Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > Birth Birth All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Does tracking preemies' head size yield IQ clues? A study has found that slow head growth is a specific warning sign for potential neurocognitive problems. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development Whoa, you really can have an orgasm during childbirth I mean, might as well enjoy yourself? More complication risks with C-section than natural delivery In some situations C–section delivery can save lives, but it is not a procedure to be undertaken lightly, according to a new study. Study reveals how C-sections are 50 times more deadly for women in Africa Death rates among women undergoing a C-section to deliver a baby is about 50 times higher in Africa than in most wealthy nations, a study reveals. Are prem babies less successful later in life? Babies born prematurely may lag behind educationally and professionally. Epilepsy drug behind over 4 000 severe birth defects The risk of birth defects associated with the epilepsy medication valproate has been known since the 1980s. MRIs can predict brain problems in premature babies Brain scans shortly after premature babies' birth may pinpoint future developmental problems. Why expecting moms should eat more fish A study has substantiated the notion that increasing pregnant women's intake of omega-3 fatty acids will lower their risk of preterm birth. Myth debunked: epidurals do not prolong labour In a study, a group of women on epidural and a group on placebo had no different outcomes. Here’s how having a doula by your side can ease your pregnancy If you’re pregnant (or thinking about it), you may want one on your side. 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.