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 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. 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' 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 Looking younger » Can maple leaves help you look younger? New research has found that maple leaf extract can help you look years younger. Killer foods » Wild mushrooms a 'silent killer' Health practitioners are warning people to stay away from wild mushrooms.