Home > Parenting > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Baby » Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year Tygerberg: reading encourages bonding between mother and baby A project to instil a love of reading and bonding between babies and their mothers has been initiated by a neonatologist working at Tygerberg Children’s Hospital in Cape Town. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » Tasting a lemon for the first time How to stimulate your baby Are young fathers at risk of dying earlier? A study finds that men who become dads in their early 20s are more likely to die in their late 40s and early 50s. Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work Most women do not receive adequate maternity protection and returning to work is often a barrier to breastfeeding. But, according to the law, this should not be the case as working moms in South Africa are entitled to breaks for breastfeeding. Baby dies after rat encounter at Indian hospital The mother of a newborn who died in a southern Indian hospital claims her son had been bitten by rats. 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. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 Pinky Sinelitha Booi Marx says... I really don't understand how they never checked if the debit order went off or not and why Mrs Venter was making changes not the main member. So they were comfortable with... 'How Discovery Health messed us around' ” 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Migraines – more than just a headache Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Live healthier Allergy alert » Life-threatening allergy attacks Are you allergic to wine? Allergy tests that work All you need to know about allergy The warm days of Spring are here again and as welcome as the warmth and sunshine might be, it also signifies the start of Spring allergy season. Up for grabs » Tell us about your health Stay warm when the lights go out Win R1000 in cash! Win an energy-saving Spindel Enter our competition and stand a chance of winning an energy saving Spindel valued at R2200!