Pregnancy
 

Fun

Our readers respond: multiple pregnancies in one family

It seems so many more our readers have had babies with a few of their family members. These are their experiences.

Fun

How unusual: four SA sisters are pregnant at the same time!

What are the chances of all four sisters being pregnant at the same time and welcoming a new addition to each of their families within months of each other?

Birth

Male midwife delivers dad and his newborn boy

Capetonian accoucheur Sydney Grové just delivered the son of a man he delivered 33 years ago.

Fun

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are pregnant again!

The co-creator of one of the world's most popular social media platforms and his wife announced they're expecting their second bundle of joy!

Fun

Natalie Portman gives birth to baby girl

Queen Amidala gives birth to her Princess Amalia!

Birth

"I would have a c-section every time"

Our readers share their stories about how c-sections saved their babies' lives.

Birth

Birth photographer shames mother for having a c-section

This time c-section moms are not allowing sanctimonious people to shame them about their births.

Pregnancy health

We're celebrating Pregnancy Education Week!

From 18 to 26 February 2017 the maternity world is focused on encouraging woman and their partners to educate themselves about healthy pregnancies and birth. This year, the theme is The Perfect Dance of Birth Hormones.

Pregnancy health

7 superfoods to help you during pregnancy

Include these seven foods in your diet during pregnancy to help give your baby the best start to life.

Birth

Beautiful natural birth videos

These women gave birth naturally, on video. Share in their beautiful experiences (Warning: explicit footage).

Birth

Were you able to give birth the way you wanted to?

Giving birth is a significant life event that should aim for a healthy baby and mother.

Fun

UPDATED: George Clooney to join the parents of multiples club

George and Amal Clooney let the cat out of the bag - they're expecting twins too!

Getting Ready

How to be the perfect pregnant dad

It won't all be sunshine and roses. You, Dad, are going to have to toughen up.

Getting Ready

SA's child support grants should start in pregnancy – study

A study was done in 27 countries to determine what South Africa could learn about implementing similar programmes.

Birth

Elana and Ian welcome baby no. 2!

It's another baby girl for the Afrika-Bredenkamp clan!

Getting Ready

Are these the top celebrity baby names for 2016?

Quite a number of rugrats were born in celeb-ville in 2016. We take a look at the names bestowed upon the little tykes.

Pregnancy health

How social factors drive up suicide rates among pregnant women

Pregnant women in South Africa who live in poor communities are more likely to consider or attempt suicide than the general population

Birth

How does SA's childbirth costs compare with the rest of the world's?

This beautiful infographic compares how much a natural birth and c-section costs in SA vs other countries in the world.

Pregnancy health

Super smoothies during your pregnancy

Smoothies have an abundance of nutrients that are helpful for your growing baby and you.

Fun

Dr Izzie Stevens has a baby boy!

Grey's Anatomy star, Katherine Heigl, and her country singer husband, Josh Kelley, are finally outnumbered.

Pregnancy health

Coffee during pregnancy is fine!

So often you hear that coffee during pregnancy is harmful, but is it really?

Pregnancy health

Sick and tired? Power through the first trimester

Ladies, cancel your manicures, because this just got real. As you have discovered, pregnancy is not for sissies. You’re exhausted from baking a human, your hormones are racing, you’re puking, you’re grumpy, you’re tearful… and you’re terrified

Pregnancy health

Healthy oils in pregnancy

Getting the right balance of fatty acids helps your baby's brain development and growth.

Pregnancy health

A pregnant girl's guide to travel

Whether you’re going on holiday via air, land or seathis summer, travelling while pregnant comes with a lot of extra planning. Don’t leave home without knowing this important info

Pregnancy health

Stay fit this holiday

Summer holidays are always filled with trips away and lots of festive food. Even though your preggie workouts may seem like a distant memory, you can still keep up your fitness levels and keep the flab at bay.

Pregnancy health

The journey to an absolute miracle - Emma

A Parent24 reader shares her incredible experience with having a baby much later in life.

Pregnancy health

Pregnancy after 35

Embarking on a baby-making journey later on in life? Here’s all you need to know

Pregnancy health

Exhausted all the time?

Sure you are, you are growing a baby after all. Know what's normal and how to fight fatigue.
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