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 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. 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' 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. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Contraceptives and you » Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents' 7 birth control myths you should stop believing Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control. Your digestive health » Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.