Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Foetal faces react to mom's smoking 4-D scans show more foetal mouth movement and facial touching in cases where pregnant mothers smoke. 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 Hospital sends miscarried babies to laundry by mistake Hospital officials are trying to determine how two miscarried babies wrapped in linen were inadvertently sent to a medical laundry company. This 'pregnant' dad has a message for South African men Three men who wanted to know what it feels like to be pregnant speak to Health24 about their experience walking around with a 9-month belly. Fear of 'designer babies' as UK allows creation of 'three-parent' babies The UK is the first country to allow the creation of human embryos from three people to avoid passing on diseases to children, but there are fears of "designer babies". Thailand passes law to end 'rent-a-womb' tourism Thailand has given preliminary approval for a draft law to make commercial surrogacy a crime. Preemie becomes 'National Ambassador' As the 'public face' of March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson who survived premature birth against great odds, will travel the US. US twin birth rate hits record high in 2013 Women in America are having more twins than ever before, probably due to their increasing use of fertility treatments. “ Latest comment on Health24 Moses Taylor says... Bating takes years off your life. How Tim Noakes wants you to train ” Campaigners urge UK to allow 'three-parent' babies Britain may become the first in the world to allow three-way fertility treatments to avoid passing on incurable diseases. Pregnancy and your skin Pregnancy is a time of great hormonal and physical changes in the body. Unfortunately, these changes can also affect your skin. Pregnant and overweight – the facts If you’re overweight and pregnant, now’s the time to stop thinking that eating for two is okay. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Hypertension » Salt may be bad for more than blood pressure Regularly salting foods heightens death risk How potassium fights high blood pressure Are you eating too much salt? Did you know that high blood pressure affects as many as 25% of adult South Africans? Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.