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Ensuring Your Baby's Safety with Safety 1st

  • July 12, 2024
  • Safety 1st
Parenting comes with many responsibilities, but none are as important as ensuring the safety and well-being of your child. At...

Unlocking the Power of Breastfeeding with Medela

  • July 8, 2024
  • Medela South Africa
Breastfeeding is one of the most intimate and rewarding experiences for a mother and her baby. Tt can however sometimes...

The Importance of Keeping a Breastfeeding Log

  • July 5, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
Keeping a record of your breastfeeding may seem time-consuming. Not only do you need to feed your baby, but you...

The Ultimate Guide to Successful Breastfeeding

  • July 2, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
Breastfeeding is a natural process that provides numerous benefits for both the mother and the baby. It’s a unique experience...

The Importance of Breastfeeding and How to Prepare

  • July 1, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
Breastfeeding offers significant health benefits for both mother and child. It provides essential nutrients and antibodies that boost the baby's...

How to identify signs of hearing loss in babies

  • June 24, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
Affinity Health, a leading provider of high-quality health coverage, raises awareness about hearing loss in babies. Understanding Hearing Development in...

5 Types of Birth Defects: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

  • June 20, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
Affinity Health, a leading provider of high-quality health coverage, explores different birth defects, their causes, symptoms, and available treatments. “Having...

Tips to help your baby to sleep

  • June 13, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
Sleep deprivation is a common phenomenon in parents with newborns. Sleep is the one factor that keeps you sane, alert...

Babies on the Brain after SA's Baby Boom Month

  • June 11, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
During the birthing season, South African storks are on overtime duty due to the high number of babies being born....

How do you know if adoption is for you?

  • May 31, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
People consider adoption for a myriad of reasons, but, like with any parenting endeavour, it can feel daunting to even...

Preventive Measures and Managing Fever and Pain in Babies

  • May 27, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
As parents, every day brings its own set of adventures, from tackling common colds to soothing post-vaccination grumbles. With the...

Safeguarding the Future: Child Protection Week and Your Child's Future…

  • May 21, 2024
Every year, Child Protection Week serves as a powerful reminder of our collective responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being...

Pippie Kruger: A Courageous Stem Cell Success Story

  • May 17, 2024
Isabella “Pippie” Kruger was made famous when, as a 2 and a half-year-old burn victim from Limpopo, she received a...

Can pacifiers harm your baby’s teeth?

  • May 14, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
Affinity Health, a leading provider of high-quality health coverage, explores how pacifiers can affect your little one’s smile and how...


  • May 2, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
Ah, the joys of welcoming a new bundle of joy into your life! As any seasoned parent will tell you,...

Sleepless Nights: Understanding and Addressing Pain and Fever in Children

  • April 11, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
There's no "right" moment for pain and fever to strike. Yet, when they jolt your child awake in the wee...

Children and nutrition

  • April 3, 2024
  • Dr Candice Shah
Adequate baby and child nutrition is imperative in order to achieve appropriate growth & development, build defence against infections and...

Play Is Learning

  • March 28, 2024
  • Mia Von Scha
I’m always touting the importance of allowing your kids time to just be – not proving their worth through academics...


  • March 28, 2024
  • Weaning Sense
Returning to work need not be cause for anxiety or a reason to abandon breastfeeding. Carefully managed you can make...


  • March 26, 2024
  • Breastpumps and Beyond
Keeping a record of your breastfeeding may seem a little time consuming. Not only do you need to feed your...

How To Handle Nap Time

  • March 25, 2024
  • Breastpumps and Beyond
If you want to easily handle nap time, there are a few easy tips to look out for with your...

Is my baby at a healthy weight?

  • March 22, 2024
  • Toptots Head Office
As new parents, one of the biggest stressors is whether your newborn baby is growing as they should be. Am...

Babies R Us Premium Parenting Event is Back

  • March 21, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
Calling all new, seasoned, and soon-to-be moms and dads to join the Real Mama Club Events The annual Babies R...

Fanciful Faces Inc.: A Magical Wonderland for Your Celebrations!

  • March 21, 2024
  • Fanciful Faces Inc
Step into the enchanting world of Fanciful Faces Inc., where joy takes center stage, and every celebration becomes a canvas...

“Sleep When Your Baby Sleeps” – Planning for Newborn Sleep…

  • March 18, 2024
  • Good Night Baby
I am the mother of two beautiful boys and have experienced two polar opposite newborn phases; one pure undisturbed bliss...

Tackling Engorgement While Breastfeeding

  • March 13, 2024
  • Jenna Richards
It is completely normal for your breasts to become full, heavy and even painful when your milk comes in, when...

Sensory Defensiveness

  • March 13, 2024
  • Meg Faure
Mary’s little boy was not doing anything by the book. He did not give her the usual two week honeymoon...


  • March 11, 2024
  • Good Night Baby
Deciding where your baby should be sleeping is a very personal decision by you as a family. You know your...

Breastfeeding: the most common challenges and how to deal with…

  • March 7, 2024
  • Sammy Hammond
Breastfeeding can be a beautiful and special time between you and your baby. It can however, come with some challenges....

Don’t get “nap trapped”

  • March 5, 2024
  • Good Night Baby
More and more in recent times have I been hearing the word ‘nap trapped’. Nap trapped is when parents feel...

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