Category: From pregnancy to birth

Trans man gives birth to a bouncing baby girl in Brazil

Posted on Apr 9, 2021 by Magazine Features

Rodrigo Bryan da Silva, 33, and his partner, Ellen Carine Martins da Silva, 25, welcomed little Isabella Vitoria ...

Court victory: Grieving parents given right to bury miscarried babies

Posted on Apr 8, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

Until now, parents with children who are miscarried before 26 weeks of gestation could not bury their foetuses.

More still births & maternal deaths: How Covid-19 has affected pregnant women

Posted on Apr 8, 2021 by GroundUp

Stillbirths, maternal deaths, depression: the Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the health of pregnant women ...

Baby showers: What do SA moms do with duplicated gifts & the ones they don’t need?

Posted on Apr 1, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

It's easy for moms to get three or four of the same items, especially if there was no ...

Moderna & Pfizer vaccines “safe” for pregnant and breastfeeding women – Research

Posted on Mar 31, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

A recent Covid-19 vaccine study indicates that vaccinations on pregnant and breastfeeding women show a healthy immune response. 

Miscarriage and mental health: How SA moms are struggling to cope

Posted on Mar 30, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

Moms talk about the challenges of losing a child through miscarriage and still birth and being required to ...

Can you take maternity leave in South Africa if you experience a miscarriage?

Posted on Mar 29, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

Last updated on Jun 21st, 2021 at 12:21 pmMiscarriage bereavement is a topical subject right now, and women ...

Postpartum hair loss affects 60-70% of new mothers!

Posted on Mar 21, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

After childbirth, new moms experience a drastic drop in hormones and this contributes to a lot of physical ...

Newborn tests positive for Covid-19 antibodies after mom’s vaccine shot

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

A recent case study detailed the birth of a baby born with COVID-19 antibodies. His mother received a ...

How a doula can guide you on an empowering birth & post-partum journey

Posted on Mar 17, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

The reassurance given by a professional doula gives women the confidence they need to trust their bodies and ...

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