Fun exercises for babies

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Like adults, babies need proper nutrition and exercise. Studies reveal that infants and toddlers also need daily exercise to build a healthy body and mind. Here are some simple but effective exercises that will help.  Put your baby on the floor, lying on its back. Grasp his two hands and gently pull upwards until he is sitting at 90°. To help you baby to a standing position, grasp his arms while he is still sitting, before allowing his feet to touch the ground. You can walk him if he is strong enough to walk.

Labour on plane: Mom doesn’t know she’s pregnant

Thursday, 14 May 2015

    A 23-year-old Canadian woman, who gave birth on Sunday while flying over the Pacific Ocean, was shocked when she learnt she was pregnant. Ada Guan had no idea she was pregnant when she boarded the Canadian flight with her boyfriend, Wesley Branch, on Sunday. After experiencing severe stomach pains, she went into labour somewhere over the Pacific Ocean.

New moms: going back to work

Wednesday, 06 May 2015

  Many new moms suffer from baby blues 4 to 6 weeks after giving birth. For many of us, the biggest challenge is going back to work and leaving our precious bundle of love in someone else’s care. The best way to prepare for the breast-bottle transition is to draw up a step-by-step guide to facilitate the process. Here’s how you do it.

Mother-child communication secrets

Monday, 09 March 2015

  Scientists say that women and children develop a strong bond during breastfeeding because of a hormone that produces loving emotions. It does not mean that a mother-child relationship always develops as smoothly as we think. We need to apply certain principles if we want to establish a strong mother-child bond.

“Why is my baby not growing in my womb?”

Thursday, 26 February 2015

    One of our readers, Nketheleng (28)  asked the following question: "I am eight months pregnant and the doctor said my baby is not growing. I eat healthy food so what is causing the growth problem?"  

Silent killer: Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Facts Alcohol consumption has been on the rise not only in South Africa, but across the entire world. A study revealed that South African men drink mostly beer, while women prefer flavoured alcoholic drinks and wine