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Baby Dies From Meningitis After She Contacted It From A Kiss

In April of this year, we had an outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria with over 800 people dying majority of the victims were children between the ages of 5-12 years. In America, a baby girl who was just 18 days old died from viral meningitis which her mother believes she contacted when she was kissed […]

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Gynecologist Advises Women With B-Negative Blood To Take Rhogam After Miscarriage

A gynecologist/obstetrician, Dr Nathaniel Adewole, has urged women with B-negative blood, who have had miscarriage before to always take Rhogam, a drug, during subsequent pregnancies before delivery. Adewole told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that taking Rhogam, a special immune globulins, could help prevent rhesus incompatibility in mothers who are negative “if the father of […]

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Do You Know That Its Not Safe For Babies To Use Blankets?

When I was pregnant with my first child, google was like my best friend, I wanted to know everything there was to know about being pregnant and taking care of a newborn baby. In my numerous research I found an article about the dangers of using a blanket for a baby. What is so worrisome […]

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Pediatrician Warns Against Using Anti-fungal Cream As Baby's Body Cream

You would wonder if women really bleach their children's skin but the truth is they do, especially the uneducated mothers that don't know the implication of this act. A paediatrician, Khadijat Ajadi, has warned Nigerian mothers against the use of anti-fungal creams mixed with baby body creams to bleach the skin of their babies.  Ms. Ajadi told […]

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How To Clean Your Baby's Ears Without Using Cotton Bud

Parents have been advised to not use cotton buds to clean their baby’s ears because it can cause buildup of wax in the ear which can then lead to ear infection and hearing loss. This information has made a lot of parents ask that if they can’t use cotton bud what should they use. Earwax […]

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Would You Consider Not Circumcising Your Baby Boy?

A woman recently complained that she did not circumcise her baby boy, he got an infection on his penis and she was concerned if it was because she did not circumcise him. It was very surprising because from what I know, I have never heard of any boy who was not circumcised. However after my […]

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Ways To Sterilise Your Baby's Feeding Bottles

Every new mother would agree with me that the first rule when taking care of a baby is to make sure that the baby’s environment is as germ free as possible. Hygiene is very important especially for babies because their immune system is still developing and they are very prone to infections and disease.   […]

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Things You Need To Have In Your Diaper Bag

For any new mom the most important thing to have when going out with your baby is a Diaper bag also known as a Baby Change Bag or Nappy Bag. A diaper bag is a storage bag with many pocket-like spaces that is big enough to carry everything needed by someone taking care of a […]

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Can You Put Your Baby In A Baby Box?

While baby boxes just became very popular a few months ago, for over 50 years Finland have been giving new mothers a baby box containing some baby essentials and in the process this boxes have also been used as beds for newborn babies. This baby box is a cardboard bassinet with a mattress and fitted […]

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Signs Your Baby Is Teething And How To Relieve The Discomfort

Teething is one of the many milestones in the development of the child, while some children are usually very cranky and in pain, some go through this period without any fuss. According to WebMD, teething usually begins around 6 months of age. Although it is normal for teething to start at any time between 3 […]

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