Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Aspirin may reduce pre-eclampsia risk A daily, low-dose aspirin regimen cuts the odds of the pregnancy complication, pre-eclampsia, by 24 percent. 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 Pregnant women urged to eat more fish It is now recommended that pregnant and breastfeeding women should eat two or three servings of low-mercury fish. Evidence links poor diet to preterm birth In a study, women who ate protein-rich foods including lean meats, fish and chicken, as well as fruit, whole grains and vegetables, had a significantly lower risk of preterm birth. Better care can save millions of babies Worldwide about 8 000 newborn babies die and another 7 000 are stillborn every day, but with a small investment most of the deaths are avoidable. Pertussis vaccination during pregnancy seems safe Whooping cough has recently made a comeback among American children and vaccinating pregnant women may prevent the disease. Stress during pregnancy linked to asthma in kids Researchers calculated that the likelihood of having asthma or eczema as a teenager was substantially higher among children of mothers who experienced stressful life events during their pregnancies. Illegal abortion horror continues Illegal abortionists are openly advertising their services in public places. Here's more about the horror of illegal abortions. “ Latest comment on Health24 A Groovy Trooper says... aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh!!!!! but quite amazing! Watch the first ever MRI video of a child being born ” Car crash risk tends to go up during pregnancy Experts said they cannot tell why, but findings suggest women should be especially mindful about safe driving when they're in their second trimester of pregnancy. Heart defects in foetuses often undetected Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect that can result in either death or significant health problems in newborn babies. Alabama law that may restrict abortion challenged An Alabama law aimed at restricting hospital access to doctors who perform abortions is being challenged because it may pose an impediment for women who seek abortion. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook! Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.