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 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. 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 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. 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. 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. View your unborn baby in 3-D New technology that combines MRI and ultrasound data will allow prospective parents to view the foetus in 3-D with virtual reality devices. Birthing pool not ideal for delivery It is important to differentiate between labouring in water and delivering in water – and new guidelines state that delivering a baby in water has no discernible benefits. 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. Strict law pushes Polish women to have abortions abroad Many Polish women cross the border to have an abortion in a place where it is safe and legal. They go to Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia or the Netherlands. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors 10 facts about diabetes and insulin you need to know How to care for your vaginal flora JHB - Free Caregiver Workshop with TENA experts - 15 February JHB - Free home visit and assessment with a TENA nurse advisor Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?