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Bedtime stories do aid reading - study

A study has found that reading to toddlers provides a 'meaningful, measurable' boost to their brain development.

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Immunisation lapses behind deaths?

Gaps in the maintenance of the childhood immunisation schedule could be to blame for the diphtheria deaths in KZN.

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A clue to why autism runs in families - study

Scientists suggest that autism can be be triggered by changes in the chemicals attached to DNA.

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Breastfeeding can boost IQ – study
March 18 2015 at 14:54

People breastfed as infants have higher earning in adulthood, according to a study of 3,500 newborns over 30 years.

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Parents, stop the nightly bath!
March 9 2015 at 14:41

Lauren Knight says it might not be necessary for children to have a bath every single night.

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Toddlers and naps... research needed
February 25 2015 at 13:23

Children over the age of two who take an afternoon nap don’t get such good quality sleep, say researchers.

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New parent? Ditch those extras
February 23 2015 at 13:16

Don’t bother buying all that bulky baggage for baby – you don’t really need it, says Andrea Orr.

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‘We vaccinate because we love kids’
February 18 2015 at 15:18

A paediatrican writes an open letter to parents who choose not to vaccinate their children.

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Should boy children be circumcised?
February 4 2015 at 15:54

Medical experts are increasingly divided over whether male circumcision should be performed, writes John Naish.

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Why I breastfed my son until he was 3
February 2 2015 at 13:29

Anne Thériault didn’t set out to be a marathon breastfeeder. But she’s glad she did it…

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Babies learn best before bedtime – study
January 16 2015 at 14:11

Babies can only remember new games if they have a good sleep shortly after being shown them.

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Breastfeeding good for baby, good for you
December 11 2014 at 11:48

Research involving almost 37 000 women found those who had breastfed were 10 percent less likely to get breast cancer.

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Baby pics on Facebook? No way
December 9 2014 at 11:22

But bad news for Emily Kaye Lazzaro's Facebook friends: She won't be posting pictures of her baby on Facebook.

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