Useful Links

  • Birthing From Within - Birthing From Within exists to inspire and teach expecting and new parents, and those who work with them, to prepare for birth as a rite of passage.
  • Mother Instinct - An informative website which promotes natural birth and which contains all you wish to know about birthing in South Africa including birthing options, birth stories, classes and equipment hire.
  • Doula SA - DOSA is an organisation that is committed to training childbirth companions otherwise known as doulas, to support women during these life transitions.
  • International Association of Infant Massage - Infant Massage is stroking your baby’s whole body in a loving and nurturing way, using a natural oil. It can be done from birth and continued as your child grows.
  • Birth Works - Is a company that promotes natural birth and believe in giving women up to date information that enables them to make informed choices about how, where and with whom they give birth to their babies.
  • Photography By Ingaborg - A lifestyle portraiture, specialising in pregnancy and new born fine art photography. Ingaborg is a Doula herself who seems to capture the candid uniqueness of each family.
  • VBAC SA - Are a group of mothers offering support for other mothers who are considering having a vaginal birth after one or more caesarean births.
  • International Caesarean Awareness Network - Gives information on preventing an unnecessary caesarean by encouraging you to ask pertinent questions as well as offers support for recovering from a caesarean birth.
  • Post Natal Depression Support Association - Provide information and support for women from all walks of life, who are experiencing Postnatal Depression, and their families. Educate and create awareness and sensitivity in all professionals who are in contact with women who may be at risk for Postnatal Depression
  • South African Multiple Birth Association - South African Multiple Birth Association
  • Support for Premature Babies - A support network for parents of premature babies born in South Africa. They offer support as well as products for premature babies.
  • Compassionate Friends - Are a support group for bereaved parents and siblings
  • Gauteng Breastfeeding Forum - An organisation representing groups and individuals who are committed and motivated to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in the Gauteng Province.
  • La Leche League SA - La Leche League South Africa is a voluntary organisation which provides information and support to women who want to breastfeed their babies.
  • South African Breast Milk Reserve - Bringing breast milk to babies, safely.
  • Drug Watch - A comprehensive database featuring information about drugs currently on the market or previously available. Includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and their side effects during pregnancy.
  • Sacred Space Doula Training - A DOSA registered training body for those who wish to become doulas



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