Monthly Archives: September 2019

The issue we face with laundry, is not just having to do it on average 5-7 times a week, but also its impact on the environment. Mainstream laundry detergents and fabric softeners contain harsh chemicals that end up down our drains, polluting our water systems and bleaches, enzymes, strong perfumes and colourants found in many mainstream detergents and conditioners are irritants and contain toxic chemicals linked to allergies.

It is common misconception that if you want your child to sleep, they need to sleep in their own room. I am here to tell you sleep can happen either way, BUT if you choose to co-sleep you need to do it safely. The reality is that new research shows that co-sleeping with younger babies is associated with higher risk of Sudden Infant Death.

With World Breastfeeding Week recently celebrated and the focus placed on the importance of breastfeeding to improve the health of babies, it is an ideal time to consider the risks of alcohol for pregnant and/or breastfeeding mothers – and the delicious alternative beverage options that are now available in the market. Today, one of the […]

The study of the Life Sciences gives important insight into disease processes and allows the development of novel therapeutic and innovative medical devices, thereby directly improving human health. Life Sciences also enables an understanding of the environment and the other living species with which we share the earth. This knowledge guides conservation efforts and helps us to save our shared planet.

Kindness is no easy task. In an attempt to facilitate their social and emotional development, we, as adults must stop thinking of the discomfort these discussions cause and become proactive in educating the youth.  Peer socialization and valuing each other’s space.  Children begin to form their gender identity around the age of three. Friendships between […]

Private and public healthcare has been in the news lately and will continue to be a topic of discussion around the Department of Health’s proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill as well as the current socioeconomic landscape.  Traditionally in September, private medical aids present their products, plans and pricing for 2020 to existing members, or […]

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