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5 Tips for feeding picky eaters

5 Tips for feeding picky eaters

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Contributor

Family meals can feel like a war between parents and children who refuse to eat. Here are some ...

Hair care for children

Posted on February 18, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Teach your children how to take care of their hair properly…

With eye q ™ the world is their playground and the sky their limit

Posted on February 14, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

Did you know that one key nutrient - Omega 3 - can influence everything from your child’s mood ...

Toddlers to teens: The bad effects of watching TV

Toddlers to teens: The bad effects of watching TV

Posted on February 14, 2018 by Contributor

Research into the bad effects of watching TV found that letting toddlers watch telly may come back to ...

Care given directly by parents to infants in intensive care helps improve health and wellbeing

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Contributor

Involving parents as direct carers, including doing ward rounds and taking children’s temperature, improves weight gain of pre-term ...

Conflict, political instability linked to higher rates of maternal, child mortality in Muslim countries

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Contributor

Muslim-majority countries have higher maternal, stillbirth, newborn and child mortality rates compared to the global average and compared ...

Teenage suicide in South Africa: 1 in 4 teens attempt it

Teenage suicide in South Africa: 1 in 4 teens attempt it

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Contributor

Teenage suicide is a growing concern with one in four teens attempting to take their own lives...

Encourage your children to take care of their skin

Posted on February 11, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Encourage your children to take care of their skin from an early age…

Why boys are predisposed to autism

Why boys are predisposed to autism

Posted on February 8, 2018 by Contributor

A new study investigates why boys are predisposed to autism, which affects four times as many boys as ...

Healthy eating habits for children

Posted on February 4, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Here are some healthy eating habits to consider for children…

Childhood cancer: What every parent should know

Posted on February 2, 2018 by Contributor

Half of South Africa’s childhood cancer sufferers go undiagnosed – but early diagnosis can make all the difference. ...

Study: Second-hand plastic toys may be dangerous

Study: Second-hand plastic toys may be dangerous

Posted on January 29, 2018 by Contributor

Think again about second-hand plastic toys for your kids - scientists have found high concentrations of hazardous elements ...

Promoting a healthy sleep environment for children

Posted on January 28, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Create a healthy sleep environment for your children so that they are able to get sufficient rest…

How to protect children from screen time eye damage

How to protect children from screen time eye damage

Posted on January 25, 2018 by Contributor

Electronic screens’ blue light can wreak havoc on our vision - particularly for kids. So, how can we ...

cow’s milk allergies in babies

How to manage cow’s milk allergy in babies

Posted on January 25, 2018 by Contributor

The management of a cow’s milk allergy in babies is important, given the risk of poor nutrition. Dr ...

Drinking alcohol in late teens linked to liver problems in adulthood

Drinking alcohol in late teens linked to liver problems in adulthood

Posted on January 24, 2018 by Contributor

A large, long-term study has confirmed that drinking alcohol during their late teens could be the first step ...

Hygiene rules for kids when helping in the kitchen

Posted on January 21, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

If your children help you in the kitchen regularly, ensure that they follow hygiene rules…

getting sunburnt at school

Why are children getting sunburnt at school?

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Contributor

Despite increased awareness around sun protection, South African children are still at risk of getting sunburnt at school. ...

Basic home safety rules for your child

Posted on January 14, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Here are a few basic home safety rules for your child…

Mosquito bite relief for children

Posted on January 7, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Are you struggling to find a solution that will help offer relief for your child’s mosquito bites?...

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