Midwife Pippa Hime looks at some common toddler complaints and discusses over-the-counter treatments that can be used to bring relief.
Have you ever been told that it’s not wise to let your kids play outdoors in winter because cold air
We separate myth from truth and explore how best to prevent and treat measles. By Sister Burgie Ireland
There has been a dramatic rise in allergic diseases both in South Africa and globally in recent years; so much
Approximately 1 in 2 000 white babies, 1 in 12 000 babies of mixed ancestry and 1 in 32 000
When is a cold just a sniffle, or when should you seek medical attention? Lynn Gidish shares a mom’s easy
More than 80% of people across the globe are using over-the-counter medications as a first option to treat illnesses like
Parents share their tried-and-tested remedies to boost their children’s immune systems and prevent them from catching this season’s dreaded colds
Does your baby have a puffy face, a headache or a fever? We look at 12 symptoms you should never
Here’s some expert immune-boosting advice on how to help lower your little one’s infection risk. By Lynne Gidish
When Avashna Toolsee’s chronically ill daughter Juhi was finally diagnosed with asthma, it signalled the end of a two-year struggle
We asked an ER doctor to bust some common myths surrounding head injuries in children that could be harmful to
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
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
Not sure if your baby needs to be rushed to the doctor right now, or if her symptoms will resolve
The contagious Victorian illness is making a puzzling comeback across the world, but should you be concerned here in South
Babies and toddlers are highly susceptible to viruses that cause colds and flu, because their immune systems are still immature.
Argh, a stomach bug! Help your little one get better faster by avoiding these 4 common mistakes, says Tammy Jacks.
We take a closer look at childhood diabetes and its symptoms.
Think your little one might have German measles? Look out for these symptoms. By Lynne Gidish