Were you able to give birth the way you wanted to?

2017-02-13 09:52

Giving birth is a significant life event that should aim for a healthy baby and mother.

30 songs to listen to during labour

2016-03-07 10:40

Music during labour? Spotify released an official birthing playlist and this is what it sounds like.

10 suggestions for writing your birth plan

2015-08-26 13:08

A few tips to keep in mind when drafting your birth plan.

Woman in labour gets speeding ticket! and other costs to giving birth

2014-10-22 14:31

Hospital dash incurs yet another cost of giving birth as cops chase ‘criminal’ parents.

Home birth for dads

2013-04-09 13:56

Luke Preston shares his positive experience of a home birth.

Lotus birth- weird or not?

2013-01-31 14:51

Kim Norton finds out more about this unusual birthing practice.

C-Sections "cause obese babies”

2012-05-25 14:36

Babies born by Caesarean section face an increased risk of obesity.

Giving birth at a government hospital: what to expect

2010-04-30 12:02

More young couples and single moms are finding it difficult to afford private healthcare. So if you are giving birth in a government hospital, what can you expect?


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 is a birth plan?

2015-08-26 13:34

And how can it guide you to a better birth?

Live births

2015-05-26 14:55

Different birth methods and styles caught on video. [WARNING: GRAPHIC]

Should dad be in the delivery room?

2014-01-22 14:56

How important is it that dads-to-be to attend the births of their babies?

How long does labour last?

2013-02-27 15:26

What to expect when it’s time for baby to make an appearance.

Top places to conceive

2012-07-30 09:45

The Beckhams are trying to conceive at the Olympics, would you choose a special place?

Printable: Birth Plan

2010-11-05 14:04

It's easy, fast and free. Print out copies for your doctor or send one to the hospital.

Will a natural birth affect my future sex life?

2010-03-18 13:01

Pregnancy should be a pleasant journey, but many women often worry about their sex life after giving birth naturally.

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