The Origin Family-Centred Hospital in Cape Town is no ordinary hospital, and brings new meaning to birthing mothers and their families.
Danish researchers are calling for tighter curbs on exhausts and industrial waste emissions to reduce the risk to unborn babies.
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Biagio Russu was conceived thanks to genetic screening that allowed doctors to select a healthy, early-stage embryo.
The idea of being rewarded for giving birth is one that sits uncomfortably with some women, who consider it tacky, old- fashioned and patronising.
A premature birth would have been stressful enough on the Millers, but there was another serious complication to consider.
The world's most beautiful women are choosing to give birth naturally, writes Omeshnie Naidoo.
Doctors have warned against deliberately smearing babies born by Caesarean section with their mother's vaginal fluids.
WHO estimates that 15 million babies around the world are born prematurely every year, of whom a million die due to complications.
The common theme is fear: women are turning to these new fads for comfort and reassurance.
It’s an about turn for maternity wards, but a move in right direction, writes Omeshnie Naidoo
Folic acid pills, which contain vitamin B, has several important functions during pregnancy.
A couple are postponing the birth of their twins to the New Year to help the children when they enter school.
Infants born on a Saturday or Sunday were found to be seven percent more likely to be stillborn or die in their first week of life.
Pregnant neurologist Dr Alison Richardson didn't pay attention when she started feeling stomach pains, and put it down to exhaustion.