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 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. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » Autistic savant 'reads minds' Tasting a lemon for the first time 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. 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. Preemies' brains boosted by breast milk MRI scans have shown that babies who consume more breast milk have larger brain volumes. US military introduces 'family-friendly' packages for women Military women will have the benefit of thousands of breastfeeding rooms for when they return from their maternity leave. At 4 months, babies don't relate touch to other senses Up until four months of age, infants can't really place the origin of tickle, a new study suggests. Infographic: our baby's instinctive reflexes These are the 5 most recognisable reflexes your baby should show to stimuli. 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. Why you should donate breast milk The South African Breast Milk Reserve encourages mothers to breastfeed their babies exclusively for the first six months and to donate breastmilk to the SABR banks. It not only helps others, it can protect them against cancer. Toddler's head reattached to body after accident In a 'miracle' operation, sixteen-month-old Jackson Taylor from Australia had his head reattached to his neck after a collision. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. E-cigarettes less risky? » E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes E-cigarettes less of a cancer risk than regular smokes A study indicates that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.