Baby dies in Pretoria crèche: ‘Her twin came to fetch her’

2020-02-13 14:03

On Monday seven-month-old Karliene Hüygen from Montana, Pretoria, was found lifeless in her crib at her crèche. She was later declared dead in hospital.

Daycare teachers forced this mom's son to fight while in their care

2018-11-20 14:12

In 2016, two daycare workers were dismissed after organising a 'fight club' among children as young as 3, but were not formally charged. Two years on, a mom is still fighting to have them prosecuted.

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.

Sharing germs is good

2014-06-08 13:40

While daycare may mean more infections initially, it could benefit your kid later on.

Is crèche abuse on the rise?

2011-05-30 11:52

There seem to be more and more stories of abuse in crèches. How safe is your child really?

Breathe easy at daycare?

2009-09-30 13:47

Your child going to daycare early may not lower the risk of asthma.


My Story: The day my son died at daycare

2019-05-01 09:12

Little Seth was at daycare when the unthinkable happened.

How baby Ava's parents helped to make SA creches safer

2017-07-06 20:53

Judge holds the childcare facility and local government accountable for infant’s tragic death.

Crèche, daycare, nursery school or preschool?

2015-11-27 14:51

Do you know the difference between daycare, crèche, Educare, nursery schools, and pre-primaries? Here we unpack what they offer so you can make the best choice.

Handing your baby to a stranger

2013-01-10 14:03

A Parent24 reader shares his anxiety at leaving his son at daycare for the first time.

'Please fetch your child...'

2010-04-22 13:40

Daycare centres are too prone to send toddlers home for mild illnesses, doctors say.

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