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Development & Behaviour

Coping with baby number two

Some tips to help you cope with a new baby and a toddler.

Pregnancy health

When itchy skin is a problem

Itchy skin is common in pregnancy, but there is a rare condition called ICP, of which itching is a symptom. Here's what you need to know.

Sleeping

Sleep and your newborn

Understand your baby’s sleep patterns.

Parenting

Celebs who still vacation together for the sake of the kids

These celebs have split up or divorced, but still vacation together for the sake of their children.

Health

Does eating late make kids fat?

A recent study disproves the myth that a late supper time causes obesity in children.

Health

10 medicine dos and don’ts

Take care when giving your baby that pill or potion.

Health

Your family’s medicine cabinet checklist

Having a sick child is not pleasant. Here's what you should keep stocked at home.

Health

"Make my little brothers eyes better"

To save their baby's life this family travelled to Cape Town for a new procedure used to treat childhood eye cancer.

Learning

How mobile phones are disrupting teaching and learning in Africa

Gina Porter tells us why cellphones in school are not always a good thing.
Weekly Poll

Do you know of schools still using corporal punishment?

11 % - Yes, my child gets caned or punished cruelly at school
 
13 % - I’ve heard rumours about my child’s school
 
76 % - No, luckily our school doesn’t use cruel discipline methods
 

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