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The up side of edpidurals
07:09 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 April 2013
A Living and Loving reader, Janet Hoffman, tells us what it was like to get an epidural and why she thinks it’s a good pain-relief option....
Shannon's birth story
10:22 (GMT+2), Mon, 21 January 2013
Shannon Stone tells how she almost gave birth to her baby girl en route to East London!...
Choosing a birth partner
08:50 (GMT+2), Thu, 08 November 2012
Emotional support during labour can make a huge difference to your birth experience. Here’s how to choose who should be with you....
Natural pain relief options
09:27 (GMT+2), Mon, 22 October 2012
An epidural is a great pain-relief option for labour, but they don’t work for everyone. A more natural approach to pain relief can sometimes work better....
07:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 October 2012
C-Section combines major abdominal surgery and the delivery of a baby, so make sure you have all the facts....
Water birth facts
09:43 (GMT+2), Thu, 27 September 2012
Thinking about a water birth? Midwife, Xoli Makabane has all the facts....
Expressing breastmilk successfully
07:41 (GMT+2), Wed, 12 September 2012
Breastfeeding is still possible after maternity leave and you could actually breastfeed exclusively, as long as you plan ahead....
Successful breastfeeding 101: Part 2
07:34 (GMT+2), Wed, 12 September 2012
Knowledge and patience are key to a successful breastfeeding experience. Here are some of the challenges of breastfeeding and how to tackle them....
Successful breastfeeding 101: Part 1
07:26 (GMT+2), Wed, 12 September 2012
Although breast is best, it doesn't make breastfeeding any easier. Angela Barry looks at some of the common hurdles faced in nursing, and how we can overcome them....
Calm your labour and birth fears
10:52 (GMT+2), Tue, 11 September 2012
Mariam Akabor recommends the following tips for a better and calmer birthing experience....
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