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 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. More in Child News Shocking teen cuttings revealed in SA amid #CutforZayn call What makes teenagers run away to join ISIS? Gauteng Health MEC admits liability for baby's brain damage Warning for mothers against at-home enemas 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 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 » Child Should we tell our kids they're fat? Nowadays we don't like to talk about weight issues, especially not with our children, but by avoiding the topic are we actually encouraging our children to be unhealthy? See all Child » News Why oral suction circumcision of Jewish newborns is under scrutiny Orthodox Jews follows a tradition known as oral suction circumcision, but there is growing concern that the method could be spreading infant herpes. See all News » 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 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 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 » Child Potty-training pitfalls and how to avoid them Incorrectly toilet training children can lead to problems ranging from bed-wetting and daytime accidents to urinary tract infections, an expert says. See all Child » News Health checks crucial for school-aged kids Your child’s first few weeks at school are not just about books, pens, bags, uniforms – it’s also a time when you should pay close attention to their health. See all News » advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Marriage matters » Why marriages fail Divorce harder for kids from wealthy homes Why a curvaceous booty drives men wild "Should we get divorced?" After six years of marriage the spark is gone and this couple can't even have a conversation. Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.