Category Child Safety

World’s First Transgender Doll Raises Serious Concerns Over The Preservation Of Children And Their Identities

The world’s first transgender children’s doll has gone on sale in a toy shop in Russia sparking widespread concern for the future of children, their families and the world as a whole. Photos of the doll  – which features a

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Suicide Note Left By 15-Year-Old Girl Is A Moral Instruction For All Parents

A 15-year-old girl has completely blinds-sided her parents and taken her own life but her suicide note is an eye-opener; one that reveals it was her parents that first blind-sided her. The heartbreaking note left by the teenage girl showed

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Nigerian Pharmacist, Okiti Peace Answers Why Traditional Medicine (Agbo) Is Dangerous For You & Your Child

Orthodox medicine is no doubt the most conventional form of treatment for ailing health but traditional herbal remedies, popularly called ‘Agbo’ in Nigeria competes quite favourably. While there has been a lot of debate on the safety and efficacy of

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Lagos State Government Explains Why Baby Was Taken From Jehovah Witness Parents

The Lagos State Government has rescued a 14-day-old baby girl after her parents refused to allow her have blood transfusion, citing religious beliefs. The infant who was said to be born fragile and jaundiced was kept at home by her

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Emir Of Kano, Sanusi, Advices Northerners On Family Planning

One time governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, and current Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, is calling on the Northerners to be mindful of the number of children they birth. According to the Emir, Nigerians, especially Muslims should

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Nigerian Moms, Nkechi Onu And Okon Cecilia Recount How They Nearly Lost Their Kids To Killer Scourge Called Measles

Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the measles virus. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), measles ranks top as the world greatest killer scourge of children globally. Measles affects about 20 million people a year, primarily

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Saudi Arabia’s Latest Law Protecting Women Is Laudable On All Fronts

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been touted as one of the most hostile civilisations in the world when it comes to the rights of women but all of that is changing as the country continues to make steady progress

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How ‘disabilities can be prevented at prenatal stage’ – Medical Director, Igbobi Educates Pregnant Women

The Medical Director, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Dr Mustapha Alimi, has said that most disabilities can be prevented at the prenatal stage. Dr Alimi, who was represented by a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr Orlando Ugwuegbulem, said this during an end-of-year

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All You Need To Know About Herpetic Gingivostomatitis & Why You Must Avoid Any Adult From Kissing Your Kids

In January, just a few weeks after Beat FM OAP, Tolu Oniru aka Toolz welcomed her first child, she took to her Instagram handle to issue a notice to everyone to not attempt to kiss her newborn after she shared

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Breast Milk Shows New Opportunities For Reducing Heart Damage Caused In Premature Birth -Researchers

Researchers have found that feeding premature babies breast milk could reduce heart damage caused by an early birth. Babies born before full-term – 37 weeks – are thought to have weaker hearts due to smaller chambers that help pump the

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CHILD ABUSE: Experts Raise Concern On The Severe Long-term Health Problems Of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Abuses on children in Nigeria and the world at large keep rising on a daily basis and experts have raised concern on the severe long-term health problems of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on development into adulthood. According to Centers for

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Mom-Of-2, Christie Wants Parents To Know These After Her 10-Year-Old Son Suffered A Life-threatening Stroke

A Florida mom, Twinkal Christie is sharing her story to let other parents know that strokes can happen to kids, using the case of her now 11-year-old son as an example who was in a life threatening situation caused by

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Experts Describe Ways To Help Your Kids Cope With Bullying, Teasing, Or Mean Gossip

Most kids, teens and even adults are subjected to some sort of bullying at school and workplace. Having a child bullied at school is one of the greatest fears of parents and research has shown that this fear is well-founded.

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Medical Expert Educates On Some Of The Risks Factors That May Lead To Birth Of Preterm Babies & Ways To Avoid Them

Preterm birth, also known as premature birth, is the birth of a baby at fewer than 37 weeks’ gestational age, as opposed to the usual about 40 weeks. These babies are known as preemies or premies. A 2018 World Health

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Taking Paracetamol During Pregnancy May Reduce Fertility Of Daughters- Study

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may impair the future fertility of female offspring, according to a new review. The article reviews three separate rodent studies that all report altered development in the reproductive systems of female offspring from mothers given paracetamol

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Child Sexual Abuse! 9-Year-Old Boy Recounts How He Was Raped Repeatedly By Teacher

The menace of child sexual abuse is reaching a height and all parents should employ more vigilance as well as educate their wards on the increasing dangers of child sexual abuse out there. The plight of the girl child has

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“Warn your children against inviting rapists through their dressing” – CAN Admonishes Parents On Protecting Their Kids From Rapists

As Nigerians continue to deliberate on the rape case between Busola Dakolo and COZA pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo, the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN has asked parents to warn their children against inviting rapists through their dressing. Reverend Israel Akanji, Chairman

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Pope Francis Calls On Facebook and Other Tech Giants To Protect The Dignity Of Children By Doing This…

The head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State, Pope Francis has called for tech giants, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Google and other tech companies to urgently take measures to protect the innocence and dignity of children

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Veteran Actress, Joke Silva Gives Practical Advice To Childless Couples On Adoption As She Reveals She Was Adopted

Veteran Nollywood actress and director, Joke Silva, has encouraged parents with a problem of childlessness to consider the option of adoption, which could give them some level of fulfilment. The renowned Nollywood movie director and mum-of-two disclosed that she was

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Child Marriage: UNICEF Ranking Puts Nigeria Far Ahead Of Other Nations In The Sabotage Of The Girl Child

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released concerning information concerning the issue of child marriages in Nigeria. According to UNICEF, Nigeria’s practice of child marriage has ended the educational strive of 23 million girls and women married as child

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Nigerian Dad, Abubakar Suleiman Raises Valid Concerns From What He Observed While Reading To His Daughter

A doting Nigerian father, Abubakar Suleiman has shared his concerns about what he observed from reading to his daughter. The forward-thinking dad was surprised to see that the various storybooks written for little girls were wrongly themed in his opinion.

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Pediatric Blindness: Ophthalmologist, Dr. Adejumo Enlightens On The Common Causes & How To Avoid It

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. Cataracts often develop slowly and can affect one or both eyes. It is very common in both young and older people. According

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Diabetologist Instructs Parents On Making This Diet Adjustment To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes In Children

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar (glucose) -an important source of fuel for your body. With type 2 diabetes, your body either resists the effects of insulin, a hormone that regulates

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Seven Rights You Can’t Deny Any Child In Nigeria

The Nigerian child is protected under the Child’s Right Act and the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria. These laws are put in place to ensure that a child is treated properly and with dignity. Below are seven rights

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Study: Not All Moms Are Following Safe Sleep Practices For Their Babies | Find Out The Recommended Safe Sleep For Your Baby

A new study has found that nearly a quarter to two-thirds of moms are not following recommended safe infant sleep practices. The result could be contributing to sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID), according to the study released on Monday by

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