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How to get a good night’s sleep despite third trimester discomfort

Sleepless nights are often associated with the newborn baby phase, but the reality is that often a mommy lacks proper sleep even before baby...
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Innocent until proven guilty – let’s talk about mum guilt

According to the Mariam Webster online dictionary, the definition of guilt is the following: the fact of having committed a breach of conduct especially...
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9 FAQs about children’s eye testing

Inge Loubser, our expert optometrist shares some of the most frequently asked questions by parents. 1. Can watching too much television or playing on a...
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Have a satisfying sex life, but keep it safe!

February is the month of love, so it makes sense to focus on reproductive health this month. Reproductive health implies that people are able...
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Intimacy: You, me & us

Intimacy is not something parents usually visit the paediatrician about. Having said this, we deal with the “product” of intimacy and have a very...
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BodyTalk your way to health!

Pose the question to people “How do you really feel?” and you’re bound to receive a flurry of replies, such as “I am always...
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Spanking your child in 2019

At the moment, in South Africa, parents are allowed to spank their children as long as it falls under ‘reasonable chastisement’ therefore justifying corporal...
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Otitis media – clearing the issue on ear infections

Otitis media, or middle ear infections, are extremely common among children. Parents find themselves continuously making appointments with their GP or ENT, and grappling...
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Can you tame your child’s night terrors?

Most parents will be woken up at least once in their child’s life to their little one screaming and crying from having a bad...
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How can you protect your children’s eyes from sun damage?

Most adults wear sunglasses to protect our eyes against the sun’s ultraviolet rays. But what about your children? “Prolonged exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet...
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