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 Therapy dogs may unleash superbugs, researchers say Therapy dogs can bring more than joy and comfort to hospitalised kids. They can also bring stubborn germs. 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' 5 ways your baby benefits from breastfeeding Breast milk is rich in antibodies that cannot be artificially made. Here are more reasons why breast milk is good for your baby. A weak grip may signal future health trouble, even in kids Weak grip power in children might suggest risk for wellbeing issues as diabetes and coronary heart illness, new study suggests. Dirty air in pregnancy may raise baby's blood pressure risk According to a study, children exposed to high levels of 'fine-particulate air pollution' in late pregnancy were more likely to have high blood pressure. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Quit smoking » How to beat triggers that make you crave a cigarette You need to learn how to beat the behavioural, environmental and emotional triggers if you want to succeed in quitting smoking. Hygiene » Your showerhead may be bathing you in germs You probably think showering will wash away dirt and germs, but your showerhead might dump nasty bacteria on you instead that may cause lung infections.