Home > Parenting > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Many parents blind to their child's overweight As US youngsters get heavier, many moms and dads think they look fine, according to a new survey. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Tasting a lemon for the first time Watch the first ever MRI video of a child being born Mom loses baby in Joburg hospital after three days of hell A Johannesburg woman, devastated after losing her premature baby, feels that she didn't get the help and support she needed from hospital staff. Why you should teach kids about sex abuse Children who learn about sex abuse in school more often report abuse in their own lives than do kids who are not taught about it, shows a new research review. What makes teenagers run away to join ISIS? CyberShrink explores what may make teenagers (usually girls from western countries) want to join the ranks of ISIS. Can you solve this grade 8 maths problem? The world is gripped by a maths question from a Singapore school exam that most adults can't answer. Can you? Divorce harder for kids from wealthy homes Divorce in wealthy homes is likely to lead to more behavioural problems in kids than in lower-income homes. Mother Kelly Smith-Miller posts about her son Brayden's overdose on Facebook Kelly Smith-Miller of St Louis in Missouri is the mother of a teenage boy who overdosed on heroin and Xanax on 12 March. She wrote an emotional Facebook post to warn other parents and teenagers about the dangers of drug addiction in our teens and the post has gone viral. Australian study calls homeopathy 'useless' After an extensive review of available research, the The National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia concluded that homeopathy was ineffective. This 'pregnant' dad has a message for South African men Three men who wanted to know what it feels like to be pregnant speak to Health24 about their experience walking around with a 9-month belly. “ Latest comment on Health24 Bongibong Bongibong says... This is totally wrong but people still don't recognise that you yaz people never listen Is nyaope South Africa's worst drug? ” The almost impossible grade 8 maths question answer The answer to the maths problem from a Singapore that nobody can solve, even though it's meant for 14-year olds. Internet co-parenting can lower divorce conflict Most U.S. states require separated couples with kids to take a co-parenting course before divorcing, and even online programmes can be helpful. Foetal Alcohol Syndrome highest in SA World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day is held each year at nine minutes past nine on the ninth day of the ninth month (09:09am on the 09th day of the 09 month) and apparently SA has the most FAS babies. Cape Town baby has huge tumour removed successfully It is a miracle that this baby has been discharged from hospital after having "one of the largest tumours of its kind" removed, say experts. Hospital sends miscarried babies to laundry by mistake Hospital officials are trying to determine how two miscarried babies wrapped in linen were inadvertently sent to a medical laundry company. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Hydration is vital all year round Momentum Health: an industry leader in healthcare Live healthier Stay out of trouble » Asthma danger zones 13 danger zones Teen dangers 21 dangerous things people do Here are 21 things people do without thinking. But they are dangerous, and could kill you or the people around you. Sexual health » STIs: how to stay safe Apps for gay and bi men tied to STI risk Penis bumps The STI most men get without knowing it Most guys haven't ever heard of the human papillomavirus, yet many will get it at some stage in their lives without even knowing it.