Tag Mothers

How Exclusive Breastfeeding Sets The Tone For A Lifetime Of Good Health For Babies

Stakeholders in infant’s right protection have advocated exclusive breastfeeding for newborn babies, starting within one hour after birth until the baby is six months old. Nutritious complementary foods should then be added, while continuing to breastfeed for up to two

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See Why These Nigerian Men Think Their Mothers Shouldn’t Remarry If Their Fathers Pass Away

Some Nigerian men have taken to Twitter to share why they think their mothers should not remarry if their fathers pass away. The conversation started after Twitter user, Sandra Ezekwesili tweeted about wanting her mother to remarry after she questioned

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UNICEF Identifies Disruptions Facing Mother & Child During COVID-19 Crisis

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has identified disruptions could result in potentially devastating increases in maternal and child deaths. UNICEF warns below… “The analysis offers three scenarios of the potential impact of COVID-19 in 118 low- and middle-income countries,

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Actress / Mum-of-One, Anita Joseph, Speaks On When It Becomes Inappropriate For Children To See Their Parents’ Naked

Actress and mum-of-one, Anita Joseph has replied those who have criticized her for lashing out at Ghanaian actress, Akupem Poloo who went completely naked in front of her son to wish him a happy 7th birthday. Anita, in a post shared

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Nigerian Writer, Nate Nwajei Speaks On The Ripple Effect Of Setting The Bar Low When Raising Boys Compared To Girls

A Nigerian writer, Nate Nwajei is of the opinion that society sets really low standards for raising boys compared to girls. The implication, Nate explains is that as long as the society continues on that path where it excuses bad

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Facebook User/Dad, Maduakor Wiseman Shares His Stance On Husbands Discussing Their Plans With Their Wives

A Nigerian man has given his two cents on what men who wish to be successful should do regarding discussing their plans with their wives. The man, Maduakor Wiseman Jesus on Facebook proved to not be so wise after he

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Gospel Singer, Empress Gifty Points Married Women Who Need Advice In The Direction Of Their Mothers Instead Of Pastors | Here’s Why

Award-winning gospel singer, Empress Gifty Adorye has in a new interview discouraged married women who take their marriages seriously from seeking marital advice or solutions from their pastors. Empress’s view sort of suggests that looking to pastors to solve marital

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Why Teens Who Have Affectionate Mothers Are Less Likely To Enter Into Abusive Relationships- Research

A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life, even if her own marriage is contentious, according to a new University at Buffalo study. Previous research shows

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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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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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4 Reasons Why Some Mums Choose Not To Breastfeed

Despite being a natural process following childbirth, breastfeeding affects women differently. For a number of reasons, not all women will be able to breastfeed their child or some will opt not to for personal reasons other than fragile health conditions.

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Twitter User, Ichie Chinua Shares Some Solid Advice With Fellow Men Who Make Their Moms Shareholders In Their Marriages

The stories of mothers-in-law and wives not getting along has always been a reoccurring issue in many Nigerian marriages. There have been stories of mothers-in-law and wives fighting one another. Due to this, a Nigerian man identified as Ichie Chinua

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Pediatrician, Nkechi Obinwa Explains Why Mums Should Not Mix Antifungal Creams With Their Baby’s Body Cream

In an attempt to lighten their baby’s complexion, many Nigerian mums consider it safe to turn to anti-fungal creams. Mums who engage in such practices consider it a more discreet approach than using actual bleaching creams on their child’s skin

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This One Thing Is Not Within The Rights Of Mothers, Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani Kayode Opines

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, FFK, has in an anti-abortion tweet stated what he considers to be within the limit of mothers when it comes to the choice of  whether or not to keep their unborn child. In his

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Blogger & New Mom, Sisi Yemmie On Motherhood: ‘Moms with 4 kids have 2 heads’ –

Motherhood is everything! There is no single person who can explain motherhood in its totality; it’s just too pure to get a good enough definition. It is one of the most daunting and all-consuming calling a woman can be blessed

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New Study Reveals The Age Women Start Turning Into Their Mothers

You will agree with me that sooner or later, we are going to begin to develop the traits of our mother. Some of us do it very early in life while some, later. For many women, the idea of turning

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Why Nigerian Writer, Ijeoma Umebinyuo, Asks Feminists To Reconcile With Their Mothers In New Twitter Post

Nigerian feminist and writer, Ijeoma Awuaku Umebinyuo, is of the opinion that daughters, especially first daughters need to reconcile with their mothers before they can heal from the toxic effects that patriarchy has had on them. The prolific author also

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“The Fact That Mothers Lived Through A Lot Quietly Doesn’t Mean They Enjoyed It”- Twitter User Charges Fellow Men

A Nigerian man on Twitter has charged his fellow men to engage their mothers in discussions, instead of assuming that they were happy despite having  lived quietly through much denial. Nigerian Twitter is where it all goes down when it

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Mothers in Bonny Island March In Protest After 9-year-old Girl Was Allegedly Raped By Man Who Is On The Run

Mothers in Bonny Island, Rivers State have taken to the streets to protest against the alleged rape of a 9 year old girl  by a man who is now on the run and is trying to evade justice. The alleged

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Story of How A Supportive Mom Stepped in to Ease the Demands of Motherhood On Her Daughter Is All Shades Of Beautiful

Motherhood is a gift! Much more, ‘mom-hood’ is sweet. Mothers are gold. Mothers are angels walking amongst humans; they are just too precious. Now, it gets sweeter if you have a supportive mom like Akomolafe Damilola Yahaya. Damilola, a 1st

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Emotional Moment Nigerian Mom Bursts Into Tears After Her Son Gave Her This Pleasant Surprise

It is the prayer of every mother to reap the fruit of her labour on her children and a certain mother is presently reaping hers bountifully. A Twitter user identified as @IamEtubo, who became successful after years of suffering, took to

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Momma’s Boy: “Why I chose my mum over my Fiancee” AkobiWenger, Twitter User Reveals

A young man identified as AkobiWenger on Twitter narrated how his mother did not approve of his intentions to marry a particular woman and what she did to have her way. He said his mother had to admit herself in

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Evangelist Olusola Adio on Why a Full-Time Housewife Is the Most Resourceful & Underrated Professional 

Olusola Adio, a Nigerian Evangelist based in the U.K has taken to social media to share his thoughts on why being a full-time housewife is the most resourceful and underrated profession. According to Adio, being a wife means being a driver, nanny

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Duncan Mighty Curses Men Who Place Their Wives Above Their Mothers

Port Harcourt base singer Duncan Mighty isn’t taking it easy with men who seem to value their wives and girlfriends more than their own mothers. In a very emotional and straightforward message with a picture of a hardworking women on his Instagram

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Do You Have a Child with Developmental Disabilities? Read This!

A 42-year old Chicago-based mother of four, Keesha Hall, is on a quest to help mothers learn how to help their kids who have developmental disabilities. In an interview with Essence, Keesha, who has a child with developmental disability, admits that she lived in

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