Category Babyhood

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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Fitness During Pregnancy: 4 Simple Home Excersises For Every Trimester

It is a long time proven fact, that when you’re pregnant, it’s important to keep moving, i:e exercise. Pregnant women who exercise reap a lot of benefits like having more energy, experiencing less back pain, looking fabulous pre and post-delivery, and other

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Why Newborns Look So Funny

At the beginning, your newborn is…well..not so pretty at first. If you notice that your baby has too much hair on their face, their arms and legs are curled up for weeks, their eyes don’t always open and their genitals

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Breastfed Children Do Better At School – Study

Researchers have shown that breastfeeding causes children to do better at school. The research conducted by Oxford University and the Institute for Social and Economic Research, Essex University, found that as little as four weeks of breastfeeding for a newborn

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How Cool Dads Bond With Their Kids

Studies have shown that an involved father is also crucial to the healthy development of the child. Times are changing from when the roles of the father was strictly limited to providing and disciplining to more nurturing, caring and mentoring

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12 Rules For Visiting Parents Of A New Born

The postpartum period is the time when families need the support of their families and friends the most!  Be a gentle, considerate visitor who puts the family’s needs first as they have just welcomed a new born who needs all

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10 Most Useful Items For Your Baby

By Ndidi Adekunle Shopping for a new baby can be a very intense event. The list of items to buy can be endless, depending on who is being consulted for advice: your own mother or mother in law, another experienced

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Why You Should Discourage Your Child From Sitting In The W Position

In an article on Mirror UK, Dr Connie Challoner reveals the potential harm in the W position when seated commonly used by kids. The common ‘W’ position is when kids (and sometimes adults) sit flat on their bottoms with their

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Baby Knows Best: Is The Hands Off Approach For You?

The newest parenting trend among such celebrities as Penelope Cruz and “Spider-Man” actor Tobey Maggiore has less to do with parenting and more to do with treating little kids more like adults. The approach is called RIE, an acronym for

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NANNY TO THE RESCUE: What Kind Of Foods are Appropriate for My 9 Month Old Baby?

Q: What kind foods are appropriate for my 9 months old baby? Are there guidelines to help me serve sufficient portions? A: You should offer babies tasty foods that are soft in texture to buy their interest and avoid indigestion.

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How To Help A Choking Child

Children, particularly those between the ages of one and five, often put objects in their mouth. This is a normal part of how they explore the world. Some small objects, such as marbles, beads and button batteries, are just the

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5 Reasons You Must Read To Your Toddler

By MATTHEW IMERHION 1. HELP DEVELOPS EARLY INTELLIGENCE Some fantasize about, while others experience the day a class or head teacher says, “Oh, your child is such a fast learner, one of the best in his class!” Except for those

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Femi Fani Kayode Shows Off Adorable New Photos of his Son

Proud father Femi Fani Kayode, recently shared pictures of his son on instagram and captioned it: “So Adorable…. my son Aragorn… #Aragornsfirstchristmas“ This is the first Christmas for his toddler son, Lotanna Aragorn Fani-Kayode, who was born early this year. (read

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Inside A Baby’s Mind

      Scientists today know more about infancy than ever before, and what they have discovered is simply amazing. What goes on in a baby’s mind when he is gazing at the mother’s face? How does a baby feel

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So Yummy! Tips That Will Make Breastfeeding A Walk In The Park For You

Breastfeeding will give your baby the best possible start in life. It is the only essential meal needed in the first few months of a baby’s life, though there are formula substitutes available and besides, it is yummy. Breast milk

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7 Common Breastfeeding Challenges & What To Do

By Ebube Imana As natural as breastfeeding ought to be, it is fraught with so many challenges which can be very discouraging even to a determined mother. It’s important for every nursing mother to realize that successful breast-feeding is a

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4 Signs That Your Child Has Troubles Seeing Clearly

One out of every 4 kids has trouble seeing clearly. Often, parents don’t know there’s a problem. That’s why all children should get regular eye exams. You’ve noticed your child squinting. Does he have a vision problem? Squinting can be

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6 Signs Your Baby Is Ready For Solids

Ireyimika Oyegbami Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed their babies exclusively without for 6 months. While some are able to achieve this, others either include formula feeds or simply formula feed their babies all the way. Breast-milk and formula provide all

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A Medical Miracle! Doctors Save Obese Woman as She Suffers Health Risks During Childbirth

An overweight woman, pictured above, required the assistance of multiple doctors and nurses to help deliver her baby. The patient who weighed 22 stone, was said to have suffered from various complication because of her weight. A total of 16

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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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10 Ways You Never Expected Having A Baby Will Change Your Life

You have probably checked and bought all the items on your list in preparation for your baby’s grand entrance into your life. Agreed, you are aware that the moment you become a parent, your life changes. How your life changes

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