Home > Parenting > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 4 year-old beaten to death by mother for 'being gay' An Oregon mother is in court this week charged with the murder of her four-year-old son who she believed was homosexual. Parents help kids develop positive body image According to an expert, parents play a crucial role in helping children develop a positive body image and healthy eating habits. Shy kids speak less, but understand as much as outgoing youngsters Although shy kids tend to speak less, they understand what's being said as well as more outgoing youngsters. It was found that girls have higher levels of shyness and language development than boys. Study explores anomalies in autistic kids' brains A study indicates that the brains of children with autism churn busily when they seem to be not doing anything – potentially explaining why they often seem lost in their own inner worlds. Babies may help couples stay together A Danish study suggests that couples who seek evaluation for infertility problems are more likely to stay together if they are ultimately able to have a child. “ Latest comment on Health24 Brian Myburgh says... How sensual and romantic, I just need a partner now! :) A guide to sensual massage ” '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. Why boys play with guns So is children's taste in toys genetically determined, or are they socialised to like certain things? Three-year-old with 160 IQ admitted to Mensa Three-year-old Alexia Martin from Arizona has an IQ of more than 160 and has been accepted by the local chapter of Mensa, the world's largest high-IQ society. How to trick kids into eating more vegetables The strategy of pairing something new with something a person already likes is known as associative conditioning and could be helpful in encouraging kids to eat more fruit and vegetables. Viewing ultrasound doesn't change abortion plans According to a large new US study, nearly 99% of women went ahead with an abortion after voluntarily viewing an ultrasound image of the foetus. Birthing fears predict postpartum depression Women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression, according to a Finnish study. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Momentum Health OatWell Dual Cross Is being overweight or obese dangerous? Tips to keep your immunity strong this winter Smile your way to better health Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Laugh a little » Eat yourself happy Laugh more and live longer Laughing yoga the best medicine The healing power of laughter A good chuckle doesn't only make you feel happy for a moment, it's beneficial to your health too.