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Back to school safety

by by Jacqui Marsh

Taking your children to school for the first time.

read more


The importance of staying hydrated while breastfeeding

by by Fountain Medical

Dehydration in pregnancy is a common occurrence.

read more


To Steam or Cold Water Sterilise

by by Fountain Medical

Moms are advised to sterilise breast pumps, bottles, soothers, crockery and cutlery.

read more


The Importance of Africa’s Newborns and Children

Pregnancy Awareness Month: The Importance of Africa’s Newborns and Children

read more


Becoming a mother after breast cancer

by By Avent

Dr Rayne of Netcare Breast Care Centre gives more insight and advice on breast cancer.

read more


The Importance of First Antenatal Visits and Classes

Antenatal care is an essential part of the pregnancy and should start when the pregnancy is diagnosed.

read more



How to protect your toddler's teeth

by by Jodi Durham

Oral health for preschoolers.

read more


Trying to conceive (from a guy's perspective)

by By Jonah Berg

Tips for men to get into tip top baby making shape!

read more


Pregnancy and maternity leave in the workplace

by By Kerri Goldberg from 4 A Kid

The laws pertaining to pregnancy in the workplace and maternity leave after the baby is born.

read more


Is it an emergency?

by By Lori Reardon

It’s common for parents to panic when their child is sick.

read more


Preparing your child for surgery

by By Lori Reardon

Preparing your child for surgery is important for easing their anxieties and fears.

read more


10 super ideas on how to empower your domestic worker or nanny

by By Super Nannies

Need to empower your domestic worker? Here are some great tips!

read more


How to prevent addictive habits in your child

by By Lori Reardon

Substance abuse destroys lives. Here are positive parenting techniques that can help prevent harmful addictions in children.

read more


The lowdown on immunisations

by By Lori Reardon and the Department of Health

Ever wonder what an MMR or DTap-IPV/Hib means?

read more


Choosing the right doctor for your baby

by By Lori Reardon

Making a decision about a doctor for your baby is not easy. Here are some guidelines to help make the choice a little easier.

read more


Outsmart a hijacker!

by by Lori Reardon

Tips for parents on preventing and handling a hijacking situation.

read more


The effects of crime on a child

by by Lori Reardon

Has your child been affected by a crime?

read more


How to know if your child has a weight problem?

by by Lori Reardon

Ways to identify if your child has a weight issue.

read more


Why exercise is good for your child

by by Liz Senior of the Clamber Club

Understanding why exercise is good for your child

read more


10 tips for talking to kids about their weight

by by Lori Reardon

How to deal with this sensitive, yet important issue.

read more


Eating disorders in children and teenagers

by by Lori Reardon

Eating disorders amongst children and teenagers are on the rise!

read more


Pregnancy myths - Is it safe to..

by by Lizette Stokes

Philips Avent sheds light on pregnancy myths.

read more


HypnoBirthing

by by Kim Young

HypnoBirthing - taking the world by calm.

read more


Delayed cord clamping

by by Marianne Littlejohn

Delayed cord clamping means to ‘delay’ the surgical intervention of clamping the umbilical cord at birth.

read more


Chiro success for sleep issues

by by Dr Nicole Wright

How chiropractors can help kids with sleeping problems.

read more


Middle ear infections 101

by by Loren Stow

How middle ear infection impacts language development.

read more


Summer safety tips

by By the American Academy of Pediatrics

Keep your family safe this Summer by following these tips.

read more


How to design a baby nursery

by by Marcela De Vivo

Tips to help you design a safe and effective space for baby and you.

read more


Chiro's relieve kids' headaches

by by Dr Nicole Wright

How chiropractors can help kids with headaches.

read more


Mastitis and blocked ducts

by By © Yulanda Ridge

The cause, the symptoms and what to do about mastitis and blocked ducts when breastfeeding your baby.

read more


Keep your kids teeth healthy

by by Oral-B

Simple tips for parents on keeping their kids teeth healthy.

read more


Choosing safe family skin care products

by By Adrienne Brown

The importance of reading product labels before you buy.

read more


Clean your home green

by By Adrienne Brown

Is your home environment healthy or hazardous? Why you should choose green cleaning products to keep your home clean.

read more


Caring for your child’s teeth

by by Dr. Angela Gilhespie

How to care for your child's teeth and what a dentist wants you to know.

read more


Educating children about crime

by By Julie Hide

What should you teach your children to prepare them in case a criminal incident occurs?

read more


How to tell if your baby is too hot or cold

by by © Yulanda Ridge

Tips for parents on monitoring their baby's temperature.

read more


Teething remedies

by by Cara Mullin

The pros and cons of various methods of easing teething symptoms.

read more


Does teething cause illness?

by by Cara Mullin

Can teething cause anything else besides teeth?

