Home > Parenting > Child > Body Body All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Baby » Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year Soothing your newborn You love your baby more than anything in the world, but sometimes you get frustrated when he won't stop crying. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How to massage a new baby How to stimulate your baby Just how heavy is your child's school bag? How heavy is your child's school bag? Experts say it shouldn't be more than 10% of their body weight. Any more and they are being set up for spinal problems later in life. Here's what to do. Kids exposed to secondhand smoke may have clogged arteries Findings suggest that the health effects of passive smoking on children are not limited to respiratory or developmental health, but can have a long-term impact on cardiovascular health. Dealing with bedwetting Bedwetting is something we've all done, as toddlers and infants. But it can also occur in teens and young adults. Here's what you need to know about the condition. Making food fun for fussy eaters If there’s one thing every parent of young children understands it’s the frustration of trying to get their kids to eat a balanced diet. Healthy snacks for kids Babies and toddlers have such small appetites that to meet all their dietary needs in three meals a day is impossible. This is where healthy snacks come in. “ Latest comment on Health24 Sylvia Thomas says... Are we not perhaps running out of self control &morality? Condom crisis: SA is not running out of condoms ” Tik-babies: addicted at birth While accurate numbers of babies born to tik-users are not yet available, a minimum of 6% of mothers who give birth in the Western Cape admit to using tik. Your blood saves lives: Jaryd survives Ewing’s Sarcoma Jaryd Ryan Smith, 12 years old boy from Johannesburg was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma the day after his 9th birthday. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Migraines – more than just a headache Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Live healthier Allergy alert » Life-threatening allergy attacks Are you allergic to wine? Allergy tests that work All you need to know about allergy The warm days of Spring are here again and as welcome as the warmth and sunshine might be, it also signifies the start of Spring allergy season. Up for grabs » Tell us about your health Stay warm when the lights go out Win R1000 in cash! Win an energy-saving Spindel Enter our competition and stand a chance of winning an energy saving Spindel valued at R2200!