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 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? 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' 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. 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. 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. Soothing your newborn You love your baby more than anything in the world, but sometimes you get frustrated when he won't stop crying. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.