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 Many women under-report smoking during pregnancy Many women struggle to quit smoking when they are pregnant and urine tests reveal that smoking status during pregnancy tends to be under-reported. 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 Low testosterone may make you a better father A study found that when men saw their infants in distress and their testosterone declined, they were more nurturing and sensitive fathers. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Cipla Community Hero: Ana Rocha Innovation in Diabetes Care Live healthier Did you know? » Allergies less common in kids who suck their thumbs Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done What nits and lice look like in your hair 5 diseases your child can pick up at school School is a place for learning, but it also creates the perfect environment for an infectious disease to spread like wildfire. Healthy legs » The results you should know from the Healthy Legs Survey Could your job be causing varicose veins? Varicose veins? Don't do these exercises 5 stages of vein disease Weak or damaged valves in the veins can cause varicose veins.