Home > Parenting > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Mother with womb transplant says risk paid off A Swedish woman who recently became the first woman to give birth after undergoing a uterus transplant feels that the risk was worth it. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Watch the first ever MRI video of a child being born Baby yoga or child abuse? Surrogate babies may end up in stateless limbo The problem of statelessness could affect thousands of babies as more and more couples seek surrogates in countries like India, Mexico and Thailand. Failed infertility treatment can affect mental health Continuing to long for a baby, years after fertility treatments have failed, may have an impact on women's mental health. Breastfeeding helps heavy moms drop weight Obese women that follow breastfeeding recommendations after pregnancy are less likely to retain their pregnancy weight. Adult video games encourage risky behaviour in kids A study suggests that teenagers who play risk-glorifying games created for mature players may develop values consistent with their deviant game characters. Japan bans possession of child porn Japan has finally criminalised possession of child pornography, but still allows sexually explicit comics and animation. Gay fathers – mom and dad rolled into one Gay men raising babies show brain activity resembling that of both new mothers and new fathers. Single moms' job loss has negative impact on kids Children of single mothers who lose their jobs are less likely to graduate from high school and college, and more likely to develop depression, according to a study. Sub-Saharan women most likely to die in pregnancy The WHO reports that the dangers of childbearing are still far more acute in the developing world than in wealthy countries. “ Latest comment on Health24 NoeNoe says... Gee, sounds like rough sex to me. How sex was invented ” Synthetic hormone may protect preemies' brains Synthetic erythropoietin (EPO), a hormone used to stimulate red blood cell production, might prevent brain damage when used shortly after preterm birth. Witbank family poisoned by household heater Three members of a Witbank family have died of carbon monoxide poisoning, allegedly caused by their heater, Mpumalanga police said on Tuesday. Motsoaledi warns against illegal initiation schools Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi urged parents to report illegal initiation schools to prevent their children from being harmed by ruthless racketeers. A new research on child abandonment and adoption A new qualitative research study on child abandonment and adoption in the context of African ancestral beliefs in contemporary urban South Africa was released today by the National Adoption Coalition South Africa (NACSA) ahead of Child Protection Week. More US women delaying pregnancy Over the last forty years women have been having babies later in life than ever before. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Vote for 2014 Hill's Pet Slimmer of the Year Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know.