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 Being bullied about weight may raise risk of drug use A study found that frequent teasing about weight was associated with higher levels of overall alcohol use, binge drinking and marijuana use. 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' Baby in your room, not in your bed - are parents listening? Even though many parents have been warned against bed-sharing, new parents may be getting inconsistent advice on bed-sharing from their paediatricians. Are antibiotics a recipe for obesity in childhood? Researchers found that four-year-olds who'd received more than nine antibiotic prescriptions were twice as likely to be obese as their peers with no antibiotic exposure. Late bedtimes in preschool years could bring weight gain A new study adds to the evidence linking kids' sleep habits to their weight. WATCH: The perils of indulging teen wish lists Experts say the challenge for many parents this holiday season is how to manage extravagant gift expectations if they're not in the budget, and that it should be a 'teachable' moment for teens instead. 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. When it comes to classroom performance, praising kids is a powerful tool If teachers sang their kids' praises more than reprimanding them, could it have a positive effect on their focus and concentration levels? Smallest tots spending too much time on screens Screen time occupies about an hour a day of an infant's time and increases to more than 150 minutes by age three. 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. 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.