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 Most mothers have been victims of 'mommy-shaming' Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members – on topics from discipline to diet. 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' 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. 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. 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. More evidence gay parents raise well-adjusted kids In a study researchers found that children raised by homosexual parents showed no differences compared to children of heterosexual parents. Are you pushing your kids too hard? A Free State couple has been convicted of child abuse after forcing their daughter to swim in galas, and beating her if she didn't do it. When is a parent too pushy? 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. How to ease your child's transition to first grade Parents who remain positive and get involved in their child's school life help their kid to a smooth transition into their first grade, an expert suggests. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.