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Pope offers absolution for abortion

Catholic women who "sin" by having an abortion will find forgiveness from the Church - but only for a while. [Video]

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Want to be a dad? Eat chicken

A healthy diet and lifestyle can raise a woman's chances of conceiving. But it appears that men also need to watch what they eat.

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Drinking at conception could be bad for baby

Women who drink alcohol around the time they become pregnant put their baby at much higher risk of suffering type 2 diabetes, a study found.

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Pregnant - with three months to live
May 29 2015 at 10:44

A Cape Town family is facing an agonising choice - the premature birth of a baby in order to save the mother.

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Interest in egg freezing soars
May 28 2015 at 12:11

Soaring numbers of young women are inquiring about how to freeze their eggs.

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Eating for two could make a fat child
May 26 2015 at 12:06

Women who 'eat for two' during pregnancy could leave their unborn child struggling with obesity years later.

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When a miscarriage leads to shame
May 25 2015 at 12:20

Almost half of women who have a miscarriage feel guilty about it and over a quarter ashamed, a study shows.

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Air pollution could make for smaller babies
May 19 2015 at 12:11

A study of the effects of air-quality controls introduced during the 2008 Beijing Olympics has had interesting results.

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My life as the mom of twins
May 13 2015 at 12:14

Virginia Woodruff wishes she has been more prepared for the cultural expectations surrounding twins.

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Baby brain is all in the mind
May 11 2015 at 12:14

While pregnant women may believe their memory is worse than usual, a study has found this may not be the case.

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Pregnancy may improve mom's health
May 6 2015 at 12:41

Pregnancy could have a rejuvenating effect on women, helping to slow down the ageing process, scientists say.

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Keeping crime at bay… in the family way
March 30 2015 at 12:59

Two Capetonians are filming a self-defence series targeted at pregnant women, writes Nontando Mposo.

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Mom-trepreneur Elana’s pregnancy by the book
March 19 2015 at 06:51

If there’s anything to be excited about in the Afrika-Bredenkamp stable, yes, it’s the baby, say the power couple.

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