How does SA's childbirth costs compare with the rest of the world's?

2017-01-20 12:14

This beautiful infographic compares how much a natural birth and c-section costs in SA vs other countries in the world.

When does an unborn baby start to breathe?

2016-10-14 08:40

We've asked an expert to weigh in on when this happens.

How dilated am I?

2016-09-22 15:30

Know how dilated you are without the dreaded internal exam.

How important are pelvic floor muscles during childbirth?

2016-09-13 09:26

One of the most important groups of muscles that come under great stress and strain during pregnancy and childbirth are the muscles of the pelvic floor.

Canadian government sets up probe of switched at birth case

2016-08-29 11:17

The Canadian government is setting up a third-party investigation after DNA evidence indicated two men from a northern Manitoba indigenous community were switched at birth.

A new addition to the O'Connor household

2016-08-23 12:13

Kfm breakfast show host, Ryan O'Connor and his wife, Karen, welcome another baby girl to their family.

Woman gives birth in under a minute

2016-08-10 16:50

So many women want an easy birth, but this mom didn't expect it to be this easy.

"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.


Meet the baby who was born "twice"

2016-11-10 12:41

Margaret Boemer will have an emotional story to tell her 5 month old daughter Lynlee one day: not only was she was born twice, but her heart had stopped beating before she ever entered the world on June 6th.

What happens when your water breaks mid-flight?

2016-10-12 09:46

Many pregnant women make use of air travel, but what are the risks and what happens if your water breaks mid-flight?

Preterm labour: What do I do?

2016-09-22 14:58

What are the warning signs of preterm labour?

Twilight Sleep: the weirdest way of giving birth ever?

2016-09-06 12:38

In the 1900s women put themselves through insane experiences to achieve a so-called "painless birth".

What will my labour really be like?

2016-08-29 11:06

Know what to expect from labour and be a confident mom-to-be.

Many babies still put to sleep in unsafe positions

2016-08-16 11:51

Each year many infants die suddenly, from no obvious cause. A majority of those deaths are labelled as SIDS, a phenomenon that researchers still don't completely understand.

"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.

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