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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.

About worms

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

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.

Dealing with a picky eater

If your child is a picky eater you will know how difficult it is to feed them. Kath Megaw, a Clinical Paediatric Dietician has some advice on how to cope with a fussy eater.

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Globally, over 2-million children die from pneumonia each year. Knowledge is power, which is why understanding pneumonia – the risks, causes and symptoms is good parenting.

Healthy snacks for kids

Babies and toddlers have such small appetites that to meet all their dietary needs in three meals a day is impossible. This is where healthy snacks come in.

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