Home > Parenting Parenting All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid 'Button' batteries a serious danger to children Dynamite comes in small packages, and toxicologists warn that small batteries may be a big threat to your toddler's health. Parenting News Jury awards record-setting sum in baby powder lawsuit A woman won a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, alleging that using the company's baby powder caused her to develop ovarian cancer. More in Parenting News Children can use media in healthy, effective ways How much gun violence do your kids see in movies? Shorter course of antibiotics bad for kids' ear infections How to ease the pain of infant vaccinations Parenting 8 ways to protect your family from worms Prevention is always better than cure – and never more so than with worms. See all Parenting » Birth Epidural better than 'laughing gas' for labour pain Nitrous oxide ('laughing gas') is becoming more widely available in the United States, but the majority of patients still end up requesting an epidural. See all Birth » Parenting Childcare workers need to follow hand-washing guidelines In a study researchers used video cameras to record the hand-washing habits of adults at an early childhood centre. See all Parenting » Parenting Pregnancy may boost stroke risk in younger women Multiple studies have shown that pregnancy, especially the third trimester and the postpartum period, is a time of increased stroke risk for women of childbearing age. See all Parenting » Take action ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How to stimulate your baby How to massage a new baby Body More kids and teens heading to ER with headaches Between 2007 and 2014 hospital admission rates for children with a headache increased from 10 percent to 24 percent, a recent study found. See all Body » Nutrition Weight-loss surgery may reduce pregnancy complications A study suggests that women who undergo weight-loss surgery procedures before pregnancy are less likely to need Caesarean deliveries than obese women. See all Nutrition » Birth 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. See all Birth » Parenting Dating violence rife in cyberspace A new study finds that cyber dating abuse could be an extension of 'regular' dating violence, just through a new avenue. See all Parenting » advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Wasting water? » South Africa is facing a water crisis Water saving tips Water quality report shocks SEE: How much water do you use per day? With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up. Life saving tip! » SEE: 10 things to keep in your first aid kit 10 first aid myths Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.