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More than a birthmark: My family's experience of infant hemangioma

In May we celebrate International Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks, which prompted Elizabeth Mamacos to share her experience to raise awareness.

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Is circumcision necessary or harmful?

If you've had a baby boy you've probably been asked about circumcision. Is the procedure necessary or harmful? Here's what the law says.

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Top teething truths and tricks you should try

Cutting those little milk teeth can be trying times for babies and parents.

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All about spots, bites, rashes and fevers

A brief introduction to some childhood ailments for concerned parents.

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10 ways to soothe your crying baby that actually work

Have you tried just about everything you can think of to soothe your crying baby? Try these clever solutions when nothing else works.

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Why is my baby crying?

Here's a checklist of things to go through when you can't figure out why your baby is crying.

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Is it really nappy rash?

While nappy rash is a common complaint, it's important to know exactly what you're dealing with in order to know how to treat it.

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'Circumcision will be his choice'

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi campaigned for it to be done medically. And, following the controversial movie Inxeba, Xhosa men have rallied around their right to go to the mountain.

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The teething instruction manual

From signs and symptoms to tips and tricks, here's everything you need to know about your baby's first set of chompers.

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Fierce vaccination debate could sway Italy's general elections next week

Despite a major measles outbreak in Italy last year, infecting some 5000 and causing the deaths of 4, anti-vaxxers are up in arms about the Democrats' proposed new law to make vaccinations compulsory in Italy. So much so, that it could swing the vote in the country's general elections next week.

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LIST: Baby's first aid kit

You need a lot more than just cute clothes for baby. Here are some other essentials and safety tips.

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The most adorable video you'll see today: how to introduce your dog to your newborn

Yes, even your furbaby needs to learn to manage this major adjustment. Here are a few pointers on how to make it a little easier.

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Best teething advice for our favourite Grand Slam winner

Serena Williams needs your help again, Olympia is teething!

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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'.

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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!”

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Printable: Daily chart for nannies

Download and print this daily nanny chart.

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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.

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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.

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A hands-on way to treat colic

An osteopath explains why gentle manipulation can ease the pain of colic.

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Is the cat jealous of your baby?

In the master-slave hierarchy, baby trumps cat, confesses Catherine Goldfain.

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Can you trust your child’s nanny?

How much do you know about the person who looks after your child?

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Calming your colicky baby

There is good news for parents with a colicky baby. Good bacteria could be your saving grace!

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Flathead syndrome

Plagiocephaly is a growing problem, but with awareness, can be avoided.

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‘Our baby had a flat head’

Worried about the unusual shape of their child’s head, this couple went far to get help.
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