Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > 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 Only 7% of SA health facilities provide abortions Less than one in 10 of South African public health facilities offers women access to their legally-entrenched right to terminate their pregnancies. 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 Popular morning sickness drug might not work In a study there was a very small difference in the severity of morning sickness between the women who got a placebo and the women who got the drug Diclegis. 7 famous people who were born prematurely Here are seven well-known people who overcame the challenges of preterm birth to become famous in a variety of fields. How pregnancy can make you absent minded and forgetful Pregnancy brain, also called momnesia or pregnesia, is the forgetfulness and brain fog many pregnant women experience. 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. 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. Nearly half of world's abortions unsafe According to WHO researchers, statistics showing the number of unsafe abortions are worrying, especially in developing countries. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Live healthier Mental health & your work » How open are you about mental illness in the workplace? Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips. Sleep & You » Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia 6 things that are sabotaging your sleep Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.