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30 Mar '16, 08:38am
Sex? Soon we’ll make babies in a lab
Sex? Soon we’ll make babies in a lab

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.

Lifestyle
21 Mar '16, 07:00am
Me, baby lust and Kim Kardashian
Me, baby lust and Kim Kardashian

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

Lifestyle
17 Mar '16, 08:53am
Take pregnancy risks with pinch of salt
Take pregnancy risks with pinch of salt

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

Lifestyle
11 Mar '16, 06:57am
New hope for sufferers of serial miscarriages
New hope for sufferers of serial miscarriages

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

Lifestyle
07 Mar '16, 07:47am
Zika breakthrough: how virus hits brain
Zika breakthrough: how virus hits brain

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

Lifestyle
04 Mar '16, 06:32am
IVF: How much do we really know?
IVF: How much do we really know?

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.

Lifestyle
03 Mar '16, 06:36am
Fumes can harm unborn babies - report
Fumes can harm unborn babies - report

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

Lifestyle
02 Mar '16, 08:31am
Cellphones could make men infertile
Cellphones could make men infertile

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

Lifestyle
29 Feb '16, 07:56am
9 ways to conceive a girl (maybe)
9 ways to conceive a girl (maybe)

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

Lifestyle
26 Feb '16, 08:44am
Infertile men 'could grow sperm from skin'
Infertile men 'could grow sperm from skin'

Infertile men could have their own biological children using a new technique that creates sperm from skin cells.

Lifestyle
25 Feb '16, 07:52am
Tick-tock: Men have biological clocks too
Tick-tock: Men have biological clocks too

Delaying fatherhood could result in serious developmental problems for children, new research suggests.

Lifestyle
23 Feb '16, 09:08am
New sterilisation technique for women
New sterilisation technique for women

Women no longer have to go under the knife to be sterilised, thanks to a relatively new procedure at Tygerberg Hospital.

Lifestyle
22 Feb '16, 08:17am
Little chocolate is ‘good for mom and baby’
Little chocolate is ‘good for mom and baby’

Having just 30g of chocolate a day may boost an unborn baby's growth, scientists claim.

Lifestyle
15 Feb '16, 08:32am
‘Vaping’ still a risk for unborn babies
‘Vaping’ still a risk for unborn babies

Pregnant smokers who take up e-cigarettes as a substitute for tobacco may still be running risks with the wellbeing of their unborn children.

Lifestyle
12 Feb '16, 09:06am
High blood pressure - a ticking time bomb
High blood pressure - a ticking time bomb

South African pregnant women have among the world’s highest rates of hypertension, according to a new study.