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DO YOU KNOW WHAT A HEALTHY CHILD IS?

Do you know what a healthy child is ?

The Healthy Child Being healthy is more than being free from physical disease it includes Emotional Social Spiritual wellbeing TO UNDERSTAND A SICK CHILD WE MUST FIRST KNOW THE HEALTHY CHILD. Children all have a similar development rate e.g. the age that they first smile sit up, walk etc. These are called Milestones or development […]

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Common Illness in a baby 0-24months

Common Illness in a baby 0-24months

Illnesses Signs and Symptoms Action Diarrhoea   Is the frequent passing of stools, which may be very loose and watery, If this continues over several hours it can be very dangerous as the baby can become dehydrated. This means the baby is loosing too much body fluid, which is very serious, Diarrhoea is often the […]

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Is that safe to use pacifier for your baby?

Is that safe to use pacifier for your baby?

Is that safe to use pacifier for your baby? A Way to Soothe The amount of time and baby spends crying increases from birth until about 6 weeks, when a baby cries for an average of three hours a day. That’s a lot of crying stress!! Sucking undoubtedly helps calm a baby, which is why […]

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SAFETY OF YOUR BABY - PREVENTION OF COT DEATH

Safety of your baby – Prevention of cot death

SAFETY OF YOUR BABY – PREVENTION OF COT DEATH What is Cot Death mean? (SIDS) with a few simple steps you can help minimize the chances of your  baby  dying from Cot Death. Cot Death is the term used for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) which is defined as a sudden and unexplained death of an […]

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How to choose the right nappy for your baby?

Absorbency of Nappies A disposable nappy consists of an absorbent pad sandwiched between two sheets of nonwoven fabric. The pad is specially designed to absorb and retain body fluids, and the non woven fabric gives the nappy a comfortable shape and helps prevent leakage. Elastic fibers are attached to the sheets to gather the edges […]

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What are the best Diaper?

What are the best Diaper?

which Diapers are the best for your baby? Disposable or washable/reusable  nappies. Your baby probably will not mind that the layers you use. The choice is on the economy, eco-friendliness and convenience. Although some local authorities are working on recycling disposable diapers, most go to landfill. If you want to feel greener on diapers, consider […]

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Washing your Hands

Washing your Hands

Hand washing is an easy and effective way to prevent Infection. Frequent hand washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness. Hand washing requires only soap and water.  So easy to do and very important!   As you touch people, surfaces and objects throughout the day, you accumulate germs […]

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Changing Nappies

Changing Nappies-Changing Diaper

How to change your baby nappies/Diaper? Changing a baby’s nappy is very important for their comfort and well-being.  It is important to do this well to avoid irritation and nappy rash on the baby’s sensitive bottom. It is necessary to be aware of when your baby needs his nappy changed, as this is an important […]

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