Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > Birth Birth All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy US twin birth rate hits record high in 2013 Women in America are having more twins than ever before, probably due to their increasing use of fertility treatments. 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 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. Adequate birth spacing may prevent early delivery A short interpregnancy interval – the time between giving birth and getting pregnant again – has been linked to a greater risk of premature birth. Brain-dead woman dies soon after giving birth A 32-year-old Canadian woman who had been declared brain dead in December and kept on life support for six weeks died on Sunday soon after giving birth to a baby boy. Induced labour Everything you need to know about induced labour, when it is used and how. “ Latest comment on Health24 John Dugan says... A bend or curve in the penis is totally normal, and it should not be a cause for concern unless the curvature results from an injury, causes painful erections, and/or makes... Why is my penis skew? ” Birth triggers newborn for survival Neurons that process sensory information such as touch and vision are arranged in precise, well-characterised maps that are crucial for translating perception into understanding. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.