read more


Chiro’s help colicky babies

by by Dr Nicole Wright

How chiropractors can help a baby with colic.

read more


How to increase your energy levels

by by Cara Mullin

Need more energy? Here are 15 ways you can boost your energy levels.

read more


14 effective tips for sun protection

by By Baby Sebamed

80 percent of our total lifetime sun exposure occurs during childhood and sunburns early in life increase a child's risk for skin cancer later in life

read more


Preventing flu in winter with homoeopathy

by By Dr. Leanne Scott

How to protect your children and yourself against winter illnesses.

read more


Why cloth nappies really are better

by By Doodle-Bums Diapers

Reasons why cloth nappies are better for the environment, your baby and your budget.

read more


The benefits of reusable nappies

by By Joanne Austin

Why converting to cloth nappies is the modern mother's choice.

read more


What is Rotavirus?

by By Bennets

Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhoea among infants and young children, and is one of several viruses that cause infections.

read more


What is cord blood and can it help your baby?

by By Bob Kish

What is cord blood and can it help your baby?

read more


What is a doula?

by By Lana Petersen

Reinstating the rights of women to have a positive birthing experience.

read more


Using diet to combat constipation

Understanding the importance of fibre during pregnancy.

read more


Tips for pregnant professionals

by By Elysiana Canlas

Tips for coping with pregnancy and nausea whilst working.

read more


The Doula advantage

by By Sharon Lee Plaskitt

A description of a doula and the benefits of having a Doula at your baby's birth.

read more


The benefits of daily exercise for children

by By Cara Mullin

We all know that exercise is important for a healthy mind and body, but how important is it?

read more


Childproofing your home

by By Sugar and Spice Nanny Training

Safety and making sure that accidents do not happen inside the home.

read more


Pool safety tips

by By Layers of Safety Campaign

How to keep your pool area safe for children to prevent accidental drownings.

read more


Outdoor safety guidelines for children

by By Sugar and Spice

Safety guidelines for children playing in the garden around water, in the park and in the sun.

read more


Managing fevers

by by Dr Catherine Knight

Understanding why fevers occur and how to manage them in children.

read more


ICE campaign - In case of an emergency

Store the number of an emergency contact person on your cell phone under the name "ICE" (In Case Of Emergency).

read more


How to remove chlorine from your baby’s bathwater

The new Crystal Ball™ 3000 Dechlorinator for the Bath gives 99.7% chlorine-free filtered bath water in minutes.

read more


How much exercise do children need?

by By Cara Mullin

Guidelines on how much physical activity children require daily and the type of exercise that yields long term health benefits.

read more


Homoeopathy for children

by By Claudia Aleotti

The natural alternative.

read more


Headaches linked to sleeping problems in children

by by Dr Shevel

How to help your child and when to see a doctor.

read more


Dealing with trauma

by By Melanie Hartgill

How to help children make sense of a traumatic experience and understand the emotions they experienced.

read more


Crime prevention tips for your nanny

by By Kirsten McIntosh

Educate your nanny and other domestic workers on what they can do to help protect themselves, your children and your things.

read more


Children dealing with grief and loss

by By Melanie Hartgill

How to understand and help children through the five different stages of the grieving process.

read more


Children and eye fatigue

by by Dr Nicky Welsh

How to reduce tired, puffy eyes and how to preserve healthy sight for life.

read more


Children and divorce

by By Melanie Hartgill

Basic guidelines that can be followed in order to make the divorce process as easy as possible for children.

read more


Child car seat safety is a must

by By Derrick Pizur

Simple car seat safety principles.

read more


Best buys for eczema

Learning what triggers a flare-up and how to avoid those irritants is the key to managing eczema.

read more


Babysitter Checklist

by By Rexanne Mancini

Contact list to leave with your babysitter, emergency numbers and bed time routine reminders.

read more


Baby skin challenges

Common skin problems that occur in the first year of a baby’s life and how to alleviate the symptoms.

read more


Baby Eczema

by By Baby Sebamed

What is atopic eczema and how can it be controlled?

read more


Antibiotics overuse

by By Cara Mullin

Antibiotics are life-saving tools, but their overuse is dangerous. Guidelines for when to use (and when not to use) antibiotics.

read more


Allergy in children

by By Lana de Ridder

The causes and treatment of children's allergies.

read more


About bisphenol-A (BPA)

by By Randy King

What is BPA and how can you safeguard your family from it.

read more


Exercise and your child’s immune system

by By Tammy Jollands

How exercise can boost your child's immune system.

read more


Should you let your kids do dangerous things?

by By Cara Mullin

Should you let your children do dangerous things to keep them safe?

read more


What to eat and what not to eat while breastfeeding

by By Yulanda Ridge

One of the most puzzling things to new mothers is what they should or shouldn’t eat while breastfeeding.

