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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Mangela Animal Touch Farm and Tea Garden
Description: Mangela Animal Touch Farm provides children with the opportunity to meet, touch and feed the friendly animal inhabitants of the Farm- Jacob the donkey; Maya, Misty and Pepe the miniature ponies; and a variety of ducks, goats, chickens and rabbits. Supervised pony rides are available on a daily basis. While the kiddies have their fun, adults can relax in the beautiful natural surroundings and enjoy homemade pancakes, cakes and desserts.
Market Day at the Trading Post
Description: If you are in Polokwane on the last Saturday of the month; it is worth browsing through the goodies on offer at the Trading Post Market. The 20 plus stalls carry items ranging from clothes, jewellery, beading, antiques, Tupperware, arts and crafts, and lots more. The on-site restaurant is open for the duration of the day and special entertainment and face painting is provided for children by "Sparkles" the clown.
McArthur Baths Swimming Pool Complex
Description: McArthur Baths and Swimming Pool Complex is conveniently situated along King's Beach Promenade and provides an excellent recreational swimming experience. Besides the interesting architecture; this unique venue boasts wooden decks, water features, gardens, astro-turf lawns, two open-air warm fresh-water pools, a larger swimming pool, a children's water chute and splash pool, as well as changing rooms, two upmarket restaurants and a boutique. Visit one of the restaurants and enjoy a spectacular view of Kings Beach and the Indian Ocean. Lifeguards are permanently on duty.
Mgwali Village
Description: Introduce older children to Xhosa hospitality and culture, by taking a delightful day trip to Mgwali Village. Enjoy a walk through the village, meet the local people, realize life in a thatched hut and the reality of cooking food in 3 legged pots over an open fire. Visit the museum and sangomas, taste traditional Xhosa food and experience traditional entertainment. Local crafts and traditional garments are available at the market place.
Millstone Eco-friendly Farm Stall & Cafe
Description: Looking for a relaxed day out in a natural setting, where everything has a homemade feel about it, then Millstone Eco-friendly Farmstall and Cafe is the place to visit. Enjoy a lazy breakfast or lunch made from freshly grown organic produce. Depending on their age, children have the option of playing in the lovely gardens, swinging from a huge tree-house, having a wagon-ride around the eco-village or learning to horse ride, at a nearby riding school (lessons cost R80 per/hour, Mon-Thurs & Sat).
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary
Description: Monkeyland primate sanctuary is established in a natural high canopy forest. The sanctuary is unique, in that it is both a multi-specie and free-roaming facility. The monkey safaris are fun, exciting and educational, introducing visitors to the world of primates and the problems they face. Lunching in the Monkeyland forests is a magical experience.