Oats is a meal of nourishing goodness, bursting with lots of fibers. If you want to go on a diet or lower your cholesterol level oats is your go to meal. However, did you know you could also use it to increase your milk supply? There is no scientific evidence regarding how oatmeal really increases … Continue reading How To Increase Your Milk Supply With A Bowl Of Oatmeal.
Baby poop milestones are basically the changes that occur or the progress with the stool of your baby as he/she breastfeed. These changes are quite significant they tell you what to expect each day and you know when your baby is breastfeeding adequately or when there is no problem with your baby’s feeding. The … Continue reading Baby Poop Milestones
I had the opportunity to discuss with a couple of mothers and pregnant women and from my observations, many women don’t plan a choice of birth place and this is something that isn't quite common also in Nigeria. Planning where to give birth goes a long way in increasing your chances of having a … Continue reading Six Things To Consider When Making A Choice Of Birth Place.
Toxaemia is a condition that arises only during pregnancy, also popularly known as pre-eclampsia. I have a previous post on High blood pressure in pregnancy in pregnancy and the various types of high blood pressure in pregnancy. Pre eclampsia is one of the types of high blood pressure in pregnancy, it can lead to eclampsia … Continue reading HOW TO PREVENT TOXAEMIA IN PREGNANCY
I was talking with a couple of friends recently and something brought up the toilet infection topic. I actually found out that people were still having infections regularly and I was thinking in my head like I haven’t even had one episode of toilet infection in years, my last episode was like in secondary school … Continue reading How To Survive Lagos Toilets Without Infections.
This is the final post on the diarrhea series this month, the past two weeks has been about how to prevent diarrhea and the use of oral rehydration therapy to prevent dehydration in children, this post like I promised last week is the oral rehydration therapy with the use of the ORS sachet. This method … Continue reading DIY: ORAL REHYDRATION THERAPY (ORAL REHYDRATION SALT)
Oral rehydration therapy is the use of oral re hydration solution for the treatment of dehydration, dehydration can occur due to diarrhea or vomiting. Diarrhea is one of the causes of death in under five children, deaths due to diarrhea is however preventable through the use of oral re hydration solution. There are two … Continue reading DIY: ORAL RE HYDRATION THERAPY (SALT-SUGAR SOLUTION)
Diarrhea occurs when stools contain more water than normal. Diarrhea is also called loose or watery stools; frequent passing of normal stools is not diarrhea. The number of stools passed in a day varies with the diet and age of the child. In many regions diarrhea is defined as 3 or more loose or watery … Continue reading HOW TO PREVENT DIARRHOEA IN AN INFANT
Anemia is a medical condition in which there is not enough healthy oxygen supply to the tissues in the body. When the tissues do not receive an adequate amount of oxygen, many organs and functions are affected. Pregnancy increase the risk of developing anemia due to increased amount of blood being produced in the body. … Continue reading ANAEMIA IN PREGNANCY
In my previous post HERE I talked about breast engorgement and the various ways of relieving it such as expressing and use of cold cabbage leaves. This post is a continuation to that post and I decided to talk about how to use cabbage leaves to relieve engorgement. Cabbage basically is a common vegetable and it … Continue reading HOW TO USE CABBAGE LEAVES TO RELIEVE BREAST ENGORGEMENT