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Benefits of reading to your baby

    Reading is a great habit to imbibe in and with your children as its benefits are enormous. Reading not only offers you a great opportunity for bonding with your child, it could also help boost your child’s esteem.  Books are the perfect, interactive and investing in books for your baby will support their growth and development well […]

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Foods and Natural Remedies That Help Relieve Morning Sickness

Morning sickness is a common condition of pregnancy – in fact, about three quarters of pregnant women suffer from nausea or vomiting during their first trimester – but that doesn’t mean it’s any less unpleasant when it strikes you. Foods That Help Morning Sickness There’s a reason why you are feeling so sick but these morning sickness […]

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#EMMAseries: An Indepth Series on Caesarean Sections by Dr Uche Iwuh (PART 3)

Q: How does one take care of her incision site after she has been discharged from hospital? When can water touch the site? A: The duty of the patient in taking care of the incision site after discharge lies in NOT GETTING THE DRESSING WET. When the skin wound has completely closed and the wound […]

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Breastfed BUT Starved!!!!!

We often hear complaints from some mums about their baby’s feeding pattern. ‘My baby is never satisfied’, ‘my baby eats too much’, ‘My breastmilk cannot satisfy my baby’, ‘I feel like I breastfeed round the clock’…they say. While these complaints may be valid, did you know that you could be breastfeeding your child and starving him or her as well?…….

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I use cotton buds to clean my baby’s ears, isn’t that what they are for?

Caring for a newborn’s ear is a question almost every mum has at one point in time. Cotton buds are usually our go-to option for cleaning out the wax in both our ears and baby’s ears but is this a good practice?

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Health Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mums and Babies

Happy World Breastfeeding Week                                              August 1-7th is set aside globally to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 3 in 5 babies are not breastfed within the first hour […]

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BABY SHOPPING CHECKLIST

This list is to help you prepare for yourself as a new mum and your baby. Shopping is fun but could be tough especially for a first time mum.

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Diaper rash and baby

Most babies get nappy rash sometime between birth and 18months. This could be overwhelming for the mum. Here are some causes:

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Is it safe to eat pawpaw in pregnancy?

Papaya or pawpaw as it is usually called in this part of the world is a wonderful and delicious fruit. This tropical fruit is known to offer numerous health benefits such as: preventing and controlling heartburn and constipation, aids digestion, boosts the body’s immune system, is a good source of fibre, folic acid, vitamins C, E and lots more.

But how does this healthy fruit fare in pregnancy? Is it safe? Can a pregnant woman consume it as much as she desires? The answers to these questions………

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The importance of Folic acid in pregnancy

We always hear about Folic acid.

What exactly is it? 

Is it really important? 

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