Category Babyhood

9 Things Breastfeeding Does For Mom And Baby (Part Two)

Mark Wealth Can the world ever stop talking about the benefits of breastfeeding? I think not. Especially as researchers are finding out new beneficial stuff about breastfeeding and breastmilk. Not only is it good for babies, it’s also good for

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9 Things Breastfeeding Does For Mom And Baby (Part One)

Mark Wealth Can the world ever stop talking about the benefits of breastfeeding? I think not. Especially as researchers are finding out new beneficial stuff about breastfeeding and breastmilk. Not only is it good for babies, it’s also good for

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How To Help A Suffocating Baby and When To Apply a CPR

Mark Wealth A suffocating baby is any care-giver’s nightmare. Suffocation occurs when there is little or no oxygen supply. It’s an unpleasant experience and could cause death if oxygen supply is not restored quickly. Anybody, irrespective of age can suffocate

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4 Common Baby Stomach Troubles And When To Call The Doctor

Mark Wealth Digest these four common stomach problems that could endanger your baby’s health and know when it’s time to involve the doctor. Constipation Constipation happens to both babies and adults though the cause could be different. It is when

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10 Super Rich Food For Your Child’s First Year (Part Two)

Mark Wealth There are two things a baby needs that has to be deliberately supplied. They are food and love. You really can’t say one is more important than the other. They’re both equally important and what’s super?  They’re mutually

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YOUR BABY’S HEALTH: 15 Warning Signs You Should Never Ignore (Part Two)

Ineh Olisah Often times, you’re so concerned about your baby’s health that you wish there was something, perhaps magical, you could do to insulate him from falling ill. You are however realistic enough to know falling ill is inevitable and

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So Beautiful! Watch Emotional Moment Deaf Children Hear for the First Time [Video]

Columnist and Author, David Hannan shared an emotional video on Twitter of deaf people hearing for the first time. There are scenes of Babies and children that would make your heart melt. A Prelingual deaf individual is someone who was

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President Muhammadu Buhari Reveals What He’s Waiting for Before Returning Home

President Muhamadu Buhari’s media aides, paid him a visit in London yesterday where the President disclosed that there is a tremendous improvement in his health. Buhari said this while receiving the presidential media team, and the Senior Special Assistant on

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How To Develop Your Baby’s Motor Skills From 0 to 12 Months

By Ebube Umana Actions which involve babies using their muscles are called Baby’s Motor skills. According to Wikipedia, “a motor skill is a learned sequence of movements that combine to produce a smooth, efficient action in order to master a

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Tried & Tested Tips to Wean Your Toddler Off Breast Milk (Part Two)

Chiomah Momah Breastfeeding can be an extremely rewarding experience for mother and child, but like most good things, there’s always an end in sight. While some babies self-wean, others are more resistant to weaning, especially toddlers who are older and

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Would You Let Your 7-Year-Old Daughter Wear a Padded Bra? PRIMARK Accused of Sexualising Children

What should a seven year old girl know about padded bra and why would a parent tell them to put a one on? Well, PRIMARK, the budget high street chain thinks our seven-year-olds are ready to put on a padded

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HEALTH ALERT! Two Die as Cholera Outbreak Hits Lagos

The Lagos State Government has announced the outbreak of Cholera disease in the city . They made this announcement at a press conference in Alausa yesterday, confirming at least two persons have died from the outbreak. It was also gathered

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7 ‘Normal’ Symptoms That May Require Taking Your Child to the Doctor Promptly

Ineh Olisah It’s normal for new parents to worry over their baby’s health. While some symptoms could be easily taken care of at home, others may need the immediate attention of a doctor. Watch out for these symptoms that may

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9 Things You Should Know About Your Newborn

Mark Wealth Newborn babies make you learn new things. As is the case with new beginnings, new parents will be pushed to their wits end in coping with the introduction of a new member of the family. The baby is

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Breastfeeding: How To Ensure that Your Baby is Latching Properly

Ndidi Adekunle Maintaining a good latch to breastfeed you baby will ensure your breasts stay healthy. This will help the mother avoid painful events like plugged milk ducts, mastitis, sore nipples, engorgement, and the likes.  So, can this be over

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Dear MIMsters: My Son’s Affliction is Killing me

My little son who is a year and two months old has such a sensitive skin. I’ve noticed this ever since I gave birth to him. He keeps going from one kind of rash to another. I really can’t remember anytime

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6 Signs Your Baby Is Ready For Solids

Ireyimika Oyegbami Is your baby ready for solids? Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed their babies exclusively without solids for 6 months. While some are able to achieve this, others either include formula feeds or simply formula feed their babies all

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5 Tips For Getting Baby to Sleep

Struggling with sleeping is probably normal for some babies. There are however some strategies that can help ease your baby’s sleep difficulties. Here are some helpful tips: 1. Warm the crib with a warm towel Your baby might just be

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5 Surprising Facts About Your Baby’s Skin

You may see a baby and want to have skin as smooth and soft as that, we all do. Well in reality, they were not born that way! When they are first born, baby’s skin come in all sorts of

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5 Great Things About Having a Baby Girl

Most parents don’t mind the sex of their baby, as long as the baby comes out healthy and alive. Some parents on the other hand secretly wish for a baby girl or boy. If you’ve just found out that you’re

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4 Reasons Why Your Baby Wakes Up at Night

The reason why babies wake up at night is not very straight forward sadly. Newborns and young infants can often wake at night from hunger; in that case, the solution is to offer a feeding. When it’s a developmental stage, or

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3 Signs of Low Milk Supply All Mothers Should Note

A common concern in the early stage of motherhood is milk supply during breastfeeding. However, while many mothers worry they have a low supply, in many cases the problem isn’t true low supply but rather a breastfeeding management problem or

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3 Unsafe Places Where Your Baby Should NEVER Sleep

‘Do not leave baby unattended’, ‘Only for use in a car or approved travel system’, ‘Warning: Do not use for sleep’ ‘Never place inside a crib’…These are some of the warnings that usually accompany some baby items or gadgets if misused is

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Some Symptoms Of Colon Cancer Every Young Woman Should Know

According to a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, there’s been a steady rise in the incidents of colon and rectal cancers among younger people—even as those numbers have been dropping among older people. Researchers have found that people born in

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5 Safe Baby Teething Remedies Every Mom Should Know

Has your baby become fussy and irritable because of his tiny teeth showing up? No need to worry, it’s a rites of passage for every baby for which there are teething remedies. Contrary to the Old Wives Tale, teething does not cause earaches,

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