Category Health

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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