Home > Are you Parent of the Year? Take our survey > Pregnancy > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Swedish girl gives birth from her mother’s womb A mother gave her womb to her daughter who lost hers fighting cancer. The transplant has been successful. She gave birth. A three generation from one womb. 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 Antidepressants during pregnancy have their benefits According to a study, it turns out that antidepressants may lower birth complications, but increase health issues for babies. Incorrect weight in first pregnancy may have repercussions If you don't get your weight right during your first pregnancy, you might have complications the next time round, a study suggests. Should aborted foetuses be used for stem cell research? The recent incident where US company Planned Parenthood was found to be offering foetal tissue to buyers without the parents’ knowledge has raised serious ethical questions around the use of foetuses in stem cell research. Eating own placenta has no benefits for women Studies have shown no data to support the claim that eating one's placenta has any health benefits, as touted by stars like Kourtney Kardashian. Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part II DietDoc takes a look at some of the indicators of healthy nutrition during pregnancy and best practices that lead to greater success in achieving a healthy pre-pregnancy weight. New test for Down syndrome a 'major advance' A new test that analyses foetal DNA in a pregnant woman's bloodstream is apparently much more effective than other screening methods. “ Latest comment on Health24 Henry Van Der Vaartenburp says... Included should also be the myths of "organic" and how it's just a fabricated marketing term to get people to pay more for products that have no added benefit. Food myths you should stop believing ” Drinking alcohol during pregnancy common in England, Ireland and Australasia As many as four out of every five women in England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand are drinking alcohol whilst pregnant. First bit of ejaculate contains more sperm A Spanish study has found that ejaculate is divided into two quite different phases, aimed at achieving two equally important actions in terms of reproduction. More babies born to mothers addicted to pain meds The number of infants born to American mothers addicted to prescription pain medications is rising, and so are the costs of treating those babies, researchers report. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Migraines – more than just a headache Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Live healthier » Novel health supplement now available in SA stores Omega Caro-E, a locally developed and patented fish oil supplement is now available in South Africa. » Reduce bladder leakages by clenching Stirling Gravitas, gold medallist at life, explains how to beat those bladder leakages!