Home > Parenting > Child > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy What motivated the paedophile ring behind baby rape in South Africa? An alleged paedophile with a fetish for the sexual abuse of babies in nappies will appear in court on July 1. Why did he do it? Was it a case of instant gratification, sexual entitlement or possibly even virgin cleansing? TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » How to stimulate your baby Baby born as truck kills mother How to fix SA's alarmingly low reading rates Teachers who are competent to teach reading are essential to achieve the national goals for reading literacy, according to an academic. Jerry Collins' orphan baby awakens from coma Ayla, the orphaned baby daughter of All Blacks rugby star Jerry Collins and his wife Alana who were tragically killed in a car crash earlier this month, has reportedly awoken from a coma. Pioneering heart procedure saves two-month-old baby Two-month-old Miané Burger recently underwent a successful ablation heart procedure – the first time in South Africa that this procedure has been performed on such a young baby. Online breast milk trading carries serious health risks Raw, unpasteurised human breast milk bought online can expose consumers to many serious infectious diseases, including hepatitis, HIV and syphilis. Why children of obese parents are more likely to be obese While in the womb, the cells of children of obese mothers may be programmed to accumulate extra fat, or develop differences in metabolism that could lead to insulin resistance. Protecting your child from sexual abuse The vulnerability of children to sexual predators regularly is covered in the news. Here's how to protect your child. “ Latest comment on Health24 Francois du Toit says... i dont eat it after all the negative things i saw..never again thanks to all the workers at kfc wirh there bad atitute..if they can do that..i dont think there toilet higene is... Chicken is 100% safe to eat, says KFC ” New drugs could block development of migraines A new class of drugs target a biochemical involved in setting off migraines and might effectively prevent these headaches in a substantial portion of sufferers. Parents going viral with ugly hair cut videos shaming kids A new trend where parents punish (shaming) misbehaving tweens and teens with ugly hair cuts has been countered with parents who create videos with hug-it-out versions instead. Toddlers increasingly exposed to marijuana Kids younger than 3 may accidentally ingest marijuana when it's baked into brownies and cookies. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Up for grabs » Win with NuSeed Win with MySmartkid Win a Canderel hamper Win a LED 3D smart TV Stand a chance of winning a Samsung UA55H8000 Smart 55 inch Curved LED TV valued at R20 000 from Save Hyper! Medical marijuana » 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' Could your doctor could be high? Dagga in medicine? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.