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Fruit juice to blame for rotting teeth - study

Dentists say the problem is often caused by well-meaning parents giving toddlers sugar-laden drinks in bottles.

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Infant death target won’t be reached - study

A United Nations target for slashing infant deaths will be missed, experts said.

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Fruit juice to blame for rotting teeth - study
October 16 2014 at 11:59

Dentists say the problem is often caused by well-meaning parents giving toddlers sugar-laden drinks in bottles.

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Infant death target won’t be reached - study
October 1 2014 at 11:57

A United Nations target for slashing infant deaths will be missed, experts said.

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Pay more attention to early brains - experts
September 23 2014 at 11:42

World health leaders are urging all countries to pay more attention to the development of children's brains.

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Dummies may interfere with bonding - study
September 19 2014 at 11:45

Dummies are likely to interfere with parents' ability to interpret and respond to a baby's happiness or distress, according to a study.

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‘My son uses violent language’
September 15 2014 at 11:59

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy tells a parent to ignore a child's violent language.

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To snip or not to snip?
September 10 2014 at 12:06

Circumcision is a dilemma for some parents, writes Dr Anand Ramphal.

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Fevers in kids: top tips for coping
September 3 2014 at 11:48

Paediatrician Dr Andre Botha shares his top tips for sick toddlers.

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Breastfeeding can help prevent PND
September 2 2014 at 11:54

A study has shown the extent to which breastfeeding helps combat postnatal depression.

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When babies get dumped in desperation
August 27 2014 at 11:59

Lack of support for mothers can trigger baby abandonment, writes Sihle Mlambo.

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KZN hands out 4 000 cardboard cots
August 27 2014 at 11:58

About 4 000 cardboard baby cots are being distributed in KwaZulu-Natal in an effort to curb neonatal mortality.

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