Mega study confirms pregnant women can reduce risk of stillbirth by sleeping on their...

A New Zealand-led international study published today provides the strongest evidence yet that women can more than halve their risk of stillbirth by going to sleep on either side during the last three months of pregnancy. This mega...

Insomnia in pregnancy is common but it’s not normal. Here’s how to beat it

Many pregnant women find themselves waking up in the middle of night to go the bathroom (for the third time) or struggling to find a comfortable sleep position. Mildly disrupted sleep is common and bothersome but...

We Grow

Apart from your child perhaps having special needs, you may not have a support system or the finances to provide for him or her as you would like. There are times when you’re going to have to make sacrifices. There’ll...

How to prepare your daughter to deal with her hormones.

Parenting teenagers can be daunting, and because this sneaks up on you sooner than you think, it’s wise to prepare for this milestone early, ie while your daughter’s a tween – or before her hormones kick in and turn her into...

The foundation of the mother-child relationship

What is the foundation of a mother and child relationship? If you bet on unconditional love, read on and find out that even this love can face troubled times. As for every other aspect of maternity,...

Does Birth Order Really Effect a Child’s Development?

mother and child reading a book together at home Can the order in which you were born really affect how you turn out as an adult? Common knowledge seems...

Best Buys

BABE-Eeze 2-in-1 Bowl & Feeding Mat (R300) Feeding a toddler can be a real messy affair. This flat silicon mat with a bowl moulded right into it will save you cleaning time and make mealtimes much more fun. Designed...

Colic, chiro and no more crying!

Moaning, cramping, reflux, restlessness… For those moms and dads struggling to comfort a colicky baby, why not try chiropractic treatment? By Collette Merritt and Dr Greg Lacock I heard this statement for the first time about...

Fresh-Faced

The Body Shop Drops of Youth: Youth Fresh Emulsion (R220) I use this wonderful product under my makeup and over my moisturiser, and it plumps up my skin for a less tired look. The hydrating emulsion helps protect against...

Staying Fit While Pregnant

Pregnancy brings so many changes to your body—some good and some not-so-good—that you may be tempted to just put your feet up and move as little as possible. Resist that temptation! Getting up and moving while...

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