ARTICLES RELATING TO BIRTH STORIES

'His heart stopped and it felt like mine had too': Read this couple's incredible journey to parenthood

2019-07-17 09:09

For many, the path to parenthood is marked by challenges, but the journey this family endured stands out. Persistence, faith and the spirit of 'philotimo' has been their mainstay for the past 6 years. Read their harrowing story here.

WATCH: Seconds after she was born Hilary Duff's daughter gave her a hug

2019-03-26 12:20

“I couldn’t believe how strong she was but it was so clearly a hug. It made me feel like she was like, ‘Go team, go. We did it. Together!’”

WATCH: Amy Schumer's re-imagining of what goes on in the delivery room is so accurate we're getting flashbacks watching it

2019-01-11 14:33

Was the day your little one was born the best day of your life? Or do you too still get flashbacks of everything that went down? Did it go a little something like this?

WATCH: Ooh baby, baby! This family sang Salt-N-Pepa’s Push It in the delivery room... and other top songs to give birth to

2018-06-06 07:59

After their epic version of Salt-N-Pepa's Push It in the delivery room, this family welcomed their beautiful baby girl, because, it's a thing – birth songs and playlists are real! So from the Frozen soundtrack to Pharrell's Happy, a study just revealed the most popular songs women listen to while giving birth.

‘Littlest Wonder Woman’ from SA

2017-11-16 10:15

Dubbed a little Wonder Woman, micro-prem baby Jazeel Hlophe's incredible progress proves that with the right care miracles really are possible.

Nelia's birth story: At home water birth

2017-07-13 10:50

Nelia Strydom shares her journey of birthing baby no. 2, and found that it's not always a quicker delivery the second time around.

"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.

 

These two sisters give birth at the same hospital on the same day

2019-07-16 06:58

They also share a birthday with their grandfather! What are the chances?

Doctors and nurses spill the beans on their most intense experiences in the delivery room

2019-01-29 11:20

Expectant moms and dads, look away now unless you want to know every little embarrassing detail about what to expect when your baby arrives. These online confessions by obstetricians, nurses and midwives from the delivery room will leave you gagged.

WATCH: "I witnessed my body take over and a baby be born into my hands": A mom gives birth to her 5th child in a moving car

2018-09-07 14:25

Just when you think you're familiar with the miracle of birth, this happens! The Swinney family shared their incredible birth video and it's mind-blowing.

Emotional soldier watches wife give birth over FaceTime

2018-05-09 15:16

Brooks Lindsey from Mississippi in the US rushed back home after hearing that his wife, Haley, was about to give birth.

What labour really is like: Serena Williams and other moms spill the beans

2018-01-11 16:23

Other than how much it hurts, do you really know what to expect when you give birth? These moms, including champion athlete Serena Williams, share what it's really like.

Meet Eclipse, the baby girl born on the solar event

2017-08-22 13:49

A South Carolina (US) couple welcomes their baby into the world on the same day as the eclipse.

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.

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