Friday, September 21, 2018
Even though you are very protective of your little one, there are times you make silly mistakes that may lead to a fall of your toddler. Infants are so vulnerable that it is your sole responsibility as a parent...
A girl nearly died after wearing a tampon for just five hours. The victim spent 48 hours being sick before she was rushed to hospital by her flatmate. The 20-year-old spent four days in intensive care and was just hours from...
The Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has urged the National Assembly to enact laws that would promote breastfeeding to boost nutrition indices. Miss Lilian Ajah-mong, spokesperson of the organisation, stated this in on Sunday in Abuja in...
As ‘10 million children risk mental deformity in adulthood’ and 450,000 Nigerian children yearly die due to malnutrition.In Nigeria, children are faced with one of the unimaginable ways to die – hunger and it doesn’t seem like this problem...
One-eyed babies are real, and Nigeria has one. The one-eyed Cyclops in the ‘Seven Voyages of Sinbad’ is a thing of fiction and myth, but it is real. Some babies are born with one eye, and Nigeria has had...
*Say it’s a terrible disease *Abia House enacts law making it compulsory for individuals to insert genotype status on ID cardsWORRIED by the pain sickle cell anaemia carriers go through as well as its negative impact on their life, Abia...
An 11-month-old infant was brought by the mother for a review. The mother had noticed that the child had not been eating well for a month. She said the boy had refused the usual cereal with milk, necessitating forced...
Some medical personnel at the Ikorodu General Hospital, Lagos State, have been found complicit in the death of a sick two-year-old boy, Christopher Mike-Ozugha. PUNCH Metro learnt that a panel set up to investigate an allegation bordering on professional negligence...
The Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA) and other civil society organisations have called on Nigerian parents, mothers and caregivers to take their children between the ages of nine months and five years to approved government health centres to...
Soy-based formulas may cause early sexual maturity in baby girls’ genitalia, new research suggests. Female infants given the non-dairy formula over cow’s milk alternatives or breast milk are significantly more likely to have mature cells in their vaginas, a...