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.

3 signs your toddler is ready to potty train

2015-09-18 11:15

If you're not sure about whether or not your tot is ready to take to the potty, have a look at these signs.

Baby food battles: the mommy wars

2015-08-05 15:47

Are you a bad mum if you don't make all your baby's food?

Babies breastfeeding in the craziest positions

2015-07-16 12:35

Moms from around the world share snaps of their babies performing 'gymnurstics'.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

8 lies all new parents believe

2015-07-28 15:08

Attention all first-time parents: Life doesn't always go according to plan.

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.

4 reasons to never breastfeed your baby in public

2015-07-03 15:17

You wouldn't want to offend anyone, now would you?

Mom shares a photo of her "imperfect" stomach

2015-06-25 15:16

Single mom of 4 shares an untouched photo to encourage women around the world.

Parenting: the constant unknown

2015-06-19 11:15

A young couple considers the scary and wonderful consequences of deciding to be parents for the first time.

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