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Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
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BBC Future
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
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BBC Future

Health Videos

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Dr Bosch explains lockdown, and shares her tips for families

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Dr Bosch explains lockdown, and shares her tips for families

We asked Dr Carol Bosch, a Cape Town based GP, to unpack the various considerations around the impending national lockdown. She touches on how this will impact families, and shares how she will be keeping her family safe, and sane, among other thin
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9mins
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Dr Bosch explains social distancing vs self-isolating as a family

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Dr Bosch explains social distancing vs self-isolating as a family

We asked Dr Carol Bosch, a Cape Town based GP, to explain social distancing, and how it's different to self-isolating, and to share more about what families can do as they face down Covid-19 fears.
24.com
10mins
PODCAST | Parent24/7: Jenna's Lowe's parents chat to us about their journey with rare illness

PODCAST | Parent24/7: Jenna's Lowe's parents chat to us about their journey with rare illness

Listen as Jenna's parents Gabi and Stuart about their heartbreaking, yet inspiring, journey with Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos.
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27mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: How to treat post-partum depression

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: How to treat post-partum depression

In this episode Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chats to psychologist Gerda Kriel about a variety of treatments for post-partum depression: from medication to taking a holiday, find out how new moms can get help here.
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30mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Can post-partum depression affect adoptive parents?

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Can post-partum depression affect adoptive parents?

In this episode we listen in as adoptive mom of two, Charlotte Bieldt, shares her journey through post-partum depression with psychologist Gerda Kriel.
24.com
26mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Fathers can get post-partum depression too

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Fathers can get post-partum depression too

In this episode we listen in as psychologist Gerda Kriel and psychiatrist Anusha Lachman reveal that fathers can also suffer from post-partum depression, why, how to help and more.
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23mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Why is infant mental health important?

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Why is infant mental health important?

In this episode we listen in to child psychiatrist Dr Anusha Lachman and psychologist Gerda Kriel as they discuss the importance of infant mental health, reveal why a baby might need a psychiatrist, and bust some myths about the expectations placed o
24.com
29mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Risk factors - Can you predict PPD?

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Risk factors - Can you predict PPD?

In this episode Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos talks to psychologist Gerda Kriel about whether it's possible to predict and prevent a post-partum mental illness, and unpack some of the risk factors expecting parents can look out for.
24.com
37mins
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: What is post-partum depression?

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: What is post-partum depression?

In this episode Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chats to psychologist Gerda Kriel about pre and post-partum mental health, and why it's important for parents to be aware that this could be an issue for them.
24.com
34mins
WATCH | Kids, learn the alphabet and how to wash your hands properly!

WATCH | Kids, learn the alphabet and how to wash your hands properly!

Here's a video showing the correct technique, to the tune of the Alphabet Song. Sing it twice and your hands will be perfectly clean!
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3mins
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Nutrition, and if you should worry about what your kids eat

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Nutrition, and if you should worry about what your kids eat

Listen as Dr Bosch and Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chat about childhood nutrition.
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17mins
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Working moms, and when it becomes too much

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Working moms, and when it becomes too much

Listen as Dr Bosch and Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chat about being working moms.
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15mins
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Dr Google, and when you should actually panic

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Dr Google, and when you should actually panic

Listen as Dr Bosch and Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chat about Dr Google.
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11mins
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Vaccinations, and other ways to keep your kids healthy

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Vaccinations, and other ways to keep your kids healthy

Listen as Dr Bosch and Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chat about vaccinations.
24.com
13mins
The birthday wish

The birthday wish

"Oh dear," thought Lethabo's mama as she sat at the kitchen table. "What shall I do? Tomorrow is Lethabo's birthday and there's very little money to buy a present."
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10mins
The little red hen

The little red hen

Little Red Hen is feeling peckish and decides to make bread. She asks her friends for help but they all say no! Will she have to do everything by herself?
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PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Coronavirus and your kids

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Coronavirus and your kids

In this episode of the Parent24/7 podcast we asked Dr Carol Bosch about coronavirus, and what parents need to know.
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4mins
Following mom

Following mom

Not too many years ago a family lived in a village near a mountain. It was a small village.
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A little pig that wants to fly

A little pig that wants to fly

A little pig that wants to fly.
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10mins
Mudpies, monsters and mice

Mudpies, monsters and mice

This is the story of mudpies, monsters and mice.
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Three brothers and the pot of porridge

Three brothers and the pot of porridge

Three brothers were traveling through the dense rain forest jungle. They had been traveling on foot for almost a full day and night was falling. They needed a suitable place to rest for the night, a place where they would be safe from prowling animal
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PODCAST | Raising teens in the modern village, with Vanessa Raphaely

PODCAST | Raising teens in the modern village, with Vanessa Raphaely

In this episode of Parent24/7 we unpack how local parents use the modern village to parent teenagers.
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36mins
I am an African

I am an African

This beautiful poem, 'I am an African', is written and performed by our Story Bosso runner up - 11-year-old Millicent Motloutsi.
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The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

The poor ugly duckling looks very different from the other ducklings. Will he ever be loved and accepted for who he is?
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Newborn Part 1

Newborn Part 1

Presented by actor Monique Bree, Episode One focuses on newborns and the first few weeks of a baby’s life. It takes a look at the benefits of breastfeeding -for mother and baby and offers some advice on how to get through those early days.
TVF Media
23mins
Newborn Part 2

Newborn Part 2

Actor Monique Bree is back with more insights into the early weeks. We show you how to breastfeed and answer questions, including ‘How often?’, ‘How much?’ and ‘How do I know if I’m getting it right?’
TVF Media
23mins
Two year olds Part 2

