Home > Parenting > Child > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Health check: is caffeine actually bad for kids? Is there truth to the belief that coffee stunts children's growth or disturbs their rest? 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 Don't blame kids' behaviour on full moon Many parents swear their children's behaviour changes when the moon is full, but new research suggests otherwise. Preemies' brains boosted by breast milk MRI scans have shown that babies who consume more breast milk have larger brain volumes. Rape Crisis decries 4-year-old's rape ordeal Denying swift medical treatment for rape victims is dangerous, Rape Crisis tells Health24 as Paarl hospital faces shocking allegations of turning away a 4-year-old child that was assaulted. Tragic baby and mom healthcare deaths increase in Mpumalanga As the world celebrates International Women's Day, the Democratic Alliance in Mpumalanga lashes out at the healthcare department over the increase in number of baby and mom deaths. Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work Most women do not receive adequate maternity protection and returning to work is often a barrier to breastfeeding. But, according to the law, this should not be the case as working moms in South Africa are entitled to breaks for breastfeeding. How a woman's body changes during pregnancy A pregnant woman’s body undergoes various physical changes that can be obvious or quite subtle. This infographic is Courtesy of pregnantweeks and designed by Graphs. Exercise in early childhood makes for healthier brains in adults Encouraging your child to be physically active from an early age may not only set them on a course of improved brain function, but may also help protect them against a variety of stress-related conditions in adulthood. Alcohol the most dangerous drug for kids Parents spend a lot of time worrying about substance abuse, but a new report highlights the fact that the most commonly abused and dangerous drug for children is alcohol. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Painmaster Microcurrent Therapy provides drug-free pain relief Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Live healthier Checking for nits? » 8 simple steps for getting rid of lice Get through winter head lice free! This woman gets paid to pick out head lice Lice poop can make your head itch Watch out for the faeces of the lice, which is what can cause itching because of an allergic reaction. The struggle is real! » Is your PMS causing your food cravings? SA women silently suffering from this devastating condition The link between PMS and migraines Why do some women get 'bad' PMS and others don’t? Premenstrual syndrome symptoms affect an average of 75% of women.