ARTICLES RELATING TO BIRTH STORIES

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.

Reality TV star gives birth to baby girl

2016-06-26 12:00

Audrina Patridge and her fiancé Corey Bohan have welcomed a daughter, Kirra Max Bohan, together.

"Hospital birth? Never again!"

2016-06-14 09:41

A reader shares her horrific birth experience and vows to never give birth in a hospital again.

"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.

"Surprise, you're having triplets!"

2016-02-12 13:17

The Corden family wanted a second child, and - oh boy (and girl, and another girl), was their wish granted!

"I gave birth in our car"

2015-10-05 10:58

When Camille's water broke, she thought she had plenty time to get to the hospital. An hour later her baby made a bold arrival - in their car.

My birth-shaming experience

2014-01-23 12:32

How your baby exits your body may lead to some insulting comments.

Lotus birth- weird or not?

2013-01-31 14:51

Kim Norton finds out more about this unusual birthing practice.

Vaginal birth after Caesarean

2011-11-14 10:49

"How I got my birth wish the second time around." This is Joeleen Hermelin’s story.

10 tips for an easy labour

2008-09-16 13:53

Ease your path to childbirth with as much knowledge as possible...

 

"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.

"I gave birth in my dad's car"

2016-06-14 09:48

This reader shares her nerve-wracking but beautiful birth experience.

Our 100 day NICU journey

2016-06-08 12:00

While on holiday, this mother experienced the unexpected - the premature birth of her son. She gives her perspective of great highs and lows of the journey.

SA's government hospitals: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

2016-04-04 13:45

Women across South Africa tell us about their experiences giving birth at government hospitals.

New dad takes a brave selfie

2015-11-12 12:47

Risky business for a daring dad.

Stillborn: a tragic dilemma

2014-03-19 16:23

Giving birth to a stillborn baby and the ethical dilemma of organ donation.

Doctors question routine tests

2013-02-22 11:24

Now there are 135.That's how many medical tests, treatments and other procedures - many used for decades - physicians have now identified as almost always unnecessary and often harmful.

Natural Birth: Truly amazing

2011-12-13 11:18

An eyewitness account of the wonders of birth.

A natural birth

2010-04-06 12:59

A gush of liquid, an excruciating back pain and a large ball: one mom’s eventful birth story.

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