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 you worry about a fever? A temporary temperature spike is normally well-tolerated by healthy adults, but in children it may be a different matter. 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' Spare your babies from salt – and hypertension Healthy eating habits should be reinforced at an early age – in South Africa, one in 10 children already suffers from high blood pressure. Does mom's dagga end up in breast milk? The exact consequences of the small amount of dagga that might be ingested by babies through breastfeeding aren't yet clear. On International Weed Day we take a closer look. Pointers for easier potty training Incorrect toilet training can lead to problems ranging from bed-wetting and daytime accidents to urinary tract infections. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Live healthier Mental health & your work » How open are you about mental illness in the workplace? Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips. Sleep & You » Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia 6 things that are sabotaging your sleep Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.