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Xoli Makabane, midwife

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Finding your festive while pregnant

Happiness is a choice, so you can be jolly at Christmas if you want to – you are pregnant, not sick. Let’s make this...
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5 ways to help prevent the risk of prematurity

Spring and early summer are notorious times for babies jumping the gun and surprising their parents with a spontaneous early birth, all due dates...
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Choosing a water birth

I often have women come to my practice who are eager to have a water birth but they have several concerns: What is a...
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Embracing change

Seasonal depression during the cold winter months is a real phenomenon and one that can impact negatively on existing stresses and relationship strain. Add...
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Live your best pregnancy

Being pregnant is the most beautiful, normal phenomenon in life. The moment you hear the good news you become filled with excitement and fear,...
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To the fathers-to-be this Father’s Month

The journey of pregnancy can be quite overwhelming to both parents, especially expecting fathers. Being pregnant these days is shared responsibility that requires a...