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Babycare

Rub a dub dub, clever clogs in the tub!

Bath time can be filled with joy and learning as your little one explores his world. Try these easy games to help his brain and skills develop.

Getting Ready

Maximise your maternity leave

The day you've been waiting for has finally arrived. You can kiss your colleagues goodbye and put your feet up - until baby arrives, that is. Use this extra time wisely.

Babycare

Don’t undervalue the sense of smell

Your baby's sense of smell plays an important part of his development.

Health

My child has worms

A common affliction in toddlers and children, worms can actually be treated quite easily.

Babycare

How bath time changes as your baby develops

With the rapid development of a baby's brain and body in the first few months after birth, bath time is a great opportunity to enhance your baby's movement and thinking skills.

Getting Ready

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Pregnancy is not easy. Here's how to win the award for best supporting actor in just 5 easy steps.

Babycare

9 bath safety tips for babies you need to know

Bathing your newborn can be intimidating. Here are some tips to keep your baby safe and take the stress out of bath time.

Care & Nutrition

Why you should check your baby's toes

Father takes to social media to warn other parents.

Babycare

Help your baby learn in the bath

Here are some tips on how to offer sensory stimulation at bathtime.

Sleeping

Babies, beards and bedtimes

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Babycare

WATCH: How to bath your baby for the first time

Johnson's Baby gives you step-by-step instructions on how to bath your brand-new bundle of joy.

Development

Should a father do this to his daughter?

"You're not going to the party unless I come with!"

Parenting

8 incredibly useful apps for parents

Popular apps to help make life easier for moms and dads.

Pregnancy health

Fibroids: tumours of the uterus

You've had your first ultrasound and it's found that you have more than a foetus invading your uterus. Now what?

Parenting

The plus side of raising kids in SA

Making the most of a sometimes, not so bright, side.

Development & Behaviour

5 discipline mistakes we all make

Discipline is tricky to get right. But there are a few toddler-taming no-nos you should avoid.

Development & Behaviour

What is flat head syndrome?

What is this and how do I prevent my baby from getting it? Here's all the answers you need.

Getting Ready

Is throwing your own baby shower tacky?

Receiving presents is great, but isn't it rude to expect them?

Pregnancy health

Are you ashamed of your post-baby body?

Loving your body (tiger stripes and all), isn't easy - especially when celebs flaunt their perfect figures, weeks after birth. We talk real bodies of real moms.

Fun

Have you seen Barbie's new body?

Mattel is finally getting it right with Barbie's new body range.

Development

Should children go to spas?

Spoilt brats or nurtured souls–what do you think of children who attend beauty spas?

Pregnancy health

Pregnant moms should be screened for depression

Experts urge for screenings during and after pregnancy.

Pregnancy health

Top 5 exercise dos and don'ts

You want to do the best you can for you and your growing baby, but you've been bombarded with mixed messages. What exercises can you do? Should you stretch? We've simplified it for you.

Parenting

Divorced parents, divorced children

We've all heard the frustrated, angry and disappointed voices of young children whose parents split up. But the same children eventually grow into adults - do they ever get over their parents' divorces? Three women tell their stories.

Feeding

Kim's double breast standards

Kim Kardashian says she would never breastfeed in public.
Weekly Poll

How much do you spend on a gift for your kid?

5 % - Under R50
 
8 % - R50 - R100
 
17 % - R100 - R200
 
14 % - R200 - R300
 
56 % - +R300
 

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