Pregnancy

Want to know what to expect during pregnancy? Learn about pregnancy symptoms, stages and get tips on nutrition, exercise, wellness and more.

Pregnancy week by week (2)

Do you really need to buy a nursing or breast feeding bra and how to choose the right one: pink bra

Do you really need to buy a nursing bra & how to choose the...

During pregnancy, many women ask, "Do I really need to buy a nursing bra or can I just wear my regular bra?" For many pregnant...
why the first 1000 days are so important for a childs development: how children learn through play

Why the first 1000 days of a child’s life are so important & how...

Science tells us that the first 1000 days of a child’s life sets the foundation for future years. The Center on the Developing Child...
Heartburn during pregnancy: symptoms prevention and treatment

Heartburn during pregnancy: symptoms, causes and treatment

During pregnancy, you may have expected some symptoms like swollen ankles and morning sickness, and even having to invest in a bigger bra. But...
Variety of energy-rich snacks for labour

What to eat during labour

While it might be the last thing on a woman’s mind, doula Chrissie Smith-Schuler says it is very important that she eats during labour.  “You...
what is hypnobirthing in south africa and how does it work: pregnant belly holding a heart

What is HypnoBirthing® & how does it work? Here’s everything you need to know…

HypnoBirthing® – The Mongan Method is a complete, evidence-based antenatal course for parents who desire a natural childbirth. It is as much a philosophy...
acne eczema stretchmarks everything you need to know about your skin during pregnancy

Acne, eczema & stretchmarks: everything you need to know about your skin during pregnancy

Why does my skin break out when I'm pregnant? Will taking a collagen supplement prevent stretch marks? Can I use breastmilk to help heal...
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Weird animal pregnancy & birth facts you NEED to know about

If you've ever had a baby, you'll know that the 280 days humans are pregnant for can feel like a lifetime. African Elephants, in...
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Maternity photo shoot ideas inspired by celebrities

If you're looking for inspiration for your own maternity photoshoot or pregnancy announcement, look no further. We've found some of the very best South...
pregnant woman packing hospital bag

What to pack in your hospital bag when you have a baby

If you’re reading this post, then you’re probably nearing the last few weeks of your pregnancy. Or you’re just a super organised mom-to-be! Either...

Pregnancy at 40 weeks

The size of a baby at 40 weeks is similar to a small pumpkin. They are approximately 48 to 56cm from the top of...