Pregnancy health

Celeb baby bumps in the spotlight

These Hollywood celebs were showing off their bumps recently.

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Get excited about Doona!

The world's first car seat to pram combo is headed to SA to revolutionise the way parents transport their babies.


Big brother helps with skin-to-skin contact

Skin-to-skin contact isn't a new concept, but it remains an important practice for newborn babies. This little boy helping his dad and siblings is beyond adorable.


Missouri doctors deliver baby after mother dies in crash

Missouri doctors managed to deliver a baby whose mother was killed in a crash on her way to a hospital to give birth


Dad streams birth live on Facebook

Is live streaming your baby's birth going one step too far?

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How to tell your boss you're pregnant

When and how to tell your boss you're expecting.


TENS: Alternative pain relief during labour

Most expectant mothers want to keep the use of drugs to a minimum during their birthing. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is one safe, effective, non-invasive way to do this.


What to do when baby's head is engaged

What it means to be told your baby's head has engaged.

Pregnancy health

Enjoy a healthy 3rd trimester

You're nearly there, but there is just one last hurdle to tackle - the third trimester.

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How to choose a baby name you won't regret

Is there a method to choosing the perfect baby name? Here's what you need to know.

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Chrissy Teigen & John Legend announce baby's name

The celeb couple is over the 'moon' with their new bundle.

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How your second pregnancy will be different

Being pregnant the second time around is not as easy as the first time.

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15 useless baby 'essentials'

Moms share their list of baby "must-haves" that you don't really need.

Pregnancy health

Breast changes during pregnancy: what to expect

If you were an A cup before pregnancy, you may be over the moon with your brand new cleavage. But there are many more changes to come.

Foetal development

Who will your baby look like?

Will your baby inherit her grandfather's feet, her father's elegant nose or your curly red hair? It's all in the genes.

Pregnancy health

Common concerns around sex during pregnancy

Some of the most common concerns and the answers you've been looking for.

Pregnancy health

Dads' fears around sex during pregnancy

For some it’s the best sex they’ve ever had, for others the start of a 9-month drought. What can you realistically expect from your sex life while your partner is pregnant?


SA's government hospitals: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Women across South Africa tell us about their experiences giving birth at government hospitals.

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100 amazing facts about pregnancy

We've put together 100 reasons why pregnancy is a weirdly wonderful time.

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Giving birth at a government hospital: what to expect

More young couples and single moms are finding it difficult to afford private healthcare. So if you are giving birth in a government hospital, what can you expect?


Going natural after a caesarean

What does a VBAC (vaginal birth after caesar) entail, is it safe, and what do the experts say? Sr Burgie Ireland investigates

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Pregnant? We compare 27 medical aid plans for you

Here are the costs and maternity benefits of some of the country's biggest medical schemes for 2016.

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15 questions to ask your medical aid before you fall pregnant

Some important questions to ask about their maternity benefits.
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Get your child to play with others

Between the ages of 1 and 2 your child will begin to interact with peers, but will mainly look what the other kids are doing and play on his own, but within speaking distance from other children.

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