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Happy Hands Manicure Set

  • August 11, 2020
  • Prima Baby
The latest news to help you through your pregnancy

Happy Hands Manicure Set

  • August 11, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Baby grooming is not only essential for their looks, but also their health. Chicco imports the finest selection of baby grooming products from Italy –...

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 of the aspects of pregnancy...

Is your child's vaccinations up-to-date?

  • August 7, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
Maintaining vaccination services amid COVID-19 As the world works to develop a vaccine against the...

BREASTFEEDING & COVID-19: BUSTING THE MYTHS

  • August 6, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
We’ve had an overload of fake news over the past pandemic months.  One of the...

Kangaroo care and its benefits

  • August 5, 2020
  • Toptots Head Office
You may have heard the terms “skin-to-skin” or “kangaroo care” when it comes to interacting...

Introducing your little ones to fruit

  • August 4, 2020
  • Organix
Introducing your little one to trickier tastes, particularly fruit, early on in the weaning journey...

Breastfeeding Week 8 – starting solids

  • August 4, 2020
  • Philips Avent
Well done on continuing to breastfeed your baby!  By this stage many babies are becoming...

Chicco Hairbrush & Comb and Chicco Nail Scissors

  • August 3, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Baby grooming is not only essential for their looks, but also their health. Chicco imports...

C-section questions, answered

  • August 3, 2020
  • Bonitas
One of the biggest decisions you’ll make about your baby’s birth is whether to have...

Only one-third of infants under six months are exclusively breastfed…

  • August 3, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
Breast milk is the best food for babies. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive...

Food security for children starts at the breast – support…

  • July 31, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
South Africa has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world. Not because women...

What you need to know about combination feeding

  • July 30, 2020
  • Vital Baby
During the early days after the birth, parents are faced with many new decisions and...

5 Benefits of breastfeeding – for moms and babies

  • July 30, 2020
  • All4Woman
Whether a mother breastfeeds her baby or not is an emotionally loaded topic, but regardless...

6 Must-read tips for successful expressing

  • July 29, 2020
  • All4Woman
Ultimately, the reason why you are expressing will determine how long you carry on for...

Easy tomato soup with cheesy bread dippers

  • July 28, 2020
  • Happy Family Organics
This comforting tomato soup can be made in less than 20 minutes and enjoyed by...

Gestational hypertension, what is it and how can I avoid…

  • July 27, 2020
  • Bonitas
Gestational hypertension is high blood pressure (the pressure of your blood on the walls of...

Moms: Tricks to keep those pesky mozzies at bay

  • July 27, 2020
  • All4Woman
Always a nuisance, mozzies turn into full-blown enemies when you become a mom – and...

Why teaching your baby to drink from a sippy cup…

  • July 23, 2020
  • Philips Avent
If you're picturing a mini flood when you introduce your baby to a sippy cup,...

Tips for keeping coughs and colds away

  • July 23, 2020
  • Vital Baby
Winter is an incredibly beautiful season. Apart from the inconvenience that the seasonal weather can...

Chicco Bottle Warmer

  • July 22, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Chicco, global leaders in all things baby for over 62 years, continue to bring innovation...

Breastfeeding myths you need to forget

  • July 22, 2020
  • All4Woman
The myths surrounding breastfeeding are endless Jungle juice, milk supply issues and a baby that...

Why should I breastfeed my baby, and what if this…

  • July 21, 2020
  • Bonitas
Breastfeeding is important to your baby’s health and is the safest and healthiest thing that...

Keeping children safe from burn this winter

  • July 17, 2020
  • Child Safe
Winter is the time when children are most at risk to burns. Again, now, during...

The wonders of breast milk

  • July 16, 2020
  • Vital Baby
We’ve been told it’s the most nutritious fluid on Earth. Some even refer to it...

Chicco Warmy Plate

  • July 15, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Chicco, global leaders in all things baby for over 62 years, continue to bring innovation...

