Breastfeeding and HIV: Myths and Facts

HIV is a significant issue in our country, with an estimated 7 million South Africans living with the virus1. Many pregnant, HIV-positive women out there, are wondering whether or not it is safe to breastfeed their children. They have probably heard a number of different things – coming from a whole bunch of people, like
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Tips To Teach Children About Healthy Eating

Good nutrition during childhood is vital for both physical and mental growth and development. Studies have shown that the first few years of life are the optimal window for establishing healthy eating behaviours in children1. These behaviours are influenced by children’s personal experiences and observing eating behaviours of others. By setting a good example and
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Teach your Child about Healthy Eating this Holiday

Good nutrition during childhood is vital for both physical and mental growth and development. Studies have shown that the first few years of life are the optimal window for establishing healthy eating behaviours in children1. These behaviours are influenced by children’s personal experiences and observing eating behaviours of others. By setting a good example and
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Parent Coaching 101: It’s Not What Kids Eat, But How

Your child’s hair-twirling, breath-holding, or nose-picking may drive you nuts, but most of these common kid’s habits tend to vanish with time — and they may disappear sooner if you simply ignore them. However, if he’s gotten into a less than stellar eating routine, don’t assume he’ll eventually expand his repertoire on his own. “Eating
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