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Giant Stride: Nigerian Senate Passes Amendment Bill That Is Sure To Give Protection To The Nigerian Child From Sexual Violence & Abuse

The Nigerian Senate has passed an amendment to the Child’s Rights Act 2003 bill, barring persons convicted of sexual offences from working with children. This followed the presentation of a report by the Chairman of the Committee on Women Affairs,

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After Losing Her Mom To Cardiac Arrest, New Mum, Kelly Rowland Raises Awareness About Heart Health, Being Pregnant During The Pandemic & More

Heart health, for Kelly Rowland, is not just crucial, it is personal. After losing her mother to cardiac arrest in 2014, the mom-of-two has made it her mission to educate others about the importance of taking care of themselves, especially

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Why You Shouldn’t Give Teething Powder To Your Baby –Consultant Paediatricians Explain

It’s always a joy to witness your baby’s milestones even though some are attached with growing pains like the one babies experience when teething. Teething occurs when the teeth emerge through the gums. It can be a frustrating time for

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NCC Releases Guide On How To Keep Your Kids Safe On The Internet

The internet is the go-to spot for almost anything nowadays. Many homes can be said to have at least one internet-enabled device, hence the need for internet safety. It is not in question that the internet contains reliable and useful

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News Anchor And Dad Makes Tearful Plea For Parents To Learn Infant And Child CPR Following Newborn’s Health Scare

CPR or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating. Immediate CPR can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest. A news anchor’s family health scare has prompted him to issue a heartfelt plea for

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Nigerian Parents Share On How Wrong Genotype Results Is Denying Them Of The Joy Of Parenthood 

Effects of wrong genotype results Azubuike Charles, a middle-aged business owner, and father-of-3 lost his 4-year-old son to sickle cell disease in 2016. He said his pre-marital test indicated that his genotype was AA, only to discover later it’s AS

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Heart Defect In Children Can Start In Pregnancy -Study | All You Need To Know About It And How To Prevent It

A heart defect is a problem in the heart’s structure. Kids who have a heart defect were born with it. Heart defects are often called “congenital,” which means “present at birth.” Around eight in 1,000 babies are born with something wrong

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Dr. Iwinosa Ehigiator On How To Prevent Newborn Babies From Developing Jaundice

In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday, the Benin-based gynecologist Dr. Iwinosa Ehigiator, has advised pregnant women to have regular check-ups especially when they have a fever, in order to save their newborns from developing jaundice. Infant

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Do You Know That Yeast Infections Are Common In Babies? Here’s How To Recognize The Symptoms And Effectively Treat /Prevent Them

Yeast infections are common in babies, especially during their first six months. In adults, yeast infections primarily affect people with vaginas, but in babies, they can occur no matter the sex. Below is what you need to know about what

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MUST READ: How Little Reese Smith Died Is A Lesson For Vigilant Parenting

A baby girl has died after swallowing a tiny button battery which began generating electricity inside her and eroded through her tissues, causing terrible burns. Reese Smith, 1, died last Thursday, Dec 17, weeks after taking the button battery out

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COVID-19 Parenting: How Parents Can Reduce Stress In Children In This Critical Period | WHO

With the current scary reports about the coronavirus pandemic, a child may experience stress and symptoms of anxiety. Most children will experience mild or intermittent symptoms, such as having days or times when they eat less, have trouble sleeping, seem more

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Children’s Health: Why Paediatricians Are Warning Against Surgical Removal Of Adenoids

Adenoids are a patch of tissue that is high up in the throat, just behind the nose. They, along with the tonsils, are part of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system clears away infection and keeps body fluids in balance.

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Why Federal Health Specialist Is Calling On Nigerians To Get Vaccinated Against Meningitis ASAP

According to Medical News Today, Meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges, the collective name for the three membranes of the central nervous system, which consist of the brain and spinal cord. The meninges’ main function alongside the cerebrospinal fluid is to protect the central

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Mom, Jacqueline Baker Explains The Smart Way She Uses Body Wash To Curb Her 6-Year-Old’s Temper  Tantrums

If you are a parent, then you have undoubtedly experienced a temper tantrum at some point. They are not fun for anyone involved, and it’s something that you want to be over before it even starts. But alas, these epic

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Researchers Warn Of The Dangers Of Use Of Antibiotics Among Kids Under Two | A Must Read

Antibiotics can be a lifesaving treatment for children with bacterial infections and are the most commonly prescribed therapy among all medications given to children. However, according to a study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings sparked concern Monday, antibiotic use among children under

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Babies Health ALERT! Paediatrician Harps On The Deadly Implications Of Breastfeeding Lying Down

Breastfeeding lying down. Just saying those words sounds wonderful. Being able to nourish and nurture your baby, and relax and rest at the same time. Indeed, many breastfeeding mothers enjoy breastfeeding lying down. However, many mothers are unsure if it’s

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Security Analysts Suggest Five Tips To Protect Yourself From Potentially Dangerous Domestic Helps

In Nigeria, it is a common practice to employ maids who we refer to as ‘home/house helps’. This is not wrong or bad. Home helps are employed to relieve their employers the stress of doing chores like shopping, laundry, housework,

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Mom Whose Toddler Accidentally Swallowed A Battery Is Speaking Out In Hopes To Warn Other Parents

A mother whose toddler accidentally ingested a button battery is speaking out in hopes to warn other parents of this potential risk that could exist inside the home. The battery, which was approximately the size of a quarter, was surgically

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Super Mom, Simi Makes Valid Points On Why Nigerians Shouldn’t Rain Curses On The Children Of Our Politicians

With Nigerian politicians currently receiving heavy backlash over the situation of things in the country, their families aren’t left out on the bash train. However, it appears not everyone is in support of children suffering for the sins of their

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‘No compromise on rape cases’ -Bauchi Stakeholders Charges Parents & Caregivers

A Stakeholders Committee on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Bauchi has called on parents and caregivers not to compromise rape case in the state. Chairperson of the Committee, Hajiya Fatima Abubakar, made the call at the Stakeholders capacity building session

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New Study Explains How Bottle-fed Babies May Be Swallowing Millions Of Microplastics

Bottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research showed on Monday highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products. There is growing evidence that humans consume huge numbers of the tiny particles,

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Childhood Cancers: Parents Tell Stories Of How Their Children’s Fight Against The Terminal Disease

Childhood cancer (also called pediatric cancer) typically means a cancer that is found in children and teens, and sometimes young adults. It is not just one disease. There are many types, which can be found in different places throughout the

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Paediatrician, Olugbenga Mokuolu Shares Vital Information To Benefit Expectant & Nursing Moms Caring For Their Newborns

A Professor of Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Kwara State, Olugbenga Mokuolu, has shared vital information to benefit parents caring for their newborns. The expert shared information with parents about widespread but

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Child Custody: Lawyer, Olamide Onifade States The Position Of Law On The Custodial Rights Of Parents

It is a common misconception that Child Custody battles only pertain to warring couples who are enmeshed in divorce proceedings. This assumption is correct to the extent that in any divorce proceedings, the welfare arrangement of the children of such

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Every Expectant Mums Need This Information About The Effect Of ‘All Types Of Alcohol’ Consumption On Their Babies

A neurosurgeon, Dr. James Oshiorenua, says alcohol consumption during pregnancy, no matter how little, can cause a wide range of lifelong physical, behavioural, and intellectual disabilities, especially fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) According to the expert, alcohol was listed among teratogenic

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