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IN PICS: How to answer "Is the baby here yet?"

If you're pregnancy goes to term, or perhaps even over, you'll be hearing this (increasingly annoying) question from all side several times a day.

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'The triplets are here!': Chantelle Whittles of A-Bundlely Blessed Diaries shares her birth story

"By God's grace, this journey has been so smooth and fulfilling." Chantelle Whittles shares what it was like bringing her three healthy babies into the world.

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Miracle twins born 15 weeks premature mark first birthday after stronger baby saved brother's life with a cuddle

Dylan and Deiniol Zimunya were born at just 25 weeks’ gestation last year weighing 2lbs and 1lbs 9oz

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WATCH: Graphic moment woman gives birth alone in jail cell - 'Nobody cared'

Despite alerting staff of her contractions in the early hours, Diana Sanchez was left without medical treatment or pain relief for 5 hours, and was taken to hospital only 30 minutes after her son was born.

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PICS: '4 years, 7 attempts, 3 miscarriages and 1,616 shots' produce a precious rainbow baby

A rainbow signifies a lot of things to different people, to most it means new beginnings, and this is because the rainbow appears when the sun pushes through the clouds after heavy rainstorms.

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Almost twin-possible! Mom with two consecutive sets of twins shares her story

Mom with two consecutive sets of twins says her one in 700,000 family makes her luckier than a lottery winner.

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Mom of eight shares her transformative birth experiences at a government hospital

Mom of eight, Claire Brauer, talked to Parent24 about her experience at Groote Schuur government hospital.

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'I was told to terminate': Mom shares incredible story of miracle baby

Mum advised to terminate her baby after waters broke at 16 weeks - but she survived! Read her amazing story.

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WATCH: I had a baby in prison

Watch Jessica Kent detail her experience giving birth in prison.

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'Definitely not the easy way out!' - One reader shares how she came to respect the Caesarian after a traumatic birth experience

At 37 weeks, I had to deliver my son via C-section! I was mortified! This was not the birthing plan I had intended to experience. I felt like a failure, a real big loser that I had not gone natural!"

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'My mother would have died during labour': A reader asks Caesarean critics not to judge

"It is unfair to place your expectations on another. We must remember that there are women who can't give natural birth, even if they wanted to."

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Right to Birth Movement launches in Cape Town

Right to Birth SA was started with the aim to ensure that women are empowered in the knowledge that they have a choice of how and with whom they birth.

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Did you know you can donate your placenta to science?

One placenta also provides thousands of doses, so just one donated organ can go a long way.

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Shay Mitchell's boyfriend doesn't want an epidural — Sorry, but who's giving birth?

If Matte Babel was trolling us with his statements, he certainly got trolled right back by the internet.

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Is birth by Caesarean ‘unnatural’?

For some, vaginal birth is the only way.

Lifestyle

Woman gives birth to twins born 11 weeks apart

In an extremely rare case, a 29-year-old woman in Kazakhstan, Central Asia gave birth to twins who were born almost three months apart.

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Birth videos: Beautiful natural birth videos

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

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VBAC: a mom's story

"I did it": A mom’s story about her vaginal birth after caesarean

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Natural birth or c-section?

Our readers tell us their reasons for their birth choices.

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Polish village hasn’t seen a boy born in nearly 10 years – here’s how that computes

“What are the chances of this happening?” Craig Anderson a lecturer in Statistics answers how likely is this from happening.

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Babies born at home benefit because of the undisturbed exposure to their mother's bacteria: Study

The "hygiene hypothesis" suggests that we, as humans, need early and frequent exposure to diverse organisms. We tend to restrict this in the first few days of life in the hospital. Is that the right approach?

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These two sisters give birth at the same hospital on the same day

They also share a birthday with their grandfather! What are the chances?

Fun

Pregnant mom shocked at news of triplets

What if you found out in your third month of pregnancy that you’re expecting not one, not two, but three babies?
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