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22 June 2016, 3:48pm
Doctors urged to prescribe drugs for morning sickness
Doctors urged to prescribe drugs for morning sickness
Parenting

Women with morning sickness are to be routinely prescribed drugs by GPs rather than being dismissed and left to suffer in silence.

10 June 2016, 10:32am
'Major advance' in 3-parent baby research
'Major advance' in 3-parent baby research
Parenting

"Three-parent babies" could soon be a reality in the UK, scientists have announced.

8 June 2016, 09:32am
Want a clever kid? Eat fruit, lots of it
Want a clever kid? Eat fruit, lots of it
Parenting

Child development experts in Canada tested 808 one-year-olds whose expectant mothers recorded their daily food intake.

1 June 2016, 09:29am
How child obesity is triggered in womb
How child obesity is triggered in womb
Parenting

Babies born to women with a common form of temporary diabetes, that occurs in pregnancy, gain weight early on in life, say scientists.

20 May 2016, 10:42am
Pregnant and depressed? Get help!
Pregnant and depressed? Get help!
Parenting

A UCT project recommends that moms-to-be should be tested for depression and anxiety, writes Nontando Mposo.

12 May 2016, 6:00pm
Caution urged on folic acid study
Caution urged on folic acid study
Parenting

New research suggests that too much folic acid may raise the risk of autism - but other experts are sceptical.

5 May 2016, 10:54am
Scientists grow 13-day embryo
Scientists grow 13-day embryo
Parenting

A human embryo has been grown in a laboratory for twice the length of time than was previously possible.

3 May 2016, 10:48am
Zika defects could be tip of iceberg
Zika defects could be tip of iceberg
Parenting

The consequences of the Zika virus could be far worse than previously thought, scientists in the US and Brazil say.

28 April 2016, 12:49pm
Learn about pregnancy with Patrick Holford
Learn about pregnancy with Patrick Holford
Parenting

Patrick Holford, international health and nutrition expert, will be hosting a pregnancy seminar in Cape Town.