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 More babies born to mothers addicted to pain meds The number of infants born to American mothers addicted to prescription pain medications is rising, and so are the costs of treating those babies, researchers report. More in Pregnancy News New test for Down syndrome a 'major advance' Mom loses baby in Joburg hospital after three days of hell Could specialised foetal surgery prevent birth defects? Kate's struggle with extreme morning sickness News 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. See all News » Pregnancy Five danger signs in pregnancy you should not miss To ensure a safe pregnancy, be on the lookout for these five danger signs you should not miss. See all Pregnancy » 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 » 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 Pregnancy Could specialised foetal surgery prevent birth defects? The uncertain fate of babies diagnosed with serious birth defects could be changed for the better with the help of highly specialised surgery in the safety of their mother’s womb. See all Pregnancy » 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 » advertisement From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Healthy ears » A middle-ear microphone Deaf and drop-dead gorgeous The gift of hearing The strangest things found in people's ears Doctors have found some very weird things in patients' ears. We look at 7 strange things found in human ears . . . Live allergy free » 10 dog breeds for allergy sufferers Strange allergy cures Managing seasonal allergies Bust those allergies! All you need to know about relieving seasonal allergies.