Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Women with transplanted wombs trying for pregnancy Four women are trying to get pregnant in an experimental procedure to test if it's possible to transplant a uterus so a woman can give birth to her own biological child. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development Painkiller used in pregnancy linked to ADHD Acetaminophen, a pain reliever considered safe for pregnant women, has been linked to an increased risk of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children. Parents need to talk to preemies in neonatal unit A new study suggests that exposing premature infants to more adult language in the neonatal intensive care unit can increase their language abilities. Schizophrenia linked to pregnancy complications A study indicates that women with schizophrenia are at increased risk for serious problems during pregnancy and childbirth. US abortion rate lowest since 1973 According to the latest national survey, the US abortion rate declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13% between 2008 and 2011. Vitamin D deficiency tied to severe pre-eclampsia Women who are deficient in vitamin D in the first 26 weeks of their pregnancy may be at risk of developing severe pre-eclampsia. “ Latest comment on Health24 Rory Patrick Snyman says... he'll probably get a different kind of "suppository" if he goes to jail! Why is Oscar vomiting? ” Sexual lubricants may block conception Couples trying to conceive may want to avoid using certain common sexual lubricants, which can harm sperm and reduce the chances of pregnancy. Preemies face higher risk of asthma when older An analysis of existing research suggests that premature babies face a higher risk of developing asthma and wheezing disorders when they're older. Stress hormones in womb may cause daughters to smoke A study suggests that daughters exposed to their mother's stress hormones in the womb may be more likely to become nicotine-dependent later in life. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Recovery after exercise is an essential part of any workout What is Metabolic Syndrome? Could you have it? Eyecare for computer users Treet-It Anti-Lice aiding schools in the prevention of Head Lice Live healthier Beware of the danger! » Asthma danger zones 13 danger zones Teen dangers 21 dangerous things people do Here are 21 things people do without thinking. But they are dangerous, and could kill you or the people around you. Preventing HIV » Male screening tests HIV protective shots HIV vaccine Vaginal ring to prevent pregnancy, HIV and herpes A new vaginal ring, similar to existing birth control rings, promises to provide months of protection against pregnancy, HIV and herpes.