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Is it true using Rice water after parboiling to bath helps make skin glow and better?
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It's true some of my friends do use and it works for them but I don't know if it has a long time implication. This is how it works. When you drain your rice water after parboiling, don’t throw it away. When it cools pour in your hair after washing and rinse off after about 20mins. When you finish bathing, leave for about 10mins and rinse off. You can even soak up the rice, drain the water or blend it.... Smear on your body and leave for about 10mins... Add a little bit of honey if you can
I noticed my baby of One year+ had fever yesterday night and this morning his left eye is red and swollen. Please what can I admin...
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Please use a digital thermometer to check the temperature. If the temperature exceeds 37.5 persistently, that's fever. Please give paracetamol and take the child to the hospital for proper examination to know the cause of the fever. There are many causes of swelling especially involving the eyes. First, you need to rule out problems with the major organs like heart, kidney or liver... Also allergic reactions.... Kindly treat as urgent Kindly see a PAEDIATRICIAN for further evaluation and management
Gath and swelling on left thies of my 2 year old baby after vaccination. What do I do?
Injection site swelling is common after certain vaccination , apply ice pack or cold compression for 10 to 20 minutes.
My baby of 3 months + has cough no fever and I have treated cough before and it came back again. Please what do I do?
The most important thing is to KNOW WHY he/she is having the recurrent cough and address it. Kindly see a paediatrician preferably a subspecialist in respiratory issue. You will likely see such at the paediatric respiratory clinic of the teaching hospitals closest to you." Kindly also note that cough syrup is not the treatment for cough but finding the underlying cause.
My baby will be 1year this ending and I will want to deworm her .What drugs can I use?
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You can start deworming at 1 year and repeat at every 6months. There are different types of deworming drugs and they can be bought without a doctors prescription. Albendazole is a good choice."Albendazole (any brand) will be okay - 400mg (1 tablet or 20ml syrup) once for children above 2yrs and 200mg (half-tab or 10ml) for children aged 1 -2 years"
My daughter of 7 weeks is always scared when he hears any sounds he moves with fear with his eyes widely open could it be as a res...
There's really nothing to worry about as long as it just some form of scare
At what age can I give my baby Bournvita, Complan or Horlicks?
The minimum age to have Bournvita, Complan or Horlicks is two years. These health drinks are not safe to be given to kids before 2 years of age, as your little one’s kidneys are not ready to take the heavy load of these foods. As babies surpass the weaning stage, their digestive system starts to accept new foods. In 2 years your breastmilk helps them grow a strong enough digestive system to take on these complex foods. As baby graduates from infant to toddler, she needs the right nutrients to grow. As per the nutritional recommendations of WHO for children, for healthy growth a baby needs a variety of proteins and micronutrients including Iron, Zinc, Calcium, Riboflavin(Vit. B2), Vitamin B12 etc. Milk along with Bournvita, Complan or Horlicks can act as a great source of these while also making milk flavourful.
My baby is a month and and two days today and her bowel movement from the 3rd day she was born is alarmingShe poos per second per second when she sneezes coughs or cries, poo comes out and it is watery. She is on exclusive no fever...
Kola Yetunde

Mother of 2 boys, Expecting

If you had described what you meant by watery it would have helped. However please note that EBF babies can poo up to 12 times in a day as long as the stools are normal. The normal stools for a baby is melon (egunsi like) it may seem watery with little seeds or paste. As long as the stools do not sink into the diaper like urine then there is nothing to worry about. But if you are still worried you may show the poo to your doctor. I hope this helps. Regards
Good morning house, pls my nine month old poo is always hard, ave given him orange and banana but there is no change, pls what els...
You will also check the quality of milk you add to his food. Milk can cause that too.
An antibiotic syrup was prescribed for my seven months child for his cough and loss of appetite which he is to take 5ml morning an...
Please kindly revert back to the doctor that made the diagnosis
My baby was given BCG injection when she was 2weeks old and till now she is 3months+, the mark is not showing. Should I take her b...
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Sometimes the BCG is given too deep instead of into the skin. Usually to confirm in case of no BCG scar, we will do a mantoux test to see if there is a reaction expected for someone who has had BCG. If there is none after 72 hours, we will give the BCG again as long as child is healthy(a normal Chest Xray may be needed at times)
My baby of 9 months just started growing her teeth. Is it right for me to continue the use of cotton wool and water or should I st...
You can use soft brush and age appropriate paste.
What's the difference between Aptamil 2, Aptamil 3 and Aptamil 4?Nutricia
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- Aptamil 2 id for babies between 6 - 12 months - Aptamil 3 is a Growing Up Milk for (1-2 years) toddlers at this stage. - Aptamil 4 is a Growing Up Milk (2-3 years) toddlers at this stage.
What's the use of baby Tribotan?
It's very effective it prevents diaper rash.
My 2 weeks Old baby has having watery Poo Poo . What should i do?
How many times in a day.. is baby on breastfeed?
SexPls after 6 weeks of delivery through normal vg one still find it painful to v sex, why n any remedy
After childbirth, experiencing pain during sexual intercourse is common. In fact, nearly nine in 10 women experience pain the first time they have sexual intercourse after having a baby
My baby is 3 months old. Is it okay to give him cow milk?
Please, don't give anything without consulting ur child paediatrician...every baby is is said dat it is not advisable to give cows milk till at least 6months... personally I had started cows milk for my daughter wen she was 3months old coz my doctor had advised me...but u need to keep a check on her digestion and any kind of allergies for first 2-3 days..don't try anything without proper consultation from a paediatrician
My son of 7 weeks is always scared when he hears any sounds he moves with fear with his eyes widely open could it be as a result o...
There's really nothing to worry about as long as it just some form of scare
How much is Cussons baby products in your area? I mean price for Cussons baby lotion, baby oil and soap and where do buy Cussons B...
The big size of cussons baby gift pack is #1900 while the small size is #1300
What a great relief you have brought to a first time mother I shall use the olive oil straight away and sure to come back and test...
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What for please?