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Autism is just the correct spelling for awesome!

I am a mother of a four-year-old autistic boy. Since Reuben’s diagnosis, I work around the clock to try and help him improve his...
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Our early arrival

Bruche De Bruin is a huge fan of the BabyYumYum Facebook page and website. She reveals how informative and helpful she found the #1...
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Never give up hope

It was an uncomplicated, easy pregnancy and at 23 weeks, Catherine Pate had left some of the pregnancy complaints behind. She was feeling strong,...
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A story of loss & hope

At the age of 27, Michelle Sookool was excited to become a first-time mum. After trying to conceive for two years, Michelle and her...
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Living with PCOS

Phillippa Marossi shares her story, as she believes many women struggle with similar issues to hers and she encourages them to keep the faith...
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My Down syndrome child

Verity Farrell and her late husband decided not to have the standard chromosome tests when she fell pregnant with her fifth child at the...
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Coming to grips with PND

What should be the most wonderful time of a mother’s life can quickly descend into inky blackness, fringed by episodes of psychotic madness, irrational...
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Counting your chickens before they hatch

The road to pregnancy has not been an easy one for Susan* and her husband. She shares the next part of her journey with...
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The two-week wait

The road to pregnancy has not been an easy one for Susan* and her husband. She shares her journey with us so that other...
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Confessions of an angry mom

I am failing – Annelie Fouche remembers thinking for the umpteenth time since 7pm (it is now 8.17pm). I can’t even successfully put my...