The truth about sterilising and hygiene

  • July 9, 2020
  • Vital Baby
Health and hygiene are two issues all parents really care about and they’re top of...

Nattou Buddiez

  • July 8, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Nattou is one of the softest, most luxurious plush labels in the world. Known for...

5 Tips for baby’s first outing

  • July 8, 2020
  • All4Woman
Getting some fresh air can do wonders for you and baby! What if you forget...

Drinking while pregnant - what are the consequences

  • July 7, 2020
  • Bonitas
Drinking during pregnancy is a huge NO, no matter what stage of pregnancy you are...

Make the most of mealtime with your tot

  • July 2, 2020
  • Vital Baby
Meal times should be enjoyable, but when you’ve got a stubborn little one to feed,...

Nattou Piu Piu Octopus

  • July 1, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Nattou is one of the softest, most luxurious plush labels in the world. Known for...

11 Common Car Seat Mistakes

  • June 26, 2020
  • #CarseatFullstop
#CarseatFullstop teaches us that the proper use of a correctly installed car seat greatly reduces a...

How do I moisturise my baby’s skin?

  • June 26, 2020
  • Child's Farm
Your baby’s skin is sensitive and delicate and needs special care Those early weeks with...

How to incorporate yoghurt into your child’s diet by Happy…

  • June 25, 2020
  • Happy Family Organics
The yoghurt section in the grocery store seems to be expanding every year, and it’s...

Chicco Hipseat Baby Carrier

  • June 25, 2020
  • Prima Baby
A brand new product for South Africa that will revolutionise baby wearing for good.  The...

Fertility Facts by Lamelle Research Laboratories

  • June 24, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
These Fertility facts may help you understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle and how...

Infertility: Don’t wait until it’s too late!

  • June 19, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
Parenthood is undeniably one of the most universally desired goals in adulthood, and most people...

5 tips to distract baby in the car

  • June 19, 2020
  • #CarseatFullstop
Hands up if your boobs leak when you hear a crying baby? If your mind...

Chicco Myamaki Baby Carrier

  • June 18, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Myamaki is the new ergonomic and evolutive Chicco baby carrier that looks as good as...

Baby and tot picky eater meal plan by Happy Family…

  • June 17, 2020
  • Happy Family Organics
It seems we constantly hear about kids being picky eaters; it may feel like we...

5 questions when buying a second hand car seat

  • June 12, 2020
  • #CarseatFullstop
We are buying a second hand car seat. But unlike last time and the abandoned...

What to expect in the early days after the birth…

  • June 11, 2020
  • Vital Baby
First-time moms are often anxious about what to expect after bringing baby home for the...

Chicco Easy Fit Baby Carrier

  • June 9, 2020
  • Prima Baby
All parents know the benefits of baby wearing – not only great convenience for the...

Introducing solids: First foods and textures by Happy Family Organics

  • June 9, 2020
  • Happy Family Organics
Starting solids is an exciting milestone and huge transition in your baby’s first year. When...

When is your child booster seat ready?

  • June 5, 2020
  • #CarseatFullstop
Determining when your child is booster seat ready can be something most parents neglect. I...

Chicco Ultrasoft Baby Carrier

  • June 4, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Walking with baby is not only great exercise for you, it’s also the most convenient...

Preparing to wean your child by Happy Family Organics

  • June 3, 2020
  • Happy Family Organics
Weaning is a process that begins whenever your baby begins to eat solid foods and/or...

Top Tips for Winter Skincare by Dr Jennifer Crawley

  • June 2, 2020
  • Child's Farm
Why can eczema be so much worse in winter? Are there any triggers we can...

Why you can trust childs farm

  • May 29, 2020
  • Child's Farm
Everything we make is tested and trialled to ensure it’s safe for your little ones...

The Chicco SEAT4FIX CAR SEAT

  • May 28, 2020
  • Prima Baby
A car seat will no doubt be the most important purchase a parent will make...

