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 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 a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development 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. 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 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. How safe is vaginal delivery after a Caesarean birth? Attempting vaginal delivery after having undergone a C-section is often associated with an added risk of uterine rupture, blood transfusion, body-wide infection and injury from surgery. WATCH: More doctors are operating on foetuses in-utero to prevent birth defects With the aim of preventing birth defects, the number of surgical procedures done on foetuses while in-utero are increasing. 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. Is it okay to smoke weed while breastfeeding? More moms are lighting up, but safety is a big issue. Even a little drinking while pregnant ups miscarriage odds A modest amount of alcohol use during pregnancy has a meaningful impact on miscarriage risk. 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.