read more






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Health and safety

Back to school safety

by by Jacqui Marsh

Taking your children to school for the first time.

read more

The importance of staying hydrated while breastfeeding

by by Fountain Medical

Dehydration in pregnancy is a common occurrence.

read more

To Steam or Cold Water Sterilise

by by Fountain Medical

Moms are advised to sterilise breast pumps, bottles, soothers, crockery and cutlery.

read more

The Importance of Africa’s Newborns and Children

Pregnancy Awareness Month: The Importance of Africa’s Newborns and Children

read more

Becoming a mother after breast cancer

by By Avent

Dr Rayne of Netcare Breast Care Centre gives more insight and advice on breast cancer.

read more

The Importance of First Antenatal Visits and Classes

Antenatal care is an essential part of the pregnancy and should start when the pregnancy is diagnosed.

read more

How to protect your toddler's teeth

by by Jodi Durham

Oral health for preschoolers.

read more

Trying to conceive (from a guy's perspective)

by By Jonah Berg

Tips for men to get into tip top baby making shape!

read more

Pregnancy and maternity leave in the workplace

by By Kerri Goldberg from 4 A Kid

The laws pertaining to pregnancy in the workplace and maternity leave after the baby is born.

read more

Is it an emergency?

by By Lori Reardon

It’s common for parents to panic when their child is sick.

read more

Preparing your child for surgery

by By Lori Reardon

Preparing your child for surgery is important for easing their anxieties and fears.

read more

10 super ideas on how to empower your domestic worker or nanny

by By Super Nannies

Need to empower your domestic worker? Here are some great tips!

read more

How to prevent addictive habits in your child

by By Lori Reardon

Substance abuse destroys lives. Here are positive parenting techniques that can help prevent harmful addictions in children.

read more

The lowdown on immunisations

by By Lori Reardon and the Department of Health

Ever wonder what an MMR or DTap-IPV/Hib means?

read more

Choosing the right doctor for your baby

by By Lori Reardon

Making a decision about a doctor for your baby is not easy. Here are some guidelines to help make the choice a little easier.

read more

Outsmart a hijacker!

by by Lori Reardon

Tips for parents on preventing and handling a hijacking situation.

read more

The effects of crime on a child

by by Lori Reardon

Has your child been affected by a crime?

read more

How to know if your child has a weight problem?

by by Lori Reardon

Ways to identify if your child has a weight issue.

read more

Why exercise is good for your child

by by Liz Senior of the Clamber Club

Understanding why exercise is good for your child

read more

10 tips for talking to kids about their weight

by by Lori Reardon

How to deal with this sensitive, yet important issue.

read more

Eating disorders in children and teenagers

by by Lori Reardon

Eating disorders amongst children and teenagers are on the rise!

read more

Pregnancy myths - Is it safe to..

by by Lizette Stokes

Philips Avent sheds light on pregnancy myths.

read more

HypnoBirthing

by by Kim Young

HypnoBirthing - taking the world by calm.

read more

Delayed cord clamping

by by Marianne Littlejohn

Delayed cord clamping means to ‘delay’ the surgical intervention of clamping the umbilical cord at birth.

read more

Chiro success for sleep issues

by by Dr Nicole Wright

How chiropractors can help kids with sleeping problems.

read more

Middle ear infections 101

by by Loren Stow

How middle ear infection impacts language development.

read more

Summer safety tips

by By the American Academy of Pediatrics

Keep your family safe this Summer by following these tips.

read more

How to design a baby nursery

by by Marcela De Vivo

Tips to help you design a safe and effective space for baby and you.

read more

Chiro's relieve kids' headaches

by by Dr Nicole Wright

How chiropractors can help kids with headaches.

read more

Mastitis and blocked ducts

by By © Yulanda Ridge

The cause, the symptoms and what to do about mastitis and blocked ducts when breastfeeding your baby.

read more

Keep your kids teeth healthy

by by Oral-B

Simple tips for parents on keeping their kids teeth healthy.

read more

Choosing safe family skin care products

by By Adrienne Brown

The importance of reading product labels before you buy.

read more

Clean your home green

by By Adrienne Brown

Is your home environment healthy or hazardous? Why you should choose green cleaning products to keep your home clean.

read more

Caring for your child’s teeth

by by Dr. Angela Gilhespie

How to care for your child's teeth and what a dentist wants you to know.

read more

Educating children about crime

by By Julie Hide

What should you teach your children to prepare them in case a criminal incident occurs?

read more

How to tell if your baby is too hot or cold

by by © Yulanda Ridge

Tips for parents on monitoring their baby's temperature.

read more

Teething remedies

by by Cara Mullin

The pros and cons of various methods of easing teething symptoms.

read more

Does teething cause illness?

by by Cara Mullin

Can teething cause anything else besides teeth?

