Category Babies

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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What You Should Do When Your Newborn Son’s Urine Does Not Flow Out As It Should; Dr Nonso Egemba Counsels Parents

A medical practitioner Dr. Chinoso Egemba has shared a vital tip for new parents. The Twitter-famous doctor in a short thread addressed what parents should do when they notice  that their baby boy’s urine does not flow out as it

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Read This Powerful Post Shared By New Dad, Actor, Brown Igboegbu On How People Tore Him & His Wife To Shreds During Their 10 Years Of Childlessness

Nollywood actor, Brown Igboegwu has welcomed a baby girl with his wife Igboegwu Becky Udoka, after 10 years of marriage. It is the couple’s first child and Brown took to Instagram to recount how he was subjected to ridicule while

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Do You Know That Lack Of Exclusive Breastfeeding For Babies Could Lead To Future Diabetes?

A medical expert has revealed that lack of exclusive breastfeeding in the baby’s first six months can expose them to the risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus later in life. Dr Bala Abawa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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Learn From The Story Of Nigerian Mum Who Caused Her Young Daughter’s Kidney Disease Through Skin Bleaching

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 children’s skin,

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What The World Health Organization Has To Say About COVID-19 Transmission Through Breastfeeding

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement on the possibility of transmission of the dreaded COVID-19 from mother to child through breastfeeding. The body in its statement said there is no evidence that COVID-19 is transmitted via breast

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Babies Know When You Imitate Them & They Benefit From It – Study

Six-month old infants recognize when adults imitate them, and perceive imitators as more friendly, according to a new study. The babies looked and smiled longer at an adult who imitated them, as opposed to when the adult responded in other

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How The Kangaroo Mother Care Benefits Preterm Babies- Study

A world-first study has demonstrated significant benefits to a premature baby’s heart and brain function when held by the parent in skin-to-skin contact. Parent-infant skin-to-skin care (SSC) or kangaroo care, started in the late 1970s in Columbia when incubators to

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Should You Always Intervene When Your Baby Cries | Are There Adverse Effects If You Don’t?

Motherhood is such a huge blessing and most mums will prep themselves up mentally, and in nearly every other way to be able to give their infant all the attention and care it deserves. Notwithstanding, all of that, the mum-guilt

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LUTH Doctors Deliver Young Mum Battling COVID-19 Of Healthy Twin Babies

A team of doctors, anaesthetists, and nurses at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, has delivered another COVID-19 patient of twins. The new mum, a 22-year-old woman was delivered of a set of twin babies- a boy and

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Stress During Pregnancy Has Far-reaching Lifetime Effects On Newborn- Study

Researchers have found that early-life exposure to the stress hormone can permanently alter many immune system responses, decreasing the body’s ability to ward off bacterial infections and fight tumors. In a new study, reported by Yale University researchers on March

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Does Consuming Fruit During Pregnancy Improve Cognition In Babies?

You may have heard of a 2016 study linking cognitive enhancement in babies with eating more fruit during pregnancy. But how strong is that link? That’s the question scientists at the University of Alberta asked as they set out to

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Read Why Most Babies Shouldn’t Take Vitamin C Supplements

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble nutrient that plays a critical role in a variety of your baby’s most vital physical functions. Though essential throughout every stage of life, infants need less vitamin C than adults.

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Why Babies Born To Older Dads Are At Risk Of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

It is no secret that genetic factors play a role in determining whether children have neurodevelopmental disorders. Maternal exposure to drugs and viral or bacterial illnesses can be detrimental too. However, a recent epidemiological survey of approximately 6 million people

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This Is How Much A Vegetable Rich Diet Before Pregnancy Impacts Your Chances Of Preterm Delivery- Study

A new study whose results were published yesterday, April 14, 2020 has really useful guidance for women who are planning for pregnancy. It turns out we should follow our parent’ advice when we’re thinking about becoming parents ourselves, with a

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Expert Laments The Role Of Older Women In The Hindrance Of Exclusive Breastfeeding In Nigeria

The Programme Manager, Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Tilewa Denloye, has expressed worry over the perceived hindrance of cultural influence to exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria. Denloye, at an event organised by the Foundation, said it was unfortunate that a lot of mothers

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Research Finding Answers Whether Low Carbohydrate Diets In Pregnancy Increase Or Lower Risk Of Birth Defects

There is a wave of options when it comes to health and nutrition. Many of those options often target eliminating or lowering intake of carbohydrate, and while that may benefit you in some way, adhering to a low carbohydrate diet

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How Stable Family/Home Impact Preterm Babies Future Health Than Their Medical Challenges At Birth

Researchers have found that as preterm babies grow, their mental health may be related less to the medical challenges they face after birth than to the environment the babies enter once they leave the neonatal intensive care unit. In a

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How Exclusive Breastfeeding For The First Three Months Of Life Impact Respiratory Allergies and Asthma – Study

In an Acta Paediatrica (a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering pediatrics) study, exclusive breastfeeding for the first 3 months yielded impressive outcomes with regard to respiratory allergies and asthma when children reached 6 years of age. Results from the study

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Here’s The Advantage Babies Born Into Bilingual Homes Have Over Other Babies- Study

Babies born into bilingual homes change the focus of their attention more quickly and more frequently than babies in homes where only one language is spoken, according to new research published in the journal Royal Society Open Science. The study,

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New Study Links Prescription Of Some Antibiotics During Pregnancy To Birth Defects

A new study whose findings were published on February 19, 2020 in the British Medical Journal has linked the prescription of some antibiotics during pregnancy to birth defects. The research determined that children of mothers prescribed macrolide antibiotics during the

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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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