Category: EMMA Series

#EMMAseries: COMMON HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES IN RELATION TO INFANT FEEDING; CHILD REARING

INFANT FEEDING 1. Modern practice by some ladies to avoid breastfeeding their children for reason as maintaining sex appeal and that’s what is acceptable in developed countries. We all know about the numerous benefits of breastfeeding. 2. Early introduction of solids before the age of 6 months. Some even give baby pap from the first […]

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#EMMAseries: COMMON HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES IN RELATION TO DISEASES

DISEASES – CAUSES AND TREATMENT BY DR GBEMISOLA BOYEDE 1. Application of SCARIFICATIONS marks for treatment of conditions like constipation, abdominal swelling or for beauty or identification. The latter is actually a criminal offence in the Child Rights Act. The scarifications can lead to diseases like Tetanus, transmission of HIV 2. Teething – use of […]

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#EMMAseries: COMMON HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES IN RELATION TO PREGNANCY/CHILDBIRTH/NEWBORNS

BY DR GBEMISOLA BOYEDE (PEDIATRICIAN) Pregnancy/Childbirth/Newborns 1. Restriction of certain foods from pregnant women/ food taboos. the pregnant woman is to eat a balanced diet at all times and there is no need for any food restriction except for medical reasons e.g. among the diabetics or hypertensives. 2. Application of heat, cow dung, dusting powder, […]

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Help..I think my baby has constipation…what do I do??

Baby Constipation – It’s heartbreaking when your baby is constipated. Your baby hasn’t had a bowel movement for 3 or more days – is this normal or is this constipation? Your baby’s infrequent bowel movements are hard and dry – is this normal or is this constipation? Find answers to these questions and learn all […]

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TOP 11 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BELLY BANDIT

What is Belly bandit? The belly bandit is a wrap designed to shrink and tighten a woman’s tummy after childbirth. When should I start wearing my Belly Bandit® ? The first 24-48 hours after delivery. You can start using it as soon as the day after you give birth (even after a C section)! Wearing […]

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TESTIMONIALS FROM SOME DEAR CLIENTS ABOUT OUR PRODUCTS

Hey EMMA, u rock! I started using the belly bandit about 4 weeks ago,starting @37 inches now I’m down to 31 inches. Even my hubby’s impressed! Way to go!!!*thumbs up* – Damy Lola Very true, it sure does work, i started using mine immediately after putting to bed, I am four weeks gone now but […]

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FAQS ABOUT BELLY BANDIT®…3..C-section questions, stretch marks etc.

Is the Belly Bandit® good for mums who had C-sections? Which Belly Bandit® is best? Above and beyond…the Bamboo!!!!! This is plain and simply for its amazing anti-microbial and anti-bacterial qualities. It is also moisture wicking by nature so that helps during this time when the hormones are just transitioning back to normal. Fun fun […]

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FAQS ABOUT BELLY BANDIT®…2..When to wear, how long to wear & results:

When should I start wearing my Belly Bandit®? You can start wearing it immediately after you deliver. As always please check with your doctor prior to use, especially when you’ve had a C-section. Wearing the Belly Bandit® after a c section may help to decrease post-op recovery time by minimizing associated incision pain, which allows […]

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FAQS ABOUT BELLY BANDIT®…4..Caring for your Belly Bandit

I see creases and waves in my Belly Bandit® is this normal? Is it still working? Yes, creases are normal. Much like a band-aid®, the Belly Bandit® forms to the bend of your body to wear more comfortably. Without any creasing it would be hard to do daily activities with ease. Creases do not affect […]

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FAQS ABOUT BELLY BANDIT®….1…Sizing & Fit Questions

Due to the variations in size and shape of women’s bodies, we realize it may be tricky to size yourself for a Belly Bandit®. Correct sizing is essential for comfort and product effectiveness. Buying a Belly Bandit® that is too large will not wear well under clothing and may affect end results. There is no […]

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