Mrs Olubunmi Aiyedun , the President National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses says exclusive breastfeeding does not flatten or make breast sag. Aiyedun made this known when she featured at a forum of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in...
A baby has been born from an embryo frozen for nearly 25 years – possibly the longest gap between conception and birth since IVF began. The embryo was donated by a family in the US and has become the first...
Researchers have found that babies, whose genes were edited before birth stand the chance of living decades longer. The researchers also found that the babies could reduce more than halve their risk of developing cancer. A researcher from the University of...
About 65% of babies show signs of gastroesophageal reflux (GER), popularly known as spitting up, and the common treatment for it not so long ago was a good burp and a ready towel. Most babies grow out of...
The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, has said that children require parents and care givers to demand for effective vaccines that are given free of charge. This was made known in a statement signed...
Researchers keep worrying that men’s sperm count has been falling globally, with the resultant effect on their inability to father children as at when desired. Experts say falling sperm count can be linked to a number of health issues...
Nigeria’s health indicators, especially in maternal and child health show the disposition of the health sector to issues of gender and child health mainstreaming.Women and children are considered to be the most vulnerable group in the society with limited...
Children with cerebral palsy will be able to walk upright and on their own thanks to a new robotic suit, a new study suggests.American researchers have created a robotic exoskeleton that attaches to children’s legs and have improved posture...
The Daura Local Government Council of Katsina State has received delivery of 113 varieties of drugs as donation from a Katsina-based NGO, Maternal and Child Health MNCH2. Malam Ahmed Murtala, the council’s Director of Primary Health disclosed this in an...
Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has called for more awareness on the elimination of obstetric fistula to reduce maternal mortality. Adewole said this at the High Level Awareness Seminar on Fistula in Abuja. The minister said obstetric fistula...