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 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. 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' 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. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.