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 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. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » Autistic savant 'reads minds' Tasting a lemon for the first time 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. 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? 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. How being bullied affects your child as an adult A recent SA survey revealed that a shocking 57% of children in South Africa feel like they have been the victims of bullying and this affects their mental state in adulthood. Should we tell our kids they're fat? Nowadays we don't like to talk about weight issues, especially not with our children, but by avoiding the topic are we actually encouraging our children to be unhealthy? Winter holiday parent-savers The long winter holiday sees millions of South African children stuck indoors for winter, but don't panic - here are some practical ideas to help you survive. Breastfeeding leads to higher IQ A study indicates that prolonged breastfeeding leads to higher intelligence scores and higher earning potential in adulthood. High-achieving children have their parents to thank Parents play a key role in many aspects of their child's success, including creating the environment in which their child's talent can be identified. Dealing with your new baby We take a look at weight gain, neonatal jaundice, your baby's first stool, visitors and much more. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors The three stress-busting basics you can’t afford to ignore Detangle the myths from the facts Why you should try the cold or hot approach for sports-related injuries Head lice myth busters! Live healthier Coffee and wine for the win! » Could heartburn drugs upset your 'good' gut bacteria? Life is a gut reaction Good news! Coffee & wine may promote a healthy gut Diverse bacteria help your gut stay healthy. Here's how what you eat and drink can help or harm that balance - and it's not all bad news. I gave hubby HIV » Giving babies antibodies promptly may eliminate HIV Vaginal ring to prevent HIV on the cards I gave my husband HIV and watched him die Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words.