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

Reading Matters Book Index

Category Childrens Afrikaans Books
Book cover Aandstories Vir Kleuters Aandstories Vir Kleuters

by Pieter W. Grobbelaar

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Book cover Die drake-kreatiwiteitsboek Die drake-kreatiwiteitsboek
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Book cover Die Goorgomgaai Aktiwiteitboek Die Goorgomgaai Aktiwiteitboek

by Julia Donaldson

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Book cover Die mooiste Afrikaanse sprokies Die mooiste Afrikaanse sprokies

by Pieter W. Grobbelaar

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Book cover Die prinsesse-kreatiwiteitsboek Die prinsesse-kreatiwiteitsboek

by Andrea Pinnington

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Book cover Die ruspe wat so honger was Die ruspe wat so honger was

by Eric Carle

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Book cover Leer ken Aspoestertjie en bou die prins se kasteel! Leer ken Aspoestertjie en bou die prins se kasteel!
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Book cover Leer ken Sneeuwitjie en bou die Sewe Dwergies se huisie! Leer ken Sneeuwitjie en bou die Sewe Dwergies se huisie!
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Book cover Nuwe Kleuterverseboek Nuwe Kleuterverseboek

by D.J. Opperman

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Book cover Teken jou eie diere Teken jou eie diere

by Michael Garton

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