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How a baby’s gender affects a mother’s postnatal depression risk

How a baby’s gender affects a mother’s postnatal depression risk

Posted on November 15, 2018 by Contributor

New research has found that the gender of a baby can increase a mother’s risk of postnatal depression…

Reason to switch to fluoride-free toothpaste during pregnancy

Reason to switch to fluoride-free toothpaste during pregnancy

Posted on October 16, 2018 by Contributor

The findings of new research may make you want to switch to fluoride-free toothpaste while pregnant. Read on ...

babies exposed to certain pesticides

How exposure to pesticides affects babies in the womb

Posted on September 19, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that babies exposed to certain pesticides whilst in the womb grow up to have poor ...

Did you know that South Africa has the highest rate of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder in the world?

SA has the world’s highest rate of foetal alcohol syndrome disorder

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Contributor

Did you know that South Africa has the highest rate of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder in the world?...

Research has found that most pregnant women spend 25 percent of their sleep time in a dangerous back sleeping position…

Why back sleeping is dangerous during pregnancy

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that most pregnant women spend 25 percent of their sleep time in a dangerous back sleeping ...

WIN an all-terrain baby 3 in 1 travel system and designer backpack worth R10450 with Mühelos baby

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

The UK’s number one parenting event The Baby Show makes its local debut on September 28 to 30...

Study: High pesticide levels in pregnant mothers linked to autism

Study: High pesticide levels in pregnant mothers linked to autism

Posted on August 20, 2018 by AFP - Relax News

New research has found a link between high levels of pesticides during pregnancy and an increased risk of ...

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...

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