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‘No clear plan’ to stop child malnutrition
August 12 2014 at 11:55

Malnutrition is threatening the future of many young children, the HSRC has warned in a report.

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A good reason to eat together
August 11 2014 at 13:53

Research suggests parents striving to bring up well-behaved children should insist on family dinnertime.

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Shipping containers keep educare afloat
August 11 2014 at 12:04

A small centre in Khayelitsha is showcasing an affordable innovation for early childhood development.

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Breast is best and support is critical
August 11 2014 at 12:03

Working mothers need bosses to back continued breastfeeding.

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Kiddie ads off the menu?
August 11 2014 at 12:04

The Department of Health wants to pull the plug on the marketing of junk food and sweetened beverages to children.

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Lies I was told about pregnancy
August 8 2014 at 13:48

Emily Kaye Lazzaro has found out that pregnancy is lovely - and also a waking nightmare.

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Make a meal of sleeping soundly
August 8 2014 at 13:33

To sleep well, you may need to adjust what you eat and drink - and when, writes Jill Adams.

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SA women need breastfeeding support
August 8 2014 at 11:28

Yes, people know breast is best, but are we supportive of mothers, asks Unicef nutritional specialist Chantell Witten.

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Gum disease linked to preterm labour
August 8 2014 at 11:27

Up to 30 percent of preterm deliveries can be traced back to bacteria produced by pregnancy-related gingivitis, says a UWC study.

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If aliens attack, loom bands will live on
August 7 2014 at 13:56

Lorraine Candy's children are obsessed with looming - and now there are little elastic bands everywhere.

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I fed my newborns formula to keep them alive
August 7 2014 at 12:03

Darlena Cunha still feels guilty for resorting to bottle-feeding her babies after exhausting all other options.

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Mother’s milk for smart kids
August 7 2014 at 12:03

Make sure you feed your newborn nothing but breast milk for the first six months of its life if you want a smart child.

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Making pills from placenta
August 6 2014 at 17:53

There has been a dramatic rise in women choosing to ingest their placentas after giving birth. Placenta smoothies, anyone?

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Talk show host breastfeeds on air
August 6 2014 at 13:57

Radio presenter Redi Tlhabi has been saddened by responses she got from desperate mothers...

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Too much pram time a bad idea
August 6 2014 at 12:02

Young children left in prams and baby seats for too long and too often could be affected for life, an expert says.

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Women's fertility doesn't 'drop off a cliff' at 35
August 6 2014 at 12:02

Nick Raine-Fenning looks at the factors that influence fertility in older women.

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Video: Katy Perry song stops baby crying
August 6 2014 at 09:42

One mother seems to have found the secret to changing her baby's mood in an instant - she uses the power of Katy Perry. The baby instantly cheers up when the artist's Dark Horse track begins playing.

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Gallery: When gym goes to the dogs
August 5 2014 at 14:00

Steve Hendrix visits the latest in canine indulgences - the doggy gym.

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How healthy snacks ruin children’s teeth
August 5 2014 at 12:01

The UK has seen a steady increase in the number of children needing extensive dental work to save baby teeth.

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Fertility problems: Mental health risk for kids
August 5 2014 at 11:58

Children born to women with fertility problems are more at risk of suffering psychiatric disorders, warn researchers.

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