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 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. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » Autistic savant 'reads minds' Tasting a lemon for the first time 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. '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. Soothing your newborn You love your baby more than anything in the world, but sometimes you get frustrated when he won't stop crying. 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. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Cipla Community Hero: Ana Rocha Innovation in Diabetes Care Live healthier Did you know? » Allergies less common in kids who suck their thumbs Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done What nits and lice look like in your hair 5 diseases your child can pick up at school School is a place for learning, but it also creates the perfect environment for an infectious disease to spread like wildfire. Healthy legs » The results you should know from the Healthy Legs Survey Could your job be causing varicose veins? Varicose veins? Don't do these exercises 5 stages of vein disease Weak or damaged valves in the veins can cause varicose veins.