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3 Simple ways to keep your child’s toenails healthy

Posted on April 22, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Here are three simple ways in which you can help keep your child’s toenails healthy…

Heartbreaking: “We lost our newborn baby to Group B-Streptococcus Meningitis”

Posted on April 19, 2018 by Lara Bestbier

In March 2018, Nicolene Strydom lost her baby boy at not even a week old to a bacterial ...

Why does my child get headaches?

Posted on April 15, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Do you often wonder why your child is experiencing headaches?...

Flu-proof your family this winter!

Posted on April 11, 2018 by Contributor

Now is the time to get the flu vaccination, live a more health conscious lifestyle and take proactive ...

Rashes, fever and other child health symptoms you should never ignore

Posted on April 10, 2018 by Contributor

While you may be tuned into every sneeze, cough or cry, there are other symptoms that pop up ...

Study links wet wipes to kids’ food allergies

Study links wet wipes to kids’ food allergies

Posted on April 9, 2018 by Contributor

When the use of wet wipes, along with other environmental factors and certain genetic factors coexist, it can ...

When does bedwetting require medical attention?

When does bedwetting require medical attention?

Posted on April 9, 2018 by Contributor

In most cases, children outgrow bedwetting, but there are certain cases that will need medical attention. Dr Michael ...

Preventing SIDS

Preventing SIDS: What you need to teach the babysitter

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Contributor

Troubling findings highlight need for parents to educate childcare providers on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)…

Hygiene habits to teach your children

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Here are a few simple hygiene habits to teach your children whilst they are young…

art and music lessons

How art and music lessons benefit children

Posted on March 29, 2018 by Contributor

New research has found that art and music lessons boost children’s cognitive skills and lead improved academic performance...

Simple ways to include more fibre in your child’s diet

Posted on March 25, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Here are a few simple ways to include more fibre in your child’s diet…

How to prevent tooth decay in children

How to prevent tooth decay in children

Posted on March 20, 2018 by Contributor

Studies have shown that 60% of primary school children in South Africa have tooth decay, and 80% of ...

Keeping kids’ snacks healthy

Posted on March 19, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Keeping kids' snacks healthy can be as easy as pie…

How air pollution affects children’s brains

How air pollution affects children’s brains

Posted on March 14, 2018 by Contributor

A growing baby’s exposure to so-called 'safe' levels of air pollution is linked to brain abnormalities that may ...

Find fun ways to teach your child good hygiene habits

Posted on March 11, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Find fun ways to teach your child good hygiene habits…

What is an intellectual disability?

What is an intellectual disability?

Posted on March 8, 2018 by Contributor

March is Intellectual Disability Awareness Month and highlights the plight of thousands of South Africans…

Help your child to manage his anxiety

Posted on March 5, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Here are some ways in which you can help your child to manage his anxiety…

How high school predicts success as an adult

How high school predicts success as an adult

Posted on February 28, 2018 by Contributor

You don’t have to come from money - research has found that how you behaved in high school ...

How a green neighbourhood boosts the brain development of a child

How a green neighbourhood boosts the brain development of a child

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Contributor

Research has linked living in a green neighbourhood with the positive brain development of a child...

Important things to bear in mind if your kids are sick

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Here are some important things to bear in mind if your kids are sick…

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