Home > Parenting > Child > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid When should my child first see a dentist? A child’s first trip to the dentist is an important milestone, and regular visits are a crucial part of establishing good dental habits. 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' The dangers sugary drinks pose to children South African children are consuming 40 to 60 grams of sugar a day. This means their intake is between 100 and 200% more than it should be. Things you shouldn't say to someone who stutters 22 October 2017 is International Stuttering Awareness Day. To raise awareness, we looked at the things you shouldn’t say or do when someone stutters. When should you rush your toddler to the ER? A new survey found that many parents need a refresher course when it comes to especially choking and poisoning emergencies. Here's how the Sesame Street's Muppets help kids Research shows that these famous children's characters have a positive effect on those who experience trauma. 3 ways to get young couch potatoes away from the screen Are your children glued to their electronic devices? It might be time to start making some rules. 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. Violence makes kids do worse at school Stress caused by violence affects kids' sleep patterns, which has a negative impact on their academic performance. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.