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Congenital heart defects: What every mom and mom-to-be should know

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

CHDs are the number one birth defect and the top cause of birth defect related deaths worldwide. One ...

Claiming UIF – what you need to know

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Claiming UIF is an important part of your Maternity leave. UIF AID shares some important information that you ...

Busted: Common pregnancy nutrition myths debunked!

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

It’s often hard to separate the myths from the facts when it comes to what you can and ...

Buying for baby on a budget

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Used goods and home businesses can be an attractive and cost effective alternative source of baby gear, but ...

Child’s play could predict expectant parents’ capabilities

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

How parents interact around dolls in a mock exercise is an indicator of how they will interact with ...

Choose a name for your baby using these simple steps

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Gayathrie Schatz

It seemed like it would take forever before we would come up with the right baby name. This ...

Born at 25 weeks, a story of hope

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Tanya Moodley began experiencing abdominal pain 25 weeks into her pregnancy. This is her story.

Bio-oil’s Marks of Change initiative

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Research shows that one in three women feel self-conscious, embarrassed,worried or even ashamed about their stretch marks.

Blind mom sees baby for the first time via 3D printed ultrasound

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Contributor

Thanks to 3D printing technology, Tatiana Guerra, who is 20 weeks pregnant gets to see her son the ...

Bed rest and the art of doing nothing

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Leslie Contreras Schwartz

The reason why bed rest is so difficult for mothers now is that we are skilled multi-taskers and ...

Benefits of exercise in pregnancy include controling gestational diabetes

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Exercise could be beneficial to women who develop diabetes while pregnant, curbing post-natal onset of type 2 diabetes, ...

Babies shouldn’t die of a broken heart, says Hudson Initiative

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Around 1 in every 100 babies is born with a heart defect, and in South Africa, many of ...

A must-read! Childbirth education can save lives

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

A professional childbirth educator, with the experience and expertise to help people make informed choices on their journey ...

A pregnancy that isn’t part of the plan

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Jeanne Faulkner

No matter how you feel about your unplanned pregnancy at the very beginning, odds are you’ll adjust in ...

A letter to my children whom I never wanted

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

“I'm so thankful for both of you, my pink line surprises. Through your love for me, I am ...

8 creative baby shower gift ideas to spoil your mom-to-be

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Let’s face it – nappies, baby grows and goodie hampers are our go-to gifts when it comes to ...

8 pregnancy diet tips!

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

NHC Health Centres share eight pregnancy diet tips with expectant mothers.

8 Reasons not to get pregnant again

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Jessica Dimas

Sometimes my baby fever needs a nice, cold bucket of ice water thrown on it. A wake-up call, ...

9 Things not to say to a pregnant woman (and what to say instead)

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Denise Geelhart

There are lots of inappropriate things people will say to a pregnant woman. Most of the time, the ...

9 Things that surprised me about motherhood

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Almost four months in, here are nine things that caught writer, Ashley Gadd by surprise.

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