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Breastfeeding pic: Facebook under fire
October 30 2014 at 12:02

A photograph of a mother breastfeeding her prem baby was removed from Facebook because it 'breached nudity rules'.

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CBD living not just for young trendies
October 30 2014 at 12:01

A survey has found that families are drawn to inner city living.

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Gallery: pet slimmers of the year
October 29 2014 at 14:07

Over half of the pets seen by South African vets are overweight or obese, writes Helen Grange.

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When children are scared of Halloween...
October 29 2014 at 11:51

Amy Joyce gets some good tips on how to make Halloween work for smaller children...

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Praise for sexual diversity course
October 29 2014 at 11:50

The first 130 students who completed UWC's Sexual Diversity and the Role of Educators course have received their certificates.

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The pregnancy craving has spoken
October 28 2014 at 11:50

US psychologists behind a study say their findings debunk previous theories that caffeine in chocolate sparks cravings.

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Are girls done with Barbie?
October 27 2014 at 13:59

Barbie is still the world's best-selling doll but her crown is slipping fast.

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CMV harmless to you, dangerous to baby
October 27 2014 at 12:09

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common reason children are born deaf or develop hearing problems.

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Shakira teams up with Fisher-Price
October 27 2014 at 12:09

Colombian singer Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a web series for moms.

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‘Is my son’s daycare okay?’
October 24 2014 at 13:54

Agony aunt Emily Yoffe tells a worried mother that her son's preschool programme sounds great.

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Helping children with OCD
October 24 2014 at 11:48

Dr Anand Ramphal looks at what can be done to help children with obsessive compulsive disorder.

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Fried food linked to diabetes in pregnancy
October 24 2014 at 11:48

Pregnant women who regularly enjoy chips, an omelette or fried chicken are at much higher risk of gestational diabetes.

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Toddler rage? It will pass...
October 23 2014 at 14:04

Why, after 12 years of practice, can Lorraine Candy not crush a small rebel? Because it might not be worth it...

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Do teens need sext education?
October 23 2014 at 12:13

We probably can't stop kids from sexting. So we might as well talk with them about it, writes Zara Kessler.

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Let teenagers lie in - sleep expert
October 23 2014 at 12:04

Teenagers should be encouraged to sleep in as it would improve their exam results, a study suggests.

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Children talk more to moms than dads
October 22 2014 at 13:52

Children are more likely to talk to their mother than their father about issues that matter to them, says a study.

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Depression is very real among children
October 22 2014 at 12:00

No one expects children to be depressed, but what we do not expect, we do not catch, say experts.

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Mom’s petition gets toys removed
October 22 2014 at 12:00

Toys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of the Breaking Bad TV series.

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‘What do I tell the kids about addiction?’
October 21 2014 at 13:38

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy has good advice for a sober parent on what to tell the children.

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Exercise could improve your child’s reading
October 21 2014 at 11:50

Physically fit children have faster and more robust brain responses during reading, scientists claim.

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