Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Possible miscarriage gene found Scientists have found that women with mutations in a specific gene have a statistically high risk of suffering recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA). 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 Breast milk protein may reduce hospital infections in preemies A new study found that lactoferrin, a protein found in breast milk, was safe for newborns and could reduce hospital infections among premature babies. How a crazy request made womb transplants possible When a Swedish doctor began developing a way to transplant wombs into women to allow them to give birth nearly two decades ago, the technique was largely dismissed as science fiction. Morning sickness may be a sign that all's well Up to four out of five women report nausea or vomiting during pregnancy, and morning sickness is often cited as a sign of a healthy pregnancy, but little is known about it. 3 steps to lower a woman's risk of premature birth According to a recent study there's a lot mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term. Fat in pregnant women's diet affects babies' gut microbes A study found that gut microbiomes of babies born to mothers who ate a high-fat diet during pregnancy differed from those of babies whose mothers who did not. Mother's milk a miracle medicine for mom and baby Breastfeeding your newborn comes with several benefits such as providing protection against infections, reducing stress and combatting weight and digestive problems. MomConnect service expands to HIV MomConnect delivers text messages to women, with information geared towards their stage of pregnancy – and soon pregnant women with HIV will be able to receive specialised messages. Paracetamol during pregnancy tied to ADHD risk in kids When pregnant women in Britain used acetominophen (paracetamol), it appeared to increase the risk of behaviour problems cropping up in their children by the time they turned seven. Women conceive naturally after stopping fertility treatment An online survey indicates that many women fell pregnant naturally after ceasing fertility treatment. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.