New Zealand minister welcomes baby boy 2 days after cycling to hospital

2018-08-21 10:40

It was a beautiful morning, according to New Zealand's minister for women, so after 42 weeks of pregnancy she decided to hop on her electric bicycle and head to hospital to get induced.

First-ever study reveals why doctors choose C-section over natural birth

2018-08-15 13:07

A study shows why many doctors choose to deliver babies via C-section... even though it's the more costly option.

Mom who gave birth while in coma dies years after waking up

2018-05-24 14:31

A woman who miraculously gave birth to a baby boy while in a coma has died, almost four after waking up.

Takkie's birth experience and postpartum

2018-04-24 15:54

Takkies frankly shares her experience as a new mom

Mom goes viral after completing her final exam while giving birth

2017-12-19 13:13

What have you done today?

Myth debunked: epidurals do not prolong labour

2017-10-18 07:24

In a study, a group of women on epidural and a group on placebo had no different outcomes.

Who had the most babies ever? Mrs Vassilyeva, that's who

2017-08-25 11:59

With 69 children, Mrs Vassilyeva holds the world record for the most children born to one woman.

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.

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?

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".


Ten-year-old helps aunt deliver baby after watching videos on YouTube

2018-08-16 11:32

Watching YouTube videos has paid off for 10-year-old Chloe Carrion, whose hours of watching videos helped her deliver her aunt’s baby.

5 top tips for day 1 with your newborn baby

2018-06-18 14:46

Paediatrician Dr Britta McLaren shares her top insights in to surviving the first day with your newborn baby. Best time to read it? Before giving birth!

Couple diagnosed with cancer just weeks apart

2018-04-30 14:35

This couple were preparing to welcome their second child in 2016 when they were given devastating news.

Takkies gives birth to a baby girl

2018-01-16 09:48

She says she feels blessed to be a mom

Mona Monyane and Khulu Skenjana welcome a baby girl

2017-11-17 12:16

Baby number two is finally here!

Bruce Lee's toughest fight immortalised in new film

2017-08-25 13:52

On a crisp December evening in 1960s California, two men near the peak of their powers locked horns in a battle that would go down in the annals of kung fu mythology.

Coach defends player who missed a game for the birth of his baby

2017-05-23 13:48

"Nothing in the world is more majestic than the birth of a child."

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.

How dilated am I?

2016-09-22 15:30

Know how dilated you are without the dreaded internal exam.

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.

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