Foetal development

Foetal development

Quiz: Do you know your foetus?

Take our quiz and test your unborn baby knowledge.

Foetal development

Amazing conception to birth video

Watch this TEDTalks video and see exactly what develops from conception to birth in the womb.

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.

Foetal development

What you eat influences your unborn baby's development

You know that what you eat influences the development of your unborn baby, but you may have not known what impact these nutrients have.

Foetal development

How to turn your breech baby

Your doctor has told you that your baby is lying breech but you're not quite sure what it means. Here is everything you need to know.

Foetal development

The precious but not so perfect placenta

The placenta is tasked with preserving, protecting and facilitating the devlopment of the foetus.

Foetal development

Feeling your baby move

Giving guidelines on foetal movements is difficult because the range of normal is so vast. Here are some general rules for monitoring foetal movement, what to look out for and information on non-stress tests

Foetal development

Vulnerable stages in foetal development

The beginning of a human being is an amazing process and the 9-month journey from zygote to fully formed foetus and baby is by far the most important time in the lifetime of a human being.

Foetal development

How doctors test for Down Syndrome

Women over 35 have a higher risk of having a Down's syndrome baby.

Foetal development

Pregnancy termination or not?

‘These are the reasons I decided not to terminate my child’.

Foetal development

Remarkable amniotic fluid facts you need to know

Your baby’s liquid home keeps him or her safe and sterile.

Foetal development

Loving the child within: Pre-birth stimulation

Before you were pregnant you had no idea of how a child within would consume you. Your baby-to-be is your constant companion not only in body, but also in thought. For nine months you and your baby are one- growing together and undergoing some amazing changes. 

Foetal development

Great pregnancy apps

These apps help you to connect with baby in the womb and stay on top of its development with great health tips too.

Foetal development

Stimulating your baby during pregnancy

Watch this video and enter our competition to win the daily prizes worth R1000 of Baby Sense and Johnson’s Baby products.

Foetal development

Can't feel the kicks yet?

Worried that you can't feel your baby moving? Here are some reasons why that may happen.

Foetal development

Seeing double

Do you suspect you may fall pregnant with twins? Read on. 

Foetal development

What is placenta praevia?

Knowledge is power, and here's what you need to know about placenta praevia.

Foetal development

What happens before there's an embryo

Learn what's happening in your womb before there is even an embryo. 

Foetal development

What is placenta calcification?

And can it be dangerous for to you and your baby?

Foetal development

Bubbles or butterflies?

Bubbles, butterflies, flutters and gas. These are all words used to describe what a baby's first movements feel like to a mother. This is a long anticipated event in every pregnancy. 

Foetal development

Belly mapping: how is your baby laying?

Ever wondered how your baby’s bits fit inside your belly? Just what are the lumps and bumps you feel and see as your baby (and belly) get bigger? Try belly mapping.

Foetal development

What is... Polyhydramnios

An excessive amount of amniotic fluid can be dangerous for you and your baby. 

Foetal development

Pregnant with twins?

So you've found out that you're expecting twins or triplets? Here's how to prepare and what to expect during those first weeks.
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