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WATCH: Parenting hack involves violently punching stuffed animals

We do not condone this approach, but in some cases it does seem to be oddly effective.

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The new baby food rules

Stressing about solids can turn a fun experience into a fraught one. We bust or confirm five baby feeding myths so you can feed on – confidently!

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No, giving your baby solid food early won't help them sleep better

Despite recent headlines and claims that giving babies solid foods at just 3 months will help them sleep better, there is a reason we wait until 6 months, or 17 weeks at the very earliest. A few extra minutes a night is not worth all the risks associated with introducing solids earlier.

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10 of the best ways to start solids

Tackle this major baby milestone confidently with our great tips.

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Going from bottle to cup

Introducing a sippy cup is just another step your growing baby is making towards independence. Follow these easy steps to success.

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8 signs your baby may be ready for solids

Wondering when to start introducing solids to your little one? Here's a checklist that might guide that decision.

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When is cow's milk safe for baby?

Experts recommend that babies only be given cow’s milk after the age of 12 months. Here's why.

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20 baby food myths busted!

Moms are bombarded with nutritional information. How do you separate the old wives’ tales from the gems, the science from the pseudo-science? We put some commonly held beliefs to the test

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No need to panic about baby milk in SA

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

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The wonderful world of solids

Starting solids can be a confusing stage. Here are some tips to help you on your baby's journey.

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PRINT IT: Baby-led weaning meal planner

With baby-led weaning your baby can eat from the family meal. Here are some great recipes and a free meal planner to help you on your baby-led weaning journey.

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Great recipes from 'Healthy Food for a Healthy Baby'

Author Monique Le Roux Forslund talks to Parent24 editor about her brand new book.

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Tips on what you look out for when buying baby food

Food labels can give you a lot of information about what is good for your family.

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Recipes to help you wean your breastfed baby

Baby-led weaning is a great way to introduce solids and author of Monique Le Roux Forslund tells us how.

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Watch: Baby goes bananas

This video proves that laughing at something as silly as a banana can bring so much joy.

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Babies eating lemons for the first time... IN SLOW MOTION

The most hilarious and awesome display of babies tasting lemons for the first time.

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Do the mash

Homemade baby food is not as scary as it seems.

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How to ditch the bottle

You CAN get rid of your child's bottle without having an anxious toddler!

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Jamie Oliver's 5 healthy recipes for babies

Perfect for tiny hands, try these healthy recipes by Jamie Oliver and The Chiappas.

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Baby ready for solids?

How will you know if your baby is ready for solids? Zelda Ackerman, registered dietician gives some valuable guidelines!

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Baby's first solid food

Zelda Ackerman, registered dietician, start solid introduction with her own baby. She shares valuable information that will empower Mothers and Fathers!
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