(This article is also available in an audio format) By Barbara Hanrahan – midwife and educator, 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 baby clinic should be a friendly, non-threatening environment for parents to receive advice and reassurance - a meeting place, support system and an information centre. Guidance and advice offered should be based on current information relating to all aspects of child and maternal health. Feedback...

By Anna-Marie During – Registered nurse and midwife, SACLC – SA certified lactation consultant Attachment parenting techniques have always attracted a lot of attention. At some point in the process of becoming a mother, a woman goes through a massive priority shift. A combination of love,...

(This article is also available in an audio format) There are many changes that take place in your body during pregnancy and these unfortunately often result in some aches and pains. The main thing is knowing that they are “normal” and nothing is going wrong with...