Category Babyhood

What to Look Out for When Choosing a Diaper for Your Baby

When your baby is born, you are concerned about the well being and comfort of your baby. Diapering your baby is one thing that new mama’s need to take a step back, breathe and handle carefully. Every baby is different

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Dreadful! Strange Disease Kills 50 Children in Jigawa State (Details)

According to reports making the rounds, no fewer than 50 children have died in a village in Jigawa State village of a strange disease. The village head Malam Bashari Galadima Gidan Gudu told The Nation that the kids who died

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Meet Samuel: ‘Miracle Baby’ Reputedly Born With Healing Powers 

A baby referred to as ‘Daddy Samuel’ has become a ‘miracle attraction’ after he was allegedly born with some fresh leaves bound with a strand of hair and had the ability to speak barely two weeks after his birth. The

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11 Reasons Why Your Baby Is Not Sleeping

There are two major activities babies do when they are born: eat and sleep. If any of these two are lacking, especially for the wrong reasons, the baby’s growth and general well-being is going to be affected. Here are some

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Rare Viral Disease ‘Monkeypox’ Strikes in Bayelsa | Doctor, 10 Others Quarantined

Residents of Bayelsa have been gripped by fear after the outbreak of a rare deadly viral disease known as monkeypox in the state. Punch reports that the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, confirmed the development. According to World

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Your Baby’s First Week: What to Expect & How to Cope

Chiomah Momah You’ve gone through the 9 months of endless trips to the bathroom, heartburn and sleeping on your side and at last your precious baby is here, hurray! However, despite all the excitement, bringing your baby home for the

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Your Top 5 Baby Formula Questions Answered

Mark Wealth Breastmilk is the undisputed champion when it comes to baby food, at some point however, you have to introduce your baby to formula. Mothers will definitely have some concerns about this, but fear not, as Motherhood in style

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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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