Health

Slow Weight Gain in Babies – Possible Reasons

Premature babies and those born with birth defects do face a lot of challenges. Such challenges no doubt affects their overall development, which makes proper care, monitoring and regular pediatrician consultation necessary. This should not be the case with healthy babies born with no health issues unless such are deeply rooted and are not yet

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Baby

Treatment of Diastasis Recti in Infants – Symptoms & Causes

Diastasis recti refer to a large gap that develops between the two abdominis muscles. This is the muscle that covers the exterior side of the belly. Indeed, this condition is commonly referred to as separation of the abdomen. The gap between the left and right rectus abdominis muscles naturally develops through stretching of a connective

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Baby, Toddler

Down’s syndrome – Characteristics, Cause, Management & Care

Down’s syndrome is a genetic condition that some babies are born with around the world. However, not all babies with the syndrome live to show similar characteristics. Each baby grows to show very different characteristics from those shown by other affected babies. It can be very challenging having a baby with Down’s syndrome. This is

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Pregnancy

7 Symptoms of Blue Baby Syndrome – Causes & Management

The coming of a newborn baby into any family is often a joyous moment. Indeed, first-time mothers and couples do find a reason to be joyous knowing that they have now embarked on a long path to taking care of their newborn baby. However, that joy is often shuttered a few days later. While other

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Baby

Penile Adhesion in Baby Boys – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Penile adhesion is what medical experts refer to as prepuce adhesion. It is a condition where a baby’s foreskin attaches to glans found at the end of the penis. The skin can attach anywhere around the glans and can cause sexual problems when left untreated and a baby grows to become an adult. Some of

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Development

Fear of Strangers – How to Help Your Baby?

Fear of strangers is generally accepted as part of a part of a baby’s development. Indeed, over 80% of babies are never comfortable in hands of a stranger. The fact that your baby remains fearful of strangers should not be surprising because he/she has already developed an attachment to you and other family members whose

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Safety

Baby Bath Products – What you need to avoid?

There are simply many baby bath products you are most likely to come across in the market. The fact that you have access to many of these products does not mean that they are all useful and beneficial. Indeed, a good number of baby bath products have been withdrawn from the market for failing in

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Health

Appendicitis in Babies – Symptoms, Cause & Treatment

Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix, the extended part of the colon. Such inflammation causes obstruction, which encourages growth of bacteria that cause infection. In extreme cases, the appendix can rapture, meaning that other tissue and organs within the abdominal cavity get infected from the initial infection in the appendix. This

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Baby, Parenting

Big Babies – What You Should Know!

It is always every expecting mother’s dream to give birth to a healthy baby when the time arrives. What about when you give birth to a big baby whose weight exceeds the average normal weight of babies? What about when you give birth to an average baby in terms of weight only for the baby

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Parenting, Preschooler, Toddler

Tips for Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Ever heard of or seen a person with low self-esteem? A person with low self-esteem is one who shows inferior tendencies. He/she is simply not able to express him/herself and often prefers to remain alone even during social events. Although there are many factors that can make a person develop low self-esteem, majority cases of

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