What is constipation? Constipation is when a baby or child has very hard stools, and has fewer bowel movements than he normally does. All babies are different - and baby bowel patterns are no exception. Because of this, it’s sometimes hard to tell if your baby...

Caesarean sections should only be performed when medically necessary A News release in April 2015 by the World Health Organisation said that caesarean section is one of the most common surgeries in the world, with rates continuing to rise, particularly in high- and middle-income countries. Although it...

By Barbara Hanrahan – midwife and educator, masters in midwifery, SA certified perinatal education course developer and coordinator   Childbirth is not an illness. Neither does the birth of every baby have to be a medical procedure. Fit, healthy women can have the choice of being active...