Category Babies

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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Is It True That Bigger Babies Sleep Better?

Baby weight is something that many mums worry about, it is unlikely however that a mum’s complain will be that their baby is too big, meanwhile many mums will worry that their baby is not ‘big’ or chubby enough, as

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10 Important Things Expectant Mums Should Know About Vernix Caseosa

There is a time in every expectant mother’s life when she hears of another term associated with pregnancy and she wonders ‘what the hell is that again?’ As if mucus-plug, bloody show and the rest are not enough, what would

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Baby Recipe: Wholesome Rice Cereal

There is nothing ‘magical’ about the nutrition components of commercially made infant rice cereal. Making your own is as easy as grinding rice into a powder, then cooking it for 10 minutes. In a previous post, we have already highlighted

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Baby Recipe: Fish, Carrot And Leek Puree

Fish is an excellent source of nutrition for everyone including babies, a vital source for Omega-3 fatty acids; it makes for  such an amazing puree for babies and should definitely be on the weekly recipe rotation. Although it is not

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Baby Recipe: How To Make Spinach Puree For Your Baby

The antioxidant-rich properties of  spinach makes it an ideal veggie for babies 8- to 10-months-old. Baby spinach puree is also one of the easiest dark leafy greens to eat. Healthy spinach puree is good to have on hand. You can

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5 Reasons To Make Your Own Baby Food

It is easy to buy baby food with all the brands out there claiming to have the most nutrient packed formula for your child. Why make your own when you can just conveniently buy already made baby food? Right? The

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Baby Recipe: Mango, Banana, Avocado Puree

The combined goodness of three of the most healthy fruits is a sure way to start your child up early on some good nutrition. Mango sometimes called “King of fruits” in parts of the world is not only delicious but

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Baby Recipe: Tropical Mango And Banana Puree

Juicy, tropical mango and banana are gentle on little tummies, making them popular first foods. Pick out ripe, fragrant fruits for this fresh blend. You can make a only banana or only mango puree, depending on your preference. Both fruits

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Motherhood! New Mom, Remy Ma Calls Out For Help For This Reason

Motherhood is priceless! When it comes to mommy duties, most women- irrespective of status, class and/or height- would do everything within their capabilities to get it right. Breastfeeding is a mothering act that a lot of mothers do not shy

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Newborn Jaundice: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Infant jaundice is surprisingly a common condition that affects about 50% of newborns. The condition is characterised by yellowish coloration of a baby’s skin, and the white part of their eyes. READ ALSO: See Why Dad of a Newborn 4Qhen, Almost

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What You Must Know About Herpes Simplex Infection And Babies

Herpes is an infection caused by exposure to the herpes simplex virus. If you have genital herpes (a sexually transmitted disease), you can pass the infection to your baby during pregnancy, labour or birth. Neonatal herpes is a serious condition

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Why Iodine Mineral Is Important To Nursing And Pregnant Women

Iodine is a dietary mineral required for the production of thyroid hormones. Pregnant and breastfeeding women need this mineral more because of it’s vital influence on brain development in the uterus and during early childhood . READ ALSO: ‘Every Mother-to-be Should Take

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Nigeria Ranks Third in Global Annual Occurrence Of Preterm Births

Mrs Olubunmi Lawal, the National President, National Association of Paediatric Nurses (NAPN), on Saturday, November 17, 2018 said Nigeria ranked third with approximately 800,000 preterm births annually. Lawal disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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Meeting His Baby Sister For The First Time, This Little Man’s Reaction Is Adorable| Video

Going by the content of the video below, this mom-of-2 is blessed to have ’em. BET Networks took to their Instagram page to share a heart-warming video of a little big brother excitedly loving on his new baby sister whom

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BABY’S HEALTH: Vital Cues Your Baby Should See A Doctor Immediately (PART 1)

Eyinade Eweje While some ailments besetting a baby can be easily managed from home, others require a visit to the doctor as soon as possible. How do you know when your baby’s symptoms are of a serious nature that require

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8 Simple Ways to Help Develop Baby’s Speech

Cooing and babbling are early indications of the development of your baby’s oral communication, and as he grows older, he will begin to string words together and incorporate the different tones of baby’s speech into simple words. Since learning starts

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6 Ways To Increase Your Baby’s Appetite

Moyin Kalu A lot of mums worry when their babies seem not to be eating enough, especially if they are not gaining as much weight as they should. While you should definitely talk to a paediatrician to allay your worries

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13 Wholesome Solids To Introduce In Your Baby’s Diet From 6 Months

Eyinade Eweje Are you planning to introduce solids to your baby anytime soon? Here are 13 rich foods you should definitely include in your baby’s diet to ensure lots of wholesome nutrition and development, appropriate from 6 months… 1. Ripe

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Are Pacifiers Safe for Your Baby? See Top Pros & Cons

Babies love sucking and offering them a pacifier often has a soothing effect. However, the question is are pacifiers good for your baby? See the major pros and cons you should know about its use below…. Pros *Offering a pacifier

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5 Strange Things That Babies Do But Are Normal

Before you go running to your paediatrician to examine those strange incidence your child might be having, look below to find what’s a normal occurrence with babies but are often considered strange.    1. FREQUENT POOPS: I remember complaining to

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