read more

Chiro’s help colicky babies

by by Dr Nicole Wright

How chiropractors can help a baby with colic.

read more

How to increase your energy levels

by by Cara Mullin

Need more energy? Here are 15 ways you can boost your energy levels.

read more

14 effective tips for sun protection

by By Baby Sebamed

80 percent of our total lifetime sun exposure occurs during childhood and sunburns early in life increase a child's risk for skin cancer later in life.

read more

Preventing flu in winter with homoeopathy

by By Dr. Leanne Scott

How to protect your children and yourself against winter illnesses.

read more

Why cloth nappies really are better

by By Doodle-Bums Diapers

Reasons why cloth nappies are better for the environment, your baby and your budget.

read more

The benefits of reusable nappies

by By Joanne Austin

Why converting to cloth nappies is the modern mother's choice.

read more

What is Rotavirus?

by By Bennets

Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhoea among infants and young children, and is one of several viruses that cause infections.

read more

What is cord blood and can it help your baby?

by By Bob Kish

What is cord blood and can it help your baby?

read more

What is a doula?

by By Lana Petersen

Reinstating the rights of women to have a positive birthing experience.

read more

Using diet to combat constipation

Understanding the importance of fibre during pregnancy.

read more

Tips for pregnant professionals

by By Elysiana Canlas

Tips for coping with pregnancy and nausea whilst working.

read more

The Doula advantage

by By Sharon Lee Plaskitt

A description of a doula and the benefits of having a Doula at your baby's birth.

read more

The benefits of daily exercise for children

by By Cara Mullin

We all know that exercise is important for a healthy mind and body, but how important is it?

read more

Childproofing your home

by By Sugar and Spice Nanny Training

Safety and making sure that accidents do not happen inside the home.

read more

Pool safety tips

by By Layers of Safety Campaign

How to keep your pool area safe for children to prevent accidental drownings.

read more

Outdoor safety guidelines for children

by By Sugar and Spice

Safety guidelines for children playing in the garden around water, in the park and in the sun.

read more

Managing fevers

by by Dr Catherine Knight

Understanding why fevers occur and how to manage them in children.

read more

ICE campaign - In case of an emergency

Store the number of an emergency contact person on your cell phone under the name "ICE" (In Case Of Emergency).

read more

How to remove chlorine from your baby’s bathwater

The new Crystal Ball™ 3000 Dechlorinator for the Bath gives 99.7% chlorine-free filtered bath water in minutes.

read more

How much exercise do children need?

by By Cara Mullin

Guidelines on how much physical activity children require daily and the type of exercise that yields long term health benefits.

read more

Homoeopathy for children

by By Claudia Aleotti

The natural alternative.

read more

Headaches linked to sleeping problems in children

by by Dr Shevel

How to help your child and when to see a doctor.

read more

Dealing with trauma

by By Melanie Hartgill

How to help children make sense of a traumatic experience and understand the emotions they experienced.

read more

Crime prevention tips for your nanny

by By Kirsten McIntosh

Educate your nanny and other domestic workers on what they can do to help protect themselves, your children and your things.

read more

Children dealing with grief and loss

by By Melanie Hartgill

How to understand and help children through the five different stages of the grieving process.

read more

Children and eye fatigue

by by Dr Nicky Welsh

How to reduce tired, puffy eyes and how to preserve healthy sight for life.

read more

Children and divorce

by By Melanie Hartgill

Basic guidelines that can be followed in order to make the divorce process as easy as possible for children.

read more

Child car seat safety is a must

by By Derrick Pizur

Simple car seat safety principles.

read more

Best buys for eczema

Learning what triggers a flare-up and how to avoid those irritants is the key to managing eczema.

read more

Babysitter Checklist

by By Rexanne Mancini

Contact list to leave with your babysitter, emergency numbers and bed time routine reminders.

read more

Baby skin challenges

Common skin problems that occur in the first year of a baby’s life and how to alleviate the symptoms.

read more

Baby Eczema

by By Baby Sebamed

What is atopic eczema and how can it be controlled?

read more

Antibiotics overuse

by By Cara Mullin

Antibiotics are life-saving tools, but their overuse is dangerous. Guidelines for when to use (and when not to use) antibiotics.

read more

Allergy in children

by By Lana de Ridder

The causes and treatment of children's allergies.

read more

About bisphenol-A (BPA)

by By Randy King

What is BPA and how can you safeguard your family from it.

read more

Exercise and your child’s immune system

by By Tammy Jollands

How exercise can boost your child's immune system.

read more

Should you let your kids do dangerous things?

by By Cara Mullin

Should you let your children do dangerous things to keep them safe?

read more

What to eat and what not to eat while breastfeeding

by By Yulanda Ridge

One of the most puzzling things to new mothers is what they should or shouldn’t eat while breastfeeding.

read more