Category Babyhood

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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A to J Of Baby Sleeping Solutions

It is no longer news, that getting babies to sleep is sometimes a difficult task that parents are faced with. Especially when they are below one year. Thankfully, Parenting.com has published a very interesting article that will help you and your

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7 Reasons Why Your New Born Will Cry

Crying, as all new mums will realize, is a part of life for every baby. As you figure it out along the way, you will learn that apart from crying being their natural ways of communicating, the following reasons just

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Baby’s Growth & Development Milestones: 4-6 Months

Babies are expected to reach certain development milestones at certain stages. That being said, they still develop at their own pace. From the 4th month of a baby’s life, they reach a certain growth level, where they become more aware and

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How To Get Your Baby To Sit, Walk And Crawl By Developing Their Motor Skills

Ebube Imana Actions which involve babies using their muscles are called 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 particular task.”

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Baby’s Growth & Development Milestones: 1-3 Months

Your baby’s growth in the first three months is usually rapid. Most of them reach certain milestones at similar ages, but this isn’t exactly guaranteed. A baby who raised her head first, might be the last to sit up unassisted

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Starting Your Baby On Solids? The Eight Rs You Must Know

Considering introducing solids to your baby is a good step, but wait a minute! Have you put all the essentials into consideration? Like when to start, what to start with amongst others? Here are the 8 Rs you must know

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A Parents’ Guide for Skin-to-Skin Contact with their Infants

Pregnancy, Birth &Beyond  defines skin to skin contact as: “The method of caring for newborn infants which involves putting the infant on the mother’s chest skin-to-skin. Skin-to-skin contact is an important component of a method of newborn care called “Kangaroo

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8 Things To Expect When Baby Number 2 Comes Home

The love and care you have for your children is priceless. There is however something magical about having your first child. Then before you know it, another soldier joins the army. Every child is different in their own way, but

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7 Ways Dads Can Emotionally Prepare For Childbirth

The modus operandi for dads during the pregnancy period is much more serious than a lot of people understand. Mummy carries the bulk of the pregnancy, but daddy also has a big role to play, and more often than not,

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7 Ways to Bond With Your Unborn Baby

When a woman is pregnant, she is sharing her body, soul, mind and spirit with a stranger nonetheless. Although the baby you are carrying inside of you has you and your partner’s blood, and you are the sole provider of

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A Guide to a Healthier Lifestyle With Cooking Oil

There is a lot of controversy over the good, bad and ugly side of oil consumption. The thing to remember is that oil is a fat, and it is necessary for the proper development of the body, e.g they are needed

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“Bilingual babies are smarter” – Experts Explain

Bilingual babies benefit from multiple advantages when it comes to cognitive development. It seems the little ones of parents who speak two languages in front of them from day one get bored of familiar images quicker and tend to prefer

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