ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILDREN

WCape shock tactics: MEC Grant responds

2014-10-23 13:00

Crash video, child pedestrian deaths map… the Western Cape has used shock tactics to tackle road safety. MEC Donald Grant spoke to Wheels24 about the province's safety goals...

Eating disorders may start before puberty

2014-10-21 15:26

According to a new study, eating problems may begin before children hit puberty, and may even lead to mental health issues.

Water fun: safety comes first

2014-10-15 14:57

Water safety should come first this summer – especially when it comes to your kids. Drowning is a very real risk.

Where do you eat dinner?

2014-10-14 14:00

A surprising number of South African parents allow their children to eat dinner in front of the TV. How about you?

Schools key to reaching kids with mental health needs

2014-10-11 05:00

Schools may be able to help young people to approach mental health treatment and maximize their academic, emotional and social development.

Mothers have similar reactions to pets and children

2014-10-06 11:00

Brain areas associated with emotion, reward, relationships and social interaction show increased activity when the women see pictures of their children and their pets.

Lesbian couple unhappy about black baby: are they racist?

2014-10-03 14:45

Two white women from the USA are suing a sperm bank for selling them sperm from a black donor.

Vasectomy: what to expect

2014-10-01 08:55

Considering a vasectomy? Get the lowdown on what is, essentially, a form of permanent birth control for men.

Electronics tied to poor sleep and school performance

2014-09-29 11:38

Electronic devices can keep kids up at night and impact their school performance, experts say.

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This groundbreaking video, part of a paper submitted to the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, shows what childbirth is really like from the inside.

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Rheumatic heart disease

2014-09-10 11:37

Every year many children and young adults are crippled or die as a result of rheumatic heart disease – and it all starts with an untreated sore throat.

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome highest in SA

2014-09-09 09:02

World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day is held each year at nine minutes past nine on the ninth day of the ninth month (09:09am on the 09th day of the 09 month) and apparently SA has the most FAS babies.

Juvenile arthritis and educators

2014-09-08 14:44

As an educator or caregiver, you’ll benefit greatly from understanding what juvenile arthritis is.

Tips for baking with kids

2014-09-04 12:01

Our baking expert shares her top tips for baking with your children.

ADHD medications won't stunt kids' growth

2014-09-03 09:52

Research suggests that stimulant drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children won't stunt their growth.

Juvenile arthritis and educators

2014-09-03 08:48

As an educator or caregiver, you’ll benefit greatly from understanding what juvenile arthritis is.

Obese boys more likely to be involved in bullying

2014-08-26 10:20

Obese boys are more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, and the process begins before these children ever set foot inside a school.

SA's new kids travel laws

2014-08-25 09:48

Come 1 October 2014 you'll need an abridged birth certificate to travel with your child.

Lana Barnett, the brains behind Mysmartkid

2014-08-22 15:15

In honour of Women's Month, we acknowledge a brilliant initiative helping 0- 6 year old kids realise their mental potential. The mastermind beind this is Lana Barnett.

'Leave your child at home'

2014-08-16 19:00

There are certain events and places that children should not attend.

Who gets ADHD?

2014-08-15 12:55

Three to five percent of children are affected by ADHD.

Practical tips for parents

2014-08-15 12:55

Parenting a child with ADHD can be very challenging for parents. Here are tips to help you cope.

ADHD: symptoms all parents should know

2014-08-15 11:38

Is your child very fidgety, impulsive or disruptive? Does he talk excessively? Or is he a dreamer? Learn more about the different subtypes of ADHD.

 

WCape shocker: Child pedestrian horror clip

2014-10-22 15:58

The Western Cape government has launched its latest Crash Witness video which shows emergency services discussing the horrors of 'child pedestrians who have been run over'. WARNING: Disturbing visuals.

Shock data from WCape school buses blitz

2014-10-16 15:26

Unlicensed drivers, overloaded vehicles... a school-transport check operation by Cape Town authorities revealed shocking results. Is YOUR child safe?

Eczema in kids - tips that work

2014-10-15 15:03

Chronic, severe eczema can have a serious impact on a child – both physically and emotionally. Learn more.

10 back-to-school health checks

2014-10-15 12:05

Make sure your child is in tip-top shape to face the new school year.

Music lessons and child development

2014-10-15 11:50

Music not only gives kids great pleasure; it also helps them to be focused and disciplined as they need to practise and be persistent.

Eating disorders may start before puberty

2014-10-14 10:45

According to a new study, eating problems may begin before children hit puberty, and may even lead to mental health issues.

Schools key to reaching kids with mental health needs

2014-10-09 15:41

Schools may be able to help young people to approach mental health treatment and maximize their academic, emotional and social development.

Lesbian couple unhappy about black baby: are they racist?

2014-10-06 10:00

Two white women from the USA are suing a sperm bank for selling them sperm from a black donor.

Antibiotics raise risk of childhood obesity

2014-09-30 11:03

The risk of obesity rises if antibiotics are given to children before the age of two, a new study finds.

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This groundbreaking video, part of a paper submitted to the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, shows what childbirth is really like from the inside.

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Rheumatic heart disease

2014-09-10 11:38

Every year many children and young adults are crippled or die as a result of rheumatic heart disease – and it all starts with an untreated sore throat.

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day at 9:09 on 9/9

2014-09-09 09:13

World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day is held each year at nine minutes past nine on the ninth day of the ninth month and apparently SA has the most FAS babies.

How is juvenile arthritis treated?

2014-09-08 14:45

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JA) is a chronic condition that causes inflammation in one or more joints, and begins before the age of 16. Learn more about its treatment.

JA and children

2014-09-08 14:26

Here’s how to cope with a child who has JA, while keeping your family together.

Comfy desks for kids

2014-09-04 11:33

Help your child get top marks with a desk that’s just right.

How is juvenile arthritis treated?

2014-09-03 09:14

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JA) is a chronic condition that causes inflammation in one or more joints, and begins before the age of 16. Learn more about its treatment.

JA and children

2014-09-03 08:39

Here’s how to cope with a child who has JA, while keeping your family together.

New travel laws for kids

2014-08-26 08:21

Find out what you'll need to travel with your child starting October.

SA's new kids' travel laws

2014-08-25 09:44

Come 1 October 2014 you'll need an unabridged birth certificate to travel with your child.

What are wet dreams and who gets them?

2014-08-21 08:34

A boy's first nocturnal emission tends to cause the most confusion and worry. Most parents don't tell their sons what orgasms and ejaculations are before hand.

ADHD, obesity and food allergies in kids

2014-08-15 12:55

Obesity, ADHD and food allergies are all diet-related problems that can affect children and have long-term health implications.

Is Ritalin safe?

2014-08-15 12:55

Is it safe for your child to take medication to treat ADHD? Find out more.

ADHD: a step-by-step guide for parents

2014-08-15 12:55

If you've been worrying about an unruly child, this ADHD guide might help you understand things better.

Who gets ADHD?

2014-08-15 11:38

Three to five percent of children are affected by ADHD.

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