Home > Parenting > Child > Nutrition Nutrition 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' Experts warn of ‘dire consequences’ of solids too soon Feeding solids to infants before six months may cause problems later in life. Do gluten-free kids' foods provide enough nutrition? Although many parents think it’s healthy, a gluten-free diet might not be the best thing for children. Is it okay to drink alcohol while breastfeeding? An expert weighs in You didn't touch a drop of alcohol throughout your pregnancy – but is it safe to have a glass of wine while you breastfeed? We take a look during World Breastfeeding Week. 9 breastfeeding myths busted Breastfeeding will help me lose my baby weight, right? Wrong! We bust nine myths about breastfeeding. Lunch and break timing affects kids' food choices and activity A study found that the specific food choices and activity levels children engage in may be influenced by the timing and duration of lunch and breaks. Dietitians say: 'Breast is best' We asked three dietitians, who are also moms, about their breastfeeding experiences and why breast is best. Toddlers who drink milk 'alternatives' may end up shorter The nutritional content of different milk substitutes varies widely, and some may shortchange children on protein, fat and other nutrients. Moms in need of support for successful breast-feeding Limiting visitors early on and relying on the help of a lactation expert can get breast-feeding mothers off to a good start. 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.