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How to get your baby to latch properly when breastfeeding

A good latch is the foundation of breastfeeding. If your baby is properly attached to your breast, she will have a good feed and...
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10 hilarious confessions only moms will understand

We're all guilty of it but we refuse to feel guilty about it. We applaud these moms for sharing their totally relatable parenting confessions. Snack...
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Easy scone recipe you can make with the kids

Everyone enjoys a freshly-baked scone, but there's no reason you need to be the one slaving away in the kitchen. This easy scone recipe...
Apostnatal depression: alphabet blocks spelling out the word depression

These women were brutally honest about what postnatal depression felt like

While a lot of women experience the Baby Blues in the first few days or weeks after giving birth, about 1 in every 10...
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The best places to buy maternity clothing in South Africa

Gone are the days when being pregnant meant you were forced to accommodate your growing bump in a tent dress. Expectant moms-to-be demanded more...
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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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5 things all women should know about managing money

Personal finance coach and author of You're Not Broke, You're Pre-Rich (published by Penguin Random House SA), Mapalo Makhu, shares the 'rules' that financially...
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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...
Easy chocolate Nutella truffle recipe

Easiest ever Nutella truffles recipe

ALERT: We’ve found the easiest ever truffle recipe so you can get your chocolate fix! It’s a speedy truffle recipe that's delicious and foolproof...
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...