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 Air pollution means pregnant women can't breathe easy Are air pollution levels linked to pregnant women delivering babies prematurely? 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 How bad is it to drink coffee while you’re pregnant? Hang on before that refill... Even slightly elevated blood pressure early in pregnancy a bad sign Even slightly elevated blood pressure during the early stages of pregnancy can lead to conditions like gestational high blood pressure and preeclampsia, according to researchers. More women using dagga during pregnancy, despite potential harms to baby Cannabis use in pregnancy has been tied to a higher preterm birth rate, higher odds for low birth weight, certain obstetric complications and the need for newborns to be cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit. Researchers discover yet another reason why breast is best for fragile preemie babies Preemies are vulnerable and at a higher risk of contracting a potentially deadly intestinal infection, but researchers have discovered an antibody in breast milk which protects them. WATCH: Doctors operate on spine of baby in womb In a UK first, doctors have used keyhole surgery to repair the spine of a baby with spina bifida while it was still inside the womb. Weight before pregnancy most important risk for complications Research shows that a woman's weight before she gets pregnant may be an important factor in the development of complications. How does seafood offer vital nutrients for expectant moms and babies? Investigators found that eating large amounts of fatty fish during pregnancy may offer benefits, including improvements in cognitive functioning and some protection from autism-spectrum traits. Whoa, you really can have an orgasm during childbirth I mean, might as well enjoy yourself? Older dads' sperm isn't what it used to be Investigators found that men aged 45 and older can have decreased fertility, which can lead to increased risk for pregnancy complications in their partners. 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.