Expert Emphasize Importance Of Exclusive Breastfeeding For Nursing Mothers

Posted by George on Tue 21st Jan, 2020.  The paediatrician said it was proper to deepen campaign on exclusive breastfeeding at the community level.  Prof. Kareem Airede of Neonatal Medicine and Paediatrics expert, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, has called for community-based action in support of exclusive breastfeeding. Ginna Crochets Airede told the News Agency…

5 Practical Steps to Produce More Breastmilk

Breastfeeding aids your child’s development. For mums struggling with breastfeeding, these are steps to take that will help you produce more breastmilk. As a new mum, finding a breastfeeding timeline for your baby isn’t always easy. The first six weeks are important in finding a schedule. Ginna Crochets You’re expected to breastfeed your baby every…

Everything You Should Know about Infant Colic

All babies cry. That’s how they tell us what they want, or something’s wrong. But when your baby cries for hours on end, you know it’s more than communication. After some time, the tears wear you out, and nothing seems to work. What is making your baby so cranky? Could it be infant colic? Does…

How to Clear Blocked Breast Milk Ducts: A Step-by-step Guide

When it comes to reduced breast milk supply, the reasons are aplenty — from f ormula feeding, low nutrition, insufficient glandular tissue, pre-existing medical conditions and more. But what happens when your milk ducts start to clog and add on to your stress in breastfeeding? No doubt that it becomes more painful and challenging for…

10 Tips for Parenting the Strong-willed Child Without Breaking their Will

Do you have a strong-willed child? You’re lucky! Strong-willed children can be a challenge when they’re young. But if sensitively parented, they become terrific teens and young adults. Self-motivated and inner-directed, they go after what they want and are almost impervious to peer pressure. As long as you resist the impulse to “break their will,”…

What Is the Leading Cause of Asphyxia in Children?

  Asphyxia is the condition where the body doesn’t get enough oxygen to continue normal function. The body has too much carbon dioxide to function properly. Without adequate oxygen, nerve cells in the brain begin to die in about 2-4 minutes. And cell death is irreversible. So what are the causes of asphyxia in kids?…

Here Are the Effects of Heavy Backpacks on the Spine

Due to the number of subjects kids have to offer in school now, their backpacks are often full of books. However, heavy backpacks have negative effects on your child’s health Backpack, commonly referred to as school bag in these parts, helps school-bound children carry their school items to school. And if the schoolbag comes with…

Food Timetable for Nigerian Children – Ages 6 to 12 Months

December  1, 2019. Creating a food timetable and meal plan for your 6 months to 1-year-old child allows you to pay attention to your baby’s diet. A child’s diet can affect their growth and development, so you should draft a meal plan that will ensure that your baby is getting all the right nutrients. We…

Home Remedies that can Stop Bedwetting 

  Bedwetting can be humiliating for children and teens, even more so when parents sing about it and they become the butt of never-ending jokes for other neighbourhood children. Some children even grow up with a nickname that stuck because of bedwetting.  Many Nigerian parents seem to end up taking bedwetting as a slight.  There…

What Are the Causes of Malnutrition?

  Malnutrition can have effects like stunted growth, especially in children who need a good and balanced diet to grow. The causes of malnutrition include low food intake, digestive disorders and more.. Malnutrition is everywhere in the world. It is a widespread problem and causes of malnutrition differ. According to the World Health Organisation, Nigeria…

All You Need to Know about Pinworms

About pinworms, they are nothing to get overly worried about. This is because they’re surprisingly common and easy to treat too. Five-year-old Simi had been asleep just 10 minutes when she awoke in a panic. “She was very uncomfortable,” says her mom, Tokunbo Olatunji, who soothed her daughter back to sleep. Also Read : Does…

What is the Leading Cause of Asphyxia in Children? 

 By AfricaParent  November17, 2019.  Asphyxia is the condition where the body doesn’t get enough oxygen to continue normal function. The body has too much carbon dioxide to function properly. Without adequate oxygen, nerve cells in the brain begin to die in about 2-4 minutes. And cell death is irreversible. So what are the causes of asphyxia…