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ANTENATAL

What to expect after a c-section?

Even if you’ve planned normal vaginal delivery, you might end up having a C-section. Doula Donna Bland gives you the low-down on what to expect. Mothers have Caesarean sections for a variety of reasons. Regardless of the reason, each new mother should prepare herself...

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BABY

Surviving Night-time Feeds

No one likes to get up in the middle of the night to feed a hungry baby, but the physiological fact of the matter is that babies do need food around the clock. Lactation consultant Erica Neser gives you pointers to make night-time feeding as seamless as possible....

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TODDLER

Developing a Confident Child

Self-confidence is an integral part of social interactions such as making friends, competition and sharing. Educator Kerry McArthur gives you pointers on how to raise a self-confident child. Confidence is believing in yourself and what you can achieve. It includes the...

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FAMILY

Do Children Need Pets?

Yes, yes, and yes again! If at all possible, let your child have a pet. Technology means relationships with screens, but that cannot compare to sharing your life and bonding with a little ball of fur or fluff, writes Sabine Warren. “Children who grow up with pets are...

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