Breastfeeding may reduce pain from C-section

2017-06-06 11:18

Breastfeeding for more than two months protects against chronic post-Caesarean pain.

BREAKING NEWS: Tim Noakes is not guilty

2017-04-21 12:30

After many months of deliberation the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has found Professor Tim Noakes not guilty.

Readers respond: Mom catches daycare worker feeding her baby

2017-02-09 21:06

A number of readers shared what they thought of the daycare worker feeding another woman's baby without her permission.

Can I breastfeed after breast surgery?

2017-01-23 11:30

Whether you’ve had them enhanced or reduced, any type of breast surgery can have implications on whether or not you can breastfeed.

Cracked nipples? All your breastfeeding problems sorted

2016-10-03 09:50

It's one of those things that may be much harder than it looks, but it's worth persevering with breastfeeding because of the amazing benefits for your baby and you.

How to latch

2016-08-02 10:58

Here are some tips from a La Leche League leader on how to get breastfeeding right in the hospital.

How to breastfeed: a quick list of key articles

2016-07-29 16:31

Parent24's index page to help moms find all the breastfeeding answers they need.

Breastfeeding could save the lives of thousands of infants affected by drought

2016-06-20 13:17

South Africa is currently suffering one of the worst droughts in recorded history. This poses a major health risk to thousands of infants in drought ridden areas, which can be mitigated by simply supporting and encouraging breastfeeding mothers.

Big brother helps with skin-to-skin contact

2016-05-20 14:24

Skin-to-skin contact isn't a new concept, but it remains an important practice for newborn babies. This little boy helping his dad and siblings is beyond adorable.

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?


Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding in Parliament

2017-05-09 18:30

Australian senator Larissa Waters has made history by breastfeeding her two-month-old infant in Parliament.

The battle to breastfeed

2017-02-28 12:44

Breastfeeding doesn't come as naturally as one would have thought. This is one mom's story about her breastfeeding journey.

Mom caught daycare worker breastfeeding her baby

2017-02-08 08:44

A North Carolina, US, mother says surveillance video at the daycare where she works caught another worker breastfeeding her 3-month-old son without permission.

Your breastmilk is crawling with bacteria! And that's a good thing

2017-01-18 09:08

A study by the University of Cape Town has found live bacteria, viruses and fungi in breastfmilk, explaining why breastmilk helps to build a strong immunity in babies.

Feeding your newborn solids? Stop right now!

2016-08-29 15:58

Giving your baby any kind of solid food now is dangerous to her health. Avoid it at all costs, regardless of what friends or family may say.

Breastfeeding: 10 steps to health, wealth and happiness

2016-08-01 18:59

In celebration of Breastfeeding Week, prof Linda Richter counts the benefits of breastfeeding in South Africa, steps to help breastfeeding mothers, and ways in which society can still be more breastfeeding friendly.

No more nurseries: Here’s what you had to say

2016-07-18 10:39

Parent24 readers had quite a lot to say about hospitals doing away with nurseries.

Breastfeeding raises IQ and gives children better chances at life

2016-06-01 15:14

As we celebrate International Children's Day on 1 June , the South African Breastmilk Reserve (SABR) urges everyone to invest in the next generation, by encouraging and supporting breastfeeding mothers.

How does carpal tunnel syndrome affect pregnancy?

2016-02-19 12:44

Hands and wrists hurt? You could be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. So what is it and why does it affect pregnant women?

Kim's double breast standards

2016-01-27 10:40

Kim Kardashian says she would never breastfeed in public.

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