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Thud-baby’s big fall

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

Baby proofing has become the new normal these days, as soon as the pattering of little feet begin to sound in our lives. Regardless of this extra measurement, we van never be too secure, prepared or “proofed-up” enough when it comes tod our little ones. The blink of an eye, slightest distraction or innocent oversight are the simplest differences it takes between a safe moment and an accident.

Celebrating day 1 -2

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

It’s a girl! Joyous Tichi celebrated the arrival of her second baby on 10 July 2006 My experience Baby was not due for some days but these things don’t always go as per schedule. My pregnancy has been free of complications albeit the odd heartburn and muscle cramps here and there. Towards the last few…

Tetanus-death around the corner!

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Now that you have your newborn baby, one of your biggest tasks is ensuring that the baby stays free of disease and infection. Your baby should grow up into a strong and healthy person. You can ensure this by giving your child adequate nutrition, having him immunised against certain diseases, preventing other diseases and treating…

Childhood immunization

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Immunization enables the body to recognize and destroy disease agents. The importance of immunizing cannot be overemphasized, writes PATRICK OMUGA. What is immunization? Immunization, also known as vaccination, works by stimulating the immune system—the natural disease fighting system of the body. A healthy immune system is able to recognize invading bacteria and viruses and produce…

Save your baby from rickets

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Vitamin D is essential in promoting absorption of calcium and phosphorus from the gastrointestinal tract, which children need to build strong bones. A deficiency of vitamin D makes it difficult to maintain proper calcium and phosphorus levels in their bones. If the body senses an imbalance of calcium and phosphorus in the bloodstream, it reacts…

Now that I am home with a baby-what next?

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Irene Werehire details the mixed feelings of a new mum during the first several weeks after delivery. Time flies. Last year at a time like this, I was four weeks pregnant and my husband (then my fiance) and I, were busy planning what next. Today is 8th January and my baby is exactly four months…

Cry baby

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

Tips and guidelines on why babies cry and how to soothe them.

Taking care of a hiv-positive baby

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

Pediatric AIDS means AIDS in children. It results from infection of a child with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which develops into full-blown Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). HIV destroys the body’s ability to fight diseases thereby putting the infected person at risk of opportunistic illnesses like tuberculosis, pneumonia, diarrhoea and herpes, which may eventually lead…

Coping with death of an infant; my baby died aged 3 months

By Babylove Network | November 3, 2016

One of my most difficult tasks after the death of my three-and-a-half-months-old baby was to make my five-year-old daughter, then my only other child, understand where her baby brother had gone to. Death of an infant is traumatising and the questions from young siblings are a daunting task. Unfortunately, virtually a daily one. The other…

Protect your baby from cigarette smoking

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

While many pregnant women do not smoke because they understand the dangers of cigarette smoking to their health and their babies, they still find themselves in surroundings that endanger their baby’s or unborn baby’s life. These include smoke from a thick cloud hanging in the air at a favourite restaurant, or a cigarette the spouse…