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BABY HOW TO: Our handy guide to babies!

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

Breastfeeding

Wimpy responds to breastfeeding shaming incident

A Parent24 reader shares a bad experience of being shamed while breastfeeding her child at a Wimpy in a Gauteng mall. But Wimpy came out in support of breastfeeding moms, saying their family restaurants are breastfeeding friendly.

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Mom uses pizza to mark her baby’s monthly growth – and it’s the cutest thing you’ll see today!

This mom found a cheesy way to celebrate her baby’s growth (and it's not the #cheesechallenge).

Babycare

Don't throw cheese at your baby: Outrage over new social media craze

The latest craze involves sliced cheese. And while it has many in stitches, others are outraged by it.

Toddler (1-2)

The simple reason this mom wore her toddler on her back as she walked down the aisle

Dalton wore her baby girl on her back as she walked down the aisle for a simple reason. But it made for the most special moment and beautiful images.

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Gail Mabalane's open letter to her son for his 1st birthday

Local celeb mom Gail Mabalane shares precious memories every mom can relate to.

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Dad photoshops his newborn son doing hilarious ‘manly’ tasks

A creative American dad has shared an unforgettable photoshoot with his newborn son, which shows him undertaking hilarious “manly” tasks – including fishing, lifting weights and chopping wood.

Development & Behaviour

Why a baby that looks like dad is often a healthier baby

A US study has found that dads who live apart from the family are more likely to visit their babies if their offspring look like them. And babies who have regular, positive contact with their dads, are healthier. Here are the findings.

Toddler (1-2)

WATCH: Heart-warming moment toddler tries to use sign language to communicate with deaf dad

"Maria is very smart. When I watched the video, I was very moved, I cried."

Breastfeeding

Beware the Brussels sprouts: People told Hilary Duff to stop eating these veggies and it could solve all your colicky problems too

Mom and gran's probably told you to avoid certain foods at all costs while breastfeeding. You can add Brussels sprouts to that list too, as Hilary Duff found out.

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5 SA celebs share how they will be celebrating Christmas as first-time moms

Several local actresses, models, singers and TV presenters will be celebrating their first Christmas as moms this year. Here’s what they’re planning.

Breastfeeding

Rachel McAdams makes the breast pump “happen”

Rachel McAdams breast pumping while dripped in Bulgari diamonds and Versace is everything we never knew we needed to see.

Toddler (1-2)

WATCH: This toddler's big sister instinct is just too adorable

This is what a Day One connection looks like. This toddler's reaction to a nurse wanting to take her newborn sister away for a check-up is just the cutest.

Breastfeeding

Wear a dress, save a life! How Milk Matters is encouraging the donation of breast milk

Join Milk Matters is doing something amazing this December and save the lives of babies who desperately need breastmilk to survive.

Breastfeeding

“Too many mothers are throwing away life-saving breastmilk”: Why you should consider becoming a breastmilk donor

Moms of preemies and adoptive moms share how donated breastmilk saved the lives of their little ones. Here's how to become a volunteer.

Newborn

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.

Newborn

WATCH: The palmar grasp reflex

A video demonstrating the palmar grasp reflex in newborns.

Fun

IN PICS: True Thompson’s adorable first Halloween outfits

Khloe Kardashian decided to go all out for her little girl’s first Halloween wardrobe.

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WATCH: Kylie’s trying to get Stormi to start talking and it’s positively adorable

Kylie Jenner is trying to get Stormi to start talking, and it's not to say the usual "mama" or "dada" – Stormi's already got that down. But "Kylie Cosmetics" – that'd really be something.

Development & Behaviour

WATCH: This baby girl shows us what hearing for the first time looks like

Not long after her birth, the Ashtons discovered that their baby daughter had sensorineural hearing loss and the parents were all hands on deck to capture the once in a lifetime moment Sienna heard their voices for the first time.

Babycare

Japan just won the public toilet Olympics

If toilet Olympics were a thing, I think Japan just took home the gold.

Fun

WATCH: Adorable video shows toddler chuckling at barbershop as he gets first haircut

This heartwarming video of a toddler giggling while getting his first haircut is the best thing you’ll see all day!

Babycare

PSA: Keep your unsolicited baby safety advice – we don't need to be worried about covering plug points at 33 weeks pregnant

When is the right time to start babyproofing your home? Because people will bombard you with baby safety advice when baby is still in the womb! This mom's post went viral after she explained she felt way too much pressure to start early. We're here to tell you, you absolutely don't (at least for the first few months).

Toddler (1-2)

WATCH: Would your child rather play with a random object than the expensive, educational toy you bought? Because same

Forget the expensive gift list this Christmas. Chances are your little ones will be more amused and entertained with the gift box and wrapping. Here's why.

Breastfeeding

Hoping to breastfeed your twins? 6 twin moms share their top tips for success

If you’re expecting twins, you're probably wondering if growing another pair of arms is a good idea. Thankfully, these moms who know all about it share some practical advice on breastfeeding two little ones.

Breastfeeding

Is it good, or safe, to be breastfeeding with just one breast?

We recently received a letter from a mom who's been breastfeeding her son for 16 months on only one breast. Is it safe? We had an expert weigh in.

Newborn

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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Former Uzalo actress Thandeka Zulu on her bundle of joy with Sabelo Ngema

For years they denied being a couple. But there was that little matter of a bulging belly that could no longer be denied – and the lovebirds were forced to admit they were dating.
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