Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Knowing DNA profile boosts healthy pregnancy Advances in genetic research are providing pregnant women with new ways of ensuring they have the nutritional balance they need. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Foetal development Allergy-free home Pregnant mom's flu a bipolar risk for baby Researchers have found a small risk in pregnant women with the flu and bipolar disorder in their children. Vaginal delivery may be safer for preemies Very premature babies have fewer breathing problems when they're born through vaginal delivery. Dagga mimics symptoms of prenatal disorder Using synthetic marijuana during pregnancy can lead to symptoms of eclampsia. Flame-retardant chemicals toxic to kids A study has tied exposure in the womb to hyperactivity and a lower IQ. Teen births up obesity risk later in life Having a child before age 20 linked to 32% greater odds of obesity, study finds. “ Latest comment on Health24 Jack Bullard says... Fantastic Vitamin C leads to TB breakthrough ” Vit C help lungs of babies of pregnant smokers Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing. Epilepsy drug in pregnancy tied to autism risk Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder. Turkish uterus transplant patient is pregnant The first woman to have a successful uterus transplant from a cadaveric donor is pregnant, a hospital in southern Turkey said. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Medihelp’s regional information sessions Superior comfort and support Live healthier Be vitamin-smart » A-Z of vitamins What is vitamin C? Ask the expert Why we need vitamin D Even in a country with an abundance of sunlight you might have a vitamin D deficiency. Here's why. Beat acne » Stars with scars Acne tips Skincare Myths about acne Through the ages, there have been many myths about acne. We list the myths and give you the facts.