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Getting Ready

Scary advice that puts most women off pregnancy

Actress Samkelo Ndlovu recently announced she’s expecting a bundle of joy. While some were happy for her, others used that chance to share their scary experiences with motherhood. Here are common comments that put most women off pregnancy.

Pregnancy

Introducing Chela-Preg Trimester 1,2,3 range

ADVERTORIAL: Individualised micronutrition for each unique stage of pregnancy.

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10 celeb pregnancy photoshoots that’ll take your breath away

Pregnancy is such a precious thing in a woman's life, so why not immortalise this special time with your very own preggy photoshoot. Celebrate your body and motherhood like these celeb moms.

Pregnancy health

6 common questions about eating carbs during pregnancy answered

This Australian study explains why you should eat the right kinds of carbohydrates during pregnancy as it can impact your health as well as the development of your baby.

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Your Pregnancy magazine

The latest issue of Your Pregnancy magazine.

Getting Ready

Yes! South African dads are getting paid paternity leave!

Yesterday a bill was passed in Parliament that will allow fathers to spend 10 working days at home with their new families. Here's what you need to know.

Pregnancy health

“My husband beat me while I was pregnant — Here’s how I survived”

“You can brainwash yourself into thinking things aren’t so bad.”

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Look who's pregnant! Celeb baby news

From pregnancy announcements, birthdays and more, your favourite celebs had plenty to share about their adorable babes.

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John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's baby news

A second child on the way for one of celebville's favourite couples.

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Photographer stages adorable maternity shoot for her pregnant sausage dog

“I knew there’d be a lot of sausage dog lovers who thought it would be cute."

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“Pregnancy gave me diabetes — and I had no idea”

“I didn’t know I had gestational diabetes until after [my son] was born.”

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Pregnant woman hits back after being body-shamed for her tiny baby bump

“I wanted other pregnant women to know that my size was due to physical attributes that are out of my control.”

Getting Ready

“My uterine fibroids almost killed me — now I have a miracle baby”

“You’re stronger than you feel, you have more options than you think, and you are not alone.” Gessie Thompson shares her incredible story.

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Mom-to-be dead-lifts a staggering 120 kg while eight months pregnant

Although she’s fully aware of what she’s doing, the powerlifting mom-to-be has had mixed reactions from the public.

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Calling all Stranger Things fans! Watch this couple's gender reveal straight from the Upside Down!

We've seen many gender reveal videos, but this one is exciting on so many levels!

Pregnancy health

10 foods to avoid while pregnant

What shouldn’t you eat when eating for two?

Pregnancy health

The role of group therapy in helping women cope with postnatal depression

A new study revealed that women with postnatal depression, particularly in underresourced communities, can actually benefit more from group therapy than treatment using standard depression drugs.

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IN PICTURES: Dad's parody maternity shoot will have you in pieces

Flower wreath headband? Check. Skirt blowing in the wind? Check. Beer belly... huh!? Sure you've seen countless maternity shoots, but nothing will prepare you for this paternity shoot.

Pregnancy health

Here’s how having a doula by your side can ease your pregnancy

Enlisting the help of a doula can help assuage your fears and manage your anxiety during pregnancy.

Pregnancy health

Like your almond milk? Here’s why it's not ideal during pregnancy

Most milk substitutes are low in iodine. Iodine deficiency in pregnant women, however, has been linked to lower IQ and reading scores in their children.

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IN PICS: A special moment between moms and their rainbow babies

A rainbow baby is the beautiful life that comes after a tragic loss. And these pregnancy shoots of these gorgeous moms show us just how beautiful a rainbow baby can be.

Baby names

This year's most unusual baby names in England revealed

Kids now have single-letter names like ‘S’. Apparently, you can also name your child after a tree in England and Wales.

Baby names

Top baby names in South Africa: 2016

Just in! Here are the most popular baby names for boys and girls, for all births registered in South Africa during 2016.

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Fitness blogger shows off her unbelievably flat tummy while nine months pregnant

Mommy bodies come in all shapes and sizes, check out this mom's tiny bump.

Pregnancy health

INFOGRAPHIC: The ultimate guide to sleep during pregnancy

Having trouble sleeping while pregnant? Check out this infographic for a few trips and tricks.

Pregnancy health

Does pregnancy lead to gallstones?

While it may be very rare, developing gallstones post-pregnancy is a real risk.
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