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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!

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…

Bonding

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

Helping your spouse bond with your new baby Who is the firstborn in your family? Many women say their husband is their first child. Interestingly, some men agree! Maybe because if there is one reason that can make a relationship between a couple go away, it is a man’s perception that his partner is neglecting him…

Cry baby

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

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

Dehydration can kill your child!

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

Dehydration is one of the most common conditions, that affect infants and toddlers. It often occurs as a result of loss of body fluids through vomiting, fever or diarrhoea. Babies may get dehydrated quickly when they lose a lot of water and salts. If not hospitalized immediately, dehydration can cause serious complications and even lead…

Is your baby ill?

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Hey there Mums and Dads,
In this article, we get to delve into what should (and should not) concern us with our newborns, in a far as their health and wellness is concerned. First time parents are especially prone to overreact and panic, when they observe the slightest change in their babies. Get to understand and notice different signs and symptoms that should be taken as indicators of illness and discomfort with your little ones.

Mum-dad intimacy – should your baby sleep in your bed?

By Babylove Network | November 6, 2016

Envisage this: you are busy kissing in bed when you are startled by a pat on your back. ‘Dad,’ comes the soft voice of your newly-walking toto. When did you wake up!’ you wonder aloud. Even though he is just a baby and does not yet fully grasp the nature of your nocturnal activities, you know…

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…

Caring for baby’s navel

By Babylove Network | November 3, 2016

Babies receive nourishment and oxygen in the womb through the placenta, which is connected to the inner wall of the mother’s uterus. The placenta is connected to the baby by the umbilical cord through an opening in the baby’s abdomen(‘umbillicus’). The umbilical cord is the only channel of communication between the child and the mother during…

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…

Asthmatic Baby

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Asthma is a recurrent condition, affecting the airways in the lungs. It is characterised by coughing, wheezing(whistling sound in the chest), and difficulty in breathing. What causes asthma in children? Asthma is an allergic condition that tends to occur in families. That is, it is hereditary. Several members of one family may have asthma or…