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 Try small 'bites' to get kids to exercise Exercise with your kids in order to prevent them from turning into couch potatoes. 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' 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. Breastfeeding in the workplace: SA's policies lagging It’s International Breastfeeding Week, but SA is far behind in workplace breastfeeding policy. 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. Dating violence rife in cyberspace A new study finds that cyber dating abuse could be an extension of 'regular' dating violence, just through a new avenue. Electronic media plan needed for whole family According to an expert, any media use plan for the family must balance healthy activities like exercise, sleep and family time against the use of media devices. 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. Infants should share parents' room to help prevent SIDS The American Academy of Paediatrics advise that babies should share their parents' bedroom for at least the first 6 months of life and, ideally, for the first year. Be aware of what you share online about your kids Nowadays parents disclose things about their kids online, leaving a lasting 'digital footprint', often containing personal information, which can have repercussions. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors SPONSORED: Don’t just stop smoking, start something amazing Live healthier Fitness » Diet or exercise – or both? Download the maximum mass workout plan to build big muscles in 28 days How to get the most from your cardio workouts How to pick a fitness tracker that's right for you Like a personal coach, a fitness tracker can motivate you to reach goals and strive for new ones. Monitoring blood pressure » Must blood pressure rise with age? Remote tribes hold clues Weight regained after weight-loss op can tell your doc a lot Gum disease may worsen your blood pressure problems Even a slight rise in blood pressure might shrink young brains A new study found that above normal blood pressure can be associated with lower grey matter volume in a number of areas of the brain.