Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > Birth Birth All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Women conceive naturally after stopping fertility treatment An on online survey indicates that many women fell pregnant naturally after ceasing assisted reproduction therapies. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development Many women under-report smoking during pregnancy Many women struggle to quit smoking when they are pregnant and urine tests reveal that smoking status during pregnancy tends to be under-reported. Limpopo fighting illegal abortion clinics Illegal abortion is a growing trend in Limpopo, judging by the many new posters advertising abortions appearing in areas all around the province. Top athlete Wayde van Niekerk donates 500k to neonatal unit South African superstar Wayde van Niekerk has donated a half a million rand to the Newborns Groote Schuur Trust. Brain-dead Polish woman gives birth to baby boy A mother's life-support system that kept her alive for 55 days was turned off hours after the birth of her baby. Bumper crop of New Year babies for Western Cape New Year's Day stared off with a bang with more than 100 babies born in the Western Cape. Women who breastfeed live longer Having babies and breast-feeding are linked to lower risks of death from cancer and heart disease in women, according to new research. History of C-section tied to risky home birth A study found that home births among women with a history of C-section were associated with a greater risk for stillbirth and/or neurological complications in the baby. Why you should store your newborn's umbilical cord stem cells Collecting and storing stem cells from your baby's umbilical cord and blood could save your child's life down the line as cord tissue is set to become a vital component to the future treatment of many diseases that have mystified the healthcare industry for decades. Home births linked to slightly higher infant death risk Babies born outside of a hospital are more likely to be stillborn, or to die within a year of birth, a new study suggests. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. E-cigarettes less risky? » E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes E-cigarettes less of a cancer risk than regular smokes A study indicates that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.