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Your word 25

By Babylove Network | August 3, 2021

Send your mail to: The Editor, Babylove, P. O. Box 11463 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya. Or send your sms to: +254 722 624174 E-mail: babylove@integral-advisory.co.ke Only mail or sms with your name, postal address and day-time telephone number can be published. The identity of the writer may be withheld only if requested in writing. The…

Salon Woes – save her from them

By Babylove Network | August 2, 2021

Shampoo, sharp scissors, combs and hair brushes—all seemingly harmless things that – ‘ we use to enhance our beauty but which have the potential to put your 4-year-old into a fit of temper. Many of us recall going to the dreaded salon in our childhood, particularly if our hair was the ‘steel wool’ type. In…

Baby’s common skin troubles

By Babylove Network | August 4, 2021

We all want our babies perfect to every sense of the word. So the appearance of any little blemish on your baby’s soft skin is likely to cause alarm—especially if you are a first time mother. Well, the truth of the matter is that infant skin is very thin, thus delicate and prone to a…

Caring for baby’s navel

By Babylove Network | July 26, 2021

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…

Those pressing bottom rash questions now answered

By Babylove Network | July 19, 2021

Rashes are inflammations that babies catch, specifically because of a reaction to an element, or if they are going through a development stage. What causes rashes? Developmental spurts such as teething, which causes irritation, can result in a rash; also, baby’s new diet, more so when they he is weaned from breast milk. The acidic…

Eggs

By Babylove Network | July 26, 2021

Not only do eggs make a delicious meal on their own, but they are an essential ingredient for the many baked dishes and sauces that would never be the same without them. The human and animal bodies are built on protein. Eggs are a good source of high- quality protein that is affordable and easy…

Leaving Your Baby At Home. IS IT CAUSING YOU STRESS?

By Babylove Network | August 4, 2021

Who will care for my baby while I go to work! Eva Wanjiru Mwasi , a first-time mum, talks of the challenges of leaving her baby for first time. THE worst moment was when my maternity leave was over and l had to go back to work! The first time I left her; I stood…

Baby’s first teeth

By Babylove Network | July 23, 2021

Do’s and don’ts  Physician and philosopher Hippocrates of Cos said teething infants, especially the first tooth, experience symptoms like fever, diarrhoea and itching of gums. All the way through the end of the 19th Century, teething was considered the number one cause of death of infants. This was treated through leeches, mercury-based powders and pricking of the gum. Apparently, the deaths…

Fire! When they smell the smoke

By Babylove Network | July 28, 2021

‘Fire! Fire!’- Two words that can turn a peaceful event into complete pandemonium. As much as all fire notices read, ‘In the event of a fire, don’t panic,’ this advice would readily fly out the window, if the dreaded situation occurs. Just talking about fire is enough to give one the chills, but you can…

Malezi Bora-Afya Leo ni Uzima Kesho

By Babylove Network | July 31, 2021

What is Malezi Bora? It is an initiative by Ministry of Health and partners to promote use of routine health services for mother and child in all health facilities. You can promote good health and well being of children through the following key steps: 1. Healthy pregnancy: As soon as you know you are pregnant,…