26 Oct 2016Welcome to the PREGNANCY hub, where you'll find all our pregnancy information in one place
Parent24's pregnancy hub has been compiled to guide you through every step of this beautiful pregnancy journey, from conception to birth and beyond.
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Stepping out of the maternity-wear box: Lessons from Rihanna's radical pregnancy style
If you’re expecting, why not step out of the maternity-wear box and embrace something a bit more daring, a bit more you?
Customised diets during pregnancy? A look at nutrigenomic testing
This form of genetic testing has been promoted as a predictive tool in identifying how an individual's body is most likely to respond to...
You may not know if you have one: STI’s and infections during pregnancy
Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, is part of routine antenatal care and should be done at your first...
What is hyperemesis gravidarum?
Hyperemesis gravidarum tends to peak during weeks 9 and 11, so the second trimester might feel slightly better than the peak period, but...
Medical schemes, gap cover and negotiated rates: What to expect when expecting
"Too often, people assume that because they have medical aid, they are comprehensively insured against the costs for any medical...
Stillbirth: It's not your fault, and this is why
Australian medical team combines art with science to explain stillbirth, reach grieving parents in a gentle and accessible way
Pregnant? This is what you need to know about placenta previa
Karen Wilmot aka 'The Virtual Midwife' is a midwife, prenatal yoga teacher and founder of The Due Date Club. Here, she shares facts about...
What you need to know about the pregnancy complication called polyhydramnios
What happens if there is too much amniotic fluid? The medical term for excess amniotic fluid is polyhydramnios. Read about it here.
'A point of extreme vulnerability' - A doula on what you need to know before you give birth
Preparing for emergencies or the need for an unplanned medical intervention should be included in your birth plan.
'I'm lucky to be alive': Sex workers say they are forced to seek out illegal abortions
SWEAT wants government to make it easier for sex workers to access adequate healthcare free from stigma
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What you need to know about having an epidural when giving birth
A US study shows epidurals are becoming more and more popular, with as many as 70% of women opting for an epidural or other spinal...
Considering a C-section birth? Here's what you need to know
Experts recommend discussing a caesarean section at length with a doctor, who will be able to explain the pros and cons.
Can I make it through natural birth without pain medication?
The benefits of having a natural childbirth in a hospital include having the birth experience you want and having more control over your...
Can you give birth at home? Learn the risks, pros and costs here
"A back-up plan is always needed regardless of where you choose to birth".
IN PICS | Rihanna's maternity look really did redefine what's considered 'decent' for pregnant women
As Rihanna gets to know her newborn, we look back over the last nine months of eye-catching maternity looks.
Do you want a natural birth? This could be the best place to do it
"We don't force a mother to deliver on her back with her legs in stirrups in the air. She can deliver in any position she is comfortable...
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