Health Shows

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.
1 Video
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.
1 Video
BBC Future

Health Videos

Self-Care Tips For Parents

Self-Care Tips For Parents

While parents across the world have spent more time taking care of their families during the pandemic, they should not forget to focus on themselves.
Stringr
1min
Prince William's kids pile on him in sweet pictures to mark his birthday

Prince William's kids pile on him in sweet pictures to mark his birthday

A look back at the The Duke of Cambridge's year as he celebrates his 38th birthday in lockdown on Father's Day.
Press Association
2mins
Your family and Covid-19 masks: What do the doctors say?

Your family and Covid-19 masks: What do the doctors say?

Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos spoke to Dr Carol Bosch to learn more about Covid-19 safety measures, and the use of masks.
24.com
8mins
COVID-19: When Will Schools Reopen?

COVID-19: When Will Schools Reopen?

As the U.S. slowly reopens its businesses and services, one big question is on the minds of parents across the country. Will kids go back to school in the fall? Expert insight is offered by Dr. Tyrone Howard, Professor of Education at UCLA.
Stringr
1min
How to take the stress out of homeschooling

How to take the stress out of homeschooling

The Coronavirus pandemic has made reluctant teachers out of many parents, this video offers some tips on how to keep calm when trying to teach at home.
Stringr
Glad & Vad against Covid-19 (in isiZulu)

Glad & Vad against Covid-19 (in isiZulu)

South African waste management company, Averda, has created free animated videos aimed at keeping young children aware of how to protect themselves against coronavirus.
24.com
3mins
Glad & Vad against Covid-19 (in Sesotho)

Glad & Vad against Covid-19 (in Sesotho)

South African waste management company, Averda, has created free animated videos aimed at keeping young children aware of how to protect themselves against coronavirus.
24.com
3mins
Glad & Vad against Covid-19 (in English)

Glad & Vad against Covid-19 (in English)

South African waste management company, Averda, has created free animated videos aimed at keeping young children aware of how to protect themselves against coronavirus.
24.com
2mins
Rumanah Ganie, now reporting on Covid-19 for Grade 2 News.

Rumanah Ganie, now reporting on Covid-19 for Grade 2 News.

The youngster traveled the world, virtually, to report on how children are being affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic, and she delivers the goods in this adorable, and insightful, video.
24.com
7mins
Study reveals physical presence of spouse enhances brain-to-brain synchrony in co-parenting couples

Study reveals physical presence of spouse enhances brain-to-brain synchrony in co-parenting couples

A study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) researchers has revealed how the physical presence of spouses who are co-parenting can alter each other's brain activity. Video credit: NTU Singapore
24.com
1min
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: The importance of reading to children, with Nal'ibali

PODCAST | PARENT24/7: The importance of reading to children, with Nal'ibali

Parent24 editor Elizabeth Mamacos chats to Nal'ibali's Western Cape Provincial Support Coordinator, Bulelani Futshane, about the importance of reading to children.
24.com
20mins
Extra measures taken as Chinese children return to school

Extra measures taken as Chinese children return to school

Primary school pupils wear metre-long social distancing hats as they return to school in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. Video Copyright: AsiaWire / Yangzheng School
24.com
6secs
WATCH: South African teachers share hilarious clips of bungled lockdown classes

WATCH: South African teachers share hilarious clips of bungled lockdown classes

A school in South Africa has posted a funny compilation video of when their teachers' online classes go horribly wrong during COVID-19 lockdown. (Video: CEN/@stjohnsdsg/MAGAZINEFEATURES.CO.ZA)
24.com
2mins
PODCAST | Parent24/7: Raising boys, with Megan de Beyer - Part 1

PODCAST | Parent24/7: Raising boys, with Megan de Beyer - Part 1

In this episode Elizabeth Mamacos, editor of Parent24, and journalist Estrelita Moses chat to local psychologist and parenting expert Megan de Beyer about how to parent younger boys.
24.com
31mins
PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Keeping the family healthy when you can't go to the doctor

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Keeping the family healthy when you can't go to the doctor

We asked Dr Carol Bosch, a Cape Town based GP, to provide tips and advice to keep your family healthy while locked in.
24.com
7mins
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
24.com
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.
24.com
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.
24.com
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.
24.com
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!
24.com
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.
24.com
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.
24.com
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.
24.com
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."
24.com
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?
24.com
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.
24.com
4mins
Following mom

Following mom

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

A little pig that wants to fly

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

Mudpies, monsters and mice

This is the story of mudpies, monsters and mice.
24.com
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
24.com
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.
24.com
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.
24.com
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?
24.com
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
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
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
 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
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