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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.

Fun

First pic of Psalm West reveals similarities between Kim and Kourtney

Here's the first glimpse of the newest member of the Kardashian-West family and what the newborn has in common with his mom and her older sibling.

Toddler (1-2)

WATCH: Toddler and father have adorable ‘conversation’ while watching TV together

As the two continue with their discussion, the little boy throws in a few hand gestures as he explains what he is saying.

Development & Behaviour

Playing peek-a-boo with your baby is more important than you think

Positive, affectionate and engaging interactions during infancy set the foundation for how we engage with people throughout our lives.

Fun

IN PICS: Is it just us, or did Amy Schumer just get funnier after giving birth?

Amy Schumer and her husband, Chris Fischer, welcomed their first child into the world just hours before her "nemesis", the Duchess of Sussex, and she's been serving up looks and cracking jokes ever since. If there’s one thing we’re sure of it’s that the always hilarious comedian certainly hasn’t lost her sense of humour after everything she's been through over the past 9 months.

Breastfeeding

Hilary Duff made the difficult and brave decision to stop breastfeeding her baby girl – and we fully support her reason for doing so

Yes, breast is best, and we'll scream it at the top of our lungs. But we're totally behind Hilary Duff's decision to stop breastfeeding baby Banks. Here's why.

Lifestyle

Loot love opens up about being a new-mom of two: 'I’ve been pooped on'

Being a first-time mom can be one of the most daunting experiences especially when it’s double the trouble.

Fun

Aisha Baker and Waleed Parnell have the cutest kid!

Local celeb Aisha Baker has posted the first pic of her adorable baby boy on Instagram, and he is the cutest!

Toddler (1-2)

Ntando Duma’s daughter doesn’t like her mom with makeup

Full face of glamour or totally natural, freckles and all? Ntando’s daughter has the answer.

Babycare

Diane Kruger uses eco nappies for environmental reasons, and 31% of South Africa's cloth parents do too

When you think cloth nappies, glamour is maybe the last thing that comes to mind. But Hollywood actress Diane Kruger shows that using eco nappies can be as elegant as it gets. Thousands of South African parents share her sentiments, for a number of reasons.

Babycare

"Polka-dot cutie" spreads awareness of rare birthmark

The little girl was diagnosed with a port wine stain at four days old after doctors initially believed she had a bruise from labour that would fade in a few days.

Fun

UPDATE on Baby Sussex: Does he look like Meghan or is there another Royal redhead?

Who the baby will look like is a question that fascinates all new parents-to-be, with much debate often surrounding the revelation of each new ultrasound and every smile and frown being attributed to some esteemed ancestor.

Newborn

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.

Development & Behaviour

The story of how babies learn to talk

Speech development in infants begins months before birth, and according to research, infant-directed speech or 'baby talk' is the best tool parents can use to help their children develop language skills sooner.

Toddler (1-2)

It's all fun and games until you have to look after a toddler

Grandmother and freelance writer Michelle Martin was left tired out after witnessing her grandson's behaviour over the Easter holiday.

Babycare

We review the updated Baby & Childcare Handbook by parenting expert Marina Petropulos

Ask your mom and grandmom – chances are they know Marina Petropulos and her now famous Baby & Childcare Handbook. The updated version just landed on our desks and new mom Wendy Kobe had a look to see if it still resonates with millennial moms.

Toddler (1-2)

Toddler disables his dad's tablet for 48 years: Digital lessons from a cautionary tale

It took father and writer Evan Osnos two days to unlock an Android device his toddler son had mistakenly locked until the year 2067. Don't be like Evan, learn how to fix these kinds of problems now.

Babycare

Fisher-Price's Rock 'n Play Sleeper has been recalled after over 30 infant deaths

With more than 30 infant deaths reported after babies were thought to have rolled from their back to their stomach and side while unrestrained, Fisher-Price has recalled all 4.7 million units of their popular Rock 'n Play Sleeper.

Fun

WATCH: While we await the arrival of Royal Baby Sussex, enjoy these throwbacks of an adorable Prince Harry as a little boy

While we anxiously await the arrival of Royal Baby Sussex, enjoy these throwback of an adorable Harry doing as he pleases on the palace balcony, getting reprimanded by William as he tries to get hold of a puppy and competing at his school sports day.

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We're giving away Marina Petropulos's updated Baby and Child Care Handbook!

There is no such thing as overpreparing when baby is on the way. We have an awesome opportunity for moms and dads-to-be hoping to level up on their parenting game before their little one arrives.

Fun

"You really haven't lived until you've been puked on": Moms and dads reveal gross parenting moments

We spend 9 months mentally preparing for taking care of a baby but are we ever really prepared for just how gross things can get? If you have a story, send it to us. We know you have one. Because #parentingisgross.

Fun

This 4-month-old baby’s hair turns heads wherever he goes

Baby Boston is only 4 months old, but he already has a stunning, envy-worthy head of hair.

Fun

IN PICTURES: Cardi B's baby girl Kulture looks just like her famous mom

We've been waiting for Cardi to show off her baby on social media since 2018 and the star has finally come through.

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.

Fun

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.
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