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New Moms Share Heart-wrenching Accounts Of Lockdown’s Impact On Babies

A fresh report has shone a light on the disproportionate impact COVID-19 lockdown has had on women who are pregnant, giving birth or at home with a baby or toddler. The Babies In Lockdown report, produced by Best Beginnings, Home-Start UK,

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Do You Know That Lack Of Exclusive Breastfeeding For Babies Could Lead To Future Diabetes?

A medical expert has revealed that lack of exclusive breastfeeding in the baby’s first six months can expose them to the risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus later in life. Dr Bala Abawa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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Does Consuming Fruit During Pregnancy Improve Cognition In Babies?

You may have heard of a 2016 study linking cognitive enhancement in babies with eating more fruit during pregnancy. But how strong is that link? That’s the question scientists at the University of Alberta asked as they set out to

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Read Why Most Babies Shouldn’t Take Vitamin C Supplements

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble nutrient that plays a critical role in a variety of your baby’s most vital physical functions. Though essential throughout every stage of life, infants need less vitamin C than adults.

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Why Babies Born To Older Dads Are At Risk Of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

It is no secret that genetic factors play a role in determining whether children have neurodevelopmental disorders. Maternal exposure to drugs and viral or bacterial illnesses can be detrimental too. However, a recent epidemiological survey of approximately 6 million people

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Research Finding Answers Whether Low Carbohydrate Diets In Pregnancy Increase Or Lower Risk Of Birth Defects

There is a wave of options when it comes to health and nutrition. Many of those options often target eliminating or lowering intake of carbohydrate, and while that may benefit you in some way, adhering to a low carbohydrate diet

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5 Awesome Reasons Why You Should Cuddle Your Kids

New parents are often bombarded with a litany of unsolicited advice of dos and don’ts.  The purpose is to guide the new parents with tips on how to raise the perfect child. One advice parents should not heed to however,

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New Reserach Warns Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mums To Avoid This Ingredient In Their Cosmetics

Parabens are used as preservatives in cosmetics. If pregnant women use cosmetics containing parabens that remain on the skin for protracted periods, this may have consequences for their child’s subsequent weight development. This is demonstrated in a study published in

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Researcher, Tony Cassidy Explains How Kids Benefit Psychologically When Their Pregnant Mums Take Folic Acid

A research by Professor Tony Cassidy and colleagues from Ulster University reveal how the folic acid supplement impacts on a baby if taken by pregnant mum in the first three months of pregnancy. This study was presented to the Annual

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How Stress During Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Gender And Risk Of Preterm Birth- Study

A new study has identified markers of maternal stress, both physical and psychological — that may influence a baby’s sex and the likelihood of preterm birth. It’s becoming well established that maternal stress during pregnancy can affect fetal and child

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Kate Henshaw Has A Message For Mums Who Buy Unverified Products To ‘Glow Their Babies’

Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw has a message for mums who buy unverified products to ‘glow their babies’. Skin bleaching is a culture that is prevalent amongst Nigerian women and as the ugly trend continues to thrive, more women have extended

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Struggling With Feeding Your Baby? Check Out These 3 Simple Baby Feeding Tips From Baby Expert Duo

For many nursing moms, it can be a frustrating and messy event feeding your babies, but the duo of Megan McNamee and Judy Delaware are teaching other parents how simple it can be. They’re the founders and experts behind “Feeding

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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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Mum Desperately Warns Other Parents After Her Baby Nearly Dies From Drinking Water

The advice around giving babies drinking water is that, before they hit the six-month mark, it’s unsafe to do so. Babies can have immature kidneys, therefore, giving them too much water during their first year (particularly in the first nine months) can dilute

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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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11 Foods Your Baby May Not Be Ready For

It is convenient to just feed babies some of the regulars on the family menu but is it the best? At infancy, a baby’s ability to chew, swallow and digest food is greatly underdeveloped. Baby is simply not ready. To

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Mum-Of-One, Toolz Oniru, Reiterates Her Stance On Herpes And Kissing Newborns In New Instagram Post

Popular radio personality and mum-of-one, Tolu Oniru aka Toolz has taken to her Instagram to reiterate her stance on kissing newborns. Recall that, in January, few weeks after the Beat FM OAP welcomed her first child, she took to her

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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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NIMC Opens Door For All Including Babies In The National Identity Database

Kaduna State National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Coordinator, Abubakar Hassan has said that underage Nigerians are now eligible for enrollment into National Identity Management System. Mr Hassan disclosed this during an awareness and sensitization campaign on benefits of National Identification

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5 Strange Things That Babies Do But Are Normal

Before you go running to your paediatrician to examine those strange incidence your child might be having, look below to find what’s a normal occurrence with babies but are often considered strange.    1. FREQUENT POOPS: I remember complaining to

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5 Reasons Your Baby Is Not Gaining Weight And What To Do

Ineh Olisah  Weight loss is expected shortly after a baby is born. However, if it continues for a long period, it is important to find out its cause and do something to stop it.  Here are 5 reasons your baby

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”Why we MUST stop producing more babies and start creating more jobs” – Ben Murray Bruce | Nigerians React

CEO of Silverbird group and father of three, Ben Murray-Bruce has just dished out a new advice to Nigerian citizens. According to the Nigeria’s self styled ‘common sense’ senator, for the country to achieve a steady economic growth, the citizens must

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8 Activities To Boost Your Baby’s Brain

Ineh Olisah Babies are born with as much as a billion neurons in their brains. These neurons are what store information and carry out every human physical and mental function action. The neurons are connected by synapses and the more

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“How I have kidnapped & sold 20 children at N150k each” See 22-year-old Chinaza’s Shocking Confession

A young Nigerian woman identified as Chinaza Onwuasoanya has confessed to security operatives of the Anambra State Police Command that she indeed kidnapped and sold 20 children. Chinaza, 22, was impregnated by her boyfriend in Lagos and returned to Anambra State in

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5 Tips For Getting Baby to Sleep

Struggling with sleeping is probably normal for some babies. There are however some strategies that can help ease your baby’s sleep difficulties. Here are some helpful tips: 1. Warm the crib with a warm towel Your baby might just be

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