Shaken Baby Syndrome

A large number of child deaths are reported in South Africa each year. A lot of deaths relate to neglect, abuse or murder. Despite this, there's a knowledge gap in relation to understanding the issue....

Amniotic fluid problems

The importance of amniotic fluid Amniotic fluid is essential for pregnancy and foetal development. Amniotic fluid is a watery substances residing inside a casing called the amniotic membrane or sac. ...

Choosing a pre-school

Becoming a parent is a momentous; life-changing event filled with hopes, expectations and naturally some fears. Parents often learn and grow alongside their children, as they face the challenges of pa...

Newborn reflexes

Although newborn babies are physically helpless and vulnerable at birth, they have a number of amazing innate abilities or reflexes. Reflexes are involuntary movements or actions, designed to protect ...


Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast that can lead to infection. The word “mastitis” is derived from the Greek word “mastos” meaning “breasts”, while the suffix “-itis” denotes “inflammation”. Ma...

Pelvic floor exercises

Although your new baby will probably bring you immense emotional satisfaction, physically you may feel uncomfortable and strange in your own skin. After 9 months of pregnancy and hormonal changes, you...


Babies cry because they need to communicate something and most parents, especially new moms, find it distressing to see or hear an unhappy baby. In time, you will learn to recognize the various causes...

Antenatal Classes

Antenatal classes are informative sessions provided to prepare expecting parents for the birth of their child and the early days of being a parent.Most antenatal classes are run by Midwives and occasi...


The Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 was launched on the 11 May 2011. It is a global declaration of war against road crashes and fatalities. According to Mr Sibusiso Ndebele, MP Minister of ...

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome

    Tuesday, 21 July 2015 16:28
  • Amniotic fluid problems

    Thursday, 14 May 2015 12:54
  • Choosing a pre-school

    Friday, 10 April 2015 17:50
  • Newborn reflexes

    Tuesday, 03 March 2015 15:49
  • Mastitis

    Tuesday, 03 March 2015 15:41
  • Pelvic floor exercises

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015 17:20
  • Colic

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015 17:11
  • Antenatal Classes

    Monday, 03 June 2013 09:34
  • Strap-in-the-Future

    Thursday, 30 June 2011 13:52
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Lowveld Botanical Garden
Description: A visit to Nelspruit would be incomplete, without witnessing the majestic beauty of the Nels and Crocodile Rivers merging in the Lowveld Botanical Gardens. The river banks are dominated by evergreen forest belts on the West and tropical African rainforests on the East. The garden also boasts over 650 indigenous South African tree species, ancient cycads and a variety of shrubs. Pack a picnic or stop in at Riverbend Coffee Farm, for home-grown, home-brewed coffee and a bite to eat.
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park
Description: Perry's Bridge Reptile park introduces children to the world of reptiles, in enclosures that are designed to mimic the animals natural environment. Species on view include anaconda, black mamba, rattlesnakes, cobras, poison dart frogs, iguanas, huge Nile crocodiles, ancient leopard tortoises, amongst others. It is exciting for young children to meet and greet, the tame potbellied pigs, and their goat, peacock, duck and geese friends. A small playground is also provided. Complete your trip with a visit to one of the many restaurants at Perry's Bridge, the internet cafe, brewery, craft and curio shops, art gallery and divine belgium patisserie, come wine shop.
Pony Camp for Kids
Description: For a healthy dose of fresh air, exercise, fun and adventure; enroll your child in a fully supervised and guided pony camp. Kaapsehoop Horse Trails; lies between the mountain ridge and forest plantations of Cape Hope. This beautiful setting with it's stream, mountains, herds of wild horses and gullies; provides the perfect backdrop for branch swinging, tree climbing, cave discovering, stream swimming and most importantly- pony riding. Teach your child to appreciate nature, leave their electronics behind, build social skills and relationships through the outdoor games and activities, and essentially have a good time. Camp starts on monday morning and ends at lunch time on friday afternoon.
The Dinosaur Park
Description: The Dinosaur Park hosts a museum of life size dinosaur models, that will stimulate enquiring minds and visually explain the history of the planet. Replica's of these pre-historic creatures, who roamed the earth over a 100 million years ago, are displayed in a lush real life sub-tropical garden, amidst living, playing monkeys and sub-tropical birds who as a survived evolution. History is recreated through scientifically accurate representations of the skeletons of amphibians and homo sapiens, as well as dinosaur 'footprints". The Park is the home of Mr & Mrs. Pless, the million year old apes, who spark debate about the origins of mankind. The Dinosaur Park is an interesting and fascinating experience for visitors of all ages. Take the R37 towards Nelspruit for 20km, take R539 offramp at Rosehaugh, travel 16km and turn right at the T-Junction