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New parents: is sex still off the cards?

Since baby arrived, is intimacy with your partner a distant memory?

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Your baby and sleep – how to get your four month old to settle

At around three to four months, your baby will be able to tell the difference between night and day, and that gives some hope for a more settled sleep pattern from that point on.

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Let's stay indoors and play!

Lockdown life isn’t easy – especially when your little one isn’t allowed to go on playdates and outside options are limited.

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Miscarriage – not all hope is lost

A miscarriage is a pregnancy that ends after 20 weeks. It’s also the loss of a life and the loss of a dream, and, along with that sense of loss comes the worry that you may never have another child.

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Why do babies cry?

A crying baby isn’t fun, and it’s all part of being a new parent. Sometimes the crying can feel like it’s never going to end, and no amount of swaddling and singing helps.

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Postnatal depression

Even if you’re happy about becoming a mother, having a baby may still feel like a change that you’re not quite prepared for.

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Get outside and play!

A blast of fresh air is just what’s needed to beat lockdown cabin fever – for you and your little one.

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Breastfeeding? You need your partner’s support

There’s no doubt about it: breastfeeding a newborn is tough.

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My rules and yours: how to co-parent successfully

What if you and your ex don't agree on what your children are allowed and not allowed to do?

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What to do if baby has a fever

A fever is when the body’s temperature is increased and is a sign that it is fighting an illness like an infection or virus.

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Your infant shouldn’t wear a mask – here’s why

In light of Covid-19, the South African government has made it compulsory for everyone to wear masks when they’re out and about, but did you know that infants shouldn’t wear a mask?

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All about nappy rash

If you change your baby's nappy and you notice that their nappy area is red and splotchy, they probably have nappy rash.

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Top tips for organising your child’s toys

Parenthood comes with many challenges, but there is one challenge that can be particularly frustrating: when children leave their toys lying around

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Thrush in babies

Thrush – also known as a yeast infection caused by Candida albicans – is a fungal infection that is very common in newborn babies.

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Keep playtime exciting for both you and your child.

To your child, so much more seems magical, especially exciting things like toys and games.

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Baby’s first teeth

Baby’s first teeth is a major milestone.

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Thinking about IVF? Here’s what to expect.

The struggle to fall pregnant is something many couples face.

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Spitting up and vomiting

Babies often vomit during their first few weeks because they have to get used to a new way of feeding, and their bodies are still developing.

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Infertility investigation – what it is and when you need it

While some couples fall pregnant easily, many struggle to start a family.

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When learning to talk is a struggle

It’s normal for very young children to not always express themselves clearly.

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