Paediatric optometrist Leoni Joubert talks about the importance of spotting any vision problems in your child early on. By Tammy
18.2% of South African children between the ages of 2 – 5 years old are either overweight or obese. Here’s
Yet another scientific study has found no link between autism and the vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).
A diet rich in omega-3 fats may improve children’s behaviour, a new study has found.
A new study has found that autism can be diagnosed performing a simple smell test. Find out more here, PLUS
Bronchitis often develops from a cold, which results in inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes (which carry air
As soon as your child ventures out into the big bad world, whether to crèche, playschool or on a play
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is the most common acquired heart disease in children in many countries in the world, especially
New studies reveal that many people are deficient in vitamin D – the vitamin that builds strong bones and prevents
With as many as 1 in 88 children affected, autism still remains a largely unknown and unrecognised disorder within South
Chickenpox is very contagious and most common in children under 12, but anyone can get it. If you’re little one
The earlier a congenital heart defect (CHD) is detected and treated, the more likely it is that the affected child
Did your little one run a fever the night before, but seems bouncy and happy the next morning? Paediatrician, Dr
20% of South African children are either overweight or obese, which can lead to heart disease later on in life.
Vaccinations are the single most important way to protect children against serious diseases. They’re also one of the most cost
With so many false immunisation statements out there, it’s no wonder only about 85% of children in South Africa are
Allergies can have a negative effect on your child’s quality of life. We asked two allergy experts to share their
Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the world, affecting 67 million people globally, but yet there aren’t many
Coping with a child’s temperature can be a stressful experience. However, knowing what to do and what to look out
It’s National Children’s Day on the 3rd November, so health issues affecting children in South Africa will be at the
Annabel Karmel advises how to test for allergies in your children, which foods to avoid, and when to seek medical
Annabel Karmel's guidelines for allergies in your children
Keep these habits in mind when trying to keep your children healthy this winter...
Dehydration can be fatal to babies, explains Sister Lilian. But there are ways to combat it.