Home > Parenting > Child Child All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Childhood abuse increases suicide risk Drug users with a history of severe childhood abuse may have an increased risk for suicide, a new study says. Child News Why it's important to boost baby's vocabulary now Increasing your baby's vocabulary gives them a better start to their schooling career. More in Child News Making your child say sorry may backfire Nose holds clues to baby's first cold Foetal kicks may help babies understand their bodies Old-fashioned toys beat digital gifts for kids, paediatricians say Nutrition Breastfeeding isn't just good for the baby – it may help a mom's heart Research suggests women who breastfeed have stronger immune systems. See all Nutrition » News Making your child say sorry may backfire Children know when someone is truly sorry and an insincere apology may increase the offended child's dislike of the child offering the apology, research shows. See all News » How to care for your baby Foetal kicks may help babies understand their bodies Researchers have found that foetal movement is one of the ways babies develop a sense of their own bodies. See all How to care for your baby » News Mom sucking baby's dummy may protect against allergies New research found that the babies of mothers who sucked their dummies clean had lower levels of antibodies related to allergic responses. See all News » Take action ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » 10 interesting Down syndrome facts Autistic savant 'reads minds' Nutrition Babies need to be exposed to a variety of foods Introducing babies to a variety of fruits and vegetables and other types of foods early on is key to a better diet quality later on. See all Nutrition » Child 5 articles to help you prepare your kids for the school year ahead Now's the time to take action to ensure healthy, happy children for 2019. We put together a list of articles to help you achieve that goal. See all Child » News Old-fashioned toys beat digital gifts for kids, paediatricians say Traditional playthings like dolls, cars, blocks and crayons have given way to the virtual – from games played on mobile devices to talking animals that read stories out loud. See all News » Child Experts sound warning about 'baby boxes' 'The cardboard baby box should not be promoted as a safe sleeping space, but as only a temporary substitute if nothing else is available.' See all Child » advertisement Live healthier Vaping dangers » Why vaping may do your heart no favours US moves to restrict flavoured e-cig sales, ban menthol cigarettes Under pressure, top US e-cig maker pulls most flavoured products from market Friends' vaping could pose danger to kids with asthma In a study, school children with asthma were found to be more likely to suffer an asthma attack after exposure to vapour from someone else's e-cigarette. Protect your skin » Just a little weightlifting can help your heart How to handle incontinence at the gym 10 ways to keep your skin glowing with good health in 2019 Avoid germs at the gym to protect your skin The bacteria, viruses and fungi that cause skin infections love warm, moist places like sweaty exercise equipment and locker room showers.