Why a few days of formula after birth won't harm breastfed babies

2019-07-30 08:49

We all know breast is best, but a new study says supplementing with formula for a few days won't harm your baby.

How to prepare your cat or dog for the arrival of your new baby

2018-09-04 12:35

As you make your preparations for the new arrival, don’t forget to spare a thought for some important family members – your four-legged friends.

Newborn dies after being locked in an ambulance for 2 hours

2018-07-18 13:29

A two-month-old baby died in India after being locked in the back of an ambulance for two hours.

Newborn baby found buried alive

2018-06-01 16:48

After cleaning the worst of the dirt off they rushed him to a nearby hospital, where doctors said they believed the child to be about a day old.

“Serena Williams just had a baby girl. They're on the practice court now.”

2017-09-04 16:21

The Internet’s heart-warming and understandably hilarious response to Serena Williams giving birth.

6 quick tricks for trying babies

2017-01-10 10:13

There is no cure for colic. But there are some actions you can take to help you survive the very worst of it – and, if you’re lucky, even prevent it from running its course

Meet 12 adorable preemies and see how they look now

2016-11-24 13:35

Preemies certainly have it rough from the get-go: We take a look at some of the strongest fighters and see how far they've come.

20 most precious preemie moments

2016-11-17 09:58

To celebrate World Prematurity Day, here are a few precious moments of those tiny fighters caught on camera.

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.

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.


Baby’s first outing: When is it the right time to take your newborn out in public for the first time? SA parents weigh in

2019-04-30 10:13

Pearl Rantsekeng got some different cultural and medical views on the matter.

Feeding. Poop. Sleep: New Zealand's prime minister finds new focus as mom

2018-08-08 15:33

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says focusing on the basic needs of her baby girl has helped her appreciate why people with young families may not find time for politics.

5 top tips for day 1 with your newborn baby

2018-06-18 14:46

Paediatrician Dr Britta McLaren shares her top insights in to surviving the first day with your newborn baby. Best time to read it? Before giving birth!

LIST: Baby's first aid kit

2018-02-19 21:56

You need a lot more than just cute clothes for baby. Here are some other essentials and safety tips.

Meet Eclipse, the baby girl born on the solar event

2017-08-22 13:49

A South Carolina (US) couple welcomes their baby into the world on the same day as the eclipse.

The perfect storm of reflux: A real-life story

2016-12-07 14:39

With a baby intentionally starving himself, Ian and Kate Rodney had to find answers urgently

What more boy births could reveal about South Africa’s health status

2016-11-21 11:43

Our statistical analysis found that as the sex ratio at birth went up -- that is, more males were born -- so did life expectancy in a strongly related manner.

Can you decode your baby's body language?

2016-09-21 16:08

Your baby's trying to tell you something with every little action.

Watch: Newborn girl comforts twin brother

2016-05-19 09:41

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

Doctor admits to performing surgery on the wrong baby

2016-02-11 11:02

A parent's worst nightmare.

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