Home > Parenting > Child > Parenting Parenting All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Can children make you live longer? A new study found that the risk of death is lower among people who have at least one child than it is among those who are childless. 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' 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. Infants should share parents' room to help prevent SIDS The American Academy of Paediatrics advise that babies should share their parents' bedroom for at least the first 6 months of life and, ideally, for the first year. Dating violence rife in cyberspace A new study finds that cyber dating abuse could be an extension of 'regular' dating violence, just through a new avenue. Electronic media plan needed for whole family According to an expert, any media use plan for the family must balance healthy activities like exercise, sleep and family time against the use of media devices. How to ease your child's transition to first grade Parents who remain positive and get involved in their child's school life help their kid to a smooth transition into their first grade, an expert suggests. Kids of stressed mothers may have more dental cavities Findings of a new study show that dental cavities are more common among kids whose mothers have two or more biological markers of chronic stress. Be aware of what you share online about your kids Nowadays parents disclose things about their kids online, leaving a lasting 'digital footprint', often containing personal information, which can have repercussions. More evidence gay parents raise well-adjusted kids In a study researchers found that children raised by homosexual parents showed no differences compared to children of heterosexual parents. Are you pushing your kids too hard? A Free State couple has been convicted of child abuse after forcing their daughter to swim in galas, and beating her if she didn't do it. When is a parent too pushy? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors K Naomi takes a stand and shows women how to fight back WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Are you sure? » Aid your digestion What are digestive disorders? Are you really constipated? Many people think that if they do not have two or more bowel movements every single day of their lives they are constipated. This is patently not true, writes DietDoc. True of False? » SEE: How anaphylactic shock affects your body Stop believing these 10 allergy myths Do you still believe that hay fever is caused by hay? Or that food allergies are really common? No, and no again. We bust 10 myths about allergies.