Benefits Of Being A Healthy Mom

Moms are notorious for putting everyone else first.  They often feel guilty for taking time for themselves, but the opposite is actually more beneficial.  Moms parent better when they take the time to get plenty of...

The Juice Diet

Fruit and vegetable juices are a great vitality boost so if you’re planning to start a Juice Diet Plan to slim down for your next holiday or ahead of a special event, not only will you start...

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...

The Best Low Sugar Diet

Why should we be sticking to a low sugar diet? A study released by the Human Sciences Research Council has revealed that the average South African eats 25kg of sugar a year – that’s just...

8 Tips to simplify your life

We often wake up in the morning feeling tired from the previous day and stressed out at the idea of having to face another one. Although we always seem to get through it, we still...

Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink alcohol and breastfeed? As physicians, we have always cautioned patients not to. As mothers, we look forward to the occasional glass of wine. We also know that drinking while breastfeeding remains...

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...

Are all sweeteners safe during pregnancy?

It’s well known that excess sugar is bad for your health, and contrary to popular belief most sweeteners have been deemed safe for pregnancy by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US, yet...

14 unmistakable pregnancy signs

14 unmistakable pregnancy signs Do you think you might be pregnant but you’re not 100% sure? If you relate to these 14 signs, you should definitely head to your local pharmacy to buy that pregnancy test...

Pregnancy: good and bad advice

When you are pregnant, you should not wear a necklace or eat peanut butter… Some pieces of advice given to pregnant women are not that good… Take a look! Our members quickly answered when we asked...

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