Home > Parenting > Child > Body Body All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Childhood 'growth test' not always necessary Paediatricians say that there is a wide range for children's growth or development and that there's no said way to measure 'normal' growth. 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' 7 ways to avoid kids' backpack pain A backpack might seem like a comfortable choice for your child's daily load, but be careful of pain and posture problems. C-section could raise a child's risk of obesity Researchers found that vaginal delivery among overweight or obese mothers may help to mitigate the transmission of obesity among generations. More kids and teens heading to ER with headaches Between 2007 and 2014 hospital admission rates for children with a headache increased from 10 percent to 24 percent, a recent study found. Why you should let your transgender child live openly When young transgender children are allowed to live openly as the gender they identify with and they get heaps of parental support, they fare much better psychologically. Soothing your newborn You love your baby more than anything in the world, but sometimes you get frustrated when he won't stop crying. “ Latest comment on Health24 Sally Joan says... Shouldn't be any problem getting his wife pregnant. Meet the man with two penises (NSFW photo) ” Better pain relief needed for preemies Experts say pain relief for newborns and especially preemies is often inadequate, despite evidence that low-tech comforting methods and medication can both be effective. 'Standing desks' in classrooms may boost kids' activity Parents who worry that too much sitting might harm their children's health may have a new ally: 'standing desks' in the classroom. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.