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28 April 2016, 10:49am
Learn about pregnancy with Patrick Holford
Learn about pregnancy with Patrick Holford
Lifestyle

Patrick Holford, international health and nutrition expert, will be hosting a pregnancy seminar in Cape Town.

18 April 2016, 08:47am
Why pregnant smokers can’t quit
Why pregnant smokers can’t quit
Lifestyle

A study shows that nearly 90 percent of pregnant smokers were still using cigarettes when their babies were born.

14 April 2016, 08:43am
Zika does cause birth defects - US
Zika does cause birth defects - US
Lifestyle

Health officials in the US say there is no longer any doubt that the Zika virus causes babies to be born with brain defects.

6 April 2016, 08:16am
Gene therapy brings ‘hope’ for ill unborns
Gene therapy brings ‘hope’ for ill unborns
Lifestyle

Doctors at a British hospital plan to give injections of genes to mothers-to-be whose unborn children have stopped growing.

5 April 2016, 08:02am
High rates of FAS in Saldanha - study
High rates of FAS in Saldanha - study
Lifestyle

About six percent of children are born with foetal alcohol syndrome in Saldanha Bay, according to a three-year study.

4 April 2016, 08:37am
The Pill for men and women
The Pill for men and women
Lifestyle

A breakthrough in the understanding of the biology of sperm could lead to a unisex version of the Pill.

30 March 2016, 08:38am
Sex? Soon we’ll make babies in a lab
Sex? Soon we’ll make babies in a lab
Lifestyle

It may be time to dispense with the scented candles and rose petals, as a leading scientist predicts sex for procreation will soon be obsolete.

21 March 2016, 07:00am
Me, baby lust and Kim Kardashian
Me, baby lust and Kim Kardashian
Lifestyle

This story isn't about the semen analyses or egg reserves.

17 March 2016, 08:53am
Take pregnancy risks with pinch of salt
Take pregnancy risks with pinch of salt
Lifestyle

Read the news, but use your brain. This is Vivien K Burt's advice to all pregnant women.

11 March 2016, 06:57am
New hope for sufferers of serial miscarriages
New hope for sufferers of serial miscarriages
Lifestyle

Warwick University medics believe they have found the root cause of the devastating condition, paving the way for inexpensive treatments.

7 March 2016, 07:47am
Zika breakthrough: how virus hits brain
Zika breakthrough: how virus hits brain
Lifestyle

The evidence linking the Zika virus to devastating health effects on women and unborn babies is now stronger.

4 March 2016, 06:32am
IVF: How much do we really know?
IVF: How much do we really know?
Lifestyle

The jury is out as to whether children conceived via IVF are going to be healthy 80 years down the line, an evolutionary biologist has warned.

3 March 2016, 06:36am
Fumes can harm unborn babies - report
Fumes can harm unborn babies - report
Lifestyle

Smog from busy roads and toxins from industrial emissions were linked to premature births, stillbirth and miscarriage.

2 March 2016, 08:31am
Cellphones could make men infertile
Cellphones could make men infertile
Lifestyle

Men who carry their cellphone in a trouser pocket risk suffering from infertility thanks to a low sperm count, scientists warn.

29 February 2016, 07:56am
9 ways to conceive a girl (maybe)
9 ways to conceive a girl (maybe)
Lifestyle

Want to conceive a girl? These are the ways said to boost your chances.