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New mum says pole dancing helped her get “back to normal” just days after birth

Posted on Nov 27, 2019 by Watch This

When she fell pregnant with baby number three, she vowed to keep her fitness up and attended pole ...

No training, no gloves: 72-year-old helps desperate Zim moms deliver their babies

Posted on Nov 18, 2019 by ANA Newswire

“I never trained as a midwife. I started by befriending pregnant women at the church and then eight ...

‘If all men got pregnant, it’d be taken more seriously’: Behind the scenes of ‘Seahorse’

Posted on Sep 3, 2019 by Watch This

A new feature documentary 'Seahorse' tells the story of Freddy McConnell, whose desire to have a baby and ...

Your guide to a stress-free labour and delivery

Posted on Jul 26, 2019 by Living & Loving

Up to 20% of women fear childbirth...

The ultimate hospital-bag list for moms-to-be

Posted on Jul 23, 2019 by PRESS

What’s in the bag?...

7 Weird things to expect in the delivery room

Posted on Jul 2, 2019 by Living & Loving

Labour is one of the most challenging, exciting and often downright embarrassing times of your life...

PICS: “Tiny but mighty” – World’s smallest baby to ever survive goes home!

Posted on May 30, 2019 by ANA Newswire

A San Diego hospital on Wednesday revealed the birth of the girl and said she is believed to ...

Adorable! Babies born at San Francisco hospital given little crowns

Posted on May 7, 2019 by Watch This

A nurse at Sutter Health in San Francisco, California, crocheted tiny little crowns for all the newborns who ...

5 Reasons to consider a doula

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by PRESS

There are many benefits of using a doula to help bring a baby into the world; like being ...

How to care for your baby’s skin straight after birth

Posted on Feb 8, 2019 by Contributor

Don’t be fooled by smart marketing. Babies need very little after they are born...

How mindfulness and gratitude helped my postpartum anxiety

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by ANA Newswire

That night, I nestled my hand on his back and, instead of mentally rehearsing the next day's to-do ...

Born weighing just 380g, Baby Seth beat all the odds!

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Contributor

Baby Seth Dreyer of Worcester, Cape Town, was born extremely prematurely by emergency caesarean section at just 24 ...

Working dads now entitled to 10 days of paternity leave

Posted on Nov 27, 2018 by News24.com

Working South African dads are now entitled to 10 days of paternity leave after the birth of their ...

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

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

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

Revealed: The benefits and risks of having a C-section

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 by Living & Loving

C-sections can be lifesaving for mothers and babies but what are the potential effects?...

Your baby could be the new face of Ackermans! Enter here!

Posted on Jul 30, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

The Ackermans Baby of the Year will become the face of Ackermans, receive a photoshoot experience in Cape ...

7 Things you’ll only understand if you’ve changed a toddler’s nappy

Posted on Jun 29, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

Changing a toddler’s nappy is an entirely different experience and in honour of all those parents who have ...

So your birth didn’t go according to plan? Don’t blame yourself

Posted on May 30, 2018 by The Conversation

When expectations of childbirth don’t match reality, women can feel like a failure – and are somehow at ...

Ouch! 5 Ways to prevent tearing during childbirth

Posted on May 8, 2018 by Living & Loving

There’s no guarantee that you won’t experience some degree of tearing during childbirth, but there are ways to ...

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

Posted on Apr 19, 2018 by Lara Bestbier

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

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