Home > Parenting > Child > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Overeating learned in infancy In the long run, encouraging a baby to finish the last ounce in their bottle might be doing more harm than good. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Allergy-free home Cancer in SA children Abused children at risk for obesity as adults A study shows that children who are abused or neglected are at risk of being obese later in life. CT scans a cancer risk for kids A study finds that children exposed to radiation during CT scans are 24% more likely to develop cancer. Doctors 'print' on baby's airway tube, save his life Doctors have saved an Ohio boy by 'laser-printing' an airway tube so he can breathe. Bed-sharing raises Sids risk fivefold, study finds The number of cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (Sids) would drop dramatically if parents did not sleep with their babies, researchers say. Living near highway in pregnancy bad for baby Living near a busy road during pregnancy may lead to infants having a higher risk for conditions such as pneumonia, study found. Fever reducers don't slow recovery A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection. “ Latest comment on Health24 Ryan Schoeman says... lol 6 surprising sex drive killers ” Extreme weather threatens mental health The monstrous tornado in Oklahoma, killing dozens of adults and children, shows how violent weather that can affect a child's mental well-being. Removing tonsils helps kids with sleep apnoea For children who have sleep apnoea, removing the tonsils appears to improve daytime energy and behaviour, researchers say. Measles surges in UK years after vaccine scare Years after scare linked measles shot to autism, unprotected UK children drive measles spread. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Hill's Science Plan Canine Mini range What is Diabetic Neuropathy? There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Live healthier Be vitamin-smart » A-Z of vitamins What is vitamin C? Ask the expert Why we need vitamin D Even in a country with an abundance of sunlight you might have a vitamin D deficiency. Here's why. Beat acne » Stars with scars Acne tips Skincare Myths about acne Through the ages, there have been many myths about acne. We list the myths and give you the facts.