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How to increase your chances of falling pregnant naturally

Ready to have a baby? There are a number of things you can do to increase your chances of falling pregnant naturally. Foods to eat...
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The strangest things moms have done during labour

We asked moms for some of the craziest things they’ve said during labour, and we never expected such hilarious comments. Tina Goldsmid: “My pregnancy cravings...
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Our struggle to conceive

It’s holiday time. The malls are packed. People are swarming around like bees on a nectar hunt. It’s a sea of jovial faces, loads...
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Adoption in South Africa

Following our articles on children and parents’ rights and responsibilities, we take a closer look at the rights and responsibilities that come with adoption...
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What is the ‘right’ age to have a child?

Over the past three decades, there has been a steady increase in the average age of parents. Advances in fertility science mean that people...
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Tick-tock – for healthy moms & kids, dad’s age counts

Women are regularly reminded of their ticking biological clock. It turns out men should also pay attention to age when it comes to having...
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Trying to conceive

Falling pregnant seems like a simple enough task, right? Truth is, when you’re in the thick of things, regardless of how long you’ve been...
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Everything you need to know about freezing your eggs

The month of August celebrates all things women, so there is no better time to talk about the medical advances available to women in...
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Conversations you and your partner need to have BEFORE starting a family

By Dr Sumayya Ebrahim, psychologist. You and your partner may be in love and have a seemingly perfect relationship – and you may assume that...