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HIV and pregnancy: Keeping your baby safe

Mother-to-child transmission is the greatest source of HIV infection in young children. 1 in 3 pregnant women are HIV positive and it has been estimated...

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: How ultra-clean homes can cause your kids to...

Raising kids in ultra-clean homes increases their risk of developing the most common form of childhood cancer, a major review found.

Common things to expect when you are overdue!

We’re not really sure why some babies come late, but it may be because birth dates are miscalculated. The due date is based on a woman’s last period...

How to handle spontaneous labour ahead of an elective C-section

For some women, natural delivery is not always the safest option. This means that the baby will need to be delivered via caesarian section.

The importance of Pelvic floor exercises before, during and after pregnancy

Pelvic floor exercises are crucial in helping to prevent incontinence and should be practised by all women before, during and after pregnancy. Here’s what to do…

The safest time for women to give birth according to experts

Even though it’s impossible to choose what time of day you’ll give birth, unless you are having a scheduled C-section, researchers say there is a specific...

9 Questions to ask your midwife/doctor before the birth of your...

Choosing who will deliver your baby can be a daunting task. This will be the person you place your trust in to look after yourself in your pregnancy...

6 Myths about epidural that are false!

An epidural is considered to be one of the most effective, safest and widely-used forms of pain management for women in labour, reports the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

All you need to know about exercising after a C-section

Having a baby is hard work, and trying to get your body back into shape afterwards can be just as hard. It’s important that you know what your body has gone through...

5 Things you need to know about your first postpartum poop

You’ve dealt with morning sickness, heartburn, constipation and labour – so the hard part is done, right? Not entirely. The first postpartum poop has its own unique set of challenges.

4 Ways to change your workout while pregnant

As long as you’ve got the all clear from your doctor—a must for all pregnant women, regardless of your fitness level—you can keep on with your gym routine.

All the risks and benefits of a C-section to your baby

A C-Section can save the life of the mom and/or baby. But increasingly, the procedure is a choice. Without a pressing medical reason, moms may elect to have a C-Section instead of a vaginal delivery.

7 Reasons your gynae might insist that you have a C-section

In many cultures around the world, vaginal birth is still the norm with women only having C-sections in emergency situations. However, the C-section rate is one of the highest in the world with two in three mothers in private hospitals giving birth via C-Section.

What it’s really like to be pregnant at 35

Most current studies point to how women are now spending more time on education, building careers, and even marrying later in life. This means that even if women are having babies in their early 30s, the second child will sometimes only arrive after the mom is 35.

The truth about vaginal birth after a C-section

Things may not have turned out as expected with the birth of your first child. Planning for a vaginal birth and ending up needing a C-section...

This is the safest time for women to give birth according...

Even though it’s impossible to choose what time of day you’ll give birth, unless you are having a scheduled C-section, researchers say there is a specific...

How to care for your scar after a C-section

Studies have shown that it takes about four to six weeks for a C-section incision to heal. You may feel a little weak after surgery and discomfort...

Doctor in trouble for mixing up babies in surgery

Was he drunk? A Tennessee mother Jennifer Melton is said to beliving her worst nightmare.  The day after her baby son Nate was born...

Kimye reveal the reason for naming their son Saint

Kim and Kanye are one interesting couple. First they name their daughter North, which to me means nothing more than just a location on...

Kim Kardashian says her baby is breech

It is well o. Kim Kardashian, who is expecting her second child revealed on her website in a blog post titled 'Heads Up!' on...