Home > Parenting > Pregnancy Pregnancy All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy C-sections tied to child obesity Research shows that more babies born via caesarean section grow up to be heavy kids and teens than those delivered vaginally. Pregnancy News Foetal faces react to mom's smoking 4-D scans show more foetal mouth movement and facial touching in cases where pregnant mothers smoke. More in Pregnancy News Hospital sends miscarried babies to laundry by mistake This 'pregnant' dad has a message for South African men Fear of 'designer babies' as UK allows creation of 'three-parent' babies Campaigners urge UK to allow 'three-parent' babies News 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. See all News » Pregnancy Foetal alcohol syndrome is not just a Cape problem South Africa has one of the highest rates of foetal alcohol syndrome in the world. While most people regard this as a problem unique to the Western Cape, new research shows it is a fact of life in Soweto, Lenasia and Westbury as well. See all Pregnancy » Pregnancy Painkiller used in pregnancy linked to ADHD Acetaminophen, a pain reliever considered safe for pregnant women, has been linked to an increased risk of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children. See all Pregnancy » Pregnancy Vitamin D deficiency tied to severe pre-eclampsia Women who are deficient in vitamin D in the first 26 weeks of their pregnancy may be at risk of developing severe pre-eclampsia. See all Pregnancy » Take action TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development News Fear of 'designer babies' as UK allows creation of 'three-parent' babies The UK is the first country to allow the creation of human embryos from three people to avoid passing on diseases to children, but there are fears of "designer babies". See all News » Pregnancy Pregnancy and your skin Pregnancy is a time of great hormonal and physical changes in the body. Unfortunately, these changes can also affect your skin. See all Pregnancy » Pregnancy Schizophrenia linked to pregnancy complications A study indicates that women with schizophrenia are at increased risk for serious problems during pregnancy and childbirth. See all Pregnancy » Pregnancy Raw dairy products too risky According to US paediatricians raw milk and cheeses are simply too risky for infants, children and pregnant women. See all Pregnancy » advertisement Live healthier Hypertension » Salt may be bad for more than blood pressure Regularly salting foods heightens death risk How potassium fights high blood pressure Are you eating too much salt? Did you know that high blood pressure affects as many as 25% of adult South Africans? Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.