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Unisex names for kids

How to avoid forcing your baby to adopt a gender-dominant name.

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Weird and disturbing pregnancy advice

If you're pregnant, you've probably heard most of these insane pieces of 'advice'.

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Men and women react to crazy pregnancy facts

"It just looks generally awful and uncomfortable."

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Real stories: Pregnancy confessions

When the glow fades and the heartburn is intense, moms take to social media to confess.

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Live births

Different birth methods and styles caught on video. [WARNING: GRAPHIC]

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Doctor ‘forces’ mom to have episiotomy [GRAPHIC VIDEO]

Mother shares birth video to highlight what’s known as ‘obstetric violence’.

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11 bizarre pregnancy facts

Some remarkable occurrences during pregnancy seem almost unbelievable.

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Where’s the best place to give birth in South Africa?

Expectant parents have lots of choices to make when it comes to making a birth plan.

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Blind woman ‘sees’ baby for first time

3D printing technology allows blind woman to see her unborn baby.

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Pelvic shapes and birth

How the 4 pelvic shapes may have an impact on vaginal birth.

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Make your own gender reveal cupcakes

Quick, easy and delicious gender reveal cupcakes that are perfect for your baby shower.

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Haemophilia: a mother’s guilt

‘Building a family of support’ is the theme for World Haemophilia month in April.

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End boobshaming!

Moms share how NOT breastfeeding their kids drew dirty looks and rude comments.

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A dad can mother too!

Are South African employment laws discriminatory against fathers?

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11 times pregnancy is the worst

Not every woman enjoys being pregnant.

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Pregnant with no bump at 37 weeks!

Model’s Instagram account charts her bump-free pregnancy, but is it 'bump shaming'?

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Make your own DIY diaper cake

Turn those nappies into a baby shower centrepiece with this simple tutorial

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Girl's unpredictable response to baby news [WATCH]

Little girl is told she’s going to be a sister and has a very unusual response.

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All you need to know about having a baby

A selection of the best tips to tell you all you need to know about pregnancy. [PART ONE]

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Top tips for baby budgeting

Taking baby steps towards financial planning with these excellent practical tips.

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Is castor oil useful for inducing labour?

Drinking castor oil is a popular method used by pregnant women to induce labour.

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You can buy a unique baby name for R370,000

Swiss company Erfolgswelle will create a one-of-a-kind name for your baby.

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Judge says ‘no’ to baby Nutella’s parents

French court rules that a baby’s parents may not name their child ‘Nutella’.

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World's best grandpa!

Grandpa-to-be gets the best Christmas gift ever.

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"Maternity" leave is not about you!

Gay and adoptive parents deserve the same rights as birthing mothers.

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Gay dad challenges maternity leave law

Durban man in same-sex marriage denied maternity leave heads to the labour court.

Pregnancy and Birth

Myths and misconceptions about pregnancy

Is coffee really bad? Are women really pregnant for 9 months? Nope!

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Pregnant celebs who effortlessly rock heels

Most pregnant women know the struggle of feet that swell- check these celebs out who make wearing heels look like a breeze.

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Husband gives baby wife’s surname

What could motivate parents to go against the social norm of naming their child after the wife’s family?

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What causes postnatal depression?

Are you at risk of PND? Be on the lookout for these causes.

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Taking your bump on the road

Tips to keep you and your precious baby safe and comfortable no matter what your mode of travel.

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Alicia’s baby bump says ‘We Are Here’

Alicia Key’s latest hit song longs for a better world for her children.

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Are you prepared for your first baby?

Be sure that you're ready for every one of your baby's financial needs.

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Stop being negative to new parents

Parents-to-be don't need to constantly hear how difficult parenting is.

Pregnancy and Birth

Beautiful baby bumps

Pregnant moms share their gorgeous baby bumps with us.

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The things we miss most about pregnancy

Pregnancy isn’t all heartburn and stress, admit these Parent24 moms.

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9 months of pregnancy in 6 seconds

Watch this incredible viral short video which took over 9 months to make.

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“My wife aborted without my permission”

Do women have the sole right to decide about pregnancy in a marriage?

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An open letter to maternity clothes buyers

Sick and tired of ugly and ill-fitting maternity clothing? So is this mom.

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Is 11 months maternity leave necessary?

Trade unions have called for 11 months’ maternity leave in “consideration of women in the workplace”. Would it help working mums?

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IBM in alleged 'sexist, anti-pregnancy' uproar

Woman overhears alleged sexist discussion by IBM execs over lunch, Tweets about it.

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Xtina’s ‘WHOA THERE!’ baby shower cake

Christina Aguilera fan Tweets alarming birth-themed cake.

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Why dads deserve paternity leave

Mothers are not the only ones who need to bond with their babies.

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Sultry baby boudoir shoot trend

Many moms-to-be are celebrating their femininity with bedroom photo shoots.

