'Luckily, I watch Grey's Anatomy' - Cape Town cop channels inner midwife to deliver baby

2019-06-11 07:41

A Cape Town mom has named her newborn after a Melkbosstrand police officer who helped her give birth on a sleeper couch at the police station while she was waiting for an ambulance.

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.

Celebrating midwives and breastfeeding

2015-05-04 09:11

SABR celebrates midwives and their positive role in encouraging breastfeeding.

Home birth, calm birth

2013-04-29 13:58

Luke Preston explains why birthing at home was the right choice.

A to Z of a healthy pregnancy

2012-05-21 17:15

Pregnancy is a time to celebrate your body – and look after it, so that you can have the healthiest pregnancy, labour and baby possible. Here’s our A-Z guide.

Midwives could save 3.6-million lives

2011-06-24 12:24

Maternal death could be prevented with proper maternal care.


How do I know I'm in labour?

2016-01-18 14:22

Every woman will experience the start of labour differently, but how do you know when to race down the emergency lane or when to sit back and let the process happen slowly and naturally?

Who will care for you?

2015-09-14 08:59

Choosing the right kind of caregiver for you is important.

Midwives ease birthing process

2013-08-29 14:50

Women cared for by midwives throughout pregnancy tend to have less-complicated births, according to a new review.

How long does labour last?

2013-02-27 15:26

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

Home birth tragedy

2012-02-01 14:21

Outspoken advocate for home birth dies after birthing complications.

How to choose your hospital for birth

2009-10-28 14:25

Consider these 12 questions when you choose your hospital.

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