Category Babies

How Consumption Of Caffeine During Pregnancy May Damage Baby’s Liver

Having too much caffeine during pregnancy may impair baby’s liver development and increase the risk of liver disease in adulthood, according to a new study. The study findings indicate that the consumption of caffeine equivalent to 2-3 cups of coffee

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Study: Not All Moms Are Following Safe Sleep Practices For Their Babies | Find Out The Recommended Safe Sleep For Your Baby

A new study has found that nearly a quarter to two-thirds of moms are not following recommended safe infant sleep practices. The result could be contributing to sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID), according to the study released on Monday by

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Man, Luka Balewa & His Wife, Nyrumah Who Just Welcomed A Set Of Quadruplets After 15 Years Of Childlessness Share Their Touching Story

After 15 years as a couple without a child, a retired Federal Medical Laboratory Scientist, Mr. Luka Bot Balewa and his wife, Mrs. Nyarum now have a cause to smile. The couple who wedded on December 4, 2004, made headlines

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Potty Training Expert, Amanda Jenner Shares Signs Your Toddler Is Ready To Ditch Diapers

The time  comes in every child’s life when the appropriate next thing to do is ditch the nappy or diapers and start potty training. But this stage can be incredibly challenging and even exhausting – for both the parents and

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Breast Milk Analysis Show New Opportunities For Reducing Risk Of Childhood Obesity- New Research

It has been known that maternal obesity is one of the strongest predictors of childhood obesity and now a new research suggests the composition of breast milk in normal weight mothers differs from that of overweight mothers, and that variations

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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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