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Each Pregnant Magazine edition covers several topics. CLICK titles to read the articles. To choose another edition, scroll to the bottom of this page. Enjoy!

My baby could not stop breastfeeding!

By Babylove Network | July 25, 2021

I had planned that when my baby gets to one year and three months,  I would conceive so that by the time she is two years I could have another baby. When I was breastfeeding her I never got my periods, so in a way breastfeeding worked for me as a family planning method. She…

Traditional food good for children

By Babylove Network | July 30, 2021

The light grey dawn of every weekday morning finds Mary Wambui preparing breakfast for her two children and husband. Once the family is fed, she packs her children’s favourite snacks, which include mandazi, sausages, and queencakes along with ready-to- drink artificial fruit juice and sends them to school. At school, the teachers are concerned that Mary’s…

Patricia Nyalwal

By Babylove Network | July 22, 2021

‘It’s all new to me…’ While Kenyans were celebrating Jamhuri Day on 12 December, my new baby girl was getting her first-time immunisation, shortly after birth. Before I left hospital she had received what I was told were BCG and IPV vaccinations. I had no idea what that meant, but I knew it was for…

Baby Chat 29

By Babylove Network | August 3, 2021

Send your questions to: babylove@integral-media.co.ke answers are provided jointly by our team of doctors Our Team Of Experts Dr. Blasio Omuga Lecturer, School of Nursing Sciences. University of Nairobi Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist Based at Doctors’ Plaza. Clinic No. 18. Kenyatta National Hospital Dr. Njoki Fernandes Resident Obstetrician/Gynaecologist Based at Kenyatta National Hospital Should I stop using…

Head-on collision. When head injuries happen

By Babylove Network | July 22, 2021

Play time is an enjoyable time for everyone, especially the growing kids who hardly have a care in the world. Sadly, playtime may turn into something else when your child takes a nasty fall or hits their head hard. Fortunately, most childhood falls or blows on the head result in injury to the scalp only,…

Oral hygiene

By Babylove Network | July 30, 2021

Cleaning your baby’s gums Even before your baby gets the first tooth, it is advisable to clean his gums every day. Breast milk, formula and baby foods have natural sugar that needs to be removed from the toddler’s gums after feeding. The bacteria in the mouth cannot harm the gums before the teeth emerge, but it can be hard to tell when the teeth start…

Our VALENTINE baby

By Babylove Network | August 4, 2021

It is exhilarating to be a mother because I am not lonely unlike the days when I was pregnant. My hubby would leave for work and I would stay in the house alone from 7am to 10pm. My baby is one month old she will be turning two months on 14th of this month (April)…

Cutting your child’s hair

By Babylove Network | July 31, 2021

Here’s how to do it It was Baby G’s first haircut at the barber’s. Sam, his dad, did not know what to anticipate. Normally, Baby G’s mother had taken the responsibility of cutting his hair. Now that he had turned two years, the parents felt it was about time he got his first official haircut.…

Is it just my ‘foetus’ or my baby – a word on abortion

By Babylove Network | August 2, 2021

‘Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, but to use violence to get what they want’, advised an old lady from Calcutta famed as Mother Theresa. Perhaps that was the reckoning of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) when they included a clause in the revised harmonized draft constitution stating that…

The right kindergarten

By Babylove Network | July 28, 2021

Kindergarten is a great landmark in your child’s life. It marks the first shift into formal education, that happens in the bigger part of the rest of his life. If your child has an easy time being in kindergarten then they will have an easier transition to primary school, overflowing to the rest of their schooling. Therefore, there…