February 9, 2015
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Kids first dentist visit: what to expect

  We all hate going to the dentist, nothing personal against the dentist but it inevitably leads to discomfort. Sure we’d love to just avoid it […]
January 30, 2015
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Play: The Work of Toddlers

  It is not just important for children to play games, but also important that toddlers are equipped with the right tools that will stimulate mental […]
December 24, 2014
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Is your baby model material?

There are very few mothers who don’t find think their babies are the most beautiful creature on earth. The question is whether the professionals agree. Modelling […]
November 25, 2014
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Pregnancy gas: simple solutions you can try right now

For some women, it isn’t a twinkle in the eye or a missed period that alerts them to their pregnancies; it’s a sudden increase in gas. […]
October 26, 2014
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Toddler facts that will make your hair stand on end

  Who ever said, “Dynamite comes in small packages” must have been talking about a toddler. Toddlers are just amazing, their brains are growing at breakneck […]
September 24, 2014

Guide to exercising with your baby

You are not the first new mother to wonder if you will ever exercise again. Between the exhaustion and the constant baby care, it’s little wonder […]
September 10, 2014
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Tips for taming tooth-brushing trauma

While you may have been brushing your baby’s teeth for a while already, it isn’t until they reach the toddler years that it becomes a challenge. […]
September 1, 2014
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5 fun things you can do with your newborn

For many first time parents, it can be surprising just how little a newborn does. So many ask things like, “When does it become fun?” or […]
August 4, 2014

Diabetes rates increased sharply in children

In just eight years, diabetes in US children has skyrocketed, with a 21% increase in Type 1 diabetes (between 2001 and 2009), while Type 2 diabetes […]

December 24, 2014
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Is your baby model material?

There are very few mothers who don’t find think their babies are the most beautiful creature on earth. The question is whether the professionals agree. Modelling […]
September 1, 2014
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5 fun things you can do with your newborn

For many first time parents, it can be surprising just how little a newborn does. So many ask things like, “When does it become fun?” or […]
June 7, 2014
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Cloth nappies: guaranteed to delight

In the past, using cloth nappies meant extra mess, extra fuss and a serious commitment to the cause. The simple terry cloth squares, safety pins and […]
February 4, 2014
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Baby’s fake-crying promotes bonding

Have you ever got the suspicion that some of your baby’s crying bouts are merely attention-seeking behaviour, otherwise described as ‘fake crying’? It might be that […]
January 8, 2014
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Fun games to play with baby

We know not to expect a lot of interaction from a newborn. But that doesn’t mean playing with your brand-new baby isn’t important. From the first […]
December 8, 2013
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Tips for Arsenic-hour survival

When the clock strikes 17:00, you can be sure something is brewing, that is if it hasn’t erupted yet. Yes, the arsenic hour (or hours sometimes), […]
November 12, 2013
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What to do with baby’s blocked nose?

Is your baby struggling with a blocked nose and you just don’t know what to do anymore? Here are some pointers. What causes blocked noses? Baby’s […]
November 8, 2013

Every baby deserves the best protection

Happy bum, happy mum. We love our little bundles of joy so much – it’s this great force of love that pushes us to do everything […]
October 28, 2013
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Sooth baby with an Amber Teething Necklace?

Is this just another one of those gimmicks, or could it really work? Well, in a Calora Baby poll over 75% women said it worked for […]
October 23, 2013
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When baby refuses breastfeeding

For many moms it can be devastating when their baby refuses to nurse. This problem can occur from the very beginning, or it can be detected […]
October 21, 2013

Attachment parenting: raising confident children

Attachment Parenting is one way of raising kids that could just be the answer to your parenting goals. Most of the time parents aren’t even aware […]
September 27, 2013

Choosing the best pets for your kids

Many of my friends have prepared for parenthood by trying their hands at pet rearing. Those less confident have opted for the ‘easy to replace’ goldfish […]
September 24, 2013

How to survive the mothers after your first-born

You can’t choose your mother-in-law just as much as you can’t choose your own mother. And both can be a bit overbearing at times, especially when […]
September 12, 2013

Fighting allergies in children with homemade food?

Dr Magnus Wickman at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden,  says they are of meaning that fatty acids and antioxidants, vitamins and essential minerals could prevent […]
August 7, 2013

Factors parents should consider when choosing a pacifier

Parents need to take a little time to consider their options when selecting a pacifier for their child. The choice is unlikely to result in family […]
August 6, 2013

Comfort Cover Stars Competition

Comfort_Logo ADVERTORIAL Comfort is excited to announce an amazing competition, Comfort Cover Stars! You and your baby could grace the cover of the December issue of […]
August 4, 2013

Newborns: not always so picture-perfect

The first week of your baby’s life flies past and it is in that week that baby’s appearance will change dramatically. Why not document this transformation […]
July 29, 2013

Breastfeeding, weight gain and baby’s intelligence linked

Recent studies reveal that higher IQ in your child’s early school years can be predicted by rapid weight gain and increased head size in the first […]
July 23, 2013

It’s a royal baby boy!

Prince William and his wife Kate, formally known as the Duchess of Cambridge, announced the birth of their first-born, a baby boy, at the private Lindo […]
July 18, 2013

Does my baby love me? Spot the signs

Even though babies can’t verbally express what they are feeling, they do give you subtle signs to tell you that they love you. Physical care and […]
July 7, 2013

Baby games to boost development

Baby games will not only boost your baby’s development physically, mentally and socially, but will also help form and maintain the bond between you and your […]
June 5, 2013

Our baby has a fever. Should we worry?

ADVERTORIAL Michael just hadn’t been himself that day. He was grumpy, he was listless, and most worrying of all – he was hot to the touch. […]
December 28, 2012

ADHD risk factors: oxygen deprivation worse than genetics

A recent study revealed a strong link between oxygen deprivation during foetal development and after birth. According to Kaiser Permanente researchers, oxygen deprivation could be a […]
November 19, 2012

Am I boring my baby?

From a smile to abundant laughter – a happy baby makes for a happy mommy too. But all too often we get caught up in the […]
November 19, 2012

Parents assist in premature baby study

Addressing preterm birth is a top priority globally, as global levels of premature births are on the rise. In South Africa, 14% of babies are born […]
October 24, 2012

Babies Have Morals: Study

According to a recent study conducted by a team of researchers, babies have a moral conscious. This was deduced after a team of researchers watched a […]
October 19, 2012

Medicines You Should Never, Ever Give Your Baby!

Babies can have serious effects to different medicines, and for that reason every parent should know which medicines they can and cannot give their baby. Always […]
October 16, 2012

How do Babies Communicate?

According to Dr Mike Roizen and Dr Ellen Rome, babies can ping the same way dolphins do to communicate. This means that a baby will make […]
October 16, 2012

Brain Boosters for your Baby

Every parent wants to give their baby a great start in life. As most parents know, 50% of whether your child will be intelligent or not, […]
October 12, 2012

Future Vaccination against Premature Birth: Study

Imagine if one day in the near future, premature births could be prevented? Well, we may not need to imagine for very long. According to new […]