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Preventing SIDS

Preventing SIDS: What you need to teach the babysitter

Posted on Apr 3, 2018 by A4W Contributor

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

‘Loveys’, ‘blankies’ & ‘burpies’ – why a comfort item is good for your toddler

Posted on Mar 19, 2018 by A4W Contributor

An attachment object or “lovey” as it is better known, is very helpful when you are trying to ...

Laugh out loud! What it REALLY means to have a toddler

Posted on Mar 19, 2018 by April McCormick

While you may get "lucky," for most of us, having a toddler means sticky fingers, pee-covered pants and ...

New mom sanity saver: The baby crying checklist

Posted on Mar 15, 2018 by Lara Bestbier

Babies cry. And that's okay. As a new mom, it's important to learn the difference between your baby’s ...

Why baby sleep books can suck it

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 by Brandy Ferner

For me, they were full of intangible promises and even misinformation that perpetuated the lie that I could ...

An apology letter to my second child

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 by Jenifer DeMattia

I may have accidentally dropped you a few times, forgotten to document your first fart, let a little ...

Tearful 10-month-old might give hostile homecoming to working dad

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 by ANA Newswire

The more you push your daughter to connect with your husband, the more she may reject him and ...

Feeding a fussy baby: The do’s and don’ts

Posted on Jan 29, 2018 by Laura May Janse Van Rensburg

Try these tips to get your baby to eat well at mealtimes...

cow’s milk allergies in babies

How to manage cow’s milk allergy in babies

Posted on Jan 25, 2018 by A4W Contributor

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

4 Tips to help you choose a paediatrician for your child

Posted on Jan 23, 2018 by Living & Loving

Don’t leave it until the night your baby’s burning up with a fever to try and find a ...

Important stages of babies at play

Posted on Jan 10, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Play is an important part of development and thriving in little ones...

Eggs boost baby brain development

Eggs boost baby brain development

Posted on Dec 22, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that eggs could help boost baby brain development...

Struggling to get your kids to eat healthy foods?

Struggling to get your kids to eat healthy foods?

Posted on Dec 22, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Do you kids turn their little noses up at the sight of greens? Find out how to get ...

The mystery of how babies experience pain

Posted on Dec 21, 2017 by The Conversation

As babies can’t tell us how much pain they are in, scientists have invented several ingenious methods to ...

Baby girl born with her heart outside her body survives beyond all odds!

Posted on Dec 14, 2017 by ANA Newswire

Immediately after Vanellope Hope Wilkins was born, she was put in sterile plastic to protect her heart – ...

The travelling festive baby (How to travel with a baby or toddler this festive season)

Posted on Dec 7, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Travelling with a baby or toddler is sometimes a daunting experience but if you are well prepared it ...

Win 1 of 5 Huggies hampers worth R1000 each

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 by Shelley Armstrong

Embrace more of the magic with Huggies®

When is the right time to introduce assistive devices for baby’s motor development?

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Lesego Mashishi-Matlala, Huggies® expert in occupational therapy, sheds some light on assistive devices for baby’s motor development...

What is baby signing and how does it work?

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by Living & Loving

Baby signing is gaining popularity as a way to communicate with your pre-verbal baby or toddler, but how ...

Good to know: The best way to clean baby toys

Posted on Sep 27, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Because things constantly end up in their mouths, babies can easily pick up germs and illnesses or diseases...

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