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25 February 2016, 09:52am
Tick-tock: Men have biological clocks too
Tick-tock: Men have biological clocks too
Parenting

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

23 February 2016, 11:08am
New sterilisation technique for women
New sterilisation technique for women
Parenting

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

22 February 2016, 10:17am
Little chocolate is ‘good for mom and baby’
Little chocolate is ‘good for mom and baby’
Parenting

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

15 February 2016, 10:32am
‘Vaping’ still a risk for unborn babies
‘Vaping’ still a risk for unborn babies
Parenting

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

12 February 2016, 11:06am
High blood pressure - a ticking time bomb
High blood pressure - a ticking time bomb
Parenting

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

3 February 2016, 10:43am
Zika fear pushing women into abortions
Zika fear pushing women into abortions
Parenting

In El Salvador, where any termination is illegal, many pregnant women are considering backstreet abortions.

3 February 2016, 09:42am
Moms-to-be told to go teetotal
Moms-to-be told to go teetotal
Parenting

Existing guidelines imply pregnant women can safely have up to four units of alcohol a week.

26 January 2016, 12:58pm
Infertility problems? Try the new IVF
Infertility problems? Try the new IVF
Parenting

The process could benefit women in their 40s who face infertility problems, say scientists.

25 January 2016, 12:33pm
‘Natural’ IVF could boost baby's health
‘Natural’ IVF could boost baby's health
Parenting

Women desperate to become mothers are being offered a more natural form of IVF for the first time.

19 January 2016, 5:00pm
Teigen needs her stretchy pants!
Teigen needs her stretchy pants!
International

Chrissy Teigen has been taking maternity style advice from Kim Kardashian West.

14 January 2016, 2:00pm
Teigen’s ‘nipple cover’ bras
Teigen’s ‘nipple cover’ bras
International

Chrissy Teigen's breasts have ballooned to a 40DD cup size since she became pregnant.

13 January 2016, 11:54am
‘Was 43 too late to get pregnant?’
‘Was 43 too late to get pregnant?’
Parenting

Losing love is something I have come to accept, but to lose at motherhood is a battle I still fight, writes Elana Rabinowitz.

12 January 2016, 6:01pm
Don’t give up on IVF
Don’t give up on IVF
Parenting

Couples with fertility problems who turn to IVF should persist even if their first attempts have failed, experts advise.

6 January 2016, 10:22am
Antidepressants, autism linked - study
Antidepressants, autism linked - study
Parenting

Taking antidepressants during pregnancy raises autism risk, a major study claims.

7 December 2015, 10:51am
'Folic acid should be mandatory'
'Folic acid should be mandatory'
Parenting

Urging pregnant women to take folic acid voluntarily is failing to drive down rates of spina bifida, UK experts say.