There are few things as frightening as seeing a baby or a toddler gasping for breath. We talked to the Allergy Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) to find out everything you need to know about asthma. Most of us have an idea of what an acute asthma attack looks like,...

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Tummy time for tiny tots

Occupational therapist from Talk Sense Taryn Rutenberg, explains the importance of tummy time and explores some creative ways of encouraging your baby to enjoy tummy time and reach her developmental milestones. Tummy time is an important time for your baby as it...

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The supermom's guide to nappy changing

The supermom's guide to nappy changing Nappy changing is one of the more unpleasant parts of parenting, but a daily task that needs to be done until it’s potty training time. Leonie Mynhardt offers some advice about which nappies to choose and how to make changing...

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Tips to boost your baby's immune system

Help your baby’s sensitive immune system keep her healthy. Midwife Philippa Hime provides advice on keeping the germs at bay this season. Right from the beginning, parents try their utmost to keep their babies healthy and protect them from germs. It is in the first...

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This Too Shall Pass: A Guide to Your New Baby’s Poop

It is important to know what to expect each time you open up your infant’s nappy, as changes in the appearance of your baby’s poop can also indicate some serious health concerns. As your infant grows older and their digestive tract develops, this can cause changes in...

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Craft Time: Make A Colour Splash With Bath Paints!

Encourage your child’s inner artist to emerge with these simple-to-make bath paints. They’ll have so much fun painting, and even though everything will get covered in paint, the best part is that cleaning up is so easy! What You Need: ¼ cup of shampoo, or hand soap,...

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A Guide For Dummies

You’ve decided to give your baby a dummy and now need to figure out how to go about it – from choosing the right one to ensuring your baby uses it correctly, and when to give it to your baby and take it away. Luckily, help is on hand from the experts! Be responsible...

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Understanding Colic

The inconsolable cry of a colicky baby can leave parents desperate. While its cause is still something of a conundrum, there are treatment options that can alleviate some of your baby’s symptoms and also offer you the support you need to feel less isolated and...

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A Solid Start

Many parents worry about the right time to introduce their baby to solid foods and when to adjust their milk feeds as they grow. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the recommended age to start feeding your baby any solids is 6 months old, but exclusive...

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Busting Sleep Myths

Sleep is fundamentally important for the physical and emotional wellbeing of both children and adults and it is the one thing our brains can physically not function without. Ask any new parent and they will tell you about the importance of sleep! But with all the...

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The Teething Fix

There’s nothing cuter than your baby’s gummy grin with one solitary pearly white peeking out. The journey to that point is, ummm, less cute. Make it easier with these new ideas to soothe your baby's teething process.  1. Get hands on Most of the time, a little bit of...

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Food Allergies in Children

You’ve just started to wean your baby when you notice that certain foods make him sick. Perhaps he starts to vomit when you feed him egg. Or you give him some bread and the next day he has diarrhoea. What does this mean? Is it a normal part of the weaning process?...

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