New moms: How to cope with colic

2016-10-06 10:20

Many new moms fear the dreaded C: colic. Here's the help you need.

Is circumcision necessary or harmful?

2016-09-01 10:12

If you've had a baby boy you've probably been asked about circumcision. Is the procedure necessary or harmful? Here's what the law says.

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.

What are the "wonder weeks"?

2016-06-23 13:44

Frans Plooij's book has taken the parenting world by storm. We take a deeper look.

Baby's first poo

2016-05-11 13:45

What you'll find inside baby's nappy.

Who will your baby look like?

2016-04-07 11:43

Will your baby inherit her grandfather's feet, her father's elegant nose or your curly red hair? It's all in the genes.

Doctor admits to performing surgery on the wrong baby

2016-02-11 11:02

A parent's worst nightmare.

Babies, beards and bedtimes

2016-02-03 15:16

You might want to consider learning to play an instrument after this.

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.

9 new mom milestones you will achieve

2015-09-28 14:56

You know you're a mom when you can say that...


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.

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.

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.

Watch: Newborn girl comforts twin brother

2016-05-19 09:41

This video is an overload of cuteness wrapped up in one.

20 things you need to know about your newborn

2016-04-25 10:36

Your new arrival may have a few surprises in store for you.

8 weird things new parents worry about

2016-02-22 11:05

Crazy and unnecessary things that new parents stress about.

Navigating the NICU

2016-02-09 14:47

Having your newborn baby placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is traumatic. But knowing the facts about why they are there and what happens in the unit can go a long way towards giving you peace of mind.

Facebook CEO to take 2 months paternity leave

2015-11-22 12:34

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says children and families are better off when working parents can take time away from their jobs to spend it with their newborns.

What's wrong with my 6-week-old

2015-10-12 10:20

Just as soon as you get used to your newborn's habits, he hits the six-week mark, and the whole game changes. Here's what to expect - and how to cope.

10 odd things babies do

2015-09-28 10:19

Not sure if your baby's behaviour is weird or wonderful? We identify some of newborns and babies' more peculiar actions, and investigate where exactly they come from.

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