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Baby wears glasses for the first time and has the best reaction

This baby girl can now see clearly and she's amazed.

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How SA parents feel about piercing a baby's ears

While some see piercing a baby's ears as abuse, others think it's perfectly okay.

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‘Tiny’ terrier mauls newborn baby to death

‘Loving family’ torn apart after little dog turns on baby.

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All about spots, bites, rashes and fevers

A brief introduction to some childhood ailments for concerned parents.

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Babies photographed underwater

Photographer snaps photos of babies as they learn how to swim.

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Facebook comes up with ‘scrapbook’ for underage kids

Changes allow parents to tag kids younger than 13 for official presence on Facebook.

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Mom’s choc snack proves fatal

Pills for post-natal pains cause mom to fall asleep and choke while eating.

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7-week-old baby says ‘hello’!

Proud mom shares video of her tiny son repeating the word ‘hello’. [WATCH]

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'How to carry a baby and a GUN' classes?

‘Babywearing and carrying’ class teaches new moms how to 'safely' pack a pistol.

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Fatal accidents: drivers urged to take care when reversing

ER24 warns drivers to be careful after tragic incidents of kids being reversed over.

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Roald Dahl’s heart-breaking plea goes viral

Author begged parents to vaccinate their kids after losing his daughter to measles.

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Baby's face eaten by pet ferrets

Parents face charges after pet ferrets eat unprotected 1-month-old child’s face.

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Famous actors star in choking baby advert

Stars offer their voices to safety campaign aimed at saving the lives of babies.

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Baby loves her pet python

Snake-loving dad tries to prove that snakes are great family pets, even for babies. [VIDEO]

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Inflatable incubator could save lives

Engineered for developing countries it costs 90% less than a standard incubator.

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How to escape a sleeping baby

Have you tried 'the roll'? How about 'the ninja'? These parents are pros at escaping their sleeping baby.

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No babies napping on the couch!

Sudden infant death syndrome is more likely in babies who are left to nap on the couch.

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Are walking rings safe?

Are these contraptions completely harmless or plastic death traps?

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No car seat, so baby goes in the BOOT?

Young mom arrested after cops find a crying baby in the boot of her car.

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The Teething Monster

When teething turns your once sweet child into an uncontrollable mess.

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Gross parenting confessions

It's not all sunshine and baby giggles when you're a parent. Our readers share their gross parenting stories.

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WATCH: A premature baby's 80 days in NICU

Watch the amazing progress of this tiny preemie and learn more about premature babies.

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Nappy change at table gets mom booted from pizza place

Mom gets kicked out of pizza place for changing her baby’s nappy on the table.

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5 ways to introduce your baby to messy play

Messy playtime is not only fun but essential for learning.

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"Vicious" dog licks baby while she giggles

Laughing baby shows no fear as her family pup gives her doggy kisses.

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How to buy a car seat

Buying a car seat is one of the most important buys parents can make. Here's how to choose one that fits your family.

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Jumping over babies in odd cleansing ritual

Man in yellow jumpsuit leaps over tiny babies in curious annual festival.

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Bizarre photo of baby’s wedding dress ride

Bride drags newborn baby down the aisle in the train of her dress on her wedding day.

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Exposing postnatal depression

Acknowledging the crippling consequences of postnatal depression.

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Vaccinations are not negotiable

Think that vaccines are a conspiracy or packed with poisons? You’re wrong!

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Baby catches rare meningitis from cat

Rare form of meningitis traced to family cat puts baby’s life at risk.

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Jessica Simpson's kid goes flying!

Dads love to toss their babies in the air, but Jessica's baby seems a bit too high!

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Baby dies in sling after 10-minute stroll

Baby suffocates in mom’s sling during 10-minute stroll to calm him down.

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We watched our daughter starve to death

19-month-old baby falls into family pool resulting in shocking treatment in hospital.

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Don't circumcise babies!

It’s irreversible. It’s non-consensual. And it bloody HURTS.

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Choosing a baby carrier

Wrap, sling or baby carrier? Find the right one for you and your baby.

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Understanding vaccines

Not all sources of information on vaccines are credible.

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The great vaccination debate

Are parents who don't vaccinate irresponsible?

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Print it: Holiday Packing Checklist

Travelling with a little one can be a bit daunting. This handy checklist makes sure you won't forget a thing.

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Drunk dad rolls onto baby and kills him

Family grieves as drunken father rolls onto sleeping baby and kills him.

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Hilarious babyfit workout

Dad lets tiny baby prove that kids aren’t just lazy blobs in funny workout video.

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Notorious dog kills baby

Notorious dog breed attacks and kills 11-month-old UK girl.

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Microchipped baby hoax

Will our children really have to be microchipped like animals?

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Child filmed on high-rise window ledge

Shocking footage of child dangling feet over the edge of multi-storey building.

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Lifesaving baby catch is TERRIFYING [Video]

Watch these two videos capturing the amazing skill of baby catching.

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Your pet is not your baby!

What's up with all the crazy pet parenting? Are you a dog snogger or a cat kisser?

