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8 out of 100 babies are born too soon in SA: You can help

Sunday the 17th of November is Annual World Prematurity Day. There are 15 million babies born prematurely worldwide every year, and 8 out of 100 of these are born in South Africa.

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'World's Oldest Parents' took their twin girls home this week

Mangayamma, who is 74, and her husband Raja Rao, who is 80, took their twin baby girls home on Sunday.

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Woman, 74, gives birth to twins

Erramatti Mangayamma and husband Raja Rao had been trying to conceive since tying the knot in 1962.

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This newborn smiled at her dad after recognising his voice and it's the sweetest thing

A baby born in Rio de Janeiro started smiling as soon as her dad started speaking to her.

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Ubuntu Baba founder shares her truth about post-natal depression

Ubuntu Baba CEO Shannon McLaughlin opens up about her PND experience.

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This local mom’s real experience of PPD is a scary eye-opener

No-one likes to speak about postpartum depression, but it’s real. This true account of PPD is scary, and far more common than mom’s let on.

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Here’s how you can make a difference with the Grace Factory this Mandela Day

Make a difference with the Grace Factory this Mandela Day by donating clothes, blankets, toiletries and nappies to the many new moms and babies in need.

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"Nothing can be more majestic": The way this coach defended his player who missed a game for the birth of his baby is priceless

Two years on, and we still can't believe this priceless response by Lithuanian coach, Šarunas Jasikevicius.

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Newborns aren't public property, royal or not

When it comes to other people's lives, we're all experts - and no one knows this better than the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Meghan and Harry's decision to keep the birth of their first child private is not only justified, it's required. Here's why.

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From the palmar to the pincer grasp: All those wonderful newborn reflexes to look out for

From wrapping their tiny hands around your finger to the steps they take when you hold them up, we’ve listed all the newborn reflexes you’ll want to monitor as you watch your little ones grow.

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WATCH: The pincer grasp

A video demonstrating the pincer grasp.

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WATCH: The palmar grasp reflex

A video demonstrating the palmar grasp reflex in newborns.

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Mom reveals incredible moment she woke up from three-week coma at the touch of her newborn

A mom has left doctors stunned by waking up from a 23-day coma the moment her newborn son was placed in her arms!

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11 newborn myths busted

Common newborn myths are perpetuated by family, friends and society. Some are silly, some are dangerous…

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How to get into work mode after your fourth trimester without losing yourself

Getting back to the working world after welcoming a baby can be tough. Phumeza Langa knows all about it! Here she shares her top tips on how to return to the workplace without the mommy guilt.

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Nurse invents hug simulator to comfort newborn babies

Her invention won an award at the sixth International Congress of Paediatric Nursing.

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You should insist on getting tested for strep-B, says mom, it could save your baby's life

A mom tells her heartbreaking story and Sr Burgie Ireland explains how you can get tested for streptococcal infections.

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Would you choose a gender-neutral X on your baby's birth certificate?

Do you think a child should have the option of choosing their own gender later in life? This author found that many South African parents weren't too warm about gender-neutral birth certificates.

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WATCH: The asymmetrical tonic neck reflex

A video demonstrating the asymmetrical tonic neck reflex (ATNR).

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Feeding your newborn solids? Stop right now!

Giving your baby any kind of solid food now is dangerous to her health. Avoid it at all costs, regardless of what friends or family may say.

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My weird and wonderful newborn baby

During the first year, your baby goes through some amazing changes. Read on to find out more about your newborn than you ever imagined.
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