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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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Sex during pregnancy

If one thing’s for certain during pregnancy, it’s that hormones are all over the place, and the body goes through changes you probably never thought possible.

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Separation anxiety

Some children are more independent than others, but it is very common for children to experience separation anxiety.

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Is it time to stop daytime naps?

Chances are, you probably enjoy your toddler’s daily naps more than they do, but there will come a time when daytime naps stop.

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Your first visit to the midwife or OB/GYN

The first visit to a midwife or OB/GYN is often when the idea of being pregnant and expecting a baby begins to set in for most mothers.

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