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 Babies' fascination with faces may start in the womb Researchers have shown that the foetus can distinguish between different shapes, preferring to track face-like over non-face-like shapes. 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 Breastfeeding may reduce pain from C-section Breastfeeding for more than two months protects against chronic post-Caesarean pain. Screening tests for 'preemie' risk ineffective for new moms Tests to spot the risk of premature birth seem to be ineffective for first time moms, a new study finds. The secret ingredient behind motherly love On Valentine's Day the focus is on romantic love, but just as important is a mother's love for her child – and a new study may have found the chemical behind the mother-child bond. Manual work and night shifts may harm women's eggs Women who work nights and do heavy lifting on the job may have fewer and inferior eggs than nine-to-fivers. Overweight link between mom and baby may be genetic New research indicates that overweight women are unlikely to have an effect on their future kids' weight by dropping their own weight before getting pregnant. Antacids during pregnancy may cause asthma in babies Pregnant women should think twice about taking antacids during the course of their pregnancy as this may lead to the baby developing asthma. Trump abortion funding ban – the SA impact An organisation which provides safe abortion care to SA women predicts that US President Trump's 'global gag rule' will force many more women to have unsafe abortions. Pregnancy may be bad for your heart Two new studies suggest that something about pregnancy might predispose women toward atrial fibrillation. Fake abortion doctor arrested in Free State Do you know if your doctor is qualified? A man performing illegal abortions under pseudo names has been arrested in Qwaqwa. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Choose wisely... » Healthy diet may extend kidney patients' lives Healthy diet protects teens against later weight gain Finding the right diet for you With so many fad diets out there, it’s difficult to separate fact from fiction. Dietitian Mpho Tshukudu gives advice on how to find and follow the right diet. Decor danger! » Sick building syndrome FAQ: Sick building syndrome What is sick building syndrome? Your wallpaper might be making you sick Fungus growing on wallpaper might contribute to 'sick building syndrome', causing symptoms similar to flu and allergies.