Why you should add exercise to your pregnancy to-do list

During pregnancy, while rest and relaxation are very important, the need for a well-planned, careful exercise routine is as imperative. Research has shown that...

This is what happens to a baby’s body during natural child birth

Pregnancy, labour and delivery are incredibly physically demanding for women. But birth is no walk in the park for the baby either. A new paper...
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2 dads & a baby: A story of surrogacy

Like any young couple who love each other, Aaron* and Jesse* wanted to have a child. Being gay, there were obvious physical limitations when...

How easy access to alcohol, & adverts, affect pregnant women in South Africa

Public health research suggests that concerns about alcohol advertising and accessibility warrant strong regulatory action. Alcohol is a major contributor to the global burden of...

Be prepared for preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a serious disease related to high blood pressure that can strike fast . It can happen to any pregnant woman during the...

Is it safe? Your pregnancy mantra

As soon as that pregnancy test confirms your pregnancy, everything changes. First up, you head to the pharmacy for folate, omegas and prenatal vitamins....

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...

Imagine a world where men got pregnant

We all know about man flu, just imagine man pregnancy! This tongue-in-cheek article takes a look at how some women believe their other halves...

Abortion on demand in South Africa

Two lines, a plus sign or a smiley face on a home pregnancy test signals a crossroads in the life of a woman. For...

Egg freezing: The reality of putting your fertility on ice

When people think of women freezing their eggs, it’s often seen as something to do if you want to get ahead in your career...