Home > Parenting > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Why you should store your newborn's umbilical cord stem cells Collecting and storing stem cells from your baby's umbilical cord and blood could save your child's life down the line as cord tissue is set to become a vital component to the future treatment of many diseases that have mystified the healthcare industry for decades. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How to stimulate your baby How to massage a new baby 5 common fertility questions Got a question about fertility? These are the most common questions answered by an expert. Paternity tests should become more accessible in SA A study has underscored the need for DNA paternity tests to be made affordable and accessible in public health facilities. Great exercise benefits for pregnant moms Exercise during gestation has the potential to programme vascular health in offspring into their adulthood, in particular significantly altering the vascular smooth muscle. US military introduces 'family-friendly' packages for women Military women will have the benefit of thousands of breastfeeding rooms for when they return from their maternity leave. Antibiotics may cause your child's weight gain Your BMI may be forever altered by the antibiotics you take as a child. Data suggest that every time children take an antibiotic, they gain weight faster over time. Multiple pregnancies may slow down women's ageing Women who have given birth to more than one child seem to have healthier DNA, slowing down the ageing process. What's breaking the internet? These twin dancing babies At just 8-months-old, these twin girls are stealing the hearts of many with their adorable dance moves. Their mom chats to Health24 and shares some tips. Fertility - get the timing right An estimated 10-15% of couples experience ‘unexplained infertility’ which cannot be put down to a specific medical diagnosis. Read about possible causes and solutions. More breastfeeding could save lives and money A study has shown that millions of children and women don't receive the full benefits offered by breast-feeding, which has been shown to be healthy for both mothers and children. Pregnancy body changes that might shock you Surging hormones and a growing body trigger some intense body changes during pregnancy. Here, a roundup of common pregnancy body changes you might encounter Breast milk 101 Why is breast milk so good for a newborn’s development? We investigate. Are you wearing blue for autism awareness? South Africans are encouraged to wear something blue in solidarity with people affected by autism which affects 1 in 99 children born each day in the country. Caffeine in pregnancy may not harm baby's IQ IQ and behavioural assessments found no evidence that mothers' caffeine consumption during pregnancy had any effect on their offspring. Women who breastfeed live longer Having babies and breast-feeding are linked to lower risks of death from cancer and heart disease in women, according to new research. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Why probiotics are beneficial for IBS Hearing aids on a windy day? No problem! A step-by-step guide on how to do pelvic floor exercises correctly Live healthier Perfect parent » Parents boost kids' social skills Parent with ADHD? Why baby wakes at the night Top tips on parenting Browse through Health24's parenting guide for all you need to know about parenthood. Strong, healthy hair » 10 interesting facts about your hair Weird remedies for hair loss Causes of hair loss Healthy hair diet Sound nutrition can improve the health of your hair and give you lustrous locks.