Home > Parenting > Child Child All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Childhood abuse increases suicide risk Drug users with a history of severe childhood abuse may have an increased risk for suicide, a new study says. Child News What motivated the paedophile ring behind baby rape in South Africa? An alleged paedophile with a fetish for the sexual abuse of babies in nappies will appear in court on July 1. Why did he do it? Was it a case of instant gratification, sexual entitlement or possibly even virgin cleansing? More in Child News How to fix SA's alarmingly low reading rates Jerry Collins' orphan baby awakens from coma Pioneering heart procedure saves two-month-old baby New drugs could block development of migraines Child Baby's teething toys may contain endocrine disruptors In lab tests on plastic teething toys, researchers found chemicals known as endocrine disruptors – believed to interfere with the production of the reproductive hormones oestrogen and androgen. See all Child » Child Many parents blind to their child's overweight As US youngsters get heavier, many moms and dads think they look fine, according to a new survey. See all Child » News Warning for mothers against at-home enemas A doctor has called on mothers should not administer homemade, soap-based enemas after a Pretoria infant risked dehydration following an attempt to rid her of tapeworms. See all News » Child Is there really a link between autism and MMR vaccines? The claim that strict vaccination programmes for children result in markedly higher incidences of autism has bubbled under the surface of healthcare for decades, and now the debate appears to have reared its head again. See all Child » Take action TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » How to stimulate your baby Baby born as truck kills mother Nutrition Noakes' 'real food' may not be kid friendly A dietician tells Health24 why a low carbohydrate, high fat diet as promoted by Professor Tim Noakes may not be appropriate for infants and children. See all Nutrition » News What makes teenagers run away to join ISIS? CyberShrink explores what may make teenagers (usually girls from western countries) want to join the ranks of ISIS. See all News » Child Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Left untreated, dehydration can become very serious – so you should know when and how they need rehydration. See all Child » Child Three reasons why wool is good for your health Wool isn't only known as a good material for linens and clothes, it has health benefits too... See all Child » advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Up for grabs » Win with NuSeed Win with MySmartkid Win a Canderel hamper Win a LED 3D smart TV Stand a chance of winning a Samsung UA55H8000 Smart 55 inch Curved LED TV valued at R20 000 from Save Hyper! Medical marijuana » 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' Could your doctor could be high? Dagga in medicine? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.