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Reflux in babies

Reflux in babies

Imagine drinking 14 litres of milk a day and then spending 18 hours of every day on your back. Well that’s the equivalent of what babies do every day of their lives, so it’s no wonder these little guys have a tendency to throw up a lot.

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What is Colic?

What is Colic?

It is estimated that 15 – 25% of families with babies deal with colic. I say families on purpose because the effects of a colic baby can be as devastating for the rest of the household and have a lasting effect on the family dynamic way after the crying stops.

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How to help your crying baby

How to help your crying baby

Brand new babies have no reference as to what it is to be too hot, too cold or what hunger feels like, let alone how to fix it. They reflexively let go the crying signal when they become uncomfortable but they need to ‘Borrow your Brain’ in order to figure out what their specific needs are and how to fix them

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Trick or Treat 101

Trick or Treat 101

We, like many South African families, live nestled away from the main roads and hub-bub of the city in a secure complex in the suburbs. This can, at times, be the cause of much frustration what with having to deal with body corporates and nosy neighbours, but it also allows for a safe environment in which our children can play, ride bikes and come 31st October, go trick or treating in the evenings without fear.

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