Home > Parenting > Child > Multimedia Multimedia All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid 10 interesting Down syndrome facts In lieu of national Down Syndrome Day today, here are 10 facts that you may not have known... 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' Autistic savant 'reads minds' Five-year-old Ramses Sanguino has autism, has been described as a "child savant", because of his ability to speak several different languages and solve complex mathematical equations, and apparently has telepathic abilities. A scientist puts his ability to read minds to the test. Tasting a lemon for the first time Take a look at babies' reactions after tasting lemon for the very first time. How to massage a new baby Infant massage is a loving, nurturing touch, a special, intimate time with your baby. Babies are massaged in many cultures from birth as part of the daily baby care routine. Girls: Head circumference and weight 0-2 yrs This chart illustrates the increase in head circumference and weight between birth and two years. Cancer in SA children The following article contains reliable information on cancer prevalence in South African children, as well as a graphic showing the various areas that can be overrun by cancer. How to stimulate your baby Babies need to be stimulated to develop their senses and learn about their environment. Beautiful short film about radioactive contamination in Japan This beautiful little film was voted the best Animated Film of Rio de Janeiro's Uranium Film Festival 2013. It's called Abita and deals with the dreams of Fukushima children who can't play outside because of radioactive contamination. Healthy Home Graphic Kids love investigating their environment - often on all fours or by sampling objects with their mouths. Use this guide to keep your home germ- and dust-free for small explorers. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?