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We tracked Soweto mothers-to-be to find out more about diet and obesity patterns

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 by The Conversation

Obese women, or those with gestational diabetes (glucose intolerance beginning or first recognised during pregnancy), are more likely ...

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HIV and high blood pressure in pregnancy: we’re tracing the connections

Posted on Jun 25, 2020 by The Conversation

The leading cause of maternal deaths is hypertension, or high blood pressure. This condition is also known as ...

Breast milk packs powerful immune boosting punch

Healthcare for moms and newborns during the pandemic

Posted on May 19, 2020 by PRESS

Understandably, COVID-19 panic, as well as the lockdown regulations, have had an impact on pregnant women, new moms ...

Tips for nurturing and nourishing your bump with a well-balanced diet

Posted on May 14, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Did you know a little one’s first 1000 days are the most significant for their health and development?...

Combatting post-natal depression

Posted on Mar 3, 2020 by Shenrina Badri

There are several things that you can do to help combat post-natal depression …

BPA-free plastic products may NOT be safe (especially if you’re pregnant)

BPA-free plastic products may NOT be safe (especially if you’re pregnant)

Posted on Feb 21, 2020 by A4W Contributor

We thought that BPA-free plastic products were safe, but now scientists warn that they could be as harmful ...

Staying healthy during pregnancy

Posted on Jan 15, 2020 by Shenrina Badri

It is important to stay healthy - especially during pregnancy…

Study: C-section does not increase child's risk of obesity

Study: Being born via C-section does not increase a child’s risk of obesity

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 by A4W Contributor

If you’ve been told that having a C-section will condemn your child to a lifetime of battling obesity, ...

Why you should be careful of candles while pregnant

Why you should be careful of candles while pregnant

Posted on Dec 10, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Burning candles while pregnant could predispose your baby to allergies, but that’s not the only air pollutant to ...

How placenta changes in pregnant women over 35 affect infants

Posted on Dec 3, 2019 by A4W Contributor

For pregnant women over 35, placenta changes could negatively affect their male infants...

Win a Thule voucher worth R7000

Posted on Nov 21, 2019 by Shelley Armstrong

Bring your Life with Thule this summer…

5 Tips and tricks to keep morning sickness at bay

Posted on Oct 25, 2019 by Lara Bestbier

Up to 90% of moms-to-be suffer from the 'pregnant queasies'...

Are you pregnant and unfit? Try these top pregnancy exercise tips

Posted on Oct 15, 2019 by Watch This

There are some gentle pregnancy exercises that nearly every mom-to-be can do...

A wedding toast or birthday bubbly, if you thought a glass or two of alcohol for a special occasion was safe during pregnancy, think again...

Is it safe during pregnancy to have an occasional drink?

Posted on Oct 11, 2019 by A4W Contributor

A wedding toast or birthday bubbly, if you thought that a glass or two of alcohol for a ...

Why moving house during early pregnancy may be dangerous

Why moving house during early pregnancy may be dangerous

Posted on Sep 3, 2019 by A4W Contributor

If you’re pregnant, stay put. New research has highlighted health dangers linked to moving house during early pregnancy...

Coping with pregnancy symptoms

Posted on Jul 31, 2019 by Shenrina Badri

Some women experience very severe pregnancy symptoms whilst others experience none at all…

What is adenomyosis?

Posted on Jul 31, 2019 by Shenrina Badri

Do you know what adenomyosis is or have you not heard of the condition before?...

“Really painful and very isolating” – Anne Hathaway on fertility struggles

Posted on Jul 29, 2019 by ANA Entertainment

Anne Hathaway, who announced this week that she was expecting her second child, says that she came forward ...

Why you may want to follow a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy

Why you may want to follow a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy

Posted on Jul 24, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that following a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy can help reduce weight gain and the risk ...

Could the rise of autism be linked to our modern processed foods?

Could the rise of autism be linked to our modern processed foods?

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 by A4W Contributor

New research has found a link between eating processed foods while pregnant and the possible rise of autism...

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