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7 August 2015, 10:41am
Baby talk influences social skills
Baby talk influences social skills

How you speak to your baby now will influence their social skills later on in life, say researchers.

6 August 2015, 6:00pm
What sex? I have kids
What sex? I have kids

Becoming a parent means it's so tempting to take something off the table - most of the time it’s sex.

6 August 2015, 10:40am
Charity milk bank keeps kids alive
Charity milk bank keeps kids alive

Born at 28 weeks, premature Patrick McLeod was nourished to health with the help of donor milk.

5 August 2015, 12:43pm
Breastfeeding and work: things to know
Breastfeeding and work: things to know

Women need to be supported to breastfeed when they return to work, says the Association for Dietetics in SA.

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

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

29 July 2015, 3:28pm
Schizophrenia seeds sown in early life
Schizophrenia seeds sown in early life

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

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

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

21 July 2015, 3:00pm
Breastfeeding not a source of shame
Breastfeeding not a source of shame

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

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

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

12 July 2015, 09:00am
Dinner for two, oh, and the kids
Dinner for two, oh, and the kids

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

9 July 2015, 3:30pm
Toddlers for justice
Toddlers for justice

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

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

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

12 June 2015, 11:44am
Backlash against 'brelfies'
Backlash against 'brelfies'

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