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 Why you should eat chocolate during pregnancy Pregnant women who eat just a small piece of chocolate each day may improve the circulatory health of their unborn child, a new study suggests. 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 The number of stillbirths remains alarmingly high Nearly 7 200 stillbirths occur each day worldwide, with maternal nutrition, malaria and syphilis being among the causes of deaths, research shows. The 'bullies' in our maternity wards Allegations of women being abused during labour at public health facilities have left many in shock. Now, a kinder, gentler birth for women may come from an unlikely place. Pregnancy test? There's an app for that! Baby on the way? Bluetooth pregnancy test will tell your phone, then email family and friends. SA breast milk bank saves premature baby A baby weighing a mere 1.2 kilos was unable to ingest formula, so the mother opted for breast milk donated by anonymous women. Overweight during pregnancy may lead to obese children A child's weight is influenced by the amount of weight a mother gains during and after her pregnancy, experts say. 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. Caffeine in pregnancy may not harm baby's IQ IQ and behavioural assessments found no evidence that mothers' caffeine consumption during pregnancy had any effect on their offspring. The dangers of alcohol during pregnancy If you're trying to fall pregnant, you should avoid drinking any alcohol as even a small amount can be dangerous to your unborn child. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors The three stress-busting basics you can’t afford to ignore Detangle the myths from the facts Why you should try the cold or hot approach for sports-related injuries Head lice myth busters! Live healthier I gave hubby HIV » Giving babies antibodies promptly may eliminate HIV Vaginal ring to prevent HIV on the cards I gave my husband HIV and watched him die Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words. Snoozing Sanctuary » Bedroom performance affected by salary Sound sleep helps the heart Are you sleep-deprived? How healthy is your bedroom? One third of our lives are spend sleeping and with a few changes you can transform your bedroom into a snoozing sanctuary.