Category: First trimester

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.

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 ...

What do you do with your positive pregnancy tests? Keep or toss?

Posted on Mar 15, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

South African moms weighed in on what they do with their pregnancy tests after they receive the results. ...

First trimester pregnancy diet plan

Posted on Dec 31, 2020 by Living And Loving Staff

A healthy diet with extra folate and regular exercise are the two most important factors in ensuring a ...

6 common pregnancy aches and pains and how to deal with them

Posted on Dec 21, 2020 by Living And Loving Staff

From backache and Braxton Hicks, to sciatica and acne, follow our expert advice on how to deal with ...

COVID-19 has escalated depression and anxiety amongst pregnant women and new moms, study finds

Posted on Dec 11, 2020 by Karabo Mokoena

More than 1 in 3 pregnant and new moms are experiencing depression due to COVID-19. Here's what you can ...

A pregnancy announcement trended for all the wrong reasons

Posted on Dec 9, 2020 by Karabo Mokoena

What was meant to be a cute pregnancy announcement turned into a 'trashy' post.

KEEP CALM: High levels of stress during pregnancy can affect your baby’s brain development

Posted on Dec 8, 2020 by Living And Loving Staff

Reduce your stress levels with these tips from Life Coach, Judy Klipin for a healthier pregnancy for both ...

From turning blue to feeling swollen, we look at how your vagina changes during pregnancy

Posted on Dec 4, 2020 by Pippa Hime

Your body goes through many changes during pregnancy. Your belly grows, your breasts swell and yes, your vagina ...

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