Home > Parenting > Child > Body Body All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Skeletons mature earlier now, affecting orthopaedic treatments Researchers found that the skeletons of children born in the 1990s reached maturity faster and sooner than those of kids born in the 1930s. 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' How could a five-year-old possibly fall pregnant? Most children experience puberty during their late tween or early teen years, but what do you do when your toddler starts going through puberty? Childhood 'growth test' not always necessary Paediatricians say that there is a wide range for children's growth or development and that there's no said way to measure 'normal' growth. 7 ways to avoid kids' backpack pain A backpack might seem like a comfortable choice for your child's daily load, but be careful of pain and posture problems. 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. Why you should let your transgender child live openly When young transgender children are allowed to live openly as the gender they identify with and they get heaps of parental support, they fare much better psychologically. C-section could raise a child's risk of obesity Researchers found that vaginal delivery among overweight or obese mothers may help to mitigate the transmission of obesity among generations. Better pain relief needed for preemies Experts say pain relief for newborns and especially preemies is often inadequate, despite evidence that low-tech comforting methods and medication can both be effective. 'Standing desks' in classrooms may boost kids' activity Parents who worry that too much sitting might harm their children's health may have a new ally: 'standing desks' in the classroom. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.