Two year olds Part 2

Actor Kiel McNaughton and his son Noah are back with advice on when and how to make the move from nappies. Plus fever – what does it mean, what should you do and when should you be worried?
TVF Media
23mins
Toddler Part 1

Toddler Part 1

TV presenter Sonia Gray fronts Episode Seven with her twin daughters, Thandie and Inez. First up, what toddlers should be eating and how we can lead by example. Then, the importance of installing and using car seats correctly.
TVF Media
23mins
Crawler Part 2

Crawler Part 2

All Blacks Cory Jane is back with a story on being the parent you want to be: rock, paper or tree? Then, what’s on the menu after first foods we look at developing baby’s tastebuds, and the importance of play.
TVF Media
23mins
Crawler Part 1

Crawler Part 1

All Blacks Cory Jane presents Episode Five with his 14-month-old son, Tennyson. First up, we take a look at first foods and getting baby started on solids. We have advice on how to make your home safe for on-the-move littlies, inside and out.
TVF Media
23mins
Two year olds Part 1

Two year olds Part 1

Actor Kiel McNaughton presents Episode Nine with his son, Noah. First up, why making mealtimes fun has long-term benefits for children. Our Mind & Body story looks at the skills two year olds are mastering and what we can do to support them.
TVF Media
23mins
 Infant Part 1

Infant Part 1

Infants are the focus of Episode Three, presented by netball star Bernice Mene and her six-month-old son Jett. First up, mastitis, engorgement and cracked nipples – what to do when things go wrong for breastfeeding mothers.
TVF Media
22mins
 Infant Part 2

Infant Part 2

We get advice on settling babies to sleep and minimising the risk of Sudden Infant Death. Plus, postnatal distress – new parents Sarah and Ian share their story.
TVF Media
23mins
Toddler Part 2

Toddler Part 2

TV presenter Sonia Gray and her twin girls return with a story on respiratory illnesses and what to look for with croup, asthma, pneumonia and bronchiolitis. Then, what’s going on in the mind of curious toddlers?
TVF Media
23mins
Fitting a baby seat in a Ford Mustang

Fitting a baby seat in a Ford Mustang

Wheels24 and Parent24, two of South Africa's largest lifestyle publications, collaborate in an attempt to fit a baby seat in a sports car. In this case, a Ford Mustang.
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2mins
LISTEN: Crocodile's Funeral

LISTEN: Crocodile's Funeral

All the animals knew that Crocodile had a big pile of gold in her house, but none of them had ever seen it because Crocodile was nasty and mean. She would chase them away and bite them with her sharp teeth...
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10mins
SCHOOL KIDS PACKED LIKE SARDINES

SCHOOL KIDS PACKED LIKE SARDINES

TRAFFIC cops made a shocking discovery when they stopped a 14-seater taxi.
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The journey of an HIV positive mother

The journey of an HIV positive mother

Nobuntu Ma-awu shares her story about her HIV status and how the births of her two children led her to help others with non-profit organisation mothers2mothers which received a large donation from British Airways's charity initiative.
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3mins
PODCAST | My pregnancy journey - with triplets - on Chatback with Parent24

PODCAST | My pregnancy journey - with triplets - on Chatback with Parent24

Mom and journalist Chantelle Whittles tells us all about her pregnancy with triplets.
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6mins
Watch: Jake Fitzpatrick shares his feelings about adoption

Watch: Jake Fitzpatrick shares his feelings about adoption

Jake Fitzpatrick shares his feelings about adoption
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1min
WATCH: Nicole shares how she feels about being adopted

WATCH: Nicole shares how she feels about being adopted

Nicole Ostrom shares how she feels about being adopted.
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1min
PODCAST | A Journey of Separation: Why are these American families stranded in SA?

PODCAST | A Journey of Separation: Why are these American families stranded in SA?

Listen to the heartbreaking stories of these adoptive families trapped in South Africa by Home Affairs' indecision on their children's nationality.
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27mins
WATCH: Karl shares his thoughts on adoption and culture

WATCH: Karl shares his thoughts on adoption and culture

Karl Wennick shares his thoughts on adoption and culture
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1min
WATCH: Thandiwe shares her moving adoption story

WATCH: Thandiwe shares her moving adoption story

Thandiwe Garrett was rescued from dire circumstances in a children's place of safety, when she was adopted at 8 months old.
24.com
1min
Chatback with Parent24: Should sex ed be left to parents?

Chatback with Parent24: Should sex ed be left to parents?

Should comprehensive sexuality education be left to parents?
24.com
9mins
Monkey See, Monkey Do: The Impact Of Your Words and Actions On Your Child’s Behaviour

Monkey See, Monkey Do: The Impact Of Your Words and Actions On Your Child’s Behaviour

Kids picking up some bad habits? They learn more from you than you might think as Parenting Relationship Expert and Kinesiologist May Clarke reveals.
The Love Destination
4mins
How To Be A Better Dad

How To Be A Better Dad

For the most part, being a dad is trial and error and a whole lot of learning from your mistakes. But there are some steps you can take that will help you be the best dad possible to your kids as Man Coach Mike Campbell reveals.
The Love Destination
2mins
How To Give Your Kids A Head Start In Life

How To Give Your Kids A Head Start In Life

As parents we all want to give our kids the best start in life but where do you start? In this episode of The Love Destination Expert, Parenting Relationship Expert and Kinesiologist May Clarke reveals how to give your kids a head start in life.
The Love Destination
4mins