Home > Parenting > Child > Parenting Parenting All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid 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. 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' Is teen sexting a warning sign of other risky behaviours? Evidence from a study claims teens who were sending or receiving sexts were more likely to get caught up in other risky behaviour. TV not a good sleep aid for young kids A study found that on average, kids without TVs in their bedrooms slept 30 minutes more at night than those with a TV in their bedroom. Earlier bedtimes help kids fight obesity Since a child's wake-up time can't be easily altered, an earlier bedtime is needed to ensure they get the sleep they need. Paediatricians renew call to abandon spanking Research has shown that spanking, shouting at or shaming children can elevate stress hormones and lead to changes in their brain structure. Most mothers have been victims of 'mommy-shaming' Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members – on topics from discipline to diet. Pregnancy may boost stroke risk in younger women Multiple studies have shown that pregnancy, especially the third trimester and the postpartum period, is a time of increased stroke risk for women of childbearing age. Try small 'bites' to get kids to exercise Exercise with your kids in order to prevent them from turning into couch potatoes. Breastfeeding in the workplace: SA's policies lagging It’s International Breastfeeding Week, but SA is far behind in workplace breastfeeding policy. Can children make you live longer? A new study found that the risk of death is lower among people who have at least one child than it is among those who are childless. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.