It’s that time again when children return to school. We know safety is paramount on the mind of every parent as kids go back to school. Here are some safety tips from momtastic.com to incorporate into your ‘Back to School’ regime: 1. Be sure your child knows you and your spouses’ contact information. The child […]
Q : Some women believe undergoing a Caesarean section is a sign of weakness; like it makes them less of a woman. Others view it as some taboo and pray it away. As a man and also an ob-gyn, how do you view it? A: Firstly, a caesarean section is an operation (surgery) to deliver […]
Q: What are some complications that may arise after the surgery? A: Complications that may arise could be grouped under those of anaesthesia and those of the surgery itself. Complications of anaesthesia could be a reaction to the drugs administered or may result from technique. They range from post spinal headaches to hypotension and even […]
The Palms Danceathon finally took place on Saturday, October 27, 2018. As expected, it was a morning of fun and music with dance and fitness coach, Kyneth, who led eager participants in several dance routines and exercises while DJ Smith kept the atmosphere electrified. It was all in commemoration of cancer awareness month – the […]
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 […]
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?…….
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 […]
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.
Most babies get nappy rash sometime between birth and 18months. This could be overwhelming for the mum. Here are some causes:
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………