Follow Your Gut: Gut Health During Pregnancy

Follow Your Gut: Gut Health During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a whirlwind of emotions, changes, and cravings (Check out our article on "Spilling the Tea on Preggy Cravings." But amidst the excitement, prioritising your well-being is crucial. Did you know that a healthy gut during pregnancy can benefit both you and...

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‘Spotting” the signs of Measles and Mumps

‘Spotting” the signs of Measles and Mumps

In the microscopic world of viruses, two seemingly diminutive adversaries—mumps and measles—loom large in their potential to disrupt little lives. Best Care with Bestmed Medical Scheme delves into these intricate realms alongside Dr Kevanya Coopoo, offering valuable...

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Beyond the Breast: Prioritising Mental Health

Beyond the Breast: Prioritising Mental Health

By: Katiso Ndumo - Occupational Therapist It's important to reflect upon the commendable efforts made to promote breastfeeding and educate mothers about its myriad benefits, along with the essential support required for mothers on their breastfeeding journey. Beyond...

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Living with Allergies Made a Little Bit Easier 

Living with Allergies Made a Little Bit Easier 

Dr Tshegofatso Mabelane, director of About Allergy, highlights the common and not-so-common symptoms and signs of allergies with helpful tips to make living with allergies just a little bit easier.  Identifying hives A clear sign that indicates that we know someone...

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The great walking-ring debate

The great walking-ring debate

For decades, the walking ring was acceptable and used among my family and friends who had babies as I was growing up. I would watch them run across the floor. confidently taking their steps, and found that it encouraged these babies to stand up and walk on their own....

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