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View your unborn baby in 3-D

New technology that combines MRI and ultrasound data will allow prospective parents to view the foetus in 3-D with virtual reality devices.

Possible miscarriage gene found

Scientists have found that women with mutations in a specific gene have a statistically high risk of suffering recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA).

MomConnect service expands to HIV

MomConnect delivers text messages to women, with information geared towards their stage of pregnancy – and soon pregnant women with HIV will be able to receive specialised messages.

Birthing pool not ideal for delivery

It is important to differentiate between labouring in water and delivering in water – and new guidelines state that delivering a baby in water has no discernible benefits.

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