In good hands: Mozambique's nurses take up the scalpel for safer births

Surgical technicians have helped halve maternal death rates in Mozambique.

The pros and cons of C-sections and vaginal births

Pontsho Pilane

Planning for a baby? Before deciding on a birth plan, find out what you need to know to make an informed decision.

Caesarean vs vaginal birth: A mother's choice, not her doctor's

Pontsho Pilane

C-sections may result in fewer lawsuits, but they are not always the best option.

What I wish I knew about pregnancy and giving birth

Kavuli Nyali

'But what about all the weird stuff that happens to your body? What about those incredibly strong emotions that you just can’t shake?'

Mothers haunted by hospital hell

Ina Skosana

Our children’s lives were lost due to the negligence of the Mpumalanga health system, say grieving mothers.