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 The dangers sugary drinks pose to children South African children are consuming 40 to 60 grams of sugar a day. This means their intake is between 100 and 200% more than it should be. 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' Things you shouldn't say to someone who stutters 22 October 2017 is International Stuttering Awareness Day. To raise awareness, we looked at the things you shouldn’t say or do when someone stutters. When should you rush your toddler to the ER? A new survey found that many parents need a refresher course when it comes to especially choking and poisoning emergencies. Childhood 'growth test' not always necessary Paediatricians say that there is a wide range for children's growth or development and that there's no said way to measure 'normal' growth. Violence makes kids do worse at school Stress caused by violence affects kids' sleep patterns, which has a negative impact on their academic performance. Divorce may weaken kids' immunity More and more children come from 'broken homes', and a divorce can raise a child's risk of catching colds in adulthood. Here's how the Sesame Street's Muppets help kids Research shows that these famous children's characters have a positive effect on those who experience trauma. 3 ways to get young couch potatoes away from the screen Are your children glued to their electronic devices? It might be time to start making some rules. Dad's attention may boost baby's IQ Infants with 'hands-on' fathers did better at thinking skills tests at age two than their counterparts. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.