Home > Parenting Parenting All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid 'Button' batteries a serious danger to children Dynamite comes in small packages, and toxicologists warn that small batteries may be a big threat to your toddler's health. Parenting News The breast express: Landmark service gets milk to preemies in need A unique transport service will help moms get their precious breast milk to their hospital-bound premature babies. More in Parenting News 'We could see her lungs through her skin' – the premature baby who defied all odds Are you still competing with your siblings? Breastfeeding can reduce the risk of this serious condition How much alcohol during pregnancy is safe? Parenting 8 ways to protect your family from worms Prevention is always better than cure – and never more so than with worms. See all Parenting » Birth Epidural better than 'laughing gas' for labour pain Nitrous oxide ('laughing gas') is becoming more widely available in the United States, but the majority of patients still end up requesting an epidural. See all Birth » Parenting Childcare workers need to follow hand-washing guidelines In a study researchers used video cameras to record the hand-washing habits of adults at an early childhood centre. See all Parenting » Parenting Pregnancy may boost stroke risk in younger women Multiple studies have shown that pregnancy, especially the third trimester and the postpartum period, is a time of increased stroke risk for women of childbearing age. See all Parenting » Take action ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How to stimulate your baby How to massage a new baby Body More kids and teens heading to ER with headaches Between 2007 and 2014 hospital admission rates for children with a headache increased from 10 percent to 24 percent, a recent study found. See all Body » Nutrition Weight-loss surgery may reduce pregnancy complications A study suggests that women who undergo weight-loss surgery procedures before pregnancy are less likely to need Caesarean deliveries than obese women. See all Nutrition » Birth Birthing pool not ideal for delivery It is important to differentiate between labouring in water and delivering in water – and new guidelines state that delivering a baby in water has no discernible benefits. See all Birth » Parenting Dating violence rife in cyberspace A new study finds that cyber dating abuse could be an extension of 'regular' dating violence, just through a new avenue. See all Parenting » advertisement From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?