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Breastfeeding protects babies from antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Breastfeeding protects babies from antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Posted on October 18, 2018 by Contributor

Here’s another amazing benefit of breastfeeding – it helps protect babies from antibiotic-resistant bacteria…      

How playing sports as a child boosts bone health

How playing sports as a child boosts bone health

Posted on October 18, 2018 by Contributor

Encourage your kids to play sport – it has long-term benefits for their bone health and could help ...

#FREEFruitForKids at Pick n Pay

Posted on October 3, 2018 by Contributor

To promote healthy food choices, over 200 Pick n Pay stores across the country now offer free fruit ...

Does your little one hate veggies?

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Contributor

Veggies are a critical part of a good diet - but what is a parent to do if ...

Early warning signs of childhood cancer

Early warning signs of childhood cancer

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Contributor

With September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, here are some possible early warning signs of childhood cancer every ...

20% of SA children are suffering from poor mental health

20% of SA children are suffering from poor mental health

Posted on September 11, 2018 by Contributor

Due to the pressures of modern daily life in South Africa, an estimated 20% of children are suffering ...

Did you know that South Africa has the highest rate of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder in the world?

SA has the world’s highest rate of foetal alcohol syndrome disorder

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Contributor

Did you know that South Africa has the highest rate of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder in the world?...

Research has found that most pregnant women spend 25 percent of their sleep time in a dangerous back sleeping position…

Why back sleeping is dangerous during pregnancy

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that most pregnant women spend 25 percent of their sleep time in a dangerous back sleeping ...

Study: High pesticide levels in pregnant mothers linked to autism

Study: High pesticide levels in pregnant mothers linked to autism

Posted on August 20, 2018 by AFP - Relax News

New research has found a link between high levels of pesticides during pregnancy and an increased risk of ...

Are prams bad for babies?

Are prams bad for babies?

Posted on August 16, 2018 by Contributor

They’re used by parents around the world, but are prams bad for babies?

How to protect you and your children’s eyes from screen time eyestrain

How to protect your and your children’s eyes from screen time eyestrain

Posted on August 13, 2018 by Contributor

We’ve all been warned about screen time eye strain, but what can you do to protect your and ...

Reason to ditch the mom guilt & prioritise self-care

Reason to ditch the mom guilt and prioritise self-care

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Contributor

Self-care is often last on a mom’s to-do list, but here's a good reason to ditch the mom ...

CT scans may increase the risk of brain tumours

Study: CT scans may increase risk of brain cancer

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Contributor

This is scary - a new study suggests that commonly used medical CT scans may increase the risk ...

Study: Cell phone radiation may affect memory

Study: Cell phone radiation may affect memory

Posted on July 20, 2018 by Contributor

Bad news – cell phone radiation may adversely affect the development of memory performance in specific regions of ...

Can you prevent autism during pregnancy?

Can you prevent autism during pregnancy?

Posted on July 20, 2018 by Contributor

A ground-breaking new study offers a possible answer to the question, ‘Can you prevent autism during pregnancy?’...

Nicotine increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Nicotine increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Posted on July 19, 2018 by Contributor

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from cigarettes, nicotine patches or e-cigarettes, increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome…

Soccer headers be dangerous

Soccer headers may be dangerous

Posted on July 16, 2018 by Contributor

The World Cup Soccer may be over, but soccer is still on our minds since a new study ...

WIN 1 of 6 Linctagon hampers worth R1000

Posted on July 12, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

When your child is sick, it’s ok to worry about you too...

Sore throat, fever or bad breath? Your toddler could have tonsillitis

Posted on July 9, 2018 by Living & Loving

Does your little one have a sore throat, fever, bad breath or difficulty swallowing? She may have tonsillitis...

Ear infections are common for babies and toddlers – here’s what you need to know

Posted on July 3, 2018 by Living & Loving

Five out of six children will have at least one ear infection by the time they turn three. ...

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