Home > Parenting > Child > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Parents shunning newborns' vitamin shot Doctors have warned that ant-vaccine parents who refuse the vitamin K shot routinely given to newborns can lead to babies suffering from dangerous internal bleeding. 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 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? 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. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 Johan Smit says... Just not some boy molesting priest please. My ADHD husband's uncontrollable obsession with sex ” 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. 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 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! Have a happy kid! » Obesity may not help teens lose weight Should we tell our kids they're fat? Keep an eye on your kids by smartphone Win with MySmartkid Stand a chance of winning a six-month subscription valued at over R1 100!