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 Newborn's gut 'microbiome' could give clues to weight later Could gut microbiome analysis tell if your infant will be an overweight toddler? 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' Kids need to be exposed to germs, but how much is okay? How does one find a balance between being a compulsive germaphobe who's constantly cleaning or the lax parent letting kids chow down on mud pies? All about the mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India Experts are dumbfounded by an encephalitis outbreak, commonly known as brain fever, which has seen more than 100 children die, in an eastern part of India. Swallowing toiletries, makeup sends thousands of kids to the ER each year Over a 15-year period, nearly 65 000 youngsters under five years of age were treated in US emergency departments for injuries related to personal care products. Are certain dog breeds more likely to bite your kids? A study examined 15 years of visits for facial dog bites at two emergency departments, and more than 45 years of data from different dog bite studies. Teasing kids about weight linked to more weight gain Findings show that kids who were teased gained an average of almost a half a pound per year compared to kids who weren't teased. What to do when your child has a tantrum Tantrums may start during the 'terrible 2's' because little ones can't clearly voice their frustrations yet. It's, however, never too late to correct their behaviour. Encourage your teen to break a sweat – it could improve their attention span A study found that children benefit the most from about an hour a day of moderate-to-vigorous activity. Working moms lack supportive workplace environments to express breast milk Many breastfeeding moms stop breastfeeding their babies when they go back to work, because their workplace environments aren't conducive to expressing milk. Putting your child to sleep in a car seat can be deadly A new study found that most infant deaths in car seats happened in the child's home, as opposed to a moving car. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.