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“I missed her birth by 4 minutes” – becoming a dad during Covid-19

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

Clinton and Karen had no idea, when they celebrated the news of their pregnancy, that the labour and ...

PICS: Newborn holding mom’s (not so effective) birth control device

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 by Living & Loving

Fewer than 1% of women fall pregnant while using an IUD. This mom was one of those 1%...

How Covid-19 will affect the future of maternity care in SA

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by PRESS

Antenatal care, skilled delivery and postnatal care have a significant impact on the health of the mother, but ...

A fascinating peek at birthing customs & traditions around the world

Posted on Jun 9, 2020 by A4W Contributor

With more than 130 million babies born each year there are loads of fascinating traditions practised by many ...

Home Affairs will register births during level 4 lockdown

Posted on Apr 29, 2020 by News24.com

The Department of Home Affairs will start registering births from 1 May when the country enters a level ...

Surprise! Mom gives birth to unexpected twins – Scans only showed 1 baby

Posted on Apr 17, 2020 by Magazine Features

A mum was left speechless after she gave birth to her first daughter - and a surprise twin ...

Why newborns should have an infant hearing screening

Posted on Apr 6, 2020 by PRESS

You’ve heard about the APGAR test, but did you know that your newborn should also undergo a hearing ...

World Birth Defects Day: Did you know that many birth defects can be prevented?

Posted on Mar 3, 2020 by PRESS

Every year an estimated 7,9 million children, six percent of total births worldwide, are born with a serious ...

Kellan Lutz’s wife opens up about “cruel” miscarriage

Posted on Feb 11, 2020 by BANG Showbiz

Kellan Lutz's wife Brittany has opened up on her heartbreak at losing her baby at six months pregnant ...

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 A4W 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 ...

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