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New Study Links Prescription Of Some Antibiotics During Pregnancy To Birth Defects

A new study whose findings were published on February 19, 2020 in the British Medical Journal has linked the prescription of some antibiotics during pregnancy to birth defects. The research determined that children of mothers prescribed macrolide antibiotics during the

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Gospel Artiste, Gloria Doyle Reveals How She Lost Her Children And Husband To Her Younger Sister

Nigerian gospel artiste, Gloria Doyle has narrated how she was completely blindsided by her ex-husband and her younger sister; both of whom, she discovered rather late were having an affair behind her back. In an interview with The Nation, Gloria

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Emir Sanusi Does Not Spare Deadbeat Fathers In His Latest Speech

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi has called for the arrest of deadbeat fathers in the Northern part of Nigeria, those who send out their children as Al-majiris. Speaking at a conference organized by the Future Assured Initiative, a non-governmental organisation

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Actor/Break The Silence Convener, Yomi Fabiyi Gives Parenting Tips That Should Help Check Violence In Children

The president of Break The Silence Foundation, actor Yomi Fabiyi, has given an advice concerning domestic violence and why children must be shielded from such realities. While acknowledging that women in Nigeria are not adequately protected nor are their rights

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Inspirational: Grandma, Linda Herring Who Fostered Over 600 Kids & Never Turned Any Child Away Gets Honoured By Her Community

Raising one child is no mean feat, raising more than one child takes even a greater toll but what about raising 600 different children that do not belong to you; loving and caring for them equally, and never turning back

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Expectant Mum-of-Three/Actress, Mercy Johnson Explains How Being A Parent Has Influenced Her Movie Roles

Soon-to-be mum-of-four, Mercy Johnson has revealed she is done taking on some roles in movies. When Mercy first got into Nollywood, she was a force to reckon with, and her ability to take on any role no matter how scandalous,

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Inspirational: Why Police Boss, Dolapo Badmus Has Pledged To Set Up Businesses For Three Young Lads

Police boss, Opetodolapo Badmus has pledged to come to the aid of three young boys she met by the road side. The Police Public Relations Officer and mum-of-three shared via her Instagram, how the lads warmed her heart with their

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Nigerian Dad, Usman Shamaki Tells Reason Why A Stranger Cautioned Him Against Apologising To His Children And It Is Ignorant

A Nigerian dad has shared his disappointment after his encounter with a co-passenger on a train ride to the FCT. The dad, Usman Shamaki took to Twitter to recount how the stranger lectured him against apologising to his children because

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Pesticides, Canned Foods: How Chemicals Found In Common Household Items Cause Intellectual Disabilities In Children

Researchers in a new study have found that exposure to chemicals present in pesticides and flame retardants might have triggered over a million cases of intellectual disabilities in new-born babies between 2001 and 2016. The study titled, ‘Trends in neurodevelopmental

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7 Ways Staying In A Toxic Marriage Is Worse Than Divorce For Your Children

Relationships, including marriages can be tricky because one person cannot on their own, all by themselves determine its outcome, especially if the other person won’t put in some work. As much as the aim is for an happily-ever-after, you need

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This Australian Mum’s Creative Approach Towards Making Her Kids Tidy Up Is One To Adopt

There’s few things that are as frustrating for a mum as having to constantly clean the mess the kids create all day. Not only is it energy sapping, you find that you have to go through the cycle over and

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How Nurturing Your Child’s Curiosity Improves Their Learning- Psychologist, Susan Engel

Instead of shutting down your child’s curiosity and taming them all together, Senior Lecturer and Psychologist, Professor Susan Engel says you should nurture it. Curiosity is a formidable, innate skill that helps young children to learn deeply and lastingly, our

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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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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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Ex-Presidential Aide And Proud Dad, Reno Omokri Has Some Hard Truth For This Category Of Parents

Nigerian author and dad-of-two, Reno Omokri is not one to insist on popular opinions when he chooses to air his views on any subject. In one of his recent RenosNuggets on Twitter, the popular social media commentator shared an advise

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Actress & Single Mum-of-Two, Juliet Mgborukwe Shares Her Conviction On Single Parenting

Actress and former SoundCity presenter, Juliet Mgborukwe has expressed her conviction as far as single parenting is concerned. Juliet who is a single mum herself shocked Nigerians in July 2018 when she announced she and husband, Chima Ojukwu were separating

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Celebrity Mum, Kim Kardashian Shares On Her Difficult Pregnancies, Pre-eclampsia & Needing Five Surgeries To ‘Fix the damage”

Celebrity mum-of-four, Kim Kardashian has revealed she underwent five operations within a year and a half to ‘fix the damage’ caused by pregnancy following the births of her children, North, and Saint West. The fashionista mum revealed she had a

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Paralympian Mum, Tanni Grey-Thompson Reveals How Strangers And Even Doctors Judged Her For Wanting To Be A Mother

11 time Paralympic gold medalist Tanni Grey-Thompson, has revealed how she was offered a termination at the first scan for her daughter by doctors who thought she shouldn’t be pregnant and how a stranger referred to her pregnancy as ‘disgusting’.

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Clinical Psychologist, Emma Citron Explains Why You Should Not Focus On Being Friends With Your Kid

We hear it all the time- how important it is to be friends with our kids and be as approachable to them as possible but can it be a tricky balance to achieve alongside parenting? We want to share our

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Here’s Why Nollywood Actor, Olu Michaels At 48 Says It’s Too Late For Him To Have Children

Nollywood actor and film maker, Olu Michaels, 48, has undertaken quite an impressive amount of work in Nigeria’s movie making industry, but this time he’s talking about why he is single at 48, his decision to never marry and why

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Widowed Mum, Regina Chukwu Thankfully Reflects On Her Solo-parenting Journey As Her Two Kids Gain Admission Into University

Enugu state-born actress and mother-of -two, Regina Chukwu is counting her blessings; grateful for how far she has come in her journey as a solo-parent for fifteen years now. The celebrity mum had made it clear in an interview with

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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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Paediatrician, Dr Adaugo Onyedinma Explains Why Viral Gastroenteritis Is More Pronounced In Children And How To Prevent It

Viral gastroenteritis is an intestinal infection marked by watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever. The most common way to develop viral gastroenteritis — often called stomach flu —is through contact with an infected person or by

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First Lady, Aisha Buhari Calls The Attention Of Parents To The Moral Upbringing Of Children

Aisha Buhari, wife of the president has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society. Mrs Buhari gave the counsel on Monday when she hosted

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