Addressing rear-facing concerns with science

  • May 22, 2020
  • #CarseatFullstop
I am a careful driver. I don’t have any history of accidents, whether from my...

Baby suffering with colic during lockdown? Try these soothing techniques

  • May 22, 2020
  • Vital Baby
Usually colic is short-lasting for just a few months, but nevertheless it is an upsetting...

5 Things you may not know about infertility

  • May 21, 2020
  • All4Woman
Infertility affects between 80 and 100 million couples worldwide Timed sex, never-ending costs, raging hormones...

A simple guide to the basics of breastfeeding

  • May 21, 2020
  • Vital Baby
Becoming a mom is one of life’s greatest gifts, and whether it is your first...

The Chicco GOODY STROLLER

  • May 21, 2020
  • Prima Baby
The Goody stroller from Chicco is the ultimate pram for parents who strive for the...

The wonder of weaning baby

  • May 20, 2020
  • Organix
Once they get to around six months old your baby will start needing solid foods...

Supporting you through your pregnancy

  • May 19, 2020
  • Bonitas
Bonitas Medical Fund believes that as an expecting mom your pregnancy should be a unique...

Why vitamin D matters for babies, tots and mothers

  • May 18, 2020
  • Happy Family Organics
When asked what the most important vitamin to promote a healthy immune system is, most...

So what do you look for when selecting an infant…

  • May 15, 2020
  • #CarseatFullstop
When it comes to investing in items for your kids, it’s important to remember that...

The Chicco YOUNIVERSE

  • May 14, 2020
  • Prima Baby
A car seat will no doubt be the most important purchase a parent will make...

WHEN YOUR BIRTH PLAN DOESN’T GO ACCORDING TO PLAN

  • May 13, 2020
  • OneAid
If I tell you that things went horribly wrong when I gave birth to my...

HELLO WE'RE ORGANIX!

  • May 13, 2020
  • Organix
We’ve been cooking up scrummy, nutritious baby and toddler meals and snacks since 1992. It...

Breaking down the cost of car seats

  • May 8, 2020
  • #CarseatFullstop
Car seats are expensive. Better car seats are more expensive. The cost of car seats...

The Chicco SEAT UP 012

  • May 7, 2020
  • Prima Baby
A car seat will no doubt be the most important purchase a parent will make...

The benefits of mouthing toys

  • May 7, 2020
  • Toptots Head Office
If you have found yourself horrified by what your growing baby or toddler are putting...

COVID-19 In Children – What Do We Know?

  • May 4, 2020
  • OneAid
As parents we worry a lot about our children’s health and most especially now, with...

A GUIDE FOR ENSURING YOUR TODDLER IS GETTING ALL THE…

  • May 1, 2020
  • Organix
Knowing what your little explorer should be having in their diet, from good nutrients to...

What To Do When A Child Goes Missing

  • May 1, 2020
  • Missing Children South Africa
Try not to panic and DO NOT WAIT 24 hours to report your missing child....

Sleep Regressions

  • April 28, 2020
  • Good Night Baby
Sleep regressions can be quite challenging for both parents and little ones. There are many...

Childs Farm Baby Range

  • April 27, 2020
  • Child's Farm
One of the UK’s most popular and multi-award winning brands, Childs Farm is designed for...

Keep fit during lockdown with your baby and stroller

  • April 27, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
According to doctors and professionals keeping fit is one of the most important things to do...

Bronze award winner Mother & Baby Awards 2020: Childs Farm…

  • April 17, 2020
  • Child's Farm
Childs Farms Core Child range is packed with a variety of different products which include...

Skin changes in pregnancy: Explained

  • April 10, 2020
  • Child's Farm
Many women find that during pregnancy, their skin goes through a number of changes.  Dr...

Nutrition and baby care brand, Purity, launches free parenting app…

  • April 7, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
From generation to generation, PURITY has been an integral part of South African families and...

