Category Babies

Love & Hip-Hop Star, Alexis Sky Shares On Loving Her Daughter, Alaiya, Despite Her Disability

Love & Hip-hop television star and mum, Alexis Sky took to Instagram to speak about being a mother to a special needs child. The American reality TV personality has a daughter who she says is fathered by rapper Fetty Wap.

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Three Medical Doctors Stand Trial For Allegedly Causing Death Of Three-Month-Old Baby, Peace Oluwole

The Medical and Dental Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal, on Tuesday February 18th in Abuja, arraigned three medical doctors for their alleged roles in the death of three-month-old Peace Oluwole. Perhaps, if more peope hold medical personnel accountable in the discharge of

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Nigerian Woman, Iyabo Ajewole Becomes A Mum For The First Time After 31 Years Of Marriage

A Nigerian woman identified as Iyabo Ajewole is a mum for the first time after she and her husband had to wait thirty-one long years before their efforts to become parents finally yielded fruit. Iyabo and her hubby reportedly welcomed

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New Reserach Warns Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mums To Avoid This Ingredient In Their Cosmetics

Parabens are used as preservatives in cosmetics. If pregnant women use cosmetics containing parabens that remain on the skin for protracted periods, this may have consequences for their child’s subsequent weight development. This is demonstrated in a study published in

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Public Outrage As Nigerian Parents Of Critically Ill Baby Are Boycotting Medical Help Because Their Jehovah Witness Faith Is Against Blood Transfusion

Nigerians on social media are outraged following the release of a video showing a Nigerian father refusing medical assistance for his ailing daughter, Precious, just because his church, Jehovah’s Witness, is against blood transfusion. The video was shared by activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who

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30 Hours Old Baby Becomes Youngest Victim Of Coronavirus

A 30 hours old baby has become the youngest Coronavirus case since the outbreak of the flu-like virus which has killed over 565 people. The medical test which confirmed that the baby who was born on February 2 in Wuhan

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Nigerian Mum, Nkechi Okechukwu, Who Recently Gave Birth To Her Baby In A Taxi Shares Her Remarkable Birth Story

A Nigerian mum, Nkechi Okechukwu, on Monday February 3rd, welcomed her second child inside a taxi while heading to the hospital with her husband, Okechukwu, shortly after she began having serious contraction. Mrs Okechukwu took to her Instagram page to

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Birth Tourism: Pregnant Nigerian Women To Be Denied United States Visa Under New Policy

The United States Government on Thursday gave visa officers more power to block pregnant women abroad including those from Nigeria from visiting America. Under a new rule, the US Department of State directed visa officers to stop “birth tourism” —

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Singaporean Mum, Amy Low Warns Other Mums After Home Footage Showed Her Maid Repeatedly Dipped Her Toddler’s Hands In Boiling Water

A distraught Singaporean mum, Amy Low Mei Liang, has cried out and warned other mums not to let their guards down after home footage showed her maid whom she hired only a month earlier was torturing her toddler. Police in

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Why Celebrity Mum, Oma Nnadi Is Cautioning Parents And Calling On NAFDAC To Prioritise The Safety Of Children

Celebrity mum, Oma Nnadi has issued a warning to parents and is also calling on the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration NAFDAC to do their job, and keep children safe. Oma raised the issue after she bought baby

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World’s First Transgender Doll Raises Serious Concerns Over The Preservation Of Children And Their Identities

The world’s first transgender doll has gone on sale in a toy shop in Russia sparking widespread concern for the future of children, their families and the world as a whole. Photos of the doll  – which features a penis

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Experts Harp On Family Planning As Effective Strategy Against Maternal Mortality

To reduce maternal and child mortality, family planning has been identified as the most cost-effective means to improve the health of mothers in Nigeria. The Zonal Coordinator, Nationwide Family Planning Campaign, Adeniji Raji made the remark at its inaugural meeting

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How Florida Mum, Alexzandria Wolliston Managed To Birth To Two Sets Of Twins In One Year

A Florida-based mother, Alexzandria Wolliston has managed to deliver not one but two sets of twins in a year, 2019 to be precise. Wolliston who had given birth to the first set, Mark and Malakhi in March 2019, said she

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How Nurturing Your Child’s Curiosity Improves Their Learning- Psychologist, Susan Engel

Instead of shutting down your child’s curiosity and taming them all together, Senior Lecturer and Psychologist, Professor Susan Engel says you should nurture it. Curiosity is a formidable, innate skill that helps young children to learn deeply and lastingly, our

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Nigerian Pharmacist, Okiti Peace Answers Why Traditional Medicine (Agbo) Is Dangerous For You & Your Child

Orthodox medicine is no doubt the most conventional form of treatment for ailing health but traditional herbal remedies, popularly called ‘Agbo’ in Nigeria competes quite favourably. While there has been a lot of debate on the safety and efficacy of

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Five 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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Sharing A Bed Or Bedroom With Your Child Can Have Long Term Benefits- Psychologist, Susan Krauss

Attached parenting’ which involves co-sleeping and breastfeeding can have a positive impact on your child’s physical and mental health, experts have argued. The parenting technique championed by American paediatrician Dr William Sears relies on parents responding to their baby’s needs

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Here’s Why Chinese Scientist, He Jiankui Who Edited Babies Genes To Make Them HIV Resistant Has Been Sent To Jail

A Chinese scientist took his experimenting with scientific ideas a little too far after he edited the genes of newborn twin girls to make them HIV resistant. He Jiankui, by his action has created the world’s first “gene-edited” babies. The

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See The Number Of Babies That Will Be Born In Nigeria This New Year Day, 2020

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund has released information about how many children will be born across Nigeria today, January 1, 2020. aid that an estimated 26,039 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year’s Day. UNICEF, in

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Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Alerts FG On The Need For Preventive Measures Against A Possible Outbreak Of Measles

The National Centre for Disease Control said in its weekly report on the management of diseases in the country that about 446 suspected cases of measles with one death were recorded in 133 council areas in 27 states, yet none

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What Aspiring Parents Should Know About Alcohol Consumption Six Months Prior To Conception

Aspiring parents should both avoid drinking alcohol prior to conception to protect against congenital heart defects, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in October. Drinking alcohol

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How Stress During Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Gender And Risk Of Preterm Birth- Study

A new study has identified markers of maternal stress, both physical and psychological — that may influence a baby’s sex and the likelihood of preterm birth. It’s becoming well established that maternal stress during pregnancy can affect fetal and child

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Kate Henshaw Has A Message For Mums Who Buy Unverified Products To ‘Glow Their Babies’

Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw has a message for mums who buy unverified products to ‘glow their babies’. Skin bleaching is a culture that is prevalent amongst Nigerian women and as the ugly trend continues to thrive, more women have extended

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Can You Hold Your Baby Too Much? | Find Out Here

Not a few mums have been told that cuddling or holding their baby ‘too much’ can make the baby clingy, cranky and unwelcoming towards other people than their mothers, but is that an absolute truth? Part of the argument is

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Struggling With Feeding Your Baby? Check Out These 3 Simple Baby Feeding Tips From Baby Expert Duo

For many nursing moms, it can be a frustrating and messy event feeding your babies, but the duo of Megan McNamee and Judy Delaware are teaching other parents how simple it can be. They’re the founders and experts behind “Feeding

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