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Birth injuries

  • November 26, 2020
  • Bonitas
You only want the best for your baby, but sometimes harm comes to them unintentionally. During the birthing process, your...

Are day hospitals the new trend?

  • November 17, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
Globally, day surgery hospitals have changed the experience of patients by offering an alternative to acute/conventional hospital surgery. Hospital costs...

Everything you need to know about having a miscarriage

  • November 16, 2020
  • Bonitas
Deciding to become a mom, or even finding out by chance that you’re pregnant can be an exciting time in...

Preparing your home for your baby

  • November 9, 2020
  • Bonitas
Waiting for you baby to arrive is both exciting and nerve wrecking. In order to mentally prepare yourself and your...

Intermittent fasting and pregnancy, is it dangerous?

  • November 2, 2020
  • Bonitas
Your baby’s health during your pregnancy solely depends on you - what and when you consume is important to both...

What vitamins and minerals are needed during pregnancy

  • October 27, 2020
  • Bonitas
As an expecting mom you’ll want to do your best to make sure that your baby is as healthy as...

Sunburn in babies, how to prevent and treat it

  • October 21, 2020
  • Bonitas
Living in sunny South Africa, worrying about your baby being exposed to the sun’s rays is a valid concern. Too...

Ten tips for choosing the right medical aid

  • October 21, 2020
  • Bonitas
The medical aid landscape can be tricky to navigate so it’s best to compare all the available options and schemes...

Back pain during pregnancy and how to deal with it

  • October 15, 2020
  • Bonitas
Back pain is a common occurrence during pregnancy and can be frustrating to deal with. Unfortunately, if you have any...

Should I be exercising while pregnant, and if so, how…

  • October 9, 2020
  • Bonitas
For most exercise is a part of life, so it is natural to want to keep active for as long...

Bonitas takes the edge off contribution increases

  • September 23, 2020
  • Bonitas
Financially solid, younger new members, two new plans, virtual healthcare and a renewed focus on Managed Care for chronic diseases...

What should I do if I have symptoms of COVID-19…

  • September 22, 2020
  • Bonitas
Given today’s current global COVID-19 pandemic, worrying about the potentially harmful viruses' effect on your pregnancy and baby is a...

Postpartum bleeding - what is normal?

  • September 15, 2020
  • Bonitas
Giving birth to your baby after 9 months can be a relieving, beautiful and exciting experience. Postpartum your body will...

Elective surgeries - the disruption, the trends and back to…

  • September 11, 2020
  • Bonitas
On 9 September, South Africa recorded 1990 new cases of the pandemic in 24 hours. The country has now slipped...

Physical touch & newborns - why is this so important

  • September 8, 2020
  • Bonitas
The birth of your baby is a beautiful and special moment in both of your lives. You may be wondering...

How does my diet affect my pregnancy?

  • September 1, 2020
  • Bonitas
A healthy diet is always important, but during pregnancy you are eating for both you and your baby so it’s...

Neonatal jaundice, what is it and what happens if my…

  • August 24, 2020
  • Bonitas
Jaundice is a yellow discolouration of a baby’s eyes and skin and is fairly common in newborn babies. Although it...

Stimulating your baby's senses

  • August 17, 2020
  • Bonitas
The following information is to be used as a guide to and at the discretion of the end-user and should...

Cancelling your medical aid should be a last resort

  • August 13, 2020
  • Bonitas
When your income is threatened, reduced or, in the worst-case scenario has dried up, deciding where to spend and where...

Morning sickness - what to expect and how to deal

  • August 10, 2020
  • Bonitas
Being pregnant is an exciting time of your life, but it can be a little daunting.  Morning sickness is one...

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Birth injuries

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Sunburn in babies, how to prevent and treat it

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New Study Shows That Playing With Dolls Allows Children To…

  • October 12, 2020
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Today, Barbie®, and a team of neuroscientists from Cardiff University, announces findings of a new study conducted using neuroscience for the first time...

Should I be exercising while pregnant, and if so, how…

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Get total protection for everyday oral hygiene with Biorepair®

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The health of your mouth is important at every stage of your life and there’s no better time to pay...

Goat milk provides nutritional and immunity benefits for the whole…

  • October 2, 2020
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Goat milk is a rich source of protein, fat, oligosaccharides, essential vitamins and minerals, and micronutrients linked to immunity. When...

Preventing falls in children

  • September 30, 2020
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The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital (RCWMCH) annually treats approximately 7500 children for injuries which are preventable. For every...

Childhood Cancer impacting South African families

  • September 28, 2020
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Nothing can fully prepare you for the horrific news that your child has been diagnosed with cancer – a sad...

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