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Why New Parents Should Not Worry About Their Baby’s Inconsistent Sleep Patterns

New parents often expect their baby to start sleeping through the night around the time they reach six months of age. But according to a new study parents should view sleep consolidation as a process, instead of a milestone to

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See What Professor Of Pediatrics, Chinyere Ezeaka Says Accounts For 80% Of Neonatal Deaths In Nigeria

A professor of paediatrics at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Chinyere Ezeaka, has listed prematurity, infections as some of the causes of neonatal deaths. Ezeaka said this at an event organised by the paediatrics department, Lagos University Teaching

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Paediatrician, Chinyere Ezeaka Explains Why Some Babies Die At Birth

Globally 2.4 million babies died in the first month of life in 2019. There are approximately 7 000 newborn deaths every day, amounting to 47% of all child deaths under the age of 5-years, up from 40% in 1990, according

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Consultant Paediatrician, Doctor Ayodele Renner On Why Hot Water Bath Is Almost Synonymous With Comfort For Mother & Child

Consultant Paediatrician, Doctor Ayodele Renner has shared the amazing benefit of hot water bath to mother and child’s health in this beautiful article. Read on… In the tropics, one might imagine there isn’t a need for the use of hot

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‘Paracetamol abuse may cause liver failure in teething babies’ – Paediatrician, Dr Nnaemeka Omeje On Baby’s Teething, Complications That May Arise & Remedies

Every baby goes through the teething phase. It surely is one significant time for both the baby and parents to experience together. For most new parents, the experience can be challenging and that is why I find this interview with

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Babies Born With Teeth: Normal Or Abnormal? Here’s What A Dental Therapist, Dr. Simon Audu Wants Us To know

Teething is a normal part of a baby’s development during the first year of life. Most babies get their first tooth between 4 and 7 months of age. The first teeth that poke through the gums are the central incisors, which

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Between 3-10 Months Old: Check Out These Expert-approved Tips On Creating The Best Baby Nap Schedule 

The importance of naps for babies can never be underestimated. Research suggests that physical and mental development take place when kids sleep—both at night and during the day, says Daniel Lewin, Ph.D., director of pediatric behavioral sleep medicine at Children’s

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Babies Health ALERT! Paediatrician Harps On The Deadly Implications Of Breastfeeding Lying Down

Breastfeeding lying down. Just saying those words sounds wonderful. Being able to nourish and nurture your baby, and relax and rest at the same time. Indeed, many breastfeeding mothers enjoy breastfeeding lying down. However, many mothers are unsure if it’s

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Where To Draw The Line With Giving Your Baby  Pap- Nutritionist, Dr Sylvester Igbedioh Cautions Parents

A Nutritionist, Dr. Sylvester Igbedioh, has advised parents to stop feeding their babies only pap because it lacks the necessary nutrients to help infants grow properly. Igbedioh recommended that blended dry fish, crayfish or liver should be added to pap

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You Can Select Your Baby’s Gender Before Birth- Fertility Doctor, Abayomi Ajayi Shares How

Every couple has a 50/50 chance of conceiving a boy or a girl through plain old-fashioned intercourse. It has always been the practice for couples to set their hearts on having a boy or girl even before they have achieved

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New Study Explains How Bottle-fed Babies May Be Swallowing Millions Of Microplastics

Bottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research showed on Monday highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products. There is growing evidence that humans consume huge numbers of the tiny particles,

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Paediatrician, Olugbenga Mokuolu Shares Vital Information To Benefit Expectant & Nursing Moms Caring For Their Newborns

A Professor of Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Kwara State, Olugbenga Mokuolu, has shared vital information to benefit parents caring for their newborns. The expert shared information with parents about widespread but

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How HIV Positive Woman Deliberately Transmitted The Disease To Her Friend’s Baby

A woman in Zimbabwe has been charged with deliberately transmitting HIV to her friend’s baby by breastfeeding him. The 23-year-old woman, from Harare, infected the 10-month-old boy when the mother gave the child to her to babysit for a day

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Babies Of Diabetic Mothers Stands A High Risk Of Developing These Health Issues | Consultant Cardiologist, Dr. Eugene Nwosu

A consultant Cardiologist has stated that babies born by diabetic mothers risk developing diabetes and a weakened immune system that is capable of making them susceptible to infections and other health challenges as they grow. The expert, Dr. Eugene Nwosu

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How Exclusive Breastfeeding Sets The Tone For A Lifetime Of Good Health For Babies

Stakeholders in infant’s right protection have advocated exclusive breastfeeding for newborn babies, starting within one hour after birth until the baby is six months old. Nutritious complementary foods should then be added, while continuing to breastfeed for up to two

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BREAKING: Nigeria Takes Over From India As World Capital For Under-5 Deaths

Nigeria has taken over from India as the world capital for under-five deaths, according to the 2020 mortality estimates released by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The development comes two years earlier than the World Bank projected. The global bank

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How Depression In Pregnancy Affects Your Child’s Behavioural & Developmental Health Long Term

Altered brain connectivity may be one way prenatal depression influences child behavior, according to new research in JNeurosci. Up to one fifth of women experience depression symptoms during pregnancy, with unknown effects on the fetus. Prenatal depression is correlated with

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How Excess Weight Gain In Pregnancy Affects Your Child’s Brain Development

Obesity in expectant mothers may hinder the development of the babies’ brains as early as the second trimester, a new study finds. Led by researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, the investigation linked high body mass index (BMI), an

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New Moms Share Heart-wrenching Accounts Of Lockdown’s Impact On Babies

A fresh report has shone a light on the disproportionate impact COVID-19 lockdown has had on women who are pregnant, giving birth or at home with a baby or toddler. The Babies In Lockdown report, produced by Best Beginnings, Home-Start UK,

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Very Important Information On Rhesus Incompatibility Risks By Nigerian Physician, Dr. Atangwho

A lot of people are now aware that genotype compatibility is a defining factor when it comes to choosing a life partner but many are still not clear that it doesn’t just end there. Many women have suffered repeated miscarriages,

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See What Parenting Is Like For ‘Octomom’, Nadya Suleman, Who Had 8 Babies At Once To Complete Her Family Of 14 Children

A woman with 14 children – including octuplets – has snapped back at a critic who wanted to know why she ‘needed so many kids’. Nadya Suleman rose to fame back in January 2009 when she had eight babies at

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Newborn Makes Entry Into The World Clasping The Contraceptive Coil

Where there’s a will there’s a way! A newborn baby determined to make his entrance into the world came while holding the contraceptive coil that was supposed to stop his mother from getting pregnant with him. The baby boy born

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How British Mum, Emma Fearon, Birthed Her Approximately 5kg Baby Stitches Free

A UK woman, Emma Fearon, 34, has given birth during lockdown to one of Britain’s biggest babies weighing a whopping 11lb 6oz (5KG), approximately the size of a bowling ball. Despite the size of the baby boy, named Atticus James Fearon, the

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Why 30-Year-Old Mums, Nicole Sutton Has To Make Her Children Wear Dress In Numbers

When Nicole and Joseph Sutton met back in 2005, they didn’t think children were on the cards for them and were picturing a quiet life together. Fast forward 15 years and the pair now share 11 children – eight daughters

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Why Oby Evelyn Is Speechless With Joy Over After 14 Years Of Marriage

It has taken this Nigerian woman, Oby Evelyn fourteen years after getting married to welcome her babies. challenges she faced before welcoming her babies. In a post in which she shared photos from her maternity photo shoot, the new mum

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