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3 Factors linked to infertility (and what you can do about them)

3 Factors linked to infertility (and what you can do about them)

Posted on August 2, 2018 by Contributor

For thousands of women, the struggle with infertility is heartbreaking. Here are three factors linked to infertility and ...

Are you pregnant and experiencing these discomforts?

Posted on July 22, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Are you currently pregnant and experiencing these body discomforts?...

20 Foods that naturally increase your breast milk supply

Posted on July 20, 2018 by Living & Loving

Did you know that some foods naturally boost your breast milk supply? Stock up on these to become ...

Can you prevent autism during pregnancy?

Can you prevent autism during pregnancy?

Posted on July 20, 2018 by Contributor

A ground-breaking new study offers a possible answer to the question, ‘Can you prevent autism during pregnancy?’...

Nicotine increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Nicotine increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Posted on July 19, 2018 by Contributor

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from cigarettes, nicotine patches or e-cigarettes, increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome…

Cosmetic ingredients to avoid during pregnancy

Posted on June 29, 2018 by Chantelle Bester

There’s a lesser known part of protecting the baby inside your bump – avoiding certain cosmetic ingredients...

drinking coffee while pregnant

Drinking coffee while pregnant could make your child fat

Posted on May 14, 2018 by Contributor

Cue the mom guilt - new research has found a link between drinking coffee while pregnant and overweight ...

Heartbreaking: “We lost our newborn baby to Group B-Streptococcus Meningitis”

Posted on April 19, 2018 by Lara Bestbier

In March 2018, Nicolene Strydom lost her baby boy at not even a week old to a bacterial ...

midwives

Midwives save lives of moms and babies

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Contributor

A study has found that integrating midwives into healthcare systems could prevent more than 80% of maternal and ...

Study: Warm showers and ball exercises help women during childbirth

Study: Warm showers and ball exercises help women during childbirth

Posted on March 19, 2018 by Contributor

A new study found that pregnant women may benefit from warm showers and exercises with a ball before ...

Contraception: Alternatives to the pill

Posted on March 16, 2018 by Bona

According to the Department of Health, an estimated 65% of women are using some form of contraception in ...

How air pollution affects children’s brains

How air pollution affects children’s brains

Posted on March 14, 2018 by Contributor

A growing baby’s exposure to so-called 'safe' levels of air pollution is linked to brain abnormalities that may ...

Pregnant and a coffee addict? You may need to kick your habit

Posted on March 6, 2018 by Contributor

If you’re a coffee addict, you may need to kick the habit for the duration of your pregnancy...

Expert advice on healthy eating during pregnancy

Expert advice on healthy eating during pregnancy

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Contributor

Registered dietitians and ADSA (Association for Dietetics in South Africa) spokespeople share their expert advice on healthy eating ...

Did you know that taking a folate supplement before pregnancy could protect your baby from neural tube defects (NTD)?

Why you should take a folate supplement long before pregnancy

Posted on February 15, 2018 by Contributor

Did you know that taking a folate supplement before pregnancy could protect your baby from neural tube defects ...

What to eat in the first trimester

Pregnancy: What to eat in the first trimester

Posted on February 15, 2018 by Contributor

What you eat during the first trimester of pregnancy should provide the right nutrients for both you and ...

pregnancy symptoms

How to cope with uncomfortable pregnancy symptoms

Posted on February 14, 2018 by Contributor

You may have that ‘glow’, but many moms also experience uncomfortable pregnancy symptoms. Here are a few ways ...

Reproductive Health

Consider your reproductive health this February

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Contributor

February is not only the month of love, it is also Reproductive Health Month and Sexually Transmitted Infection ...

how to cope with infertility

How to cope with infertility

Posted on February 1, 2018 by Contributor

Are you struggling to fall pregnant? Learn how to cope with infertility and boost your chances of conceiving…

Medications to avoid during pregnancy

Medications to avoid during pregnancy

Posted on December 15, 2017 by Contributor

Here is a list of medications to avoid during pregnancy…

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