Category Nursing mums

Entitled Or Right? Mum, Sophie Molineux, Forced To Breastfeed On The Floor Of Train Slams Commuters

A mother, Sophie Molineux, 22, has slammed “inconsiderate” commuters for refusing to give up their seat on a packed train, causing her to sit on the train floor to breastfeed her baby. Sophie was traveling from Shropshire to Ludlow Castle

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Dr. Nonso Makes Another Thread Insisting On Why Mums Must Keep Camphor Away From Their Newborns

A medical doctor has taken to twitter to warn nursing mothers against the use of camphor around their newborn babies. In a thread he posted online, the doctor, Chinonso Egemba took to his Twitter handle, @aproko_doctor to explain in detail

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Right Or Wrong? Delta State Plans To Ban Nursing Mothers From Doing This…

Chairman of Delta State Civil Service Commission, Nkem Okwuofu, has told workers in the state that the commission had completed the review of the 1978 civil service rules. Okwuofu said this on Thursday during a routine inspection exercise at the

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State Government Set To Ban Nursing Moms From Bringing Their Babies To Office

An official memo to all departments of government in Delta State banning nursing mothers among the civil servants from bringing their babies to office is underway, PMNews reports. This was revealed by the Chairman, Delta state Civil Service Commission, Nkem

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Nursing Mums: Harmful Effects Of Taking Palm Wine To Boost Breast Milk Production

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week just ended. It is celebrated every year around the world from 1st to 7th August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies. It promotes exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life.

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How Mothers Can Enjoy And Achieve Exclusive Breastfeeding- Nutrition Society of Nigeria

The Lagos State Chairman of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Dr. Oluwatosin Adu, has called on the federal and state governments, organisations and communities to provide nursing mothers with adequate information on exclusive breastfeeding. Adu, at the 2019 World Breastfeeding

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This Gross Percentage Of Nigerian Children Are Denied Exclusive Breastfeeding -National Survey

At the inauguration of the National Zero Water Campaign to commemorate the 2019 World Breastfeeding Week, wife of the Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari, lamented that Nigeria today had the second-highest burden of stunted children, with a national prevalence rate of

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“Putting breast milk in your baby’s eye may lead to blindness” -Dr. Adesuwa Ogli

The practice of dropping breast milk in a baby’s eye in hopes to clear an itchy or irritated eye is one that has been around for a while. Many mums also swear that it works wonders and have gone ahead

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Understanding Baby Blues And Postpartum Depression

However excited you are to finally get to know that tiny newborn that you fantasized about throughout your pregnancy, having a baby is a life-changing event that changes your world. Coping with roller-coaster hormones and lack of sleep, it’s no

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Tongue-Tie (Ankyloglossia): What It Is, Symptoms And Treatment

Tongue-tie ( Ankyloglossia) occurs in a significant percentage of newborn babies. Left untreated, tongue-ties can lead to problems with feeding – including weight loss. Learning what a tongue-tie is and how it can affect babies might help you to spot

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Mom, Tahnee Knowles Explains How Postnatal Depression Left Her Wishing Her Baby Would Die In His Sleep

A new mom who couldn’t wait to meet her baby has spoken with heartbreaking honesty about her postnatal depression, which, at its worse, made her hope her baby would stop breathing in his sleep. READ ALSO: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Recalls

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Baby Recipe: Sweet Potato Puree

Sweet potatoes are one of the most popular first foods for babies, especially among mums who are looking to introduce vegetables early on. The orange- and yellow-fleshed roots are packed with fiber, vitamins A and C, and beta-carotene, but they’re also

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Nursing Mom Hands Out 200 Earplugs On Airplane In Anticipation Her Baby May Cry

A nursing mom flying from Seoul, South Korea, to San Francisco reportedly handed out 200 earplugs, Korean candy and a note preemptively apologizing if her 4-month-old baby got cranky and cried while aboard. Facebook user, Dave Corona, who shared the

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Meet 25-Year Old Chidinma Offor Who Welcomed 7 Children Within 3 Years

Awesome story! Within three years of marriage, 25-year old Nigerian woman, Chidinma Offor welcomes 7 children. Chidinma’s first pregnancy produced a set of triplets but only two survived. Her next attempt at pregnancy brought a set of quadruplets into her

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Motherhood! New Mom, Remy Ma Calls Out For Help For This Reason

Motherhood is priceless! When it comes to mommy duties, most women- irrespective of status, class and/or height- would do everything within their capabilities to get it right. Breastfeeding is a mothering act that a lot of mothers do not shy

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What You Must Know About Herpes Simplex Infection And Babies

Herpes is an infection caused by exposure to the herpes simplex virus. If you have genital herpes (a sexually transmitted disease), you can pass the infection to your baby during pregnancy, labour or birth. Neonatal herpes is a serious condition

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New Mom, Tomisin ‘Attacked’ For ‘Abandoning’ Her 7-Weeks Old Baby To Do This

A new mom with Twitter handle, Tomisin@tomiee_418 has been verbally attacked and heavily criticised by mostly men after she made a certain tweet. Basically, this post is about a new mum going out to have fun while patriarchy came out

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“My Heart Has Never Been So Full.” – Agbani Darego On Celebrating Motherhood

Nigerian model and beauty queen, Agbani Darego, MFR, 35, is definitely basking in the euphoria of motherhood. The 2001 Miss World, who recently welcomed a baby boy with her husband, Ishaya Danjuma, can’t contain her joy at being a mom.

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Linda Ikeji Declares Her One Wish For Every Woman And It Is Gracious

Nigerian Celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji, 38, has revealed one heartfelt prayer she has for every woman, in a new post. The obviously elated new-mom-of-1 took to her Instagram page to share photos of herself and ‘Baby J‘, as she prayed

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How Post-Natal Depression Almost Made First-Time Mom, Emma Martin Do This

Emma Martin, 29, from Woking, Surrey; admits she viewed her pregnancy as an ‘inconvenience’ and ‘felt no love’ for her baby after he was born. The first-time mom told how crippling postnatal depression left her feeling so low she deleted every photo

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See Why The Minister Of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole Admonish Men To Leave Their Wives’ Breasts And The Benefits In It For Them

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole has urged husbands to stop struggling with their babies over breasts, but rather allow their wives to put the babies on exclusive breast milk. The minister also revealed that he was having

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7 Nigerian Local Foods To Boost Your Milk Supply

Moyin Kalu Ensuring that your baby has enough milk supply is number one priority for nursing mothers, especially exclusive nursing mothers. You are your baby’s source of food, especially, in those first few months. That is why it is very alarming

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Husband Gifts Wife Brand New Car For Exclusively Breastfeeding Their Baby

According to Dr. Sunday Yerumuoh, the Director of Primary Health Care in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo, exclusive breastfeeding of every infant for the first six months would give them access to vital nutrients for growth. He said adequate breastfeeding provides

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Breastfeeding Lowers Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke for Mothers, Study Suggests

Breastfeeding is not only beneficial for babies but it could prevent women suffering a stroke or developing heart disease in later life, scientists have concluded. Previous studies have suggested that mothers get short-term health benefits from breastfeeding, such as weight

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Expert Warns Mothers About The Dangers Of Using Cow Urine Concoction To Treat Convulsions

A paediatrician, Dr. Adeboye Nurudeen of the Department of Paediatrics, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has warned mothers against the use of cow urine concoction as curative measure for convulsing children as practiced in some parts of the country. He

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