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Pregnancy health

Why we don't stand up for pregnant women

Here's why some people don't stand up for pregnant women.

Primary school

"Don't blame language when the education system is broken"

Readers respond to an article about how language is used in schools.

Development

"I bath my kids twice a day!"

Parent24 readers share their thoughts on how often you should bath your kids.

Pregnancy health

GRAPHIC: Burn victim bares all for pregnancy shoot

There's beauty to be found in all of us.

Positive Parenting

The dangers of distracted parenting

Here are 8 ways to help prevent accidents as a result of distracted parenting.

Health

What is the homeopathic view on vaccinations?

Dr Dr Neil Gower of the Homoeopathic Association of South Africa repsonds to a reader about alternative medicines for vaccinations.

Fun

Adam Levine reveals first pic of baby girl

It's enough to make your heart melt!

Positive Parenting

Spotlight on #HeritageDay: 6 awesome stories

From activities to do with your kids to SA's rich motoring heritage.

Parenting

Things to do with your kids on Heritage Day besides braai

Heritage Day has slowly become synonymous with braaiing. Is our rich, diverse heritage being swept under the rug?

Birth

How dilated am I?

Know how dilated you are without the dreaded internal exam.

Birth

Preterm labour: What do I do?

What are the warning signs of preterm labour?

Care & Nutrition

Sore nipples suck: Steer clear of the sting

Maybe your nipples are novices. They may be new to the feeding scene and therefore, they may take a real beating when you first start. We share a few tips to take care of your nips.

Trying to conceive

Do you have to tell the dad you're having an abortion? The law says NO in SA

A celeb reveals her abortion story and we find out what the law has to say about it in SA.
Weekly Poll

Do you think parents should be accountable for bullying in schools?

76 % - Yes
 
5 % - No
 
20 % - Depends on the situation
 

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Is your child wearing the wrong shoe size?

A useful shoe fit guide to find the right shoes size for your child’s growing feet

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How healthy is your child’s lunch?

How do you keep your kids happy and energised, without sending them into sugar-crazed overdrive? Dietician Cindy Chin unpacks a typical child’s lunchbox and gives her verdict.

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Is your child wearing the wrong shoe size?

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