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 Why Khloé Kardashian can't breastfeed her baby Faced with insufficient breast milk, the reality star had to use other alternatives to give her baby the necessary nourishment. 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' Don’t wash your newborn yet... After nine months, your bundle of joy has arrived and is now ready for your love and affection. Just before cuddle time though, the nurse is ready for a little wash and dry. Watch: Could you raise a 'no-nappy' baby? It's certainly possible, but it involves some 'misses', so daycare workers and babysitters may not want to try it. Respiratory syncytial virus can put babies in hospital Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia in children under age one. Can supplements ward off the 'baby blues'? Feelings of sadness after birth can negatively affect the lives of new moms, but researchers found that certain nutrients may offset the chemical changes that lead to this condition. The longer in the womb the better for babies' brains A comparison revealed that, compared to 'full term' babies, premature infants had lower volumes in the cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem and intracranial cavity. Takalani Sesame: new project to combat child mortality An educational app named 'Healthy Play' was launched this week as part of a strategic campaign to tackle the high numbers of small children who die in South Africa every year. Dad's attention may boost baby's IQ Infants with 'hands-on' fathers did better at thinking skills tests at age two than their counterparts. Acupuncture might help your colicky baby No specific treatment or medicine is available for colic, but Swedish researchers are investigating the efficacy of acupuncture. What is causing my baby's colic and what can I do? Working out what is causing the crying in babies with colic and how to make a difference is not easy. Multiple factors are likely at play. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.