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 Many women are sharing breast milk, and that has health experts worried According to new research, there is a risk of dilution, or contamination with viruses or bacteria, particularly with donor breast milk obtained online. 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' How childhood risk factors can predict adult obesity In a study, those who were severely obese as children had the highest risk of severe obesity as adults. Another reason why breast is best: Mother's milk fights bacteria that causes infections in infants A study found that human breast milk inhibits the growth of harmful, infection-causing bacteria in infants. WATCH: Why spanking your children is bad for them Think spanking your kid is harmless and plan on ignoring last month's Constitutional Court ruling banning corporal punishment at home? You may want to watch this video. 40 symptoms in kids that you should never ignore No, you're not being dramatic if you dial the doc for these reasons. Does being an older parent mean you may have better behaved kids? A Dutch study investigated the reasons why delayed parenthood could lead to better behaviour in children. What are the secrets to safely soothing a cranky baby? Trying to soothe a cranky baby can be stressful, especially if you're a first-time parent. Fighting in front of the kids is good for their psyche... if it's done constructively Parents often opt to fight behind closed doors to keep their kids from witnessing the tension and animosity, but researchers think otherwise. SA still has a long way to go to reach global breastfeeding targets, says health minister Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed beyond the first six months of their children's lives, but a lack of support from families and work commitments stand in the way. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.