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Congenital Disorders; How to prevent birth defects
Birth defects, also known as congenital disorders, are physical or biochemical defects that are present at birth and may be inherited ...
Asthma in children; predisposing factor, treatment and prevention
Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways that makes breathing difficult. With asthma, there is inflammation of the air ...
A Guide to Umbilical Cord Care for Your Newborn
The umbilical cord is the connection between the fetus/baby and the placenta in the womb of the mother. It is ...
Nappy Rash in Babies; Causes, Treatment and Prevention
Nappy (diaper) rash is a noticeable change in the texture or colour of the nappy region of your baby. It ...
Febrile Convulsion; What To Do When Your Child Convulses
Febrile convulsion is a form of convulsion which is a sudden, violent, irregular movement of the body, caused by involuntary ...
How To Prevent and Treat Diarrhoea in Children
Diarrhoea is the passage of three or more loose (watery) stools in a day (or more frequent passage than is normal ...
Infantile Colic- What Makes Your Child Cry Too Much?
Infantile colic comprises of episodes of crying excessively and continuously for greater than 3 hours in an otherwise healthy child ...
Why Your Children Should Be Immunized
The rate of mortality in our country has been alarming. The advent of vaccines has helped in curbing this menace ...
Recommendations on Postnatal Care of The Newborn
The postnatal period is a critical phase in the lives of mothers and newborn babies. Most maternal and infant deaths ...
Want to Increase Lactation? Here are Sure-Fire Ways
How will I know if I’m producing enough breastmilk?It's quite normal to worry about your milk supply when you start ...