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Weird things people say when you're pregnant

Having a baby brings out all kinds of unsolicited advice!

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Adorable dog teaches baby to crawl

Lovable family dog makes the perfect crawling coach to amazed baby.

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‘River birth’ video sparks outdoor birth reality series [GRAPHIC]

Controversial ‘Born in the Wild’ series set to track women giving birth outdoors.

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Toni Braxton says son’s autism is God’s abortion ‘payback’

Star’s guilt over abortion leads to claims that God punished her by afflicting her son.

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Couple want to try for Baby Number 20

How many children is enough?

Pregnancy and Birth

A magical pregnancy time lapse video

Costumes, anticipation and adorable parents.

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‘Anti-fit’ mom gets nude for a great reason

This mom has chosen to empower women by taking off her clothes.

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Couple rejects monstrous name for baby

‘Amelia’ chosen as baby name from website that allowed internet users to name a baby.

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Singer’s delightful time-lapse pregnancy song is a hit

Professional singer brings a lyrical twist to his wife’s growing baby bump. [VIDEO]

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A diamond ring for your baby?

Is this the worst baby shower ever? You decide!

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Touching tribute for worried future mom

Watch these wonderful people share their special message with a panicking mom-to-be.

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Being a pregnant celeb- the four phases

The four phases celebrities go through when they're pregnant.

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‘Sexiest woman alive’ pregnant?

Sources are confirming one of the year’s most awesome celebrity pregnancies.

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Dog ‘eats baby’s head’

6-day-old baby mauled to death by Alaskan malamute in family home, UK.

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Supermodel’s nude pregnancy announcement

Tasteful or tacky? Supermodel's nude pregnancy pic. [WARNING: NUDITY]

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Parental purchase panic!

Stop! You don't need all that baby gear!

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How to name your baby like a pro

Don't be a bad parent, name your baby the correct way.

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'Grandma shower', the new baby shower!

Should grandma get a day dedicated to herself?

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A boy named Elvis

People will mess up your kid’s names, no matter they’re spelt.

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Creepy 3D babies for sale

Now you can buy a life-size version of your (or Kim Kardashian's) baby.

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Kim Kardashian: 'I wouldn't wish pregnancy on anyone!'

Kim talks to Ellen about pregnancy, baby North and wanting more children.

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Ciara set to welcome her first child

2014 is a year that will bring many joys for the singer, including a new born!

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Baby bumping at the Golden Globes

These pregnant celebs showed off their best asset at the 2014 Golden Globes.

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Bump watch for 2014

Take a look at the celebrities who are expecting a bundle of joy in 2014!

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30-second pregnancy video

Watch this unique video of a beautiful time-lapse pregnancy.

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Placenta photo frames?

Artist makes innovative use of placenta as a keepsake.

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Touch-and-go for baby Ward

Dad shares the moving story of his tiny baby’s precarious first year.

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Spanx for pregnancy?

Is maternity wear that conceals natural curves really necessary?

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Designer bodies by early C-section?

Women are allegedly opting for early C-sections to preserve their bodies.

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‘My midwife is a dolphin’

Dolphin-assisted birth could be incredibly dangerous rather than tranquil.

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Trendiest pregnancy reveal EVER?

Couple produce edgy music video to tell everyone about their pregnancy.

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Lawn birth shock after clinic rejection

Image of Mexican woman's lawn birth after clinic rejection goes viral.

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Want to fall pregnant? Step on it.

Could reflexology cure infertility? Put one foot in front of the other to find out!

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Gentle hypnobirth video

Hypnobirth video shows a calm, gentle birthing option.

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Chiropractor ‘breaks baby’s neck’

Treatment age limit called for after chiropractor allegedly breaks baby's neck.

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Baby Porsche joins Alfa and Mercedes

Car-obsessed UK mom opts for car manufacturer’s names for her kids.

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Fake baby bump drugs bust

Alleged smuggler uses fake pregnancy to conceal cocaine.

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Make your own pregnant belly movie

An awesome app for moms-to-be who want to track and share their growing stomachs.

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Fashion guru expecting again!

Rachel Zoe and husband Roger Berman are expecting their second child.

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Trend Alert! Baby shower registries

Helpful or just plain rude? How do you feel about baby shower registries?

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What’s in a name?

How did you choose your children’s names?

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Twerking while pregnant craze

Pregnant women are uploading eye-popping twerking videos.

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Beyoncé’s ‘mommy cut’?

Shorter hair is sometimes more convenient if you’re a mom.

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Housekeeper told not to get pregnant

Polish housekeeper was told to ask for permission before getting pregnant.

Pregnancy and Birth

16 awkward pregnancy photos

These ridiculous stock images will either have you laughing or cringing.

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Is birth ‘disgusting’?

2 doctors debate the reality of childbirth.
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