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Baby monitor recall: Local distributor responds

Official statement from Angelcare with safety information for customers.

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Baby monitor recall after deaths

Safety concerns prompt baby monitor recall in US and Canada.

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Hovering babies go viral!

Babies riding Roomba vacuum cleaners are the latest internet sensation.

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Royal baby in swaddling danger?

Wrapping your baby in a blanket may cause hip damage, suggests expert.

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Woman breastfeeds neighbour’s baby, faces prison

Woman may go to prison in Botswana after potentially exposing baby to HIV.

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‘Killer’ zebra recalled

Deadly chemical prompts manufacturers to recall popular toy.

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Baby killed by luggage conveyor belt

Baby dies after being caught in airport luggage belt mechanism in Spain.

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Celebrity couple suffers a miscarriage

Jack Osbourne and wife Lisa Stelly were 'dreading' the announcement.

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Anti-vaccination pastor in measles disaster

'Anti-vaccination' pastor of mega-church under scrutiny after measles outbreak.

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Parenting trend that ‘kills’?

Study review claims that co-sleeping babies are up to '5 times more likely to die'.

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Lavish living for Kim, Kanye and baby North

Kanye West has reportedly gotten extra security for Kim and baby North.

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Prince in pram danger?

Exclusive stroller make chosen by Kate recalled for safety reasons in early 2013.

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I-Pledge - Car Seat for Kids Campaign

Providing safety for families in need!

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Will Prince George be circumcised?

The Royal's circumcision decision could sway public opinion on the procedure.

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Bad parenting advice

This mom shares the worst parenting advice she's ever received

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Meet Hudson…

This mom shares the story of her son's tragic congenital heart defect.

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Astounding swimming baby

This baby swims better than many adults, but are her parents irresponsible?

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How to baby-proof your home

Top tips on how to protect your baby and your home once your kid is on the move. [Infographic]

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The circumcision decision

How to make circumcision choices without starting a 'penis war'

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Dropbox Baby

A pastor in South Korea has created a safe “baby box”, for people who would otherwise abandon or kill their newborns.

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Put SA babies in boxes

Finnish newborn babies sleep in cardboard boxes. Should South Africans do the same?

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Camping with a baby

Some adventures can turn into real disasters.

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‘My baby wore a crash helmet’

Over-protective mom insisted her baby wear a helmet, even at home.

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What does a ‘Baby on Board’ sign mean?

Does the Baby on board sign in a car create a safer driving experience?

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Dads are not babysitters

Why are dads praised for changing nappies but moms are expected to do the mundane?

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Baby self-rescues from drowning

Watch as this baby saves itself from drowning.

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Camp cot vs Traditional crib?

Is a traditional crib out of fashion? Here's what these moms had to say.

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6 common child mental illnesses

Does your child have a mental health condition? Take a look at these symptoms.

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Tragic baby deaths avoidable?

Moms insist that gut feelings could have saved the lives of their kids.

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What to do in an emergency

Calling emergency services for your child.

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Baby eats 42 magnets!

Mom shocked as baby swallows 42 fridge magnets.

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Baby escapes death twice

This amazing video shows a baby narrowly escaping a car crash with her life.

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Popular baby product recalled

Fisher-Price recalls ‘Rock ‘N Play Sleeper’ seats for health reasons.

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Introducing Karvol Ba.Ba

The new Karvol Ba.Ba skincare range is now available.

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Baby killed by small dog

1-week-old baby dies of wound inflicted by family's Jack Russell.

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Introducing Karvol Ba.Ba

The new Karvol Ba.Ba skincare range is now available.

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‘1 in 3 dogs will attack’

A third of dog owners are bitten by their pets- is your child safe?

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The fastest pram in the world

Colin Furze, British inventor and world record breaker, turns a regular pram into the fastest pram in the world!

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Speedy DNA tests for NICU babies

Docs using new DNA test won’t have to wait weeks to diagnose babies.

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Babies in bikinis?

Jessica Simpson dressed her 4-month-old daughter in a bikini. Would you do the same?

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Milton - Safe, tested and trusted

Milton - Safe, tested and trusted

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Bumbo recalls millions of dangerous seats

Manufacturers are recalling 4.6 million seats following reports of skull fractures.

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What’s up with my vagina?

A candid introduction to vaginal infections for moms and their daughters.

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Dope-head mom leaves kid on roof of car

Mom arrested after driving off with baby balanced on the roof of her car.

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Child abuse at home

Children are being raped, murdered and abused by those they should be able to trust the most: Their families. What can be done?

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Bucket list baby dies

Terminally ill baby, whose dad wrote a bucket list for her, passes away.

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Would you eat your own placenta?

Does the thought of eating afterbirth turn your stomach? Mad Men actress January Jones disagrees.

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11 tips for when dog meets baby

Top tips for introducing your furbaby to your newborn baby.

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Husky kills newborn baby

A family pet has bitten and killed a 2-day-old baby

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Baby knee guards! Wise or wacky?

Would you protect your baby’s knees with special padding?

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Can you trust your child’s nanny?

How much do you know about the person who looks after your child?
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