In South Africa, over 60% of primary school children suffer from dental decay and more than 80% of these children
We asked an ER doctor to bust some common myths surrounding head injuries in children that could be harmful to
If you’re looking for ways to boost your child’s immune system and overall wellbeing, it’s essential to focus on good
Follow these steps to help your child if he is choking.
There is a well-known saying in autism circles, "If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with
Many childhood cancers are treatable with high treatment success rates if they are detected early enough. Look out for these
Has your child been diagnosed with epilepsy? Here’s everything you need to know. By Ruth Rehbock and Xanet Scheepers
Although unpleasant, the stomach flu usually isn't serious and passes on its own within 10 days. By Xanet Scheepers
We asked, and you told us some ingenious ways to administer children’s medicine with no mess or fuss. By Tammy
The good news is, you can identify the behaviours that may result in crooked teeth and prevent, or limit, the
While summer is generally a carefree season full of fun and laughs, accidents can happen. Follow these top summer safety
Type 1 diabetes is a serious autoimmune disease in which the pancreas stops producing insulin. This condition is most common
If your baby seems to continuously struggle through a feed and cries and moans straight afterwards, you might suspect lactose
Parents control most of what kids eat, making them nutritional gatekeepers for the family. Healthy or obese parents influence each
Suspect that your child might be overweight or obese? Follow these expert tips to prevent childhood obesity and keep your
Sister Lilian offers advice to prevent and treat health problems that pop up during summer.
We live in a highly demanding and pressured society. Not only are children under immense pressure to succeed at school
Is your child’s sniffles a sign of a common cold or an allergy? We asked expert allergist, Dr Adrian Morris
The changing seasons bring unwelcome bouts of colds and flu, which are often connected to skin ailments. Follow these winter
Does your little one have a sore throat, fever, bad breath or difficulty swallowing? She may have tonsillitis.
Five out of six children will have at least one ear infection by the time they turn three. This high
Whether your child is suffering from allergies or a common cold, excessive mucus in the body can cause anything from
Globally, 108 million children are obese. These dangerous levels of obesity make it more important than ever to guide children’s
Here’s some expert immune-boosting advice on how to help lower your little one’s infection risk. By Lynne Gidish