INFOGRAPHIC: 12 anatomic reasons you feel like crap during pregnancy

2018-08-21 13:40

From dry eyes and shortness of breath to an increased spinal curve and overworked kidneys, here are 12 body parts that work overtime during pregnancy.

Coping with constipation during pregnancy

2018-03-01 10:21

Constipation during pregnancy can make you feel sluggish and uncomfortable. Why does it happen and what can you do about it?

Breastfeeding could save the lives of thousands of infants affected by drought

2016-06-20 13:17

South Africa is currently suffering one of the worst droughts in recorded history. This poses a major health risk to thousands of infants in drought ridden areas, which can be mitigated by simply supporting and encouraging breastfeeding mothers.

Big brother helps with skin-to-skin contact

2016-05-20 14:24

Skin-to-skin contact isn't a new concept, but it remains an important practice for newborn babies. This little boy helping his dad and siblings is beyond adorable.

How does carpal tunnel syndrome affect pregnancy?

2016-02-19 12:44

Hands and wrists hurt? You could be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. So what is it and why does it affect pregnant women?

Kim's double breast standards

2016-01-27 10:40

Kim Kardashian says she would never breastfeed in public.

Most controversial parenting debates of 2015

2015-12-03 11:32

Several controversial parenting topics got our parents all worked up this year. Here they are:

Breastmilk is alive!

2015-11-18 16:11

Mother puts her breastmilk under a microscope.

Bringing sex back after baby

2015-10-29 12:53

Losing that loving feeling after giving birth is as normal as colic and nappy rash. Here's how you can get your groove back.

Max your breastmilk

2015-10-26 10:49

Your pregnancy is over and now you can stuff your face with whatever you want - or can you? Healthy eating may be the last thing on your mind, but its impact on breastfeeding shouldn't be.


Too. Tired. To. Move? Beat the pregnancy fatigue

2018-03-14 21:26

The fatigue of pregnancy serves to remind you exactly what a miracle your body is performing, so it’s essential to listen to your body. Here’s what you can do to get through it, writes Tina Otte.

No more nurseries: Here’s what you had to say

2016-07-18 10:39

Parent24 readers had quite a lot to say about hospitals doing away with nurseries.

Breastfeeding raises IQ and gives children better chances at life

2016-06-01 15:14

As we celebrate International Children's Day on 1 June , the South African Breastmilk Reserve (SABR) urges everyone to invest in the next generation, by encouraging and supporting breastfeeding mothers.

If men could breastfeed

2016-03-10 10:36

Wouldn't it be great?

Breastfeeding benefits... for you!

2016-02-08 12:59

Yes, yes I know. It's good for my baby. But is there something in it for me too?

How to boost breastmilk

2016-01-18 10:50

Although a balanced, wholesome diet and some herbal supplements do help, boosting milk supply is mostly about getting the basics right.

Best pregnancy announcement ever!

2015-11-20 14:59

And a priceless reaction.

How to set a routine for your newborn

2015-11-17 11:22

Adjusting to life in the first few weeks after bringing baby home can be tough. Is forming a routine the answer? Yes, but when and how to start important.

Recovering from a c-section

2015-10-29 10:02

Many moms don't realise that a caesarean section is actually a major abdominal surgery. Recovery will not happen overnight.

I gave birth - why do I still look pregnant?

2015-10-20 09:06

Finally you don't have a huge tummy blocking your view - or do you?

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