September is Pharmacy Month and the theme for 2017 is “Don’t wait – vaccinate”, with the aim being to raise awareness of the importance of vaccines to prevent what are essentially avoidable illnesses.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferers should not be discouraged from having families, as the view on the prospect of women with MS carrying pregnancies to term is shifting.
There are a few basic guidelines to heed before you get started with your bath-time routine.
The World Health Organisation’s goal is to increase the rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of life to at least 50% by 2025. Globally, only 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed, but what are the sentiments about breastfeeding in South Africa for new and expecting moms?
In a country where the majority live in dire poverty, literacy is ‘food for thought’, nurturing growth of individuals and empowering them to bring about positive change in their own circumstances.
The benefits of breastfeeding extend well beyond basic nutrition and immunity. During breastfeeding, synaptic connections in the brain are made at a furious rate, and both mother and child need an adequate intake of omega-3 DHA for optimal health and development.
While the important presence of disease-fighting antibodies in breast milk is most commonly mooted by experts as the biggest benefit of breastfeeding, Dr Leneque X. Lindeque says that while this is certainly true, there are many additional advantages to breastfeeding that are often overlooked.
Crawling is your baby’s first method of getting around efficiently on their own.