Home > Parenting > Child > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy 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. 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 Health checks crucial for school-aged kids Your child’s first few weeks at school are not just about books, pens, bags, uniforms – it’s also a time when you should pay close attention to their health. Mom finds 'live worms' in Nestlé baby cereal A mother has expressed shock after finding what she thought were maggots in Nestlé's Cerelac cereal. Nestlé sets the record straight, and an expert has advice about insect infestation in your kitchen. Just how heavy is your child's school bag? How heavy is your child's school bag? Experts say it shouldn't be more than 10% of their body weight. Any more and they are being set up for spinal problems later in life. Here's what to do. 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. 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. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 Rose Joel says... My story has to do with the healing power of Rick Simpson cannabis oil.”My sister larra, age 65, was diagnosed with Bone Cancer on the inside of her backbone 2 years ago, which... 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' ” Poverty may affect children's brain development A new study suggests that there is a brain difference and an achievement difference between poor and middle-class children. 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? 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Hydration is vital all year round Momentum Health: an industry leader in healthcare Live healthier Stay out of trouble » Asthma danger zones 13 danger zones Teen dangers 21 dangerous things people do Here are 21 things people do without thinking. But they are dangerous, and could kill you or the people around you. Sexual health » STIs: how to stay safe Apps for gay and bi men tied to STI risk Penis bumps The STI most men get without knowing it Most guys haven't ever heard of the human papillomavirus, yet many will get it at some stage in their lives without even knowing it.