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Dads, remember to have your prostate checked!

As November is Prostate Awareness Month, I thought it would be a good time to share some info for the daddies. Firstly, we need...
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Sleep training – Setting the scene

The words “cry it out” jump into most parent’s minds when they hear the words “sleep training”, which is why I don’t like to...
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14 survival tips for parents with babies in the NICU

“At birth, Christopher had no heartbeat, he was not breathing, and his limp, blue body did not respond to his airway being suctioned. He...
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5 ways to help prevent the risk of prematurity

Spring and early summer are notorious times for babies jumping the gun and surprising their parents with a spontaneous early birth, all due dates...

Too soon: Premature babies

Having a prem is not something most mothers expect when they are expecting. In most cases, there is not merely a premature baby struggling...
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Tips for online shopping – especially this Black Friday

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Jingle Bells is already playing in the shopping malls. Luckily, we do not have to...
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Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)

With the advent of improved neonatal intensive care techniques, the mortality for medically fragile infants has drastically decreased. For instance, the mortality for children...
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Born too soon: A personal account

It is fairly impossible to write a generalised medical article about prematurity. Every prem baby has a different story, a different path and a...
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Supporting bereaved parents through stillbirth & pregnancy loss

If you are ever in a position to support a friend or sister through the process of birthing and grieving a stillborn child, this...

6 ways to keep up with the nutritious snacks during the holidays

It is the time of the year again when we look forward to spending time with our loved ones. Perhaps if we’re lucky we...