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BABY HOW TO: Our handy guide to babies!

New parent? Here's our list of the important bits you want to know.


The Nanny Series

From finding the right nanny to protecting her and your rights, here's everything you have to know when you're thinking of employing a nanny.


You, your nanny cam, and the law

Nanny cameras don't have to be sinister. They can be a great safety tool for your nanny and children and you can use it to tune in at specific times to join in a party, for example. Just make sure you comply with the law.


8 simple ways moms can turn baby products into beauty products

Bum cream for acne? Nipple cream for dry lips? Forget those overly priced beauty products that may or may not work. Here's a list of baby products to add to your daily routine.


5 reasons why mom who fails at yoga is all of us

Mom's tale of farting during yoga is going viral because it could have been any of us.


Let's talk about why breastfeeding is still taboo in some communities?

Even though South Africa has made great strides when it comes to breastfeeding, it's still not accepted in most public places. We need to understand why.


What you need to know about HIV and your child's carer

What happens if you suspect your nanny may be HIV-positive? Does it pose a risk for your family and should you look for someone else? The answers are no and no. Here's why.


WATCH: Getting your toddler to help with the baby

Toddlers are not always the best helpers when it comes to helping with their new siblings.


Babywearing is not an alternative to a car seat

Even though babywearing is 100% safe, it is not to be used in place of a car seat.


How baby Ava's parents helped to make SA creches safer

Judge holds the childcare facility and local government accountable for infant’s tragic death.

Development & Behaviour

Milestones: our list of articles you have to read

Want to know if your baby or toddler is reaching their milestones? We've rounded up some great articles about your baby's development to answer all your questions.


My newborn has jaundice!

It is reported that Beyoncé's twins have baby jaundice. Baby jaundice is very common – around half of newborns will develop a yellow tinge on the second or third day after birth.

Potty time

What moms have to say about the Baby Throne

SPONSORED: When making big purchases it's always good to hear what moms who are actually using it have to say.


PRINT IT: Baby Layette list of everything baby will need

So you're expecting your very first bundle of joy, here are the things you might want to add to your shopping list.


Ridiculously unnecessary gadgets for new parents

An espresso machine for baby? A cry translator? They're cool and ultra-convenient, but are they necessary?


Baby waiting for the beat to drop is just the cutest!

Watch this little one have her own dance party in the car.


Coach defends player who missed a game for the birth of his baby

"Nothing in the world is more majestic than the birth of a child."

Potty time

How to prevent constipation in your baby and toddler

SPONSORED: The Baby Throne puts your baby in the optimal position for completely emptying their bowels and avoiding constipation in your baby.


QUIZ: How much do you know about babies?

See how well you do in this baby quiz!


4 apps for new parents

Here are four apps that will help you on this new journey of parenthood.


Would you trust a machine with your child?

Ready to trade your human nanny for a mechanical one? Experts say future artificial intelligence is a practical certainty.

Baby food

PRINT IT: Baby-led weaning meal planner

With baby-led weaning your baby can eat from the family meal. Here are some great recipes and a free meal planner to help you on your baby-led weaning journey.

Toddler (1-2)

Toddlers + touch-screens = little sleep?

A study of infants and toddlers' day- and nighttime habits shows a correlation between more screen time and less sleep. But be careful to take the findings at face value, warns other researchers.


11 tips for introducing your dog to your baby

Yes, even your furbaby needs to learn to manage this major adjustment. Here are a few pointers on how to make it a little easier.


Specially made for baby... with quality you can trust

SPONSORED: From baby shower gifts to baby essentials, Clicks has everything you need.


Why do moms abandon their babies?

What goes through a mother’s mind as she leaves her baby and walks away? Here’s what some experts say.
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