Home > Parenting > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy 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. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Baby yoga or child abuse? Dr Sascha Edelstein on the causes of infertility Breastfeeding helps heavy moms drop weight Obese women that follow breastfeeding recommendations after pregnancy are less likely to retain their pregnancy weight. 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. 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. Single motherhood doesn't lead to unhappiness According to a study, having a child did not lead to a decline in single women's happiness. “ Latest comment on Health24 Marion Macgillivary says... was just intoduced to buchu tea for kidney problems.Hoping for relief. The health benefits of buchu tea ” 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. HIV drugs cause slight increase in birth defects Researchers found that taking antiretroviral drugs only slightly increased the risk of birth defects in children born to French mothers. Size of foetus affects stillbirth risk A study found that foetuses that were both too small and large for gestational weight were associated with a greater likelihood of stillbirth. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook! Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.