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Moms help prem babies by reading

Premature babies at Tygerberg Children's Hospital are being read to by their mothers to stimulate their brains.

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Babies get Game Of Thrones names

The trend for old-fashioned names has taken a step further back in time.

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Happiness slump hits most first-time parents

The effect of a first-born can be comparable to that of a divorce or the death of a partner, writes Colin Fernandez.

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Preemies could turn into neurotic adults
August 3 2015 at 08:26

Scientists have known for some time that premature infants are at risk of difficulties in their relationships and careers when they grow up.

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Schizophrenia seeds sown in early life
July 29 2015 at 13:29

British scientists have made a major breakthrough that could one day help stop schizophrenia in its tracks.

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Early TV means later bullying?
July 24 2015 at 11:37

Toddlers who watch too much TV are more likely to go on to be bullied at school, researchers say.

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Breastfeeding not a source of shame
July 21 2015 at 14:10

Supporting moms who breastfeed is crucial to their dignity and would help to improve infant survival rates, says Ena du Plessis.

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Web-based parenting for the modern mom
July 13 2015 at 11:35

Bringing hi-tech baby gadgets into the home may increase anxiety rather than quell it, writes Laura June.

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Dinner for two, oh, and the kids
July 10 2015 at 13:55

Flexibility can make fine dining possible with toddlers. Fried cheese helps, too, write Nevin Martell and Jessica Strelitz.

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Call for law over breast-feeding
July 10 2015 at 10:38

A group is calling for a bill to outlaw breast-feeding discrimination, and they have the backing of the health minister.

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Toddlers for justice
July 9 2015 at 12:47

According to researchers, children as young as three show concern for the welfare of others.

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Is breast best in public?
July 9 2015 at 10:43

Sizile Makola has started a Twitter crusade on breastfeeding in public. Sipokazi Fokazi spoke to her.

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Backlash against 'brelfies'
June 12 2015 at 11:44

A social media craze designed to help women feel more comfortable breastfeeding in public is not working.

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