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Better pain relief needed for preemies

Experts say pain relief for newborns and especially preemies is often inadequate, despite evidence that low-tech comforting methods and medication can both be effective.

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.

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.

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SEE: How much water do you use per day?

With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up.

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Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car

Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.