Home > Parenting > 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 Give newborn to mom right away – after moving the electrodes When newly delivered babies come into contact with electrodes on their mothers' skin after C-section surgery, it may cause false alarms. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How to stimulate your baby How to massage a new baby Early miscarriages: Study finds link to frequent dagga use in men According to new research, miscarriages related to frequent male pot use tended to occur within eight weeks of conception. How young is too young to leave kids home alone? Most social workers agree that leaving a child six years or younger home alone for four or more hours should be regarded as neglect. Paracetamol in pregnancy might raise children's odds of ADHD and autism American research has shown that women who take paracetamol during pregnancy might have an increased likelihood of having a child with ADHD or autism. C-section delivery might alter newborn's 'microbiome' A new study discovered that the mode of delivery had a great impact on the gut bacteria of newborn babies, with transmission of bacteria from mother to baby occurring during vaginal birth. 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. Another reason why breast is best: Mother's milk fights bacteria that causes infections in infants A study found that human breast milk inhibits the growth of harmful, infection-causing bacteria in infants. How could chlamydia harm male fertility? Australian research has found the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia in testicular tissue biopsies of infertile men with no identified cause for their infertility. Antidepressants might raise odds for serious pregnancy complication According to a new study, antidepressants and gestational diabetes appear to be linked. It can, however, not be proven that antidepressants cause gestational diabetes. Are high lead levels in pregnancy linked to obesity in kids years later? Researchers found that children whose moms had high levels of lead were four times more likely to be overweight or obese than those born to moms with low lead levels. Why 1 in 4 parents say no to play date invites Parents' main concerns about play dates include children being unwatched, hearing inappropriate language, getting into medications and harmful substances, and getting injured. 'If you're naughty I'll phone the police' - those little lies you tell your kids can do lasting damage Sometimes a little white lie is a good thing. Other times it can have unfortunate effects, according to a new study. When baby makes four – hospitals struggle with childbirth needs of people in polyamorous relationships It's clear that health care providers can do some things – including using "more inclusive" language – to make polyamorous patients feel more comfortable. How stress in pregnancy may affect preterm delivery risk and baby's sex A study found that women with either physical or psychological stress were more likely to have a girl. 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.