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January 23, 2020

2020 – Year of the Midwife

The World Health Organisation has declared 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, honouring the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Making up more than half of the…

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October 15, 2019

Postnatal depression is common in SA

One in three South African women will experience depression during or after childbirth, this is according to the Perinatal Mental Health Project. During Mental Health Awareness Month, which takes place…

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May 31, 2019

Second-hand smoke can harm baby

May is Anti-Tobacco Awareness Month. While many women quit smoking when they become pregnant, their babies can still be affected by second-hand smoke from friends and family. As a result…

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