of Florida During pregnancy, expectant parents spend...

Midwives and the right of women to give birth the way they want to

Midwives play a crucial role in enabling women to make choices about how they give birth. The White Ribbon Alliance/Flickr Lydia Mwanzia, Moi University Giving birth...

Meeting the challenges of being a single father

Single fathers face a litany of challenges that are common to any single parent. On top of the usual worries about finances and keeping...

Counting your chickens before they hatch

The road to pregnancy has not been an easy one for Susan* and her husband. She shares the next part of her journey with...

Here’s why South Africa’s online shoppers keep coming back for more

Online retailing is a relatively new phenomenon and a small element of retailing in Africa. Shutterstock Mercy Mpinganjira, University of Johannesburg Online shopping is becoming ubiquitous in...

How much sugar in formula is too much?

Unfortunately, many formulas on the market contain added sugars and because we want parents to make the best formula choice for their baby, BabyYumYum...

The two-week wait

The road to pregnancy has not been an easy one for Susan* and her husband. She shares her journey with us so that other...

Is the sugar in formula safe for my baby?

Did you know that infant formula contains sugar and that this could have an impact on your baby’s health? Not all sugars are bad,...

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