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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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Internet Safety: Experts Suggest The Following Ways To Ensure Your Child’s Safety Online

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. With this trend, it is unsurprising that children in many homes also

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UN Report Proffers Measures Pregnant Women Could Prevent Stillbirths

Every year, almost two million babies are stillborn– or one every 16 seconds, according to the first ever joint stillbirth estimates released by the United Nations Children’s Fund, the World Health Organisation, the World Bank Group and the Population Division

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6 Days After Losing Her Brother, Grieving Nigerian Woman, Sally Suleiman Begs Divorced & Widowed Dads To Think Twice Before Committing To Another Woman

A young Nigerian woman named Sally Suleiman, who is mourning the death of her brother took to Twitter today to beg widowed and divorced men with children not to marry ‘useless women’. On September 2, Sally received news that her

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BREAKING: Nigeria Takes Over From India As World Capital For Under-5 Deaths

Nigeria has taken over from India as the world capital for under-five deaths, according to the 2020 mortality estimates released by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The development comes two years earlier than the World Bank projected. The global bank

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WHO: Why Kids Below Five Are Not Recommended To Wear Face Masks

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it is not recommended for kids below five years to wear a face mask. In a video posted on WHO Africa Region’s Twitter handle @WHOAFRO, the Technical Lead for WHO African Region, Dr.

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COVID-19: Experts Task Parents On These 10 Things To Do Before Allowing Children Resume School

Whether your kids are heading back to school, full-time or part-time, it is important to keep them as safe as possible, especially as the coronavirus pandemic lingers with no vaccine yet. Although research indicated that children generally tended to experience

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Story Of Toddler Who Was Drifted By Water Currents To The Middle of The Sea Has Lessons In It For Parents With Little Children

The rescue story of a little girl who was found floating on an inflatable unicorn in the middle of a sea has made headlines worldwide. The child, said to be around four years old, was propelled out into the ocean

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Paediatrician Aisha Gobir Points Out One Major Health Problem Of Exposing Children To Common Household Air Pollution

A Professor of Paediatrics at the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Aisha Gobir, has warned against exposing children to smoking and other household air pollution. According to the specialist, children exposed to such pollution are more

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Surgeon, Dr. Kunle Hassan On Why It Is Important For Kids & Adults To See An Ophthalmologist Once A Year

A physician has revealed why it is important for children to see an Ophthalmologist yearly. According to the Ophthalmic Surgeon, Dr. Kunle Hassan, kids are exposed to mobile devices and computers, and this exposure can cause myopia (short-sightedness). The expert says

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UNICEF Recommends Face Masks For Children Above This Age

Since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a face mask has been the most common public measure to protect against the virus, but their appropriateness for children is sometimes misunderstood. United Nations Children’s Fund says children above 11 years

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Veteran Actress, Kate Henshaw Gives Sterling Advice To Parents About Putting Their Kids ‘Out There’

Since social media became incorporated into the everyday lifestyle of millions of people worldwide, photos, and videos of personal activities of many individuals, including young children have become the order of the day. In the entertainment world, we’ve come to

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Largest Study Of Its Kind: Risk Of Having A Child With Autism Doubles If Mother Smokes Marijuana During Pregnancy

Women who smoke cannabis or marijuana during pregnancy almost double the risk of their child having autism, a major study of half a million births has found. The study, published in Nature Medicine on Monday, reviewed data from more than

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