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

Lara Bestbier

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

20 Things NOT to say to a mom with a colicky baby

Mary Widdicks

I thought I'd do you (and all chronically sleep-deprived moms) a favour and leave you a few important ...

Good to know: What to do when the baby is born before you get to hospital

The Conversation

Once the shock wears off, you have an entertaining birth story!...

The power of skin-to-skin

A4W Contributor

Skin-to-skin care is a simple, easy method of caring for newborn babies...

How childbirth education empowers parents for a better birth experience

A4W Contributor

Studies have shown that one in every four women describes giving birth as traumatic and up to 20% ...

Incredible video shows how Dr manually turns breech baby

Lara Bestbier

Vanessa Fisher recently shared an incredible video on her Facebook page of what she went through to try ...

Fact vs fiction: 6 Epidural myths busted

Living And Loving Staff

Have your friends’ stories put you off considering an epidural? We separate fact from fiction...

Kangaroo Mother Care: The benefits and why more is better

A4W Contributor

Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is a way of caring for premature babies through skin-to-skin contact with their moms ...

The littlest micro premature baby leaves medical staff in awe

The littlest micro premature baby leaves medical staff in awe

A4W Contributor

The survival of babies born between 23 and 25 weeks is still under debate, but miraculously, the littlest ...

The challenges of breastfeeding a premature baby

The challenges of breastfeeding a premature baby

A4W Contributor

While breast milk helps reduce the risk of newborn death, breastfeeding a premature baby has its challenges...

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