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Breastfeeding

Can I breastfeed after breast surgery?

Whether you’ve had them enhanced or reduced, any type of breast surgery can have implications on whether or not you can breastfeed.

Fertility problems

Infertility and why SA should refine disability

South Africa lacks a clear definition of disability – and its limited view of who should be regarded as having a disability in the labour market is at odds with international practice.

Advertorial

Is your Back2School check list checking out?

ADVERTORIAL: Is your child ready and set to go to school this year?

Pregnancy health

How social factors drive up suicide rates among pregnant women

Pregnant women in South Africa who live in poor communities are more likely to consider or attempt suicide than the general population

Development

6 Dangerous myths about bullying

Don't be the parent or teacher who believes these clichés about school bullying.

High school

"I am a wolf parent": confessions of a matric mom

Jennifer Crocker, whose last child just finished matric, reflects on the way she brought her kids up.

Back to School

APP FOR THAT: Back to school? Try Break Thru

Break Thru is an exciting new app connecting South African learners with qualified tutors.

Fun

Hilarious: maths teacher kicks off new year with a song

Remember that funny thing that happened in class? We all have a story to share... these kids have a video.

Birth

How does SA's childbirth costs compare with the rest of the world's?

This beautiful infographic compares how much a natural birth and c-section costs in SA vs other countries in the world.

Development

Does your school have an effective anti-bullying strategy?

How does your child's school work to curb and deal with bullying? In what way is it effective? Share the system and procedures to help other headmasters, teachers and governing bodies formulate better strategies in their schools too.

Baby (0-2)

Russell Brand: "We'll raise Mabel gender neutral"

Social definitions of sex tend to oversimplify the biological determinants of gender and anatomy.

Finance & Legal

How much pocket money do you give your child?

Please help Parent24 find out how much pocket money South African kids get in 2017 by filling in the short survey below!

Competitions

November/December winners!

Congratulations to all our recent competition winners!

Development

You respond: Does your child get pocket money?

We recently asked our Facebook community if their kids get pocket money. See some of the responses below.
Weekly Poll

Are you going away this holiday?

21 % - Yes, our bags are packed!
 
18 % - Yes, we are going to visit family.
 
32 % - No, we are having a staycation.
 
4 % - The family is visiting us...
 
26 % - No, we do not get leave.
 

Tools & Calculators

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