Home > Parenting > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Witbank family poisoned by household heater Three members of a Witbank family have died of carbon monoxide poisoning, allegedly caused by their heater, Mpumalanga police said on Tuesday. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Dr Sascha Edelstein on the causes of infertility Dr Sascha Edelstein on the latest insights of Infertility Japan bans possession of child porn Japan has finally criminalised possession of child pornography, but still allows sexually explicit comics and animation. Motsoaledi warns against illegal initiation schools Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi urged parents to report illegal initiation schools to prevent their children from being harmed by ruthless racketeers. Gay fathers – mom and dad rolled into one Gay men raising babies show brain activity resembling that of both new mothers and new fathers. Single moms' job loss has negative impact on kids Children of single mothers who lose their jobs are less likely to graduate from high school and college, and more likely to develop depression, according to a study. Sub-Saharan women most likely to die in pregnancy The WHO reports that the dangers of childbearing are still far more acute in the developing world than in wealthy countries. Single motherhood doesn't lead to unhappiness According to a study, having a child did not lead to a decline in single women's happiness. Parents' driving instruction often superficial Recordings of parent-child pairs when the child was driving found a little over half of the talk was driving related, but parents rarely discussed how to anticipate and avoid hazards. Family with sick baby rescued from Pacific The Kaufmans, parents of one-year-old Lyra, had started on a sailing trip across the Pacific, but when the baby girl developed a fever they sent a satellite call for help to the US Coast Guard. “ Latest comment on Health24 Robert Sidney says... You had me at "Nigerian". Nigerian pastor declares cure for Ebola ” A new research on child abandonment and adoption A new qualitative research study on child abandonment and adoption in the context of African ancestral beliefs in contemporary urban South Africa was released today by the National Adoption Coalition South Africa (NACSA) ahead of Child Protection Week. More US women delaying pregnancy Over the last forty years women have been having babies later in life than ever before. HIV drugs cause slight increase in birth defects Researchers found that taking antiretroviral drugs only slightly increased the risk of birth defects in children born to French mothers. Size of foetus affects stillbirth risk A study found that foetuses that were both too small and large for gestational weight were associated with a greater likelihood of stillbirth. Chinese parents offer babies for adoption on internet In China, expectant couples, unwilling or unable to keep their children, go to the internet looking for adoptive parents rather than abort their babies or abandon them. 'Prudent' diet linked to fewer preterm births A Norwegian study found that women who stuck to 'traditional' and 'prudent' diets had fewer preterm births than those who ate a 'western' diet. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem The importance of choosing the best life insurance for you Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Breakfast like a King Live healthier Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.