Babies kept in incubators away from their mothers after birth might do worse in life up to 20 years later

2020-02-20 13:54

The research project looked at one group of 73 premature babies in a neonatal unit that received standard incubator care, and another group of 73 whose mothers provided kangaroo care for one hour a day for two weeks in a row.

Baby born weighing 440 grams still in local hospital nine months later

2020-02-10 13:26

At nine months old, Ruaché Botha is the size of a newborn – and she’s spent her entire life in hospital, unable to be taken home.

How you could make the most of your baby's first 3 years

2020-01-01 15:00

It is critical to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being.

PICS: Local baby weighs almost 6kg at birth

2019-11-18 14:03

Melissa Shaw Kuter (32) from Bellville, Cape Town, was astounded when she gave birth to a baby weighing nearly 6kg.

Dad imitates baby’s ‘milk-drunk’ face – and it’s hilarious!

2019-11-15 13:59

This might be the coolest dad ever!

A mother’s story : ‘I lost two of my babies within five days’

2019-09-19 21:40

“She was the most beautiful little angel.”

IN PICTURES: See which South African celebrity babies made their grand entrance in 2019

2019-09-03 16:42

Here are the ongoing arrivals to the many celebrity babies of 2019 (so far).

'At that moment the baby stopped crying': JMPD officers rescue abandoned baby

2019-08-16 22:55

Two quick-thinking Johannesburg Metro Police Department officers saved the life of a baby who had been abandoned on a street corner in the city.

Gauteng baby who weighed just 440g at birth is ‘a little fighter’

2019-08-01 14:55

She weighed just a little more than a can of cool drink at birth but Ruaché Botha’s parents are hopeful.

Mom makes embarrassing discovery after rushing daughter to GP

2019-07-02 17:07

Darian Depreta was in a panic after she discovered a dark mark in her baby daughter Bella’s mouth.


Baby born with crushed skull defies odds

2020-02-12 14:25

When his mother, Nichaela Lewis, was 20 weeks pregnant, doctors advised her and his father, Fernando Pontone, to consider terminating the pregnancy.

Many moms-to-be are stressed, and it might affect baby's brain

2020-02-01 18:45

A new study found that on average, mothers' mental health symptoms correlated with differences in foetal brain structure and chemistry.

'I'm definitely going to miss being pregnant': A-Bundlely Blessed Diaries #17

2019-11-21 13:40

Follow Chantelle Whittles's pregnancy journey as she adjusts from being a mom of one to soon being a mom of four!

PODCAST | My pregnancy journey - with triplets - on Chatback with Parent24

2019-11-15 14:02

Listen to mom Chantelle Whittles as she takes us with her on her pregnancy journey.

Baby dies after being thrown into ceiling fan by dad

2019-10-04 13:42

A six-month-old baby girl tragically died after being hit in the head by a roof fan when her stepfather allegedly played with her and threw her into the air.

What are the secrets to safely soothing a cranky baby?

2019-09-12 20:45

Trying to soothe a cranky baby can be stressful, especially if you're a first-time parent.

A South Dakota woman who thought she had kidney stones was actually pregnant with triplets

2019-08-19 15:56

Dannette Giltz, of Sturgis, South Dakota, gave birth to triplets named Blaze, Gypsy, and Nikki on August 10. Each weighed about 1.8kg.

WATCH: Kirsten Dunst says it's easier to go back to work than be a stay at home mom

2019-08-06 11:58

We thought she was just going to "have babies and chill"? Kirsten Dunst shares she'd rather be a working mom.

Watch: More women are having babies in their 30s than in their 20s and studies suggest it's healthier in the long run

In 2016, for the first time ever, more American women had babies in their early 30s than in their 20s.

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US missionary accused of killing hundreds of Ugandan babies

2019-06-25 13:45

The stethoscope hanging around her neck and the white coat she donned led Gimbo Zubeda and Kakai Annet to believe Renee Bach was a qualified medical doctor.

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