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 SA doctors perform landmark 'balloon' op on prem baby's lung In a delicate lung operation, Tygerberg doctors gave a 4 months premature baby a new lease on life. 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 Sugary drinks in pregnancy can lead to heavier children Two or more sweet drinks a day during the second trimester can be linked to an extra kilogram in eight-year-olds. 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. Breastfeeding may reduce pain from C-section Breastfeeding for more than two months protects against chronic post-Caesarean pain. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Johannesburg conference to tackle digital transformation in healthcare Coital incontinence: the ‘oops’ women are too afraid to talk about Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS WIN a R2000 voucher. Great skin is just a click away! Live healthier Myths busted! » Breastfeeding may reduce pain from C-section Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work 9 breastfeeding myths busted Breastfeeding will help me lose my baby weight, right? Wrong! We bust nine myths about breastfeeding. Eat right. » How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunction 7 scientific ways to cure erectile dysfunction 7 foods that could relieve erectile dysfunction If you experience erectile dysfunction from time to time, you may be able to manage the problem without any medical help.