Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Stress during pregnancy linked to asthma in kids Researchers calculated that the likelihood of having asthma or eczema as a teenager was substantially higher among children of mothers who experienced stressful life events during their pregnancies. 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 Alabama law that may restrict abortion challenged An Alabama law aimed at restricting hospital access to doctors who perform abortions is being challenged because it may pose an impediment for women who seek abortion. Illegal abortion horror continues Illegal abortionists are openly advertising their services in public places. Here's more about the horror of illegal abortions. Women with transplanted wombs trying for pregnancy Four women are trying to get pregnant in an experimental procedure to test if it's possible to transplant a uterus so a woman can give birth to her own biological child. Parents need to talk to preemies in neonatal unit A new study suggests that exposing premature infants to more adult language in the neonatal intensive care unit can increase their language abilities. Sexual lubricants may block conception Couples trying to conceive may want to avoid using certain common sexual lubricants, which can harm sperm and reduce the chances of pregnancy. Preemies face higher risk of asthma when older An analysis of existing research suggests that premature babies face a higher risk of developing asthma and wheezing disorders when they're older. “ Latest comment on Health24 Vickers Vermeulen says... YUK! Pheromone parties: why you should sniff your date's armpits ” 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. Schizophrenia linked to pregnancy complications A study indicates that women with schizophrenia are at increased risk for serious problems during pregnancy and childbirth. US abortion rate lowest since 1973 According to the latest national survey, the US abortion rate declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13% between 2008 and 2011. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Momentum Health OatWell Dual Cross Is being overweight or obese dangerous? Tips to keep your immunity strong this winter Smile your way to better health Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Laugh a little » Eat yourself happy Laugh more and live longer Laughing yoga the best medicine The healing power of laughter A good chuckle doesn't only make you feel happy for a moment, it's beneficial to your health too.