Category Babyhood

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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Baby Kicking: 5 Facts You Need To Know

No matter what baby number this is, every mum wants to feel those special baby flutters. It’s actually the first form of communication between you and your baby and it is a very special feeling. There are very few “medical”

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5 Funny Things that Will Happen when You’re Holding a Sleeping Baby

You will never know how acrobatic or stealthy you can be until you have to hold a sleeping baby in your arms. Picture this, it is 2 AM, and you’ve been up since 8 PM cradling a baby who refuses

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7 Fun Gender Prediction Tests You Should Try

Thanks to technological advancements it’s not that difficult to find out whether you’re having a boy or a girl. However, before the advancements of these gadgets, midwives had these “old wives tale” that helped with a baby’s gender prediction. Of

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6 Baby Registry Mistakes to Avoid

When it comes to picking out the right baby registry, many parents make a lot of mistakes, that cost them thousands of Naira in the long run. Yes, a human being so tiny as a baby needs a lot of

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K to X Of Baby Sleep Solutions (Part 2)

Remember how be brought you an article titled A to J Of Baby Sleep Solutions ? You will recall that this was aimed at helping you and your baby get the best of your sleep time. Well, today is part two of

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5 Common Causes of Speech and Language Problems in Children + Remedies

Children usually develop at their own pace, some slower or faster than others. There are some critical factors that can cause a significant and sometimes dangerous delay in the developmental capacity of a child’s speech and language. Here are some common factors that

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Tried & Tested Tips to Wean Your Toddler Off Breast Milk

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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Baby Colic: What it is & How to Deal With it

Baby Colic are episodes of crying for more than three hours a day, for more than three days a week, for three weeks in an otherwise healthy child. These episodes of crying typically does not result in long term problems. The crying

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8 First Foods to Excite Your Baby’s Taste Buds

Chiomah Momah For many new mums, after months of feeding their baby with breast milk or formula, they look forward to introducing baby’s first foods. Apart from the pre- packed baby food, there’s often a dilemma as to what exactly

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Is Baby Powder Safe To Use? See Top Things You Should Know

Mark Wealth Is baby powder safe? Could that silky, smooth, sweet smelling powdery substance that TV commercials promise to give baby smooth skin and make them comfortable be anything than harmless? Find details you should know below. It Is Used

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