Category: Baby

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…
Apr 19

Diary of a Preemie Mum

The early morning air was chilly as I roused from an hour’s sleep at 4 am and set about preparing my daughter for her first post hospital discharge appointment with her Paediatricians. The Paediatric Outpatient Department aka POPD of the National Hospital Abuja gets really crowded on clinic days. The fact that doctors don’t attend…
Apr 19

Pneumonia in under-fives

WHAT IS PNEUMONIA? This is a very serious infection that affects the lungs. Like many other diseases, it affects people of all ages, but is particularly serious in the very young, and the elderly, and has a much higher mortality among these two groups. Two million children are noted to die globally every year as…
Apr 19

Diarrhea in under-Five Children

Diarrhea has since been identified over the World as one of the top 5 killers in children below the age of five years, particularly in developing countries. Awareness of its symptoms and knowledge of initial treatment (at least before proper medical help can be sought) is very important and can be crucial in saving the…