Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Baby » Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year Obesity during pregnancy linked to problems later in life A measurement of obesity in pregnancy when women are young is a marker of risk for later cardiovascular disease and mortality, according to a new study. 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 Born drunk: Cape teen defies the evils of alcoholism A mother opens up about how she watched her adoptive daughter shake violently and scream as she went through withdrawal after being born with foetal alcohol syndrome. Swedish girl gives birth from her mother’s womb A mother gave her womb to her daughter who lost hers fighting cancer. The transplant has been successful. She gave birth. A three generation from one womb. Antidepressants during pregnancy have their benefits According to a study, it turns out that antidepressants may lower birth complications, but increase health issues for babies. Should aborted foetuses be used for stem cell research? The recent incident where US company Planned Parenthood was found to be offering foetal tissue to buyers without the parents’ knowledge has raised serious ethical questions around the use of foetuses in stem cell research. 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. Incorrect weight in first pregnancy may have repercussions If you don't get your weight right during your first pregnancy, you might have complications the next time round, a study suggests. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy common in England, Ireland and Australasia As many as four out of every five women in England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand are drinking alcohol whilst pregnant. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Advertorial Understanding thrombosis The power of smell and touch Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Advertorial: Understanding the dangers of blood clots Live healthier Up for grabs! » To vape or not to vape? Twisp's new range of e-cigs Discover your Twisp Win one of the 3 new devices from Twisp! Now you can stand a chance of winning one of the 3 new devices, as well as flavours and accessories worth R2000 each! Love your heart » SA dying of heart disease Natural trans fats good for heart Heart probs and sex life How old is your heart? Take this test What's your heart age? Use the calculator to see the real age of your heart. Post your results in the comments!