Home > Parenting > Child > How to care for your baby How to care for your baby All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Watch: Could you raise a 'no-nappy' baby? It's certainly possible, but it involves some 'misses', so daycare workers and babysitters may not want to try it. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » 10 interesting Down syndrome facts Autistic savant 'reads minds' Dad's attention may boost baby's IQ Infants with 'hands-on' fathers did better at thinking skills tests at age two than their counterparts. Can supplements ward off the 'baby blues'? Feelings of sadness after birth can negatively affect the lives of new moms, but researchers found that certain nutrients may offset the chemical changes that lead to this condition. Acupuncture might help your colicky baby No specific treatment or medicine is available for colic, but Swedish researchers are investigating the efficacy of acupuncture. What is causing my baby's colic and what can I do? Working out what is causing the crying in babies with colic and how to make a difference is not easy. Multiple factors are likely at play. Many babies still put to sleep in unsafe positions Each year many infants die suddenly, from no obvious cause. A majority of those deaths are labelled as SIDS, a phenomenon that researchers still don't completely understand. Fans may prevent baby death Just keeping the air moving around a bedroom seems to dramatically reduce a baby's risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new research suggests. “ Latest comment on Health24 Sally Joan says... Shouldn't be any problem getting his wife pregnant. Meet the man with two penises (NSFW photo) ” The longer in the womb the better for babies' brains A comparison revealed that, compared to 'full term' babies, premature infants had lower volumes in the cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem and intracranial cavity. Takalani Sesame: new project to combat child mortality An educational app named 'Healthy Play' was launched this week as part of a strategic campaign to tackle the high numbers of small children who die in South Africa every year. Preemies' brains boosted by breast milk MRI scans have shown that babies who consume more breast milk have larger brain volumes. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Cracked rib? » Here's why coughing can be good for you SEE: How long should a cough last? 7 ways coughing can injure your body The average cough lasts between two and three weeks and usually causes no serious physical damage – but beware when a cough turns violent! Heart health » Can you reverse your heart's age? Air purifiers may protect your heart against pollution You're not too young to have a heart attack How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?