Category Feeding

Breastfeeding: How To Ensure that Your Baby is Latching Properly

Ndidi Adekunle Maintaining a good latch to breastfeed you baby will ensure your breasts stay healthy. This will help the mother avoid painful events like plugged milk ducts, mastitis, sore nipples, engorgement, and the likes.  So, can this be over

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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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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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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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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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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 Ways To Dry Up Your Milk Supply 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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3 Ways To Get Your Picky Child To Eat

Top It! Toddlers are into toppings. Putting nutritious, familiar favourites on top of new and less-desirable foods is a way to broaden the finicky toddler’s menu. Favourite toppings are yogurt, cream cheese, melted cheese, guacamole, tomato sauce, applesauce, and peanut

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12 Foods Your Baby May Not be Ready For

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 you

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6 Ways to Make Bottle Feeding More Pleasant For Your Baby

Ireyimika Oyegbami While some mothers claim that they were able to nurse their newborns from birth to their first birthday without making use of a single feeding bottle, other mothers are quick to testify of how the feeding bottle made

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14 Foods Your Baby May Not be Ready For

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 you

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Why Giving Your Baby Water While On Exclusive Breastfeeding Could Be Deadly

A Georgia couple in the US has been charged for killing their 10-week-old baby by diluting the breastmilk they fed her with water. While moms are instructed to not dilute infant formula, you should also know that giving baby water

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9 Foods To Avoid Giving Your Baby by the National Health Service

While mothers cannot wait to introduce the family meals to their babies, they should also be aware of the dangers in introducing certain foods earlier than recommended. A baby’s delicate and developing body  is certainly not ripe to handle the

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Tips On Feeding Your Newborn

By Mayo Clinic Feeding a newborn is a round-the-clock commitment. It’s also an opportunity to begin forming a bond with the newest member of your family. Consider seven tips for feeding a newborn. 1. Stick with breast milk or formula

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IMPORTANT: Top 3 Vitamins Your Child Needs and Why

Experts determine the top three supplements your kiddo really needs to ensure that they stay healthy all the time. 1. Omega-3 Fatty Acids The term “omega-3” refers to a group of three healthy fats—ALA, EPA and DHA. The fats are

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10 Super Foods For Babies & Toddlers

Babies and toddlers do not eat much food because their tummies are tiny. That is why it is important to feed them foods that are packed with nutrients. Super foods are natural foods that are high in nutrients and antioxidants

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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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What Exclusive Breastfeeding Really Is…

Breastfeeding is an unequalled way of providing ideal food for the healthy growth and development of infants; it is also an integral part of the reproductive process with important implications for the health of mothers. Review of evidence has shown

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Freedom At Last For Sudanese Mom Placed On Death Row For Marrying A Christian

Mother of 2, Meriam Ibrahim is seen at the back seat of a car, yesterday night, cradling her new born in her arms as they drive away from what would have been her death at the prison in Sudan. It

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Why Pregnant Women And Nursing Mothers Must Take Iodine – Study

A new study revealed that those who are pregnant or breastfeeding must take ample amount of iodine supplement in their food as Iodine is crucial is brain development of the infant. The study was conducted by researchers from National Academy

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Maunchausen By Proxy: Possible Diagnosis For Woman Who Fed Son Salt

We brought you an earlier report about a woman who fed her son excessive salt, which killed him eventually. Was it intentional? Was the woman mentally alright? She faces possible diagnosis of a clinical condition called MAUNCHAUSEN BY PROXY. What

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Doting Mother Kills Her Toddler Feeding Him Salt

Woman feeds her son excessive salt which kills him eventually. Sources say she was a doting mum. Why did she do it then? Is she suffering from a rare psychiatric condition or is she just plain criminal minded? According to

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Obese 4-Year-Old Boy Gets A Tummy Tuck

The desperate parents of a four-year-old boy have resorted to tummy tuck as a last resort to help their over-weighted lose weight. Continue to read…… According to Daily Mail UK, A four-year-old boy in India was so fat his parents

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Yummy Baby Recipes: Baby purees made from carrots, peas and apples

Baby’s Pureed Apples: Suitable from 4 months old You Will Need: Apples, Water, Blender, Ice Cube Trays, Freezer bags or Bowls and Peeler Instructions: Peel off skin and cut the apples into quarters. Pour 250ml of water into a pot

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5 WAYS MILK BENEFITS ADULTS AND CHILDREN

With nine essential nutrients, milk packs quite a bunch of goodies that makes it a necessity for everyone. It has calcium for healthy bones and teeth, protein for building and repairing muscle tissues, potassium for maintaining healthy a blood pressure,

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