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 Lazy teens have weaker skeletons A study found that kids who aren't getting enough physical exercise are not using their bodies in ways that promote bone strength. 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' Children with heart defects may struggle at school Schools should be aware that children with heart defects can have learning difficulties, even long after their heart defect is 'fixed'. Sleepovers with dad a good thing after divorce A study found that children who had overnights with their fathers when they were infants or toddlers had higher-quality relationships with both parents when they were older. Stuttering linked to reduced blood flow in brain Researchers found evidence among people who stutter of reduced blood flow to the Broca's area of the brain, which is situated in the frontal lobe. Mother takes steps after 5-year-old son hits 45kg A Free State mother sought professional help after being told that her son’s weight was a serious health issue. Consider eye safety when choosing kids' toys US emergency rooms routinely treat a large number of toy-related injuries, and close to half of those injuries are to the head and face area. C-section could raise a child's risk of obesity Researchers found that vaginal delivery among overweight or obese mothers may help to mitigate the transmission of obesity among generations. Eastern Cape kids to benefit from play-based learning A new initiative by an educational organisation, in partnership with the LEGO Foundation, will encourage 'learning-through-play' in the Eastern Cape. The impact of child abuse can last a lifetime A study found that physical, social or emotional abuse in childhood was linked at midlife to a greater risk of time off from work due to long-term sickness, Annual dangerous toys list released According to watchdog group World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH), every three minutes a child is treated in a US emergency room for a toy-related injury. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors K Naomi takes a stand and shows women how to fight back WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Are you sure? » Aid your digestion What are digestive disorders? Are you really constipated? Many people think that if they do not have two or more bowel movements every single day of their lives they are constipated. This is patently not true, writes DietDoc. True of False? » SEE: How anaphylactic shock affects your body Stop believing these 10 allergy myths Do you still believe that hay fever is caused by hay? Or that food allergies are really common? No, and no again. We bust 10 myths about allergies.