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Support Slipper Day and help fulfill a child’s dream

Posted on April 24, 2019 by PRESS

Slipper Day is a time that calls for South Africans to come together to help the dreams of ...

Traffic air pollution causes asthma in millions of children worldwide

Traffic air pollution causes asthma in millions of children worldwide

Posted on April 12, 2019 by Contributor

According to a new study, about four million children worldwide develop asthma each year because of inhaling nitrogen ...

How team sports change children's brains

How team sports change children’s brains

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that playing team sports changes children’s brains and reduces their chances of developing depression...

New study on the MMR vaccine and autism

New study on the MMR vaccine and autism

Posted on April 2, 2019 by Contributor

A new studyhas explored the link between the MMR vaccine and autism. This is what they found...

Study: Children’s ball pits are playgrounds for dangerous germs

Study: Children’s ball pits are playgrounds for dangerous germs

Posted on March 26, 2019 by Contributor

If you’re trying to keep your kids healthy, steer them away from children’s ball pits, whether in restaurants ...

The power of play for preschoolers

The power of play for preschoolers

Posted on March 22, 2019 by Contributor

New Zealand research has found that by playing simple games, parents can help preschoolers learn the essential skill ...

Growing up in a green neighbourhood improves kids’ mental health as adults

Growing up in a green neighbourhood improves kids’ mental health as adults

Posted on March 1, 2019 by Contributor

Having a garden and growing up in a green neighbourhood may protect your kids’ mental health even decades ...

Why your kid's strep throat keeps coming back

Why your kid’s strep throat keeps coming back

Posted on February 18, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that a combination of factors makes some children susceptible to the bacteria that cause strep ...

Teen Suicide Prevention Week: Know the warning signs

Teen Suicide Prevention Week: Know the warning signs

Posted on February 11, 2019 by Contributor

This Teen Suicide Prevention Week, make sure that you know what the warning signs are – it could ...

“Bake” a difference for children with cancer: here’s how you can help

Posted on February 7, 2019 by Contributor

Host a ‘Cupcakes of Hope' party to raise funds for all our #littlewarriors fighting cancer...

WHO adds anti-vaccination movement to top 10 health threats list

Anti-vaccination movement listed in top 10 health threats

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Contributor

The anti-vaccination movement has been listed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as one of this year's top ...

Healthy eating and nutrition advice for the whole family

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Melody Pourmoradi

The sooner you get your kids into the kitchen, the healthier their relationship will be with food and ...

Gala Evening in aid of Tygerberg Children’s Hospital Oncology Department

Posted on January 15, 2019 by Contributor

Life is Precious, a private fundraising organisation, is hosting a special Gala Evening for Tygerberg Children’s Hospital Oncology ...

Why children need to spend time in nature

Why children need to spend time in nature

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Contributor

Turn the TV off and take your kids outside to play. A new study reveals even more reasons ...

Win 1 of 8 Nestlé NESPRAY Fortigrow Hampers worth R1300 each!

Posted on January 8, 2019 by Shelley Armstrong

Nestlé NESPRAY Fortigrow is a powder milk with a unique blend of essential vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients...

Another reason why regular bedtimes for kids are important

Another reason why regular bedtimes for kids are important

Posted on December 11, 2018 by Monique Warner

Establishing regular bedtimes and sleep routines with young children may ensure that they are in better health as ...

Study: Air pollution linked to intellectual disabilities in children

Study: Air pollution linked to intellectual disabilities in children

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Contributor

Numerous studies highlight the importance of air quality and now new research has linked air pollution to intellectual ...

Smoking during pregnancy increase risk childhood obesity

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of childhood obesity

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Contributor

Smoking is bad news, particularly when expecting a baby. In fact, new research has found that smoking during ...

Sucking your baby's dummy clean may prevent allergies

Sucking your baby’s dummy clean may prevent allergies

Posted on November 23, 2018 by Contributor

New research has found a link between sucking your baby’s dummy clean and allergy prevention…

Babies born as little as a week early may face health complications. Fortunately, healthcare advances are helping premature babies thrive…

Care that helps premature babies to thrive

Posted on November 21, 2018 by Contributor

Babies born as little as a week early may face health complications. Fortunately, healthcare advances are helping premature ...

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