Sudden infant death syndrome is the sudden and unexplainable death of an infant younger than 1 year old. Here’s everything
Finding a pinkish stain on your baby’s nappy is frightening, but here’s why you don’t need to worry.
There’s growing concern that being too clean is bad for babies’ immunity. But before you ditch the rubber gloves, there
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the major silent killers of infants and children in the developing world, particularly
Independent midwife and lactation consultant Christine Klynhans guides you through tongue ties and what you can do to help your
Hypoglycaemia in a newborn can be tricky to navigate. Sr Burgie Ireland unpacks what you need to know.
It may be a harmless skin condition, but no new mom wants her baby looking like a scaly reptile. Baby
Try these tips to keep your baby from catching the dreaded flu. By Lisa Witepski
Keep your baby warm and comfortable all winter with these expert tips. By Tammy Jacks
South Africa offers extensive vaccinations, but do you understand what you’re protecting your child against with a vaccine?
While it's easy to diagnose a cold or rash, there are a few trickier baby ailments to treat. Here are
Baby measles is very common. Sister Lilian explains what signs and symptoms to look out for.
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Here’s why you and your little one need to avoid being around second-hand smoke as much as possible.
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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common, contagious virus that targets the respiratory tract of children under the age of
A newborn’s skin is sensitive and therefore easily susceptible to skin rashes. Here’s how to identify and treat newborn skin
Our experts guide you through the most common genital health issues for little girls and boys. By Lynne Gidish
If you’re a new parent, it can be tricky to know for certain if your baby is unwell or not.
When a baby’s bowel movements become irregular or painful, constipation is often the problem. Try these seven remedies to get
Irritability, difficulty sleeping and ear-pulling, or head-banging in a younger baby, are all symptoms typical of teething. But they are
Birth defects was the third highest cause of early neonatal deaths in the Western Cape in 2017. We debunk some
Ear infections, such as glue ear, are common in toddlers and small children – but even babies can be prone.