Home > Parenting > Child > Parenting Parenting All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Breastfeeding leads to higher IQ A study indicates that prolonged breastfeeding leads to higher intelligence scores and higher earning potential in adulthood. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Baby born as truck kills mother Beautiful short film about radioactive contamination in Japan Shine a light on autism on World Autism Awareness Day World Autism Awareness Day was initiated eight years ago to draw attention to the increasing prevalence and high rate of autism in children all over the world. Sick leave myths busted Unsure whether to bring a sick note after two or three days of taking off ill, or are you simply unsure of what it means to be sick after the weekend? Here are the facts. Is your praise breeding a narcissistic child? Kids who think too highly of themselves likely developed their narcissism because their parents put them on a pedestal and doled out unearned praise, a new study claims. How to deal with sibling rivalry Are your children fighting all the time? Do they accuse you of favouritism? Here are some tips on dealing with sibling rivalry. Kids who walk or bike to school eat less junk food Contrary to expectation, kids who get home under their own steam, eat less junk food than their peers who are 'passive commuters'. Help your teen get better grades The New Year brings new academic challenges for high-school kids. Give your teens the support they need. “ Latest comment on Health24 Derek Human says... Every day in SA is earth our for us thanks to Eskom Does everybody hate Earth Hour? ” The corporal punishment debate continues There have been reports that the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town, has called for a ban on corporal punishment in a submission to the Department of Social Development. Protect your family against worms Deworm your family every six months with Vermox! Why kids whine and how to stop them A whingeing kid is guaranteed to push up your blood pressure. Read this before you fly off the handle. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Hypertension » Salt may be bad for more than blood pressure Regularly salting foods heightens death risk How potassium fights high blood pressure Are you eating too much salt? Did you know that high blood pressure affects as many as 25% of adult South Africans? Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.