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Soothing your newborn

You love your baby more than anything in the world, but sometimes you get frustrated when he won't stop crying.

Just how heavy is your child's school bag?

How heavy is your child's school bag? Experts say it shouldn't be more than 10% of their body weight. Any more and they are being set up for spinal problems later in life. Here's what to do.

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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Dealing with bedwetting

Bedwetting is something we've all done, as toddlers and infants. But it can also occur in teens and young adults. Here's what you need to know about the condition.

Making food fun for fussy eaters

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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20 head lice myths debunked

Head lice are tiny, wingless insects that live in human hair. They cannot fly, jump or swim and are spread by head-to-head contact. Check out this infographic to learn more.

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Is your diet causing gout?

Suffering from gout? There's a lot you can do to prevent this horribly painful condition. Start by cutting out these 14 foods.