Home > Parenting > Child > How to care for your baby How to care for your baby All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid SA still has a long way to go to reach global breastfeeding targets, says health minister Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed beyond the first six months of their children's lives, but a lack of support from families and work commitments stand in the way. 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' Newborn's gut 'microbiome' could give clues to weight later Could gut microbiome analysis tell if your infant will be an overweight toddler? How to safely soothe your baby's teething pain Many over-the-counter products for teething may be harmful to your baby – try these tricks instead. WATCH: Men can now breastfeed babies thanks to this new device A Japanese tech company has produced an infant breastfeeding and sleep inducement device for fathers. Fungi in breast milk? These kinds are good for baby The presence of yeasts and other fungi in the breast milk of healthy mothers indicates that breast milk is an important source of microorganisms for growing infants. Nose holds clues to baby's first cold Scientists are beginning to understand that the types and numbers of bacteria in our respiratory tract can influence our respiratory health. Featherlight, wireless sensors let parents cuddle their preemies The bundles of wired sensors currently in use can prevent parents from nurturing their premature newborn. It may be a good idea to delay your baby's first bath, according to new research New research suggests that waiting 12 or more hours before giving a newborn baby a bath may promote breastfeeding. 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. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.