Parenting > Babies: 6 – 12 Months

Ackermans Baby of the Year 2017 competition

Posted on June 30, 2017 by ADVERTORIAL

Buddy Bear is going on a quest through the galaxies to find this year’s cutest little star...

Is your baby getting enough vitamin D?

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Contributor

Vitamin D and/or calcium deficiency can lead to rickets, a serious condition that affects the development of healthy ...

50 Medical experts successfully separated conjoined twins in 23-hour surgery

Posted on June 21, 2017 by The Conversation

Conjoined twins are two babies born physically connected to each other. The extent and site of their union ...

Why it’s important to monitor the climate in your baby’s room

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Contributor

It turns out baby monitors aren't just for sneak peeks - they can support your baby’s development too...

A good reason to give babies eggs

Posted on June 9, 2017 by Contributor

Researchers were stunned by the results after giving six- to nine-month-old babies eggs every day for six months…

Baby, it’s cold outside! 8 Tips for dressing your baby in winter

Posted on May 30, 2017 by Living & Loving

Dressing your baby in the winter can be challenging as you want to keep your baby warm, but ...

How to develop your baby’s speech and language from birth

Posted on May 9, 2017 by Contributor

Did you know that your baby’s speech and language development doesn’t only start when he begins to speak? ...

Arsenic found in baby foods

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Contributor

Almost half of rice baby-food products contain illegal levels of inorganic arsenic, new research concludes…

Tips for choosing toys for your little one

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Contributor

We all know that little ones grow and change quickly, and so does the way in which they ...


Expert opinion: Is crawling a critical milestone or not?

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Living & Loving

Physiotherapist Tracy Prowse explains why crawling is an important, but not essential, skill for development. ...

baby sleep

Helping you and your baby get the best sleep: From newborn to 9 months

Posted on March 17, 2017 by Contributor

Sleep deprivation is one of the most difficult aspects of being a parent, especially when you are a ...

Products that send babies to the ER

Posted on March 17, 2017 by Contributor

Although emergency room visits are not uncommon with children, it’s surprising how many babies and toddlers are injured ...

breastfeeding in public

FYI: Breastfeeding in public is a human right

Posted on March 14, 2017 by Contributor

When our society forces mothers to breastfeed in public toilets it is not just unkind and unhealthy, it ...

5 Baby tummy troubles and how to treat them

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Living & Loving

From vomiting to diarrhoea, gastric issues are common in babies. Here’s what causes them and how to make ...

How to boost baby’s brain

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Contributor

Is the way you interact with your baby helpful or harmful? Here’s what the latest research says about ...

Should we worry about mumps?

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Contributor

Like many diseases of the past, mumps has been making a comeback. Find out how to protect yourself ...

educational toys for babies

Festive shopping guide: Top educational toys for babies

Posted on December 1, 2016 by Contributor

Finding the perfect toy is an adventure for your child and going shopping for toys can be a ...

healthy skin tips

Healthy skin tips for your little one

Posted on November 2, 2016 by Contributor

When it comes to our children, especially babies, looking after their skin is just as vital, if not ...

car seats

Alarming stats: Almost half of South African parents do not own car seats

Posted on November 1, 2016 by Contributor

Since 2015 it has been law in South Africa that children under the age of three years old ...

potty training

Potty training from birth? It is possible

Posted on October 31, 2016 by The Conversation

'Elimination communication' is a method of toilet training that starts from birth and follows a child’s cues ...

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