Parenting > Newborns 0-6 months

Are baby advice books making mothers depressed and anxious?

Posted on September 18, 2017 by The Conversation

There is a potential mismatch between expectations of what advice books offer and the reality of being a ...

Tricks to carry you through the spring allergy season (without preventing you from breastfeeding)

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Contributor

Don’t let allergies steal the joy that comes with spring...

3 Tips for couples to stay connected after baby

Posted on September 11, 2017 by The Gottman Institute

67% of couples report a decline in relationship happiness for up to three years after the birth of ...

Feeling sexy after motherhood: It’s easier than you think

Posted on September 7, 2017 by Michelle Dempsey

I grew up with the notion that, after a baby, you were supposed to lose your sex appeal; ...

Just had a baby? Here’s everything you need to know about baby poo, pee & spit-up

Posted on September 5, 2017 by Living & Loving

Expert answers to your most pressing questions about your baby’s bodily fluids, including poo, urine and spit-ups...

Benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby

Posted on September 1, 2017 by Contributor

Dr Leneque X Lindeque tells us about the lesser known health benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and ...

Day care vs nanny – which is best for you and your child?

Posted on August 23, 2017 by Living & Loving

As a working mom, you’ll be faced with the decision to either enrol your child at day care ...

Caring for your baby’s umbilical cord

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Contributor

Huggies® expert, Lynn Bluff, registered nurse, midwife and childbirth educator, sheds some light on caring for your baby's ...

15 Survival strategies for moms returning to work after maternity leave

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Living & Loving

Returning to work soon? Follow these tips to help you through those first days and weeks...

WIN 1 of 2 Philips Avent baby hampers worth R 3163 each

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Shelley Armstrong

Breastfeeding guide for moms on the go! Philips Mother and Child Care Division

How probiotics save newborn babies’ lives

Posted on August 18, 2017 by Contributor

A special probiotic mixture given to newborn babies reduces the incidence of sepsis, which is often deadly, by ...

Information is key! How to choose the right car seat for your child

Posted on August 18, 2017 by Contributor

Purchasing a car seat is the single most important decision you will make as a parent...

5 Distressing baby skin conditions and how to treat them

Posted on August 16, 2017 by Living & Loving

Expert advice on how to offer relief for these five common baby skin conditions, by Françoise Gallet...

The tragedy of Shaken Baby Syndrome

Posted on August 7, 2017 by People

Although shaking a child and damaging its little body is unacceptable, Shaken Baby Syndrome has become increasingly common ...

A new mom’s guide to newborn sleep

Posted on August 3, 2017 by Living & Loving

Baby’s here! Friends and family have warned you that you’ll get less sleep in the first few months ...

Groundbreaking milk bank technology saves babies

Posted on August 3, 2017 by Contributor

In a first for the African continent, a South African human milk bank service now includes colostrum donations ...

Why breastfeeding and work can, and should, go together

Posted on August 1, 2017 by Contributor

Returning to work after maternity leave rates as one of the top reasons why mothers stop breastfeeding their ...

6 Trends to consider before choosing a baby name

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Living & Loving

Battling to choose a name for your little one? You’re not the first parent to find this a ...

Useful tips to prepare you for birth and breastfeeding

Posted on July 27, 2017 by Contributor

There is nothing as amazing as knowing that you have prepared well ahead for the birth of your ...

8 Reasons why parents may choose not to vaccinate – and why you really should

Posted on July 24, 2017 by Living & Loving

According to a South African Demographic Health Survey released by Statistics SA in 2016, only about 53% of ...

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