Top tips for tots with eczema

  • April 3, 2020
  • Child's Farm
Eczema can be incredibly uncomfortable for children and it’s upsetting for parents to see their...

Living in lockdown

  • April 2, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
The kids are at home, and the family is following government advice: staying indoors and...

How to pack a hospital bag

  • March 30, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
Welcoming a baby is a life-changing experience, bringing major changes to every aspect of your...

Sleep: Health and Sleep

  • March 27, 2020
  • Meg Faure
When your baby wakes at night and cannot settle to sleep, one of the thoughts...

CHICCO POCKET SNACK BOOSTER SEAT

  • March 26, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Weaning baby is such a great – and messy time. When baby is anatomically upright...

Challenges new moms face in Breastfeeding and how to overcome…

  • March 25, 2020
  • Philips Avent
The arrival of a new baby into the family is a time of great joy,...

Preparing for a baby? Have you considered this?

  • March 25, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
When you’re preparing for the arrival of a newborn to the family, the amount of...

Covid-19 Information for Moms-to-Be

  • March 24, 2020
  • Bonitas
What effect does Covid-19 have on pregnant woman? Pregnant women do not appear to be...

Bathing your newborn

  • March 24, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
New-born bath times may seem scary to almost all new parents.  At Snuggletime we are...

Thule launches new Spring city stroller for Easy Strolling and…

  • March 23, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
Move it. Fold it. Live it. Thule Spring lets you and your child enjoy the...

Moms Emotional Health is Important

  • March 23, 2020
  • Baby's and Beyond
As many as one in five new mothers will experience depression just before or after...

Choosing the right breast pump for you: Manual vs Electric

  • March 20, 2020
  • Vital Baby
Newly pregnant moms may be wondering, why invest in a breast pump? Truth is, owning...

Help at hand for moms-to-be with chronic conditions

  • March 20, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
For parents-to-be and their loved ones, pregnancy is a wonderful, almost magical time, filled with...

Tips for Breastfeeding Success!

  • March 19, 2020
  • Baby's and Beyond
After the birth – Keeping your baby with you after the birth will promote a feeling...

Helping you and your loved ones stay safe

  • March 18, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
At Childs Farm we know that the way you wash your hands is SO important, especially when...

CHICCO SIPPY CUPS RANGE

  • March 18, 2020
  • Prima Baby
Transitioning from bottle to cup is an exciting time for parents. This is the time...

How to boost baby’s development with appropriate toys

  • March 17, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
As parents we always want the best for our children and so we strive to...

How to Prevent Common Physical Problems of Breastfeeding

  • March 16, 2020
  • Philips Avent
1.     Sore nipples - the most common reason for sore nipples when breastfeeding is poor feeding...

Thriving after baby loss

  • March 12, 2020
  • Nicole Kolb
There it is, that mind blowing feeling! I smile to myself as the feeling of...

What to expect when you’re expecting

  • March 11, 2020
  • Vital Baby
Pregnancy may seem daunting to first time moms, so knowing what to expect at all...

CHICCO WEANING CUTLERY

  • March 10, 2020
  • Prima Baby
The weaning period provides the baby with more nutrients and is also an important step...

Music can help premature babies feed

  • March 9, 2020
  • Majors for Minors
An amazing study done by Loewy J et al. in 2013 showed that soothing music...

Top Tips for new moms getting the nutrients they need…

  • March 6, 2020
  • Philips Avent
When your baby relies on you and your precious breast milk to provide the essential...

Beating heatstroke

  • March 5, 2020
  • Bonitas
Bonitas Medical Fund offers some advice about heatstroke. What the symptoms are, how to avoid...

Introducing the newest baby brand to launch in SA: Vital…

  • March 3, 2020
  • Vital Baby
All babies deserve something truly special, and Vital Baby offers just that. New to South...

THE CHICCO WARMY PLATE

  • March 2, 2020
  • Prima Baby
The weaning period provides the baby with more nutrients and is also an important step...

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