Foetal development

‘No amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy’ says Foundation for Alcohol Related Research

Due to the very high prevalence rates in South Africa FASD is a public health concern in many communities.

FAQs

Gauteng Department of Health urges women to have safe abortions

In South Africa women who choose to terminate a pregnancy are protected by the law.

Pregnancy health

Insomnia in pregnancy: A commonly dismissed condition

Because mild sleep problems are so common during pregnancy, many health-care providers dismiss reports of insomnia, leaving women to manage the condition on their own and without resources they desperately need.

Breastfeeding

Stunning picture supports 'fed is best' message

"I just want to say that no matter your choice of feeding you are absolutely amazing!" said photographer Felicia Saunders.

Breastfeeding

No breastfeeding mother should be verbally abused or pepper-sprayed

A mother from Vanderbijlpark has reported that she was pepper-sprayed in her car while breastfeeding her four-month-old baby.
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Would you support a ban on disposable nappiesin South Africa?

15 % - Yes, we urgently need to reduce pollution
 
32 % - No, what are parent's supposed to do then?
 
53 % - We definitely need to find a more eco-friendly way
 
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