Pregnancy health

Expecting moms, you may want to talk to your doctor about gestational diabetes

“Gestational diabetes is most common from 20 weeks of pregnancy and is rarely diagnosed before this." 10 to 16 February as Pregnancy Awareness Week in South Africa, and here we discuss one of the most common but unknown health risk developed during pregnancy.

Parenting

Solo moms: When dad works far away

Parenthood is hard, full-stop. But, what if you find yourself in a long-distance relationship with a child involved? Relationship psychologist weighs in...

Pregnancy health

Stretch marks: The one thing you never thought could help

You may have some stored in the fridge at the moment, you may be busy making it right now, but we bet you didn't know just how powerful that liquid gold really is...

Fun

Do you think Meghan and Harry are tired of being asked about the gender of their baby? These parents-to-be say it's super annoying

"Our first was a girl and we literally had people asking my husband if he was disappointed." Why do people get this offensive? Even asking expectant parents why they don't want to find out the gender of their unborn can be too much. Not your business!

Development

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY: The story of 4 transgender children

6-year-old David is part of the new trans generation of people who don't identify with the sex they were assigned at birth, and who chose to make the transition very early. This moving film explores the transitioning through first-hand stories told by four young people.
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27 % - I'd rather name my child after someone I know personally
 
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