Category Babyhood

10 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System (Part One)

By Matthew Imerhion  The immune system is a network of cells, tissues, and organs working together to defend the body against the several harmful microorganisms like bacteria and viruses, encountered on a daily basis which cause infections and diseases. In

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7 Ways To Dry Up Your Milk Supply With Ease After Weaning Your Baby

At some point, every nursing mother will be have to make the decision to discontinue breastfeeding her child. To promote growth and development and to ensure babies meet their milestones, babies should be given milk up to age 2. So,

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How To Get Your Pre-pregnancy Body Back

Most new mums can’t wait to bounce back to their pre-pregnancy state. For a few mums, bouncing back comes pretty easy, dependent on some factors such as the woman’s fitness, age and heredity. However for most mums, losing the baby

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Foods Your Baby May Not be Ready For

By Ndidi Adekunle It’s easy to just feed our babies some of the regulars on the family menu or take any baby food product or refreshment off the shelf to feed them but it doesn’t really work that way as

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Your Baby’s Poo: What’s OK And What Is Not With Photos

New mums can sometimes have little idea what to expect, when it comes to their newborn’s poo! But a dirty nappy can give you all manner of clues as to the immediate health of your brand new miracle. Here is

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KEGELS: How To Tighten and Firm Up Those Pelvic Muscles For Good

Women need Kegel exercises for different reasons. Child bearing expands the muscles of the pelvis, the same ones that are used in holding the flow of urine. It so happens that the same muscle is very key in sexual satisfaction.

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Sugary Diet During Pregnancy May Increase Asthma Risk in Children- Researchers

Women who consume lots of sugar during pregnancy may increase the risk for asthma in their children, researchers report. The study also shows that children between the ages of seven and nine may be at greater risk of developing asthma

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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 Understand 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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