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.

Getting Ready

15 Magical Harry Potter inspired baby names for boys

Muggle are you looking for a baby boy name? Why not choose something magical from the world of Harry Potter.

Getting Ready

15 Magical Harry Potter inspired baby names for girls

Muggle are you looking for a baby girl name? Why not choose something magical from the world of Harry Potter.

Getting Ready

Baby names! Our lists of weird and wonderful names

We love baby names! South African baby names in each official language, names with strong meanings, nature-inspired baby names, the baby names of Hollywood celebs... even made-up baby names. Find all our lists of wonderful baby names here.

Birth

What are the best positions for labour?

Women use a variety of positions in labour and if allowed to, your body will instinctively guide you at the time.

Foetal development

How to cope with your multiple pregnancy

Congratulations! You’re pregnant with 1… no, not 1, but 2, 3, perhaps even 5 bundles of joy! But how will you manage?

Fun

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna welcome baby girl

The newest member to the Kardashian family has finally made her arrival and she looks just like her late grandpa!

Fun

Why was Christo Davids wearing a nappy?

Former 7de Laan actor Christo Davids was caught with his pants down! It was all in good fun though seeing that the local actor and his wife were "pampered" at their baby showers over the weekend.
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