Category Babies

Mum, Lisa Smith Reiterates Experts Views On Dangers Of Car Seats After Losing Her 18-Month-Old Daughter

This may or may not come as news to you, but experts say nothing about car seat designs includes suitability for sleeping. Everyone already knows that many parents rely on car journeys to get their baby’s to sleep, but experts

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Dr. Nonso Makes Another Thread Insisting On Why Mums Must Keep Camphor Away From Their Newborns

A medical doctor has taken to twitter to warn nursing mothers against the use of camphor around their newborn babies. In a thread he posted online, the doctor, Chinonso Egemba took to his Twitter handle, @aproko_doctor to explain in detail

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Her 4-Year-Old Daughter Survived A Choking Hazard, Laura Chambers Warns Other Parents

A terrifying incident which could happen to anyone left mum Laura Lou Chambers shaken. Laura in a Facebook post appealed to other mums to be watchful after she watched her toddler claw at her own throat choking on a ‘harmless’

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This Gross Percentage Of Nigerian Children Are Denied Exclusive Breastfeeding -National Survey

At the inauguration of the National Zero Water Campaign to commemorate the 2019 World Breastfeeding Week, wife of the Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari, lamented that Nigeria today had the second-highest burden of stunted children, with a national prevalence rate of

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Mum’s Very Honest Post About Giving Birth To Her Second Baby Earns Other Mums Nod

A straight-talking mum from North London has an almost picture-perfect Instagram, featuring dozens of shots of interior design but she changed her mind and converted her Instagram to a candid one after she learnt to come to terms with her

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9 Baby Items You May Find Useless

Every expectant mum wants to be prepared when the baby arrives, this can translate to a shopping spree where they stock up on ‘all’ the supplies that will help them be a great mum. Some of those supplies actually serve

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“Putting breast milk in your baby’s eye may lead to blindness” -Dr. Adesuwa Ogli

The practice of dropping breast milk in a baby’s eye in hopes to clear an itchy or irritated eye is one that has been around for a while. Many mums also swear that it works wonders and have gone ahead

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11 Foods Your Baby May Not Be Ready For

It is convenient to just feed babies some of the regulars on the family menu but is it the best? At infancy, a baby’s ability to chew, swallow and digest food is greatly underdeveloped. Baby is simply not ready. To

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Baby Recipe: Banana, Egg And Oat Pancakes

Purees are great and versatile no doubt but even kids can make do with some variety. Fluffy and fibre rich pancakes can be the solution you never thought of for your fussy eater. This recipe combines three simple ingredients, namely,

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4 Sure Ways To Encourage Your Baby To Start Talking

Literally speaking, babies are born ready to learn many of the skills they will need as time goes by. Starting from birth, they hearken to the words and sounds in their surroundings and attempt to make meaning of them all.

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Baby Recipe: Avocado Puree With A Dash Of Lime Juice

Avocado is considered an excellent stage one starter food for babies because in just one serving of avocado baby food there is plenty of essential vitamins, minerals and healthy fats that are valuable for the baby’s growth and development. Avocado

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Spina Bifida: Risks And Prevention

Birth defects are a leading cause of death for infants during the first year of life. They are structural or functional abnormalities present at birth that cause physical or mental disability. In the case of Spina Bifida also called ‘Split

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Risks, Causes & Prevention

It is a concern for parents of newborns that their baby might suddenly stop breathing during the night, and although the risks that that will happen with an apparently healthy infant is very minimal, yet you should still understand the

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WHO Sensitizes Parents On The Dangers Of Sugary Baby Foods

According to a UN report that proposed new guidelines Monday to improve infant diets, commercial baby foods often contain too much sugar and display confusing ingredient lists. The World Health Organization (WHO) examined nearly 8,000 products from more than 500

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Signs Your Toddler Is Ready To Be Potty-Trained

Understanding when your toddler is ready to transition from diapers to potty training can be a little daunting for some mums, there are however a number of surefire signs that just shows it’s time to begin the transition. One of

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Pediatrician, Nkechi Obinwa Explains Why Mums Should Not Mix Antifungal Creams With Their Baby’s Body Cream

In an attempt to lighten their baby’s complexion, many Nigerian mums consider it safe to turn to anti-fungal creams. Mums who engage in such practices consider it a more discreet approach than using actual bleaching creams on their child’s skin

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Nigerian Mum, Lolo, Reveals How A Health Tip She Learnt On Twitter Saved Her Child’s Life

A mum-of-two, Lolo, took to Twitter to narrate how a random tip she learned on the app came in handy and became a lifesaver following an unexpected situation she experienced with her toddler. The mum took to her handle @_IamEmpress_ 

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Health ALERT! Why Moms Must Avoid Using Camphor & Mentholatum On Or Around Newborn Babies

A medical doctor has taken to Twitter to warn parents and guardians with newborn babies about the dangers of camphor. According to Dr Chinonso Egemba Aproko Doctor, moms should avoid using camphor around babies and even on their clothes. In

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Mum-Of-One, Toolz Oniru, Reiterates Her Stance On Herpes And Kissing Newborns In New Instagram Post

Popular radio personality and mum-of-one, Tolu Oniru aka Toolz has taken to her Instagram to reiterate her stance on kissing newborns. Recall that, in January, few weeks after the Beat FM OAP welcomed her first child, she took to her

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Mum Reveals What She Does To Help Keep Her Baby Asleep For Longer

A mum has revealed her clever hack that will help parents to keep the little one asleep for longer. Most parents will do all that they can to keep their babies and toddlers asleep for as long as possible. But

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Everything About Lactose Intolerance In Children: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Do you have a baby that is not growing well due to frequent diarrhoea? Be vigilant, it could be due to lactose intolerance. What Is Lactose Intolerance? Lactose intolerance (milk intolerance) happens when the body cannot break down or make

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9 Simple Tips On How To Clean Your Baby’s Tongue

Cleaning your baby’s tongue is an important part of maintaining their oral hygiene from a young age. All you need is a clean cloth or a sterilized cotton bud, and some warm water. There are numerous benefits from making it

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Tongue-Tie (Ankyloglossia): What It Is, Symptoms And Treatment

Tongue-tie ( Ankyloglossia) occurs in a significant percentage of newborn babies. Left untreated, tongue-ties can lead to problems with feeding – including weight loss. Learning what a tongue-tie is and how it can affect babies might help you to spot

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Is Your Baby Allergic To Cow Milk? Try Camel-Based Infant Formula

Good news for mums who are unable to breastfeed or whose infants are allergic to cow’s milk baby formula. They now have an alternative — camel-based baby formula. A United Arab Emirates-based company has unveiled what it calls the world’s

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Infant Constipation: Causes, Symptoms And Remedies

Many parents worry about their baby not pooping enough, not because handling poop is some parenting sport, but constipation can make your infant really uncomfortable and fussy, no parent wants that. Seeing your baby helpless and uncomfortable can be really

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