"Surprise, you're having triplets!"

2016-02-12 13:17

The Corden family wanted a second child, and - oh boy (and girl, and another girl), was their wish granted!

What moms need to know about thyroid disease

2015-12-04 13:45

Hypothyroidism is a condition that can affect newborn babies severely if left undetected.

Baby selling: mom’s plea postponed

2015-11-24 10:45

Expectations that the woman charged with selling her child on Gumtree would enter a plea at the regional court yesterday failed to materialise.

The importance of preterm nurses

2015-11-16 16:10

Celebrate the important work of maternity nurses with pre-term babies by sharing the story of one midwife and re-uniting her with the “grown-up” children she helped to care for when they were preemies.

Mother in shock as newborn baby given vaccine meant for one-year-old

2015-11-11 11:38

A Pietermaritzburg mother was shocked to discover that her newborn baby had received a vaccination dose meant for a one-year-old.

Mother who allegedly tried to sell baby to stay in custody

2015-10-17 08:59

The woman allegedly caught red-handed trying to sell her 19-month-old baby has been remanded in custody.

Baby left on doorstep

2015-08-06 10:14

JUST two hours old, a newborn baby wrapped in a orange throw, wide-eyed and looking around without making a sound, was left on the doorstep of a home in Cottonwood Lane, Panorama Gardens, yesterday morning.

Baby wears glasses for the first time and has the best reaction

2015-07-13 14:24

This baby girl can now see clearly and she's amazed.

Pioneering heart procedure saves two-month-old baby

2015-06-22 12:32

Two-month-old Miané Burger recently underwent a successful ablation heart procedure – the first time in South Africa that this procedure has been performed on such a young baby.

Don't panic when your baby spits up

2015-03-06 10:43

Don't worry too much if your baby spits-up a lot, as it may not be the sign of a problem, experts say.


Breastfeeding benefits... for you!

2016-02-08 12:59

Yes, yes I know. It's good for my baby. But is there something in it for me too?

‘Debt made me sell baby’

2015-12-01 11:32

Wiping away tears that streamed down her cheeks, a pretty 20-year-old woman said yesterday that a R24 000 debt was behind her decision to advertise her ­19-month-old son for R5 000 on the ­Internet.

Breastmilk is alive!

2015-11-18 16:11

Mother puts her breastmilk under a microscope.

New HIV test for babies can save lives

2015-11-12 20:25

A new, highly accurate HIV test developed in South Africa will help to identify infected babies immediately after birth.

New baby? 5 ways to avoid debt

2015-10-22 12:03

There's no need to max out your credit card when baby arrives. Just follow these steps for a financially healthy future for your family.

Five things I wish I’d known as a new mom

2015-10-09 14:11

Having been a parent for 16 years, Janine Dunlop has some great advice for new moms.

Parents' manual for newborns

2015-07-13 14:55

Experts give new parents advice on how to avoid eight common mistakes, and provide them with tips to enjoy their new bundle of joy.

How SA parents feel about piercing a baby's ears

2015-06-29 15:17

While some see piercing a baby's ears as abuse, others think it's perfectly okay.

How to care for your newborn baby

2015-05-15 15:34

Essential tips and how-to videos you'll need when bringing your new baby home.

Preemie becomes 'National Ambassador'

2015-01-29 11:57

As the 'public face' of March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson who survived premature birth against great odds, will travel the US.

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