Home > Parenting > Child > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Baby » Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year Why you should donate breast milk The South African Breast Milk Reserve encourages mothers to breastfeed their babies exclusively for the first six months and to donate breastmilk to the SABR banks. It not only helps others, it can protect them against cancer. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » Autistic savant 'reads minds' How to massage a new baby Family stunts disabled daughter's growth to expand her world Jenn and Mark Hooper, parents of a severely disabled child, have recently raised eyebrows after taking a controversial decision to stunt their daughter's growth and remove her womb. Kids who take antibiotics gain weight faster Your BMI may be forever altered by the antibiotics you take as a child. Data suggest that every time children take an antibiotic, they gain weight faster over time. Emotional and physical child abuse may be equally bad Different types of child abuse have similar consequences: physically abused children and emotionally abused children struggle with very similar problems. Babies born in summer likely to be healthier adults A study found a link between birth month and certain health outcomes – children born during the summer months develop into healthier adults. Infographic: our baby's instinctive reflexes These are the 5 most recognisable reflexes your baby should show to stimuli. At 4 months, babies don't relate touch to other senses Up until four months of age, infants can't really place the origin of tickle, a new study suggests. Exclusive: corporal punishment is rife in Mpumalanga schools School children are given corporal punishment in Mpumalanga schools, suffering physical and verbal abuse, according to the SA Human Rights Commission. Infographic: Playing with your baby Playing with your baby provides great opportunities for your little one's muscle strength and communication ability. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How will we feed 9 billion people? Try the Meat Free Movember Challenge Fit starts now with MRP Sport Get Race Ready with REHIDRAT® Live healthier Toilet matters » 45 toilets in the world Poop in weird places Toilet paper debate The funniest bathroom signs ever These signs have taken toilet humour to the next level. 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!