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10 to 15% of South African women will be affected by postnatal depression. Here’s how to identify the condition and seek help.

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Fathers have a vital role to play in the birth and upbringing of their children. Dads, here’s how to take on that role with confidence.

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Advice from birth trauma counsellor Sally Baker on dealing with Post Natal Depression.

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Midwives help birthing women to believe in their bodies’ own abilities.

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If you have had a caesarean birth you may still be able to have a natural birth. Find out how a vaginal birth after caesarean would work for you.

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Giving birth in a hospital can be a beautiful and empowering experience. This is what you can do to get the most out of it.

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A waterbirth is a gentle form of birthing that has benefits for both mother and baby. Here’s how it works, and what moms need to know to decide if it’s for them.

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Midwife-run birthing units are a great choice for mothers who want a natural birth because the focus is on supporting her wishes.

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The first 1 000 days of a baby’s life set the stage for healthy lifelong development. Here’s what you should eat to invest in your child’s future.

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Pregnancy is nine months of preparation for becoming a mother. Here’s how to be healthy and happy and fit and functional as the big day approaches.