April 11, 2012

Health Tip: Talk to Your Doctor Before You Are Pregnant

(HealthDay News) — The foods you eat, your health habits and the medicines you take could ultimately harm your unborn baby — even before you become […]
April 6, 2012

Planning Pregnancy May Cut Birth Defects

SATURDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) — Women who’d like to become pregnant — especially those who are taking medications for chronic conditions — may need to […]
February 3, 2012

Health Tip: Prepare for Breast-feeding

(HealthDay News) — Preparations for successful breast-feeding begin during pregnancy. The womenshealth.gov website offers these suggestions for new moms who want to breast-feed their newborn: See […]
November 21, 2011

Health Tip: Getting Ready for Childbirth

(HealthDay News) — Creating a birth plan means making a list of your preferences for labour and delivery. The American Academy of Pediatricians says birth-planning should […]
November 11, 2011

Health Tip: Focus on Preconception Health

(HealthDay News) — Taking steps to better your health before you or your partner becomes pregnant can help ensure a healthier pregnancy. The womenshealth.gov website offers […]
January 7, 2011

Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Labour, Delivery

(HealthDay News) — It’s not unusual for a pregnant woman to begin labor up to two weeks before or after her due date.  Although most women […]
December 30, 2010

A Birthing Plan

The writing of a birthing plan is a somewhat new concept in South Africa and the intention of the plan is to give parents a certain […]