ARTICLES RELATING TO BIRTH

"I gave birth during my matric exams"

2016-07-15 14:16

Backed by a supportive family, the desire to achieve and a sense of humour, Kate Mazomba gave birth the day before her final matric maths exam. She went on to succeed.

This is how pregnancy progresses

2016-06-01 14:36

Matan Tamarkin and his partner created this adorable video, titled How Babies Are Born

Missouri doctors deliver baby after mother dies in crash

2016-05-17 09:33

Missouri doctors managed to deliver a baby whose mother was killed in a crash on her way to a hospital to give birth

Enjoy a healthy 3rd trimester

2016-04-25 13:35

You're nearly there, but there is just one last hurdle to tackle - the third trimester.

30 songs to listen to during labour

2016-03-07 10:40

Music during labour? Spotify released an official birthing playlist and this is what it sounds like.

How do I know I'm in labour?

2016-01-18 14:22

Every woman will experience the start of labour differently, but how do you know when to race down the emergency lane or when to sit back and let the process happen slowly and naturally?

Firefly actress keeps it real post-birth

2015-12-18 12:10

Jewel Staite had her baby and shows the world that even actresses can't escape the drudgery that is new motherhood.

10 reasons to love your second pregnancy

2015-11-24 11:53

Number two has jumped on board and instead of feeling ecstatic, you're feeling overwhelmed. Here are some second time around preggie facts to boost your confidence.

"I want 8 kids"

2015-11-12 15:10

You might feel overwhelmed with just or two, so how does this mom of four do it?

How to time contractions

2015-11-10 09:34

The spontaneous squeezing or tightening of the womb is an important part of birth.

 

"I nearly gave birth in a bakkie"

2016-06-06 16:01

This reader tells her gripping story of labour and the birth of her second child.

Dad streams birth live on Facebook

2016-05-17 14:29

Is live streaming your baby's birth going one step too far?

What to do when baby's head is engaged

2016-04-26 13:45

What it means to be told your baby's head has engaged.

100 amazing facts about pregnancy

2016-03-30 12:03

We've put together 100 reasons why pregnancy is a weirdly wonderful time.

Labour inducing exercises

2016-02-08 14:14

Tired of waiting? Well, get moving. Here are some simple labour inducing exercises.

Bumper crop of New Year babies for Western Cape

2016-01-05 11:11

New Year's Day stared off with a bang with more than 100 babies born in the Western Cape.

Pregnancy myths debunked

2015-11-26 10:09

Eat that samoosa and your baby will be born with red hair? We don't think so... but you'd be amazed at how many people do!

Mom finishes exam while in labour

2015-11-18 10:47

This mom started her journey to motherhood in the most remarkable way!

Birthing the placenta

2015-11-11 14:22

Birthing the placenta is called the third stage of labour and begins after birth.

'SA hospitals are not conducive to giving birth'

2015-11-09 15:45

Not a single hospital in the country is conducive to labour, according to Suzette Bester-Cloete, who wants to change the way women give birth in South Africa.

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