Home > Parenting > Child > How to raise a baby How to raise a baby All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Surprises help babies learn Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring and learning, a new study says. 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 US mom says her baby born without a nose is 'perfect the way he is' US mom from Alabama, whose baby was born with a rare condition known as complete congenital arhinia that in his case means he was born without a nose, has said that he is just 'perfect the way he is'. When a baby is unusually quiet There are many reasons why a baby could be crying. But what does it mean if your baby is unusually quiet, and when should you worry? The health benefits of breastfeeding Breastfeeding has many great health benefits for both baby and mother. Here's why most moms should try to breastfeed for at least six months or longer. Your complete guide to breastfeeding After the delivery of your baby, a breastfeeding consultant, your midwife or a maternity ward nurse will guide you slowly through the steps of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding in public Should or shouldn't you breastfeed in public? If you do, here are some handy hints to make it easier for you and those around you. “ Latest comment on Health24 Alexander Dowding says... Why doesn't this doctor ever furnish any studies to add weight to all of the claims that she makes? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored ” What makes a mom breastfeed? The health benefits of breastfeeding are well-known and yet there are many other factors that influence a mother's decision on whether to breastfeed or not. Dealing with your new baby We take a look at weight gain, neonatal jaundice, your baby's first stool, visitors and much more. Why breast is best We’ve all heard that “breast is best”. But why is breastfeeding so important? load more articles 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! » Knee pain caused by a sports injury? Knee pain may run in the family Strengthen your ankles Win free gel to help with joint pain 100 lucky readers can each win a pack of FLEXISEQ gel valued at R300! Winter wellness » Don't overdose on salt this winter In praise of the blanket Keep your feet happy in winter Stay in tip top condition this winter Boost your health with our winter wellness guide.