Home > Parenting > Child > Multimedia Multimedia All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid 10 interesting Down syndrome facts In lieu of national Down Syndrome Day today, here are 10 facts that you may not have known... 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' Autistic savant 'reads minds' Five-year-old Ramses Sanguino has autism, has been described as a "child savant", because of his ability to speak several different languages and solve complex mathematical equations, and apparently has telepathic abilities. A scientist puts his ability to read minds to the test. Tasting a lemon for the first time Take a look at babies' reactions after tasting lemon for the very first time. How to massage a new baby Infant massage is a loving, nurturing touch, a special, intimate time with your baby. Babies are massaged in many cultures from birth as part of the daily baby care routine. Girls: Head circumference and weight 0-2 yrs This chart illustrates the increase in head circumference and weight between birth and two years. Cancer in SA children The following article contains reliable information on cancer prevalence in South African children, as well as a graphic showing the various areas that can be overrun by cancer. How to stimulate your baby Babies need to be stimulated to develop their senses and learn about their environment. Beautiful short film about radioactive contamination in Japan This beautiful little film was voted the best Animated Film of Rio de Janeiro's Uranium Film Festival 2013. It's called Abita and deals with the dreams of Fukushima children who can't play outside because of radioactive contamination. 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.