Having a doula present at your birth and in the after can help you in so many surprising ways.
The actress who started out playing schoolgirl Mampho is all grown up.
You’re more likely to develop the condition if you’re significantly overweight, with a BMI of 30 or higher.
2019 brought with it a few interesting trends that seemed to be taking the world by storm.
The question asked in this episode is significant to why women choose to deliver vaginally.
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.

First time moms know best… Or do they?

It’s not called failure. It’s called motherhood.

Pregnancy & birth myths

I believe that women shouldn’t complicate their pregnancy journeys by holding on to tales with no factual basis

Bringing a baby into this world can be the craziest experience ever

Every birth is unique and even if you are on your 5th child, you never know what your next birthing experience will bring

Maternal mortality rate has declined, but still way too high – report

Stories of mistreatment in hospitals for birthing mothers and child loss due to perceived negligence should never be a #metoo campaign

10 top tips to surviving the first week with a newborn

That first week coming home with your newborn baby brings so many emotions that it’s hard to figure out where to start. Here are a few tips to get you going…

One Messy Mama – how it all came to be

It all started one sunny afternoon. We were out for lunch, enjoying the carefree life of two young people madly in love. We had it good. As we laughed together and planned our future as a newly married couple. The moment struck, and we both said, “Let’s have a baby!”




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