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Pay more attention to early brains - experts

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

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’

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

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Getting your baby to sleep on her own
August 1 2014 at 11:37

Mothers fret too much and usually don't need to, says an expert in sleep patterns and disorders.

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11 months’ maternity leave sought
July 29 2014 at 09:13

Trade unions and non-govermental organisations have called for 11 months' maternity leave, a report said.

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Milestone for womb surgery boy
July 28 2014 at 12:13

Timothy Clarke, the KZN baby who made medical history, has chalked up another landmark event: his first birthday.

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UCT sets precedent in paternity leave case
July 16 2014 at 09:14

When Douglas Newman-Valentine was granted paternity leave because he was adopting, he set a precedent at UCT.

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Parents ‘need warning about co-sleeping’
July 11 2014 at 11:42

Mothers must be taught about the risks of sleeping with their baby to cut the number of cot deaths, UK health officials say.

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Serious side effects from vaccines ‘rare’
July 1 2014 at 10:59

Serious adverse events that are linked to childhood vaccines are really rare, a report says.

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‘Breastfeeding: you don’t have to’
June 26 2014 at 14:32

Lorraine Candy wishes women could learn to support each other when it comes to feeding their babies.

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Toddlers not helped by TV - expert
June 20 2014 at 14:15

Toddlers who watch a lot of television perform worse at school, a leading professor has warned.

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When children are malnourished...
June 20 2014 at 12:04

Malnutrition can happen to any baby anywhere, so pay attention to the nutritional needs of your child, says Dr Diana du Plessis.

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US says formula makers must test for germs
June 11 2014 at 12:05

The rule includes requiring companies to test for salmonella and cronobacter, two bacteria that can cause severe illness in babies.

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