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Tik-babies: addicted at birth

While accurate numbers of babies born to tik-users are not yet available, a minimum of 6% of mothers who give birth in the Western Cape admit to using tik.

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Three hundred million are severely ill due to worms and of those at least 50% are school-age children.

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If there’s one thing every parent of young children understands it’s the frustration of trying to get their kids to eat a balanced diet.

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If your child is a picky eater you will know how difficult it is to feed them. We get a clinical paediatric dietitian to advise.

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What wonderful advice for Oscar. I really hope he gets to read this. He and he alone has the ability to change the course of his life from now on. An open letter to Oscar
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