If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Fluoride crosses the placenta, and lab studies have shown that the mineral accumulates in brain regions involved in memory and learning.
Researchers have found that foetal movement is one of the ways babies develop a sense of their own bodies.
Would you smoke dagga when pregnant? The habit is on the rise, according to the experts.
According to new research, the Zika virus may be able to pass through an infected placenta by binding to certain sugars on the surface of cells. Luckily there there is a way to block it.
New technology that combines MRI and ultrasound data will allow prospective parents to view the foetus in 3-D with virtual reality devices.
Studies have shown no data to support the claim that eating one's placenta has any health benefits, as touted by stars like Kourtney Kardashian.
4-D scans show more foetal mouth movement and facial touching in cases where pregnant mothers smoke.
31-year-old Erika Murray from Massachusets, found living with the bodies of three dead infants in a rodent-infested house, is being held on $1 million cash bail.
According to a new study, antibacterial compounds may be linked to developmental and reproductive issues in pregnant women and their unborn children.
Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect that can result in either death or significant health problems in newborn babies.
An amniocentesis is procedure in which a small amount of amniotic fluid containing foetal tissue is extracted from the uterus to be screened for chromosomal abnormalities.
The moment a mom-to-be feels the first flutter of kicks is one of the most exciting in pregnancy. But exactly how much force is the foetus capable of? You'd be surprised.
Researchers have shown that the foetus can distinguish between different shapes, preferring to track face-like over non-face-like shapes.
A woman's immune response to genital herpes could have a harmful effect on the developing foetus's brain and increase the likelihood of autism.
Will your baby inherit her grandfather's feet, her father's elegant nose or your curly red hair? It's all in the genes.
A new test that analyses foetal DNA in a pregnant woman's bloodstream is apparently much more effective than other screening methods.
A tourist was questioned in Thailand after trying to ship baby's head and other body parts to the US.
The Constitutional Court will hear an application on Thursday for leave to appeal a Western Cape High Court ruling against a damages claim by the mother of a Down syndrome child.
By third trimester, unborn babies respond to rhymes recited by their mothers, research shows.
A study found that foetuses that were both too small and large for gestational weight were associated with a greater likelihood of stillbirth.
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