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Dying father welcomes his baby girl

For Aldi Fabricius from the Western Cape, the birth of her second child was both joyous and devastating, as her husband held onto life in his daughter’s early days…

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Transgender man gives birth to a healthy little boy

He was born female but started taking hormones about 10 years ago.

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WATCH: A gentle C-section

A C-section doesn't just have to be a cold and impersonal operation.

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The Caesarian section rates in African countries

While women in certain first-world countries are able to select C-sections for any reason, those in many African countries are unable to access what could be a life-saving service.

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Beautiful natural birth videos

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

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Male midwife delivers dad and his newborn boy

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

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"I would have a c-section every time"

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

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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.

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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.

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Elana and Ian welcome baby no. 2!

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

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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.

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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.

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DJ Khaled live streams son's birth on Snapchat

Have we taken social media too far? Or is this the new normal?

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What happens when your water breaks mid-flight?

Many pregnant women make use of air travel, but what are the risks and what happens if your water breaks mid-flight?

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How dilated am I?

Know how dilated you are without the dreaded internal exam.

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Preterm labour: What do I do?

What are the warning signs of preterm labour?

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Next-level security for maternity wards

In a world where technology is developing at a rapid pace, one wonders why technology is not being used to improve security at hospitals, especially in maternity wards.

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How important are pelvic floor muscles during childbirth?

One of the most important groups of muscles that come under great stress and strain during pregnancy and childbirth are the muscles of the pelvic floor.

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Twilight Sleep: the weirdest way of giving birth ever?

In the 1900s women put themselves through insane experiences to achieve a so-called "painless birth".

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What will my labour really be like?

Know what to expect from labour and be a confident mom-to-be.

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A new addition to the O'Connor household

Kfm breakfast show host, Ryan O'Connor and his wife, Karen, welcome another baby girl to their family.

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Woman gives birth in under a minute

So many women want an easy birth, but this mom didn't expect it to be this easy.

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Different pelvic shapes and what they mean for your birth experience

The shape of your pelvic cradle is an important component in determining the outcome of your birth experience. Here are the four basic types.
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