A guide to happy and healthy summer babies

A guide to happy and healthy summer babies

South African summers can become quite uncomfortable for your baby with temperatures rising to above 35°C in certain areas of the country. Tennille Aron provides some useful tips to keep your baby happy and healthy during the sunny season. The summer heat can be quite...

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Help, my child has eczema!

Help, my child has eczema!

Having a child with eczema is almost like living in hell. Your child does not sleep, she scratches and scratches until she bleeds. She cries all night. Her skin looks like that of a crocodile. Sometimes it looks like she was boiled; her skin is so red and dry. Ina...

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Baby it’s getting colder outside

Baby it’s getting colder outside

Have you noticed that the sun rises a little later and the evenings are getting chillier? Winter is coming and it’s time to prepare for it, says Yashmitha Padayachee. Babies lose heat more rapidly than adults, and they can’t regulate their temperatures like we can....

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Don’t scratch that itch: When your baby has eczema

Don’t scratch that itch: When your baby has eczema

Babies with eczema are irritable, restless and don’t sleep very well thanks to their itchy skin. Childbirth educator, family wellness coach and specialist in childhood immunisations, Sister Louise Archary, tells you what you need to know about this condition. If your...

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Getting ahead of Cradle Cap

Getting ahead of Cradle Cap

All new moms and dads want their precious little bundles to be safe, healthy and well taken care of. But sometimes little nigglies like cradle cap can crop up and send doting parents into a bit of a flutter.  Though cradle cap, also known as baby dandruff, can be...

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Don’t scratch that itch: when your baby has eczema

Don’t scratch that itch: when your baby has eczema

Babies with eczema are irritable, restless and don’t sleep very well thanks to their itchy skin. Childbirth educator, family wellness coach and specialist in childhood immunisations, Sister Louise Archary, tells you what you need to know about this condition. If your...

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Ease that eczema itch

Ease that eczema itch

Whether mild itchy patches that are worse when teething, to infected and inflamed full-body break-outs, eczema can be difficult to clear, and causes unmitigated suffering. But by arming yourself with a sound understanding of the disease and an adept healthcare...

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