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Nov 2

Woman Delivered Of Premature Quadruplets In Kogi State.

A case of preterm birth of a set of quadruplets was recently recorded in Kogi state. The mother Mrs Amina Yesufu and her babies are currently being taken care of at Rehoboth Hospital, Lokoja, the capital city. Read the full update below; As shared by Petra Akinti Onyegbule, Senior Special Assistant on New Media to…
Sep 7

How To Tell If Your Baby Is Feeding Well.

If you can’t tell your baby is feeding well panic not. You don’t need a breastfeeding schedule to feed your newly born nor worry about if the newly born baby sleeps off during breastfeeding every time. Let’s consider the following points on how to feed your baby correctly: 1. Positioning and latching on of the…
Aug 7

Burden of premature births in Nigeria | by Sole Oyebade

The burden of infant deaths in Nigeria was again brought to the fore recently as experts’ findings revealed that no fewer than 700,000 premature babies are lost every year in the country. The deaths, due to premature related complications, places Nigeria second after India on the global neonatal mortality ratio of babies that die within…
Jun 30

About Preterm Births

One in every ten babies is born premature. A more worrying statistics is that Nigeria ranked the highest in cases of preterm births after India and China. To think those two nations are well over five times our population size makes the state of things scary. Really scary. Preventing all preterm birth is almost impossible.…
Jun 30

Mother Support Group

  At TBHI, we give support. We do not take over responsibilities and the parents we work with understand that. As a matter of fact, we withdraw material support once babies are out of danger. At which point we offer them and their parents psychological support and serve as a bridge between them and their…
Jun 28

Finding Solace: My TBHI Story

My earliest memory is of me holding a feeble looking baby brother who had just arrived from the hospital three months after his initial birth. I was just over two years old but even at the time I recognised the importance of having a little brother. It would take many years for me to finally…