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Can Hynobirthing Help Labour?

There’s plenty of pain management options for labour—but hypnobirthing is one of the most popular. How does it work? (more…)...

Rhesus Negative: Now What?

At your booking appointment with your midwife, your blood will be tested to determine your ‘rhesus status’. If the results are rhesus negative, there’ll be further steps your medical team will t...

Emergency C-Sections: What to Expect

An emergency c-section may put a serious spanner in your birth plan, but it’s a common procedure, nonetheless. Here’s what to expect if your labour heads in this direction. (more…)...

Induction: What is It Really Like?

If you’ve been told you need to be induced, your medical professionals have likely explained the very routine nature of the process, and that there’s nothing to be concerned about. While both are ...

Perfect Pink Preggo Mocktail!

Being pregnant need not mean you have to turn down the sundowners—mix up this sparkling, seasonal (and pink!) fruity mocktail to match the best of ‘em. (more…)...

What Is Daisy Birthing?

You probably know about the standard pain relief therapies for birth—even a couple alternative ones; but have you heard of Daisy Birthing? (more…)...

4D Baby Scans—Are They Worth It?

The standard 12 week and 20 week scans are obviously precious mementos of your little one’s time in-utero—and a chance for you to see him before the official meet-and-great...sort of. The grainy m...

Can I Eat Ice Cream During Pregnancy?

The title seems like a total misnomer; of course pregnant people can eat ice cream—isn’t it the standard mum-to-be craving (albeit with a couple crazy additions? Also, what is the nine month long ...