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9 May 2016, 08:44am
New IVF technique gives couple baby
New IVF technique gives couple baby

Biagio Russu was conceived thanks to genetic screening that allowed doctors to select a healthy, early-stage embryo.

11 April 2016, 08:56am
Push presents fast gaining popularity
Push presents fast gaining popularity

The idea of being rewarded for giving birth is one that sits uncomfortably with some women, who consider it tacky, old- fashioned and patronising.

8 April 2016, 09:18am
Miracle twins born 25 weeks apart
Miracle twins born 25 weeks apart

A premature birth would have been stressful enough on the Millers, but there was another serious complication to consider.

14 March 2016, 11:31am
Natural birth can be a joyous sensual time
Natural birth can be a joyous sensual time

The world's most beautiful women are choosing to give birth naturally, writes Omeshnie Naidoo.

24 February 2016, 1:30pm
C-section swabs not a good idea - doctors
C-section swabs not a good idea - doctors

Doctors have warned against deliberately smearing babies born by Caesarean section with their mother's vaginal fluids.

10 February 2016, 08:28am
Alarming number of pre-term births
Alarming number of pre-term births

WHO estimates that 15 million babies around the world are born prematurely every year, of whom a million die due to complications.

8 February 2016, 4:00pm
The paranoid world of birth fads
The paranoid world of birth fads

The common theme is fear: women are turning to these new fads for comfort and reassurance.

21 January 2016, 05:41am
Keeping mom & baby together
Keeping mom & baby together
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It’s an about turn for maternity wards, but a move in right direction, writes Omeshnie Naidoo

4 January 2016, 08:16am
Birth defects ‘due to lack of folic acid’
Birth defects ‘due to lack of folic acid’

Folic acid pills, which contain vitamin B, has several important functions during pregnancy.