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FAQs

BABY HOW TO: Our handy guide to babies!

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

FAQs

Why does my baby cry when she drinks formula?

This mom can't seem to get to the bottom of her baby's crying when being fed, an expert weighs in.

Fun

Try not to laugh: P!nk and Carey Hart’s son has just about the most adorable, infectious chuckle!

P!nk just posted a video of her husband with her little one, saying she wish he’d take some pictures and videos of her and the kids too. And we’d like to challenge all the dads out there to do the same. Send us pictures of your partners – let’s give those hardworking moms some praise!

Sleeping

Willing to try just about anything to get your baby to sleep through the night? Check out this mom's clever sleep hack

It's the conundrum that literally keeps parents up at night. Turns out getting your baby to sleep to morning can be quite easy.

Grow

WATCH: This dad hired bodyguards for his toddler!

What if toddlers had bodyguards?

Newborn

How Serena Williams will continue to serve up top-level tennis as a mother

Former tennis player, Jo Ward, explains how and why Serena Williams will continue to thrive in her career, with the help of baby Alexis.

Babycare

Best teething advice for our favourite Grand Slam winner

Serena Williams needs your help again, Olympia is teething!

Toddler (1-2)

Mother of tot who’ll never walk or talk says she expresses herself through her eyes

"She'll give you these looks that just speak a thousand words."

Breastfeeding

Serena Williams, I'll ask my gogo to email you...

Serena asked, our readers responded. The WHO recommends breastfeeding from 6 to 24 months, and our readers thought they'd throw in their advice as well.

Baby food

No need to panic about baby milk in SA

A global baby milk recall due to salmonella contamination doesn't affect South Africa.

Babycare

Deaths from window blinds at an all time high, study says

Blinds have been the primary source of 17,000 injuries and hundreds of deaths in the past 25 years. Now parents call for a 'cord ban'.

Breastfeeding

Serena Williams wants to know when to stop breastfeeding

New mom Serena Williams is struggling with a common dilemma: when to stop breastfeeding.

Babycare

Would you let people kiss your baby on the lips? Malema says no!

“Let’s avoid kissing other people’s kids on the lips please!”

Babycare

Printable: Daily chart for nannies

Download and print this daily nanny chart.

Grow

WATCH: This dad proves that hugs really can fix everything

When his little girl was upset, this dad handled the situation perfectly.

Breastfeeding

Yes, you can breastfeed with large breasts

Lactation consultant and former La Leche League leader Kim Norton shares some advice.

Newborn

The spinal galant reflex

A video demonstrating the spinal galant reflex in newborns

Breastfeeding

Mom with 40KK breasts too scared to breastfeed her son – in case she ‘suffocated’ him

"Throughout my pregnancy, I was adamant that I wanted to breastfeed but the size of my breasts ruined it."

Babycare

The vaccination schedules in South Africa: is your child up to date?

South Africa offers an extensive baby immunisation programme, available free at state clinics. Parents are also have the option to choose the private schedule, either in its entirety or to supplement the government programme. Here are both schedules.

Babycare

This baby girl is battling the ‘worst case of meningitis in decades’

She contracted an extremely rare type of the disease about two months ago and needed to have one of her arms removed.

Development & Behaviour

WATCH: See the world through your baby's eyes

Here's a look at how your baby’s vision develops throughout the first year.

Newborn

WATCH: Heart-melting preemie moments

Celebrating the beauty of life this World Prematurity Day.

Newborn

MY STORY: I was told to kiss my newborn baby goodbye – he’d die in a matter of hours

On the fourth day following his birth, things took a major turn.

Newborn

‘Littlest Wonder Woman’ from SA

Dubbed a little Wonder Woman, micro-prem baby Jazeel Hlophe's incredible progress proves that with the right care miracles really are possible.

FAQs

I’ve always wondered: what’s behind the belly button?

We're constantly told what not to do with it, but what exactly is behind this mysterious orifice?

Breastfeeding

Is breastfeeding older children wrong?

It may be uncommon in the Western world but that doesn't make it wrong, does it? Adding a new dimension to the never-ending breastfeeding battle.

Newborn

Baby girl miraculously survives birth a month after twin brother dies

The devastated mom asked medical staff to prevent her from going into labour.

Development & Behaviour

Surprising facts about how we talk to babies

This is why we actually can't hold a proper conversation with babies and insist on speaking in high energy, sing song tones.
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