Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Eating own placenta has no benefits for women Studies have shown no data to support the claim that eating one's placenta has any health benefits, as touted by stars like Kourtney Kardashian. 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 First bit of ejaculate contains more sperm A Spanish study has found that ejaculate is divided into two quite different phases, aimed at achieving two equally important actions in terms of reproduction. Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part II DietDoc takes a look at some of the indicators of healthy nutrition during pregnancy and best practices that lead to greater success in achieving a healthy pre-pregnancy weight. 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. Mom loses baby in Joburg hospital after three days of hell A Johannesburg woman, devastated after losing her premature baby, feels that she didn't get the help and support she needed from hospital staff. Kate's struggle with extreme morning sickness The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child and again suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum, an extreme form of morning sickness that plagued her pregnancy with Prince George. “ Latest comment on Health24 Blackhole_Sun says... Another one of the countless 'good stories' zuma was speaking of.. Dirty bedding and laundry pile up at KwaMhlanga Hospital ” New test for Down syndrome a 'major advance' A new test that analyses foetal DNA in a pregnant woman's bloodstream is apparently much more effective than other screening methods. Could specialised foetal surgery prevent birth defects? The uncertain fate of babies diagnosed with serious birth defects could be changed for the better with the help of highly specialised surgery in the safety of their mother’s womb. WHO warns of Caesarean 'epidemic' According to the WHO, in a lot of developing and developed countries there is an epidemic of Caesarean sections, even when there is no medical need. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Up for grabs » Win with NuSeed Win with MySmartkid Win a Canderel hamper Win a LED 3D smart TV Stand a chance of winning a Samsung UA55H8000 Smart 55 inch Curved LED TV valued at R20 000 from Save Hyper! Medical marijuana » 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' Could your doctor could be high? Dagga in medicine? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.