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PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Your family and Covid-19 masks

Listen to Dr Bosch explain mask use and safety.

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LISTEN | Your family and Covid-19 masks: What do the doctors say?

As schools open and the kids get out and about more, parents are struggling to keep masks on their toddlers and younger children.

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Mom, is your backache killing you? Here's what might be the cause...

After two years of unexplained back pain, this mom found others with the same complaint – and then realised what it could be.

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Family in lockdown: Parent24 has you covered

Parent24 has compiled a shortcut to finding all you need to know about the lockdown.

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How to avoid Covid-19 in schools, supermarkets and on public transport

Advice on reducing the risk of contracting Covid-19 for you and your family.

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Can I be with my child in a Covid-19 quarantine facility, or in hospital?

"They will have to arrest me before I let them take my child away from me."

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FEEL GOOD | Miracle toddler thrives despite rare genetic disorder

"I believe that God will make sure that he grows up to be a beautiful boy."

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'You are not alone': How to manage postnatal depression during lockdown

Local obstetrician provides advice on how new parents can manage both their own emotions and the health of their newborn during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Vaccinations, and other ways to keep your kids healthy

Listen as Dr Bosch and Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chat about vaccinations.

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How Covid-19 is a lesson in building resilience

South Africans are no strangers to a crisis. From droughts to loadshedding to State Capture and now Covid-19, we have weathered many storms.

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Six ways the lockdown could improve your family's health

As South Africa moves into week three of lockdown, we provide some useful ideas to help families get some good from staying at home – using the time to build a foundation for healthy habits to last a lifetime

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Africa can and must do more to support nurses and midwives

The WHO says the world needs 9 million more nurses and midwives to reach the global Sustainable Development Goal on health by 2030.

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Lockdown got your family stressed and sleepless? A certified sleep consultant advises parents

Stress has a severe impact on our sleep! Here's guide to improving your family's health through sleep by certified sleep consultant, Jolandi Becker.

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Your family and Covid-19: Parent24 has you covered

Parent24 has compiled a shortcut to finding all you need to know about the coronavirus.

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A local psychologist offers tips to ease anxiety in the 'coronaverse'

How is stress showing up for you? Even the most resilient of you will be experiencing some symptoms of anxiety.

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Where to find emotional and mental well-being support, for free

We chatted to Kate Rowe, a South African emotional wellness coach, to get some tips from her.

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Covid-19: a guide to good practice on keeping people well informed

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is spreading across the world. For those who catch it, the vast majority will experience mild symptoms, but for a few it can cause severe disease and death. Some groups - like older people and those with pre-existing health conditions - are more vulnerable when exposed than others.

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How to survive lockdown with teen boys, by a local psychologist

I am a psychologist. I am the author of ‘How to Raise a Man’ and have dealt with families, mothers and teenagers for 30 years. I should be able to help. Yet...

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PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Keeping the family healthy when you can't go to the doctor

Dr Carol Bosch provides tips and advice to keep your family healthy in lockdown.

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Covid-19 | WATCH: Empowering tips on staying safe from an expert on the front line of the medical fight

"I am confident that the stuff I can tell you today should make you guys feel like when this comes to your community that you don't have to be scared and that you can protect your family."

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Use this catchy tune to help put your children at ease during lockdown

"Melody activates the limbic system which allows us to feel, experience and move our emotions through us. An essential process for anyone experiencing uncertainly, anxiety, grief or fear."

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'Ouch!': Should I be worried if my child has pain in his tummy?

Your child has pain in their side or in their general gut area. But why? Where did it come from? And should you be worried?
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