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One More Reason To Not Take Infant Jaundice, Measles And Meningitis Lightly

Infant jaundice is surprisingly a common condition that affects about 50% of newborns. The condition is characterised by yellowish coloration of a baby’s skin, and the white part of their eyes. Measles, on the other hand, is a highly contagious

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Parents Of 6-Year-Old Girl Who Died From COVID-19 Complications Share Telltale Symptoms Of The Virus In Children

The heartbreaking parents of a little girl who died of Covid-19 are now trying to warn other parents of the telltale symptoms. The deceased mother, Priscilla Morse told CNN: “It presents very differently [in children] than it does in adults, so

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Single Dad-Of-4, Ubi Franklin On How Fatherhood Helps Him Fight Against Depression

Nigerian music artist manager and founder of record label Made Men Music Group, Ubi Franklin, has once more opened up about his depression and how he is fighting against it. In a recent interview, the 35-year-old businessman and single father

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Hollywood Star Mom, Katherine Heigl Explains Why She Had To “Completely Take Devices Away” From Her Children 

It is safe to say most people’s screen time has skyrocketed amid the pandemic. But none of those people have recently been living in Katherine Heigl‘s home. The Firefly Lane star was a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show on Tuesday, Feb. 9, where the

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Understanding Urinary Tract Infections In Children And How Delayed Circumcision Could Be A Risk Factor | Paediatrician, Dr. Oluwole Ayodele 

A consultant paediatrician at the Lagoon Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Dr. Oluwole Ayodele, in a chat with PUNCH talks about the risk factors for urinary tract infections in children. What is urinary tract infection? Urinary tract infection occurs when microorganisms in

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MUST READ: Pregnant Women, Children Below Age 16, Others Should Not Take COVID-19 Vaccine –WHO Warns

The World Health Organisation on Friday says people with a history of a severe allergic reaction to any component of the COVID-19 vaccine and most pregnant women should not take the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. WHO also said that children under the

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Medical Specialists Explain Why Some Children Develop Brain Malfunction

Experts have explained why some children develop brain malfunction. According to the Neuroscientists, genetic variation in genes is the cause of Chiari 1 malformation (CM), a common disorder that occurs in about one in 100 children. The experts noted that

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Family Life Coach And Mom, Kemi Oyedepo Sends Words Of Caution To Parents Who Are In The Habit Of Doing This: If that’s how you were raised, change it’

Children will often get on their parents or caregivers nerves, that’s what they do. They will defy you, make silly decisions that will infuriate you, but you must hold back your tongue. It is important to separate that silly act

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See FG’s 5-year Plan To Reduce Hunger & Curb Stunting Rate Among Children Under-5

A five-year nutrition action plan that will help to reduce hunger and malnutrition across the country has been approved by the federal government. According to the spokesman to the Vice President Laolu Akande, the plan was approved by the National Council on Nutrition

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Experts Sound Alarm Over Rising Cases Of Hypertension In Teenagers

Researchers have raised alarm over rising cases of hypertension in teenagers and adolescents especially those in secondary schools across the nation. In fact, several studies concluded that the prevalence of hypertension in Nigerian children is high and appears to be

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FG Calls On Parents And Caregivers To Do The Needful As Second Dose Measles Vaccination For Children Of This Age Commences

The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed that it will be introducing second dose of measles vaccination into the routine immunisation schedule. The second dose measles vaccination is for children aged 15 months. The first dose is administered at nine

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Educator, Glory Ubah Explains Why You Should Let Your Child Express Positive, Negative Emotions

All children experience negative and positive emotions in reaction to life’s challenges and restrictions but in this part of the world especially, most parents don’t allow their kids express negative emotions. According to Early childhood and positive parent educator, Glory

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Cogent Reason Why NCCE Boss, Prof. Bappah-Aliyu Has Recommended This As The Best Age For Children To Start School

The Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Colleges of Education, Prof. Bappa-Aliyu Muhammadu, has recommended that children should start their primary one at the age of five or six. He premised his recommendation on the fact that there were

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Kinder World: Screenwriter Michael Ogah Shares His Childhood Suicide Attempt To Warn Parents

Screenwriter Michael Ogah has recounted constantly feeling sad and attempting suicide as a child because he was always compared to other kids. Michael said he was not as intelligent academically as most kids and it troubled him because he always

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HR Expert, Ivie Ibitoye Writes Open Letter To Nosy Friends & Family Against Pressuring Couples To Have Children

Ivie Ibitoye, the wife of music producer, Temitayo Ibitoye a.k.a Tee-Y Mix, has written an open letter to her family and friends cautioning them on the silent pressure they put on expectant couples. In a series of posts shared on her

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Experts On Why COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Is Still A Long Way Coming

Experts at the Cleveland Clinic in the United States of America have said though children are not immune to the Coronavirus, however, developing a COVID-19 vaccine for them will take a while. According to Dr. Frank Esper, paediatric infectious disease

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See How The Federal Government Plans To Feed And Deworm Children In 2021

The federal government has budgeted N142.3 billion to feed 9.86 million children, deworm seven million children and recount the pupils in 2021 under the Home-Grown School Feeding programme (NHGSFP). Premium Times reported that the N142.3 billion is meant to cater to

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Nutritionist, Charles Nkwoala Warns Of The Implications Of Protein Deficiency For Children Under-five

A community nutritionist and nutrition educator, Mr. Charles Nkwoala, says children and women, especially pregnant and lactating women, are most affected by protein deficiency. According to Nkwoala, who is the National General Secretary of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, in

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Why Most Black Mums Are Vitamin D Deficient During Pregnancy & Its Implications For The Child

A study showed that mothers’ vitamin D levels during pregnancy were associated with their children’s IQ, suggesting that higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may lead to greater childhood IQ scores. The study publishedNovember 2, 2020 in The Journal of

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Gospel Singer, Kirk Franklin Shares Why He & His Wife Chose To Not Raise Religious Kids

Superstar gospel singer, Kirk Franklin has disclosed that he and his wife didn’t raise their children to be religious. Franklin took to Twitter to praise his children for how good they turned out despite not forcing them to be religious.

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Some Cheering News For Children Of Police Officers Killed During Violent Lagos Protests

There’s some cheering news for the children and families of police officers who died in the violence that erupted in Lagos a few days ago as hoodlums hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protests, leading to attacks on people, businesses, and security

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Interesting Ways You Can Help Your Child Grow Taller

Speaking of a child’s growth rate (height), it is quite understandable when people place it down to only genetics. Some also think it is pre-ordained or divine, believing that there is nothing any mortal can do to influence that aspect

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Advice For Parents Of Children With Kleptomaniac Tendencies

Parents of children exhibiting kleptomaniac tendencies often find parenting a herculean task. Often than not, the embarrassing behaviour may cause parents to handle things quite aggressively crossing the line between discipline and child abuse as we often see in Nigeria.

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Parenting: 15 Damaging Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Your Children | Child Psychologists

Parenting is an undeniably difficult job—and having your kids at home 24/7 while schools and daycares are closed can make it even more stressful. Sadly, that additional layer of stress during an already difficult time can sometimes manifest in ways

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Why Nigerian Parents & Teachers Should Expose Children To Artificial Intelligence Sooner – Expert, Olusola Amusan

Artificial Intelligence expert, Mr. Olusola Amusan, has urged parents and teachers to expose children to the learning of Artificial Intelligence. Amusan, in an interview with a Punch correspondent, said it was unfortunate that Nigeria had not developed strategies to become

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