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 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. 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' 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. 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. Anaesthesia unlikely to impair kids' development The results of a large study indicate it is unlikely that early childhood anaesthesia poses a long-term risk, which is reassuring for children, parents and caregivers. Phones and tablets at bedtime disturb kids' sleep patterns Children's use of smartphones, tablets and other portable media devices at bedtime has been linked to insufficient sleep, poor sleep quality and excessive daytime sleepiness. 7-year-old surprised as toy dispenser spits out pills When a young American girl inserted coins into a toy dispenser, she received a plastic capsule filled with medications for blood pressure and kidney stones. 10 interesting Down syndrome facts In lieu of national Down Syndrome Day today, here are 10 facts that you may not have known... 7 medications that could kill your child Research found that just one dose of one of these medications can be fatal. Placebos may work as well as drugs for childhood migraines A study shows that two of the most commonly used migraine medications for children are no more effective than a placebo, and have adverse effects. Pregnancy may boost stroke risk in younger women Multiple studies have shown that pregnancy, especially the third trimester and the postpartum period, is a time of increased stroke risk for women of childbearing age. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.