Did you know only 5% of women give birth on their due dates?
In the second part of Pregnancy: Ps and Cs apply, Farrah Francis shares the next part of her emotional pregnancy journey.
Women who cut down still had a 22 percent higher risk of gestational diabetes
Parenty’s resident GP is here to answer your health questions every second week.
Midwife and nursing professional Ruwaida Moola shares the stages of labour and what to expect.

Things you didn’t know about a doula 

Having a doula present at your birth and in the after can help you in so many surprising ways.

Rhythm City actress Itumeleng Bokaba stuns in new maternity shoot

The actress who started out playing schoolgirl Mampho is all grown up.

What you need to know about gestational diabetes

You’re more likely to develop the condition if you’re significantly overweight, with a BMI of 30 or higher.

Top pregnancy trends of 2019

2019 brought with it a few interesting trends that seemed to be taking the world by storm.

How to decide if a natural vaginal delivery is for you?

The question asked in this episode is significant to why women choose to deliver vaginally.

South Africans are writing letters to new Preemie moms to offer support and encouragement

November is World Prematurity Month, and Embrace is asking people to write letters of support to new mothers with prem babies.

Midwife explains how exercise helps prepare moms for birth

Ruwaida Moola, Parenty’s resident Midwife, explains the important role exercise should play in your birth preparations.

What the hell is a doula and why do I need one?

Parenty’s resident doula, Katrina Meek, explains why a doula is a key person to have during your pregnancy and birth primarily for the mom but for the dad as well.

Plan for nothing to go according to plan: Part 1

The only thing you can plan for when it comes to children and parenthood is that nothing will go according to plan.

How to embrace the newness of parenting

Trying to be perfect parents takes away from the beauty of parenting.

The Great Equalizer Podcast – Learning from Luke

This week on The Great Equalizer, we chat about the TGE ethos (leading up to our first birthday) PLUS, most importantly, Sam talks to Learning from Luke’s Jess Roberts about raising a child born with special needs.

Read Bailey Schneider’s message to all South African moms

My body isn’t what I see in all the magazines.

Why NICU Awareness month is important to me!

Parenty’s resident Lactation expert, Carey Haupt, shares her incredibly personal and emotional birth story for this NICU Awareness Month.

Why you shouldn’t ask couples when they are having a baby

So many women either lose their children before they meet them or can never take them home after they do.




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