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 Vit D supplement during pregnancy largely unnecessary Only babies born in winter might benefit from vitamin D supplementation to help counteract low levels caused by seasonal loss of sunlight. 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 Rice cereals introduce babies to junk food – Noakes Rice cereals are a child's earliest introduction to junk food, Professor Tim Noakes has said during a hearing into his conduct by the Health Professions Council of SA. Better pain relief needed for preemies Experts say pain relief for newborns and especially preemies is often inadequate, despite evidence that low-tech comforting methods and medication can both be effective. More evidence gay parents raise well-adjusted kids In a study researchers found that children raised by homosexual parents showed no differences compared to children of heterosexual parents. Why we need to take asthma more seriously Thousands of South Africans have asthma but don’t know they have it, and aren’t getting treatment – thereby putting themselves at great risk. Weight loss after pregnancy Many mothers get frantic about losing their figures as pregnancy progresses. Don't panic - help is at hand. Tragic baby and mom healthcare deaths increase in Mpumalanga As the world celebrates International Women's Day, the Democratic Alliance in Mpumalanga lashes out at the healthcare department over the increase in number of baby and mom deaths. Cleveland surgeons perform nation's first uterus transplant Cleveland surgeons performed America's first uterus transplant. This is a new frontier that aims to give women who lack wombs a chance to become pregnant. We don't always know why kids commit suicide Parents are often unaware of their teens' hurt and grievances because of a lack of communication and interaction. Brain-dead Polish woman gives birth to baby boy A mother's life-support system that kept her alive for 55 days was turned off hours after the birth of her baby. 10 back-to-school checks Make sure your child is in tip-top shape to face the new school year. Rape Crisis decries 4-year-old's rape ordeal Denying swift medical treatment for rape victims is dangerous, Rape Crisis tells Health24 as Paarl hospital faces shocking allegations of turning away a 4-year-old child that was assaulted. Womb transplant recipient grateful for chance at pregnancy A 26-year-old woman, identified as Lindsey, is the first American to receive a uterus transplant which will give her the chance to have a baby of her own. More hospitals offering donor breast milk for preemies Infants given donor breast milk were less likely to develop a potentially dangerous gut infection called necrotizing enterocolitis, according to the journal 'Paediatrics'. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Top tips for beating PMS now Win a spa voucher worth R1000! Don't let PMS get you down Four tips for healthy winter hair Live healthier The struggle is real » 5 things to know before taking an antihistamine How to cope with seasonal allergies 15 tips for students with allergies For university students, moving out of home can be daunting at the best of times but for those with severe allergies or asthma, it may feel close to impossible. Coffee and wine for the win! » Could heartburn drugs upset your 'good' gut bacteria? Life is a gut reaction Good news! Coffee & wine may promote a healthy gut Diverse bacteria help your gut stay healthy. Here's how what you eat and drink can help or harm that balance - and it's not all bad news.