Category Health

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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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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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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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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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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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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4 Things That Can Cause Blockage In The Fallopian Tube

The fallopian tubes are two thin tubes, one on each side of the uterus, through which the mature egg from the ovaries passes to the uterus, or in a lesser biological term, the passage where your eggs travel to get

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Hair Growth On The Nipples. Can It Be Prevented?

Have you ever found one or two strands of hair staring at you from your boobs? As odd as you might find this, don’t be too suprised because, out of the 50 million hair follicles found on the human body,

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5 Things That Can Increase A Woman’s Libido

Libido levels diminish as we get older. It could be as a result of a health disorder, you’ve fallen out of love, your weight, many things an affect a man or woman’s sexual appetite. Changing hormones can also cause spontaneous desire

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5 Types of Foods To Help Boost Your Fertility

A lot of  factors that we can’t control like our age and genetics can go a long way to affect how fertile we are in our lives, but there are certain foods that we can eat to help boost or increase

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”Pictures are worth a thousand words, I Win.” Cancer Survivor Shares Inspiring Before And After Photos

Cancer tried but she finally won. The lady above, who is a cancer survivor took to social media to share her testimony and before and after photos of her cancer battle. READ ALSO: Miracle! Woman Defies Doctors’ Report As Her Cancer

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7 Signs Of A Possible Miscarriage

A miscarriage is medically defined as a “spontaneous abortion”, which usually occurs, if it does happen within the first 12-20 weeks of being pregnant. This is something that most pregnant women don’t like to think or talk about. But we

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Health Alert! World Health Organization Confirms Third Case Of Polio In Nigeria

Nigeria’s progress towards attaining a polio-free status may have suffered another setback as reports of third fresh infections is confirmed by the World Health Organization, WHO, in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State. According to Punch, the third case confirmed according

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Zika Virus May Affect Babies With Normal-Sized Heads

A recent study suggests that newborns with normal-sized heads may also be affected by the mosquito-borne Zika virus. According to Daily Times, a paper published in The Lancet reveals that a fifth of the “definite or probable” Zika virus infection cases

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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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Natural Remedies to Fighting Off Your Baby’s Flu

Parents in most developing countries are always quick to give children medications like antibiotics immediately the child is down with a flu or cold without doctor’s prescription. This is very wrong. For this reason, we have compiled some natural home

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4 Reasons to Stop Force-feeding Your Baby

Chiomah Momah It’s common, especially in rural Nigeria, to see mothers force pap (corn porridge) down the throats of their wailing babies while pinching their nostrils to ensure it all goes down. Likewise, in many households, children are often threatened

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7 Things That Can Damage Your Baby’s Hearing Ability

By Chiomah Momah Like most of us know, a baby’s hearing develops during gestation. Research has shown that some babies can hear as early as the 20th week in pregnancy! Since a child’s hearing can affect his ability to speak,

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Hearing Milestones: Check These Signs That Your Baby Has No Hearing Problems

Chiomah Momah While in some hospitals a newborn’s hearing is usually tested, it is however important to check your babies hearing at different times.  To determine how well our babies hear there are some hearing milestones which can be very

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Baby Massage: 6 Ways To Massage Your Baby For Best Results

Our baby massage is a mini wellness program which has been designed to suit your everyday life. No need for elaborate preparation as it can be routinely done every morning and evening on your baby’s diaper changing table. 1. Connecting

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Your Baby’s Poo: What’s OK And What Is Not!

New mums can sometimes have little idea what to expect, when it comes to their newborn’s number 2s! But a dirty nappy can give you all manner of clues as to the immediate health of your brand new miracle. Here

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7 Tried & Tested Ways to Soothe Your Teething Baby

Babies develop at different rates but generally, babies’ teeth start to appear from around 6 months. This period of development is plagued with fusiness, crankiness and tears both for the baby and parents. Find tested and proven ways to ease

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Activities That Can Damage Your Baby’s Brain

Ireyimika Oyegbami Brain damage is said to occur when an injury causes the destruction of human brain cells. In babies, it is commonly caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain. It is pertinent to point out however, that

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