Home > Parenting > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Vaccination lowers rotavirus infection in infants A new study has found that widespread vaccination against rotavirus cuts children's rates of infection. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Watch the first ever MRI video of a child being born Baby yoga or child abuse? Breast-feeding may protect infants against obesity Babies who drank mother's milk for less than 2 months were more likely to gain extra weight, according to a recent study. Having strict parents may affect later relationships Teens whose parents use guilt or 'withholding' have trouble working out disagreements well into adulthood, according to a new study. Mother with womb transplant says risk paid off A Swedish woman who recently became the first woman to give birth after undergoing a uterus transplant feels that the risk was worth it. Failed infertility treatment can affect mental health Continuing to long for a baby, years after fertility treatments have failed, may have an impact on women's mental health. Synthetic hormone may protect preemies' brains Synthetic erythropoietin (EPO), a hormone used to stimulate red blood cell production, might prevent brain damage when used shortly after preterm birth. 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. 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. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 John Dugan says... A bend or curve in the penis is totally normal, and it should not be a cause for concern unless the curvature results from an injury, causes painful erections, and/or makes... Why is my penis skew? ” Surrogate babies may end up in stateless limbo The problem of statelessness could affect thousands of babies as more and more couples seek surrogates in countries like India, Mexico and Thailand. Breastfeeding helps heavy moms drop weight Obese women that follow breastfeeding recommendations after pregnancy are less likely to retain their pregnancy weight. Adult video games encourage risky behaviour in kids A study suggests that teenagers who play risk-glorifying games created for mature players may develop values consistent with their deviant game characters. Japan bans possession of child porn Japan has finally criminalised possession of child pornography, but still allows sexually explicit comics and animation. Gay fathers – mom and dad rolled into one Gay men raising babies show brain activity resembling that of both new mothers and new fathers. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.