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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.

Pneumococcal disease facts

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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IzakNieuwoudt says...

Paul, how many times have you pushed that trolley and how many times did you get sick right after? The world is full of germs etc. A healthy body is capable of dealing with most.... Supermarket trolleys dirtier than toilets
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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