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WIN 1 of 2 Philips Avent baby hampers worth R 3163 each

Posted on Aug 21, 2017 by Shelley Armstrong

Breastfeeding guide for moms on the go! Philips Mother and Child Care Division

Baby blues versus postnatal depression – we explain the difference between the two

Posted on Aug 4, 2017 by Living & Loving

Yes, there is a difference between feeling a little blue post birth, and the more serious concern of ...

Useful tips to prepare you for birth and breastfeeding

Posted on Jul 27, 2017 by Contributor

There is nothing as amazing as knowing that you have prepared well ahead for the birth of your ...

7 Weird things that happen in the delivery room

Posted on Jul 13, 2017 by Living & Loving

Knowing what to expect during labour makes for a less stressful delivery, so we’re spilling the beans on ...

Do I really need a doula?

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 by Living & Loving

With the mounting costs of pregnancy and childbirth, you might be reconsidering your birth plan and wondering if ...

Exercising after a C-section: What you need to know

Posted on Jun 2, 2017 by Living & Loving

You’ve just had your baby and you want to start getting back in shape. But what exercises can ...

Oh, Baby! 7 Things you probably don’t know about midwives

Posted on May 22, 2017 by The Conversation

The term 'midwife' can conjure up images of a stern matron, ready for some no-nonsense birthing, or, more ...

4 Tips to help you choose the best birth photographer

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Living & Loving

Here is everything you need to know about birth photography and how to choose a birth photographer...


Should dads be in the delivery room during birth? Two dads share their thoughts

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Living & Loving

We look at the pros and cons of having your partner in the delivery room when you give ...

International Day of the Midwife: Who is going to catch all the babies?

Posted on May 3, 2017 by Contributor

Midwife champion calls for more mentoring, training and involvement of midwives, together with obstetricians - to resolve obstetric ...


5 Signs of approaching labour

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 by Living & Loving

These signs will let you know that labour is approaching…

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Planning for baby: What’s in your hospital bag?

Posted on Apr 11, 2017 by Contributor

When strategising what to pack in your hospital bag, make sure you think about all aspects of your ...

Sweet! Turkish Airlines’ crew welcome new life at 30 000 feet

Posted on Apr 10, 2017 by Contributor

A small miracle made an unexpected appearance on a Turkish Airlines flight on Friday, 7 April 2017 ...


Why does sex hurt after birth?

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 by Living & Loving

Whether you had a natural birth, a C-section or an assisted vaginal delivery, you may find that after ...

4 Common challenges for working moms & how to deal with them

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 by Living & Loving

We got the experts to weigh in on some of the most common challenges facing working moms …

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5 Things to know about hair loss after pregnancy

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 by Living & Loving

You had beautiful thick, shiny hair during your pregnancy, but since you’ve had your baby, you’re shedding so ...

The perfect dance of birth hormones

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 by Contributor

Childbirth education is proven to have many benefits for expectant parents and the newborn child ...

Important reasons to register your child’s birth within 30 days

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 by Contributor

Every child has the right to education, health and a unique identity, but for a child to enjoy ...

Midwives and the right of women to give birth the way they want to

Posted on Feb 13, 2017 by The Conversation

Giving birth is a significant life event that should aim for a healthy baby and mother. There are ...

5 Baby tummy troubles and how to treat them

Posted on Feb 13, 2017 by Living & Loving

From vomiting to diarrhoea, gastric issues are common in babies. Here’s what causes them and how to make ...

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