ARTICLES RELATING TO PREGNANCY

Rheumatoid arthritis ups premature birth risk

2014-11-25 13:05

A Danish study indicates that rheumatoid arthritis in moms-to-be can be linked to premature births.

Maternity ward sex scandal

2014-11-24 08:47

Hospital’s ‘do not disturb’ rule comes under fire in maternity ward sex scandal.

Kourtney Kardashian shows off a healthy baby bump on the cover of Fit Pregnancy

2014-11-20 14:05

Kourtney Kardashian admits her third pregnancy has been the most difficult to date but still enjoys the experience of carrying her child.

Rheumatoid arthritis ups premature birth risk

2014-11-18 05:00

A Danish study indicates that rheumatoid arthritis in moms-to-be can be linked to premature births.

Smoking and your kids

2014-11-14 13:00

How does your smoking affect your child? Here are some sobering facts.

Abortion ban drives pregnant teens to suicide

2014-11-13 11:38

Due to the ban on abortion in El Salvador, many girls who become pregnant after being raped are driven to commit suicide.

Many women risk dying in childbirth in Ebola-hit countries

2014-11-12 05:00

In countries hit by Ebola, one in seven women risks death during childbirth, as fear of contact with bodily fluids prevents people from helping them.

Hoola hooping at 37 weeks pregnant?

2014-11-07 10:00

These moms-to-be choose unusual fitness regimes. [Video]

Stevie Wonder already has a name picked out for his unborn child

2014-11-06 21:05

Stevie Wonder has confirmed he and girlfriend Tomeeka Robyn Bracy will welcome a baby girl into the world next month.

Lifestyle linked to pregnancy diabetes

2014-11-06 17:00

In a new study, women who had a healthy lifestyle before becoming pregnant were less likely to develop gestational diabetes.

Man told ‘you’re pregnant’ after using wife’s urine sample

2014-11-05 13:40

Man submits wife’s urine as his own sample, gets congratulated on 'his' pregnancy.

Sexy hoola hooping at 37 weeks pregnant

2014-11-04 13:48

Safety tips for moms-to-be who choose unusual fitness regimes. [Video]

Where will you be when the HRT kicks in?

2014-10-28 11:55

After parting with her uterus and being diagnosed with menopause, this writer shares her experience of hormone replacement therapy.

Pollution in pregnancy linked to weak lungs in child

2014-10-21 12:12

Traffic pollution exposure during pregnancy may up the risk of mothers giving birth to children with lung problems.

Natural orgasmic home water birth [WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO]

2014-10-17 10:47

Couple’s orgasmic water birth happens before the midwives arrive!

Eclampsia and pre-eclampsia

2014-10-14 12:27

Pre-eclampsia is a pregnancy-specific disease defined as new development of hypertension, accompanied by substantial proteinuria in the second half of pregnancy.

Ectopic pregnancy

2014-10-14 12:19

An ectopic pregnancy is one in which the fertilised egg is implanted outside the womb (uterus).

Flu vaccination and pregnancy

2014-10-14 12:06

Women in their 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancy should be vaccinated against flu because the function of their hearts and lungs are compromised by the extra burden of pregnancy.

Alcohol in pregnancy

2014-10-14 11:56

We all know that alcohol is harmful to the foetus. Because we still don't know what the safe limit is, it is best to avoid a drink altogether.

Asthma and pregnancy

2014-10-14 11:54

Many women worry that taking asthma drugs will have a negative effect on their developing child and some even stop taking their medication regularly.

Why I chose to get sterilised

2014-10-10 10:16

Mom of 2 talks about getting sterilised.

 

Maternity ward sex scandal

2014-11-24 08:37

Hospital’s odd ‘do not disturb’ rule comes under fire in maternity ward sex scandal.

Number of pregnant women on painkillers, heroin doubles

2014-11-19 15:04

The number of pregnant women on narcotic painkillers and heroin has doubled. US national data shows a steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby.

Give teen moms another chance

2014-11-14 13:05

Should parents take more responsibility when their teens fall pregnant?

Rheumatoid arthritis ups premature birth risk

2014-11-14 11:08

A Danish study indicates that rheumatoid arthritis in moms-to-be can be linked to premature births.

Many women risk dying in childbirth in Ebola-hit countries

2014-11-12 05:20

In countries hit by Ebola, one in seven women risks death during childbirth, as fear of contact with bodily fluids prevents people from helping them.

Many women risk dying in childbirth in Ebola-hit countries

2014-11-11 15:03

In countries hit by Ebola, one in seven women risks death during childbirth, as fear of contact with bodily fluids prevents people from helping them.

Give teen moms another chance

2014-11-07 16:00

Should parents take more responsibility when their teens fall pregnant?

Man told ‘you’re pregnant’ after using wife’s urine sample

2014-11-07 09:58

Man submits wife’s urine sample as his own and gets huge surprise.

Gestational diabetes linked to pre-pregnancy lifestyle

2014-11-05 14:48

In a new study, women who had a healthy lifestyle before becoming pregnant were less likely to develop gestational diabetes.

Man told ‘you’re pregnant’ after using wife’s urine sample

2014-11-05 13:39

Man submits wife’s urine as his own sample, gets congratulated on 'his' pregnancy.

Hoola hooping at 37 weeks pregnant?

2014-11-04 11:02

These moms-to-be choose unusual fitness regimes. [Video]

What birth really costs in South Africa

2014-10-29 10:43

We asked our readers what their births cost and the answers may shock you.

Foetal alcohol syndrome in US higher than suspected

2014-10-28 11:11

A study found that between 2.4 percent and 4.8 percent of US children have some kind of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

Natasha's birth story: 'A difficult pregnancy'

2014-10-21 10:44

A mom shares her journey of her difficult pregnancy and slow birth experiences.

Why I chose to get sterilised

2014-10-14 12:37

Mom of 2 talks about the sexist questions she had to answer and the hoops she had to jump through to get sterilised.

Anaemia in pregnancy

2014-10-14 12:26

Anaemia in pregnancy is defined as a haemoglobin concentration of less than 10 gm/dl when the peripheral blood is examined.

Pregnancy and smoking

2014-10-14 12:12

When a pregnant woman smokes, so does her baby. Carbon monoxide and nicotine are transferred from mother to baby, leading to lower levels of oxygen intake and a higher pulse rate

Pregnancy and epilepsy

2014-10-14 12:05

In years gone by, women with epilepsy were often advised not to fall pregnant. Fortunately, this is no longer the case.

Pregnancy tests

2014-10-14 11:55

How do you know for sure that you are pregnant? A simple test will tell.

Foetal exposure to BPA tied to breathing problems

2014-10-13 16:07

Researchers found that each 10-fold increase of BPA in a mother's urine was associated with a 14 percent decrease in the child's breathing function at age 4.

Why I chose to get sterilised

2014-10-09 09:40

Mom of 2 talks about the hoops she had to jump through to get sterilised.

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