Home > Parenting > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Baby » Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year Kids who sleep less tend to eat more Children who don't get enough sleep might be more tempted by their favourite snack, a new study suggests. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » Tasting a lemon for the first time How to stimulate your baby Kids exposed to secondhand smoke may have clogged arteries Findings suggest that the health effects of passive smoking on children are not limited to respiratory or developmental health, but can have a long-term impact on cardiovascular health. Picky eaters – should parents be worried? DietDoc explains why parents may need to pay greater attention to possible underlying psychological problems in children who are 'selective eaters' (SE). Planned Parenthood defends foetal tissue donation Planned Parenthood claims that its donation of tissue from aborted foetuses is a 'minuscule' part of its work proving health services for women. Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work Most women do not receive adequate maternity protection and returning to work is often a barrier to breastfeeding. But, according to the law, this should not be the case as working moms in South Africa are entitled to breaks for breastfeeding. Your complete guide to breastfeeding After the delivery of your baby, a breastfeeding consultant, your midwife or a maternity ward nurse will guide you slowly through the steps of breastfeeding. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy seems to be more common than you think As many as four out of every five women in England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand are drinking alcohol whilst pregnant. 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? What you need to know about smoking around your kids How does your smoking affect your child? Here are some sobering facts that might just get you to kick this habit. “ Latest comment on Health24 Billy Levin says... There is gross ignorance and major neglect regarding ADHD, world wide! Misconceptions abound . Yet when treated by real experts, results are major. What happens when kids with ADHD take Ritalin and Concerta? ” More babies born to mothers addicted to pain meds The number of infants born to American mothers addicted to prescription pain medications is rising, and so are the costs of treating those babies, researchers report. Should your child take a supplement? Intimidated by the shelf in your local supermarket that groans under the vitamin and mineral supplements for kids? Then read on. New approach to polycystic ovary syndrome New analyses may help researchers to better understand the underlying biology of polycystic ovary syndrome. Could your love for seafood lead to infertility? Seafood has huge health benefits, but researchers are now warning that too much of a good thing can mess up your fertility. Home and unexpected births Do you have questions about home or unexpected birth? Here are some expert answers. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors What could happen in the next 37 seconds? Dehydration at a glance Advertorial: Understanding the dangers of blood clots Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Live healthier Make a change and get moving! » The dangers of blood clots Fit people live longer Exercise is key to health in old age How you can get moving Fee like a useless lump of laziness just laying on the couch? Fear not, there's hope for you! Here's how you can get active. Up for grabs! » To vape or not to vape? Twisp's new range of e-cigs Discover your Twisp Win one of the 3 new devices from Twisp! Now you can stand a chance of winning one of the 3 new devices, as well as flavours and accessories worth R2000 each!