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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…

Caring for your baby-the first few days

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Your baby must be immunised, against all the immunisable diseases. This baby is over-dressed!’ exclaimed the doctor, when Joyce took her newborn daughter for a check up, a few weeks after delivery. ‘You see,’ explained the doctor,” a baby is simply a small human being, but with same senses as an older child or an adult.…

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…

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…

Patricia Nyalwal

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

‘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…

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.

Baby suffocation – accidentally sleeping on the baby

By Babylove Network | November 3, 2016

Will my drunk husband crush our baby to death? Deciding where your baby should sleep may be a difficult decision to make especially if you had not thought about it initially. There are a few factors that you need to consider before you finally make a decision. o You and your baby need space. o Your…

Baby naming battles

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

Is a name worth the fight? ‘My  name is Cynthia Susan Scolastica Nyakega Wambui Mwangi,’ states a two-year-old girl. “Now where on earth did she get all those names?”, you wonder aloud. You are pregnant and suddenly you start to think about your baby’s names. Do you have a name for your baby? Have you…

Sexually assaulted babies

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Child sexual abuse is still (sadly) a common occurrence. With cases dating back to our childhood as current parents and adults to present child molestation occurrences, these violation cases of our young ones are as heartbreaking as ever. Lessons of understanding on this issues as well as holistic recovery directives are imperative.

Baby breakfast disaster!

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

It was a fine morning, and an energetic Kuria did what he was accustomed to: as he left for work, he passed through where baby Wambui was sleeping, kissed her good bye and then rushed off. He was close to his daughter: he loved her very much. Every evening he made sure he brought his…