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 NoeNoe says... Wanking is much safer! Are those skinnies irritating your vagina? ” 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 Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.