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 7 things to say to a woman in labour Comfort while a woman is in labour is badly needed. What you say and how you say it has a great influence on how a woman will experience labour and the birth process. 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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Caesarean birth: long-term consequences not so bad A study suggests that Caesarean births may not be the cause of negative health outcomes during childhood, as previously believed. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Cipla Nutrition- Dummies Guide to Enduro Prep 4 clever ways to stay active this winter Key signs you need a change in diet Clear your head with fast-acting, long-lasting Sinutab® Nasal Spray Live healthier PMS, depression & suicide » Don't let PMS get you down Symptoms of PMS Diagnosing PMS The link between PMS, depression and suicidal thoughts The symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are similar to those of PMS, but generally more severe – and could include depression and even thoughts of suicide. A vegan marathon runner » Comrades: don't run if you're ill Fuel your body for the Comrades Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Donovan Will, who is training to run the Comrades Marathon, speaks to Health24 about his plant based diet and fears of getting injured ahead of the big race.