ARTICLES RELATING TO INDUCTION

Khloé Kardashian and 4 other celebs' OTT baby showers

2018-03-13 16:54

Want to baby shower like a celeb?

Labour inducing exercises

2016-02-08 14:14

Tired of waiting? Well, get moving. Here are some simple labour inducing exercises.

How to beat your labour fears

2015-11-02 12:01

That baby's got to come out some time, but that doesn't mean you're confident about it.

A doula's story

2015-10-19 14:14

"Doula, shmoula" - or so many people think. An extra person in the delivery room may intimidate you, but Nicolette believes her role is vital to the labour process.

Will Kate have induced labour?

2015-04-29 10:50

Here's what to expect should a doctor choose to induce labour.

Is castor oil useful for inducing labour?

2015-02-04 10:35

Drinking castor oil is a popular method used by pregnant women to induce labour.

Q&A: Can I have a natural birth after having a c-section 8 years ago?

2014-08-11 09:57

I would like to know if it's possible to have a natural birth. I have an eight year old child who I gave birth to via c-section and I'm currently 18 weeks pregnant. I asked my gynaecologist if it's possible to give birth naturally and he advised that it's a high risk. There was an article I once came across that explained that if you gave birth via c-section it takes three years for the wound to be completely healed and then you can have a natural birth- is this true? 

The dangerous pregnancy itch

2013-10-31 10:07

A Parent24 reader shares the moving story of her stillborn baby.

How long does labour last?

2013-02-27 15:26

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

"My gynae caught the baby just in time!"

2012-11-09 13:23

Katherine Brookes finally got her wish. A natural birth the second time around. 

 

SA's government hospitals: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

2016-04-04 13:45

Women across South Africa tell us about their experiences giving birth at government hospitals.

Premature birth at 27weeks

2015-11-18 13:20

A reader's story.

Plus size and pregnant

2015-10-23 10:24

You had a few kilos to spare already - and now you're having a baby, and adding more numbers to the scale. Here are some dangers to be aware of, and some good habits to adopt now.

Visiting a fertility treatment clinic

2015-10-08 11:26

Many couples are ready to seek help but unsure of what the next step is. Here we explain what to expect from fertility treatment clinics.

12 important questions to ask your doctor or midwife

2015-03-09 10:50

Here is a list of questions to ask your gynae or caregiver. 

Whose birth is it anyway?

2014-08-12 13:21

All a woman about to give birth needs is support, not judgement, says this mom.

Acupuncture to speed up baby's arrival

2014-01-27 17:11

Wouldn't you want a quicker, easier birth experience?

Epidurals: the pros & cons

2013-05-15 15:17

Know all your pain relief options and facts before you go into labour. 

"I've heard so many bad stories about c-section"

2012-11-09 13:42

Bonnita Scheepers thought she was having a natural birth, but she wasn't ready and ended up having a C-section after all. 

"...can't be in labour with ugly toes."

2012-11-06 14:44

Lynette Bantjies tells how her her husband helped the midwife break her water because there wasn't enough amniotic fluid for her baby. 

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