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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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sxc.hu

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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Breastfeeding gives baby a fighting chance
June 5 2015 at 11:16

Researchers in Spain are looking into how tiny particles in the air and nitrogen oxide from factories affect very young babies.

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Colic: Lots of theories, not many answers
June 1 2015 at 11:56

Paediatrician Chad Hayes looks at theories about what colic is - and some possible treatments.

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Bedtime stories do aid reading - study
May 20 2015 at 11:42

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?
May 19 2015 at 12:02

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
May 8 2015 at 11:30

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

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Babies do feel pain - study
May 8 2015 at 11:28

Tiny babies are more sensitive to pain than adults, a study of infants' brains has found.

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No jab, no pay for Aussie parents
April 13 2015 at 13:46

Australian is to adopt a policy blocking parents who refuse to vaccinate their children from accessing benefits.

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Teletubbies make a comeback - with phone
April 7 2015 at 12:43

The classic TV show Teletubbies is returning with the addition of a must-have 21st-century gadget.

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Breastfeeding mom ‘told to cover up’
April 2 2015 at 09:34

A top Cape Town hotel has responded to claims that a breastfeeding mother was told to cover up at a restaurant.

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Let’s take the pressure out of breastfeeding
March 25 2015 at 13:24

Why are mothers who don’t breastfeed made to feel bad, asks Matilda Battersby.

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