Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > Birth Birth All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Preemie becomes 'National Ambassador' As the 'public face' of March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson who survived premature birth against great odds, will travel the US. 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 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. 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. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 Justin Kruger says... I call BS! Miracle! Cat rises from the dead ” 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors What's this about vitamin B? Independent studies have proved once again that EPO significantly improves symptoms of atopic eczema JJ & Associates offers gents' health– the first medical practice of its kind Live healthier Hit the road » Advice for the long runner Hill training: how to do it Why running is good for you What to wear when you run You do not need a gym membership to run. All you need is the correct clothing and you're ready to reap the benefits. Carb danger » Why we get fat Why you need to worry about fructose Craving sugar? Blame your brain Carbs make you sick Dr Gary Fettke, who believes that the foods we eat are the leading cause of lifestyle diseases speaks of Carbohydrate Diabetes, not Sugar Diabetes.