Study: 100% Fruit Juice Boosts Nutrient in Kids 

July 8, 2020. By Daniel Essiet New research has shown that consumption of 100% fruit juice by children aged two to 18 years is closely linked to improved nutrient adequacy during their formative years. Drinking 100% fruit juices plays an important role in the diets of young children by supplying them with the important nutrients…

Child Rape Victims at Risk of Reproductive Cancers – Expert

Published June 21, 2020.    Dr Ijeoma Nnodim is a lecturer and consultant paediatrician at Imo State University and Imo State University Teaching Hospital respectively Dr Ijeoma Nnodim is a lecturer and consultant paediatrician at Imo State University and Imo State University Teaching Hospital respectively. She talks to ALEXANDER OKERE about the prevention and treatment…

Scientists Unlock The Secret To The Perfect Cuddle

Posted by Samuel on Fri 12th Jun, 2020.    A team from Japan’s Toho University measured the calming effect on infants of hugs of different pressures, and when given by strangers compared to from parents.  In this era of social distancing and depressing news, we could all do with a good hug. Now scientists have…

Tackling Zinc Deficiency in Children 

By Geraldine Akutu | 07 June 2020.  Health safety practitioner and senior registrar in the Department of Community Health at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr. Odusolu Yetunde, explained that zinc is a common element in human and an essential trace element or micronutrient needed for immune regulating function, which helps to prevent diseases, especially…

Parenting with Emotional Intelligence and Little Things that Matter 

By Contributor June 4, 2020.  Four reasons why Nigerian parents are so controlling By Geraldine onah  Almost every parent would agree parenting is a full-time engagement. As a parent, you’re up for a 24/7 schedule but the task can’t be more effective with emotional intelligence. Being a mother of two boisterous kids, I know this…

Wow! Ten-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Writes Two Books

  Posted by Samuel on Fri 29th May, 2020. A very young Nigerian girl who is just 10 years old has managed to write two books.  Anissa Moses-Saromi Anissa Moses-Saromi, a 10-year-old Nigerian girl, has debuted two short story collections titled ‘Because I Am’ and ‘Ricky’s Ridiculousness’. In ‘Because I Am’, the young author tells…

Is It Safe For My Baby To Sleep With Pillows And Blankets?

  Are you helping your baby sleep comfortably or putting her at risk? The dos and don’ts of parenting may appear overwhelming to new parents. But, it is essential to be knowledgeable about them to help you keep your baby safe. One of the questions parents have is when is it safe for babies to…

An Expert’s Tip On How To Make Your Baby Sleep

  Are you looking for ways to get your baby to sleep, here are 6 expert tips! Caring for a newborn is quite demanding for new mums, who sometimes can’t wait for the baby to fall asleep so that they can grab some much-needed rest. Unfortunately, babies are unpredictable. Which means that new mums will…

Can Fear of Bathing Affect Babies ?

By Ijeoma Thomas-Odia 09 May 2020. The fear of bathing in infants and toddlers is a normal part of growing up. It is a sign that they are beginning to understand the world and the way it works, and that they are trying to make sense of what it means for them, says ThankGod Ocheho,…

The Best Guide To Head Lice Treatment For Kids

  The head lice are tiny, wingless parasitic insects that live among human hairs. They feed on tiny amounts of blood drawn from the scalp. Lice are a common problem, especially with kids. They’re contagious, annoying, and sometimes tough to get rid of. But while they’re frustrating to deal with, lice aren’t dangerous. They don’t…