Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
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“I fell pregnant while on honeymoon, but shortly into the pregnancy realised it wasn’t a normal pregnancy."
Noisy hospitals may be too overwhelming for premature babies, but private rooms may not be the solution either, a new study suggests.
This latest technology is believed to reduce the incidence of premature births and improve antenatal care.
A new study found that lactoferrin, a protein found in breast milk, was safe for newborns and could reduce hospital infections among premature babies.
Michelle Tito, mom to five precious preemies, sends this beautiful, moving letter to all the dedicated nurses in NICU.
This reader shares a personal experience of having a baby in the NICU.
Celebrate the important work of maternity nurses with pre-term babies by sharing the story of one midwife and re-uniting her with the “grown-up” children she helped to care for when they were preemies.
Compared to formula-fed babies, those fed breast milk had significantly higher levels of inositol in the cerebral white matter, and significantly higher creatine levels.
Premature babies who are breastfed have better brain-cell connectivity.
Dubbed a little Wonder Woman, micro-prem baby Jazeel Hlophe's incredible progress proves that with the right care miracles really are possible.
A new study has found that babies with an extremely low weight at birth had a higher risk for mental health problems such as ADHD, anxiety and depression.
Preemies certainly have it rough from the get-go: We take a look at some of the strongest fighters and see how far they've come.
To celebrate World Prematurity Day, here are a few precious moments of those tiny fighters caught on camera.
Researchers found strong evidence that even a partial course of steroid treatment before birth can benefit extremely premature infants.
Mom Michelle Tito shares their journey of their micro-preemie Gemma Lily, who weighed only 715g at birth.
Having your newborn baby placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is traumatic. But knowing the facts about why they are there and what happens in the unit can go a long way towards giving you peace of mind.
17 November is World Prematurity Day and we have all the info and encouragement you might need if you've just had a preemie.
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