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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Intussusception is a condition in which one part of the intestine slides or telescopes inside the other part. This may occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract. However, the junction between small and large intestines (ileocecal junction) often has a higher risk of telescoping than other segments. Intussusception can cause intestinal
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Lactating mothers spend several hours a day sitting with their babies in their hands. The baby’s weight may strain their backs. Yoga practice can improve posture and flexibility, helping your overall health (1). Various yoga poses can help stretch and strengthen the overused muscles of the back and neck for
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic infection caused by a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (1). Congenital toxoplasmosis is a group of symptoms that are seen in an unborn baby infected by Toxoplasma gondii. The babies usually get the infection from the mother while they are still in the womb. In most cases,
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Neonatal hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver during early infancy. This usually occurs one or two months after birth. Neonatal hepatitis could be a symptom of liver disease in some babies. However, the precise cause is not identified in many cases. Nearly 20% of neonatal hepatitis cases occur due
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Nystagmus is an ophthalmologic condition in which the eyes make repetitive, uncontrollable, random, jerky movements. Babies move their eyes to follow toys, voices, or people around them. This is normal in infants during vision development. However, babies with nystagmus have more frequent and constant eye movements. These eye movements can
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You’ve probably heard of the biggest brands (like Ergobaby and BabyBjörn), but there are tons of baby carrier options for different stages, body types and lifestyles. 1. One and done Photo: Didymos The DidyKlick is a great all-purpose carrier from infancy to toddler years (no newborn insert needed). Because it combines the comfort of a
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Image: iStock Making a toddler laugh isn’t difficult. Make some funny noises or silly faces, and there you go! But sometimes, you need to do more to keep your toddler entertained. So, try telling them jokes that can tickle their funny bones. Jokes for toddlers and preschoolers not only make children happy but also introduce
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IN THIS ARTICLE Surnames originated when it was difficult to identify or differentiate people only by their first names. They represented families and lineages. Surnames were based on family businesses, occupations, faith, geographical locations, topographic areas, and cultures. The last names are passed on down through generations only for the convenience of memory and pronunciation.
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Babywearing is a great way to keep your little one close, happy and secure while supporting their intense need for attachment in the early weeks and months—they just want to snuggle up and recreate the womb! It often leads to a calmer baby—and a calmer parent, too. Plus, for some infants, carrier naps are sometimes
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Image: Shutterstock Nigeria is a country on the western coast of Africa with approximately 21 crores of population. History has it that two ethnic groups, namely Yoruba from the kingdom of Ile-Ife and Igbo from native south-central and south-eastern Nigeria and other parts of Africa, comprised most African names and cultures (1). Hence, this list
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Image: Shutterstock Richard is a beautiful name for your baby boy. The name itself originated from the Old Franconian language, and the composition of the word has Proto-Germanic descent. “Rīk” stands for “king, leader or a ruler” whereas “hardu” stands for “hardy, courageous, brave,” therefore the name’s meaning comes to “someone who has a dominant
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Image: Shutterstock The last names of royalty and noble families are easily recognizable. Many royal families have their history and lineages well-documented. They are often held in admiration and veneration by the general public. Members of the royal families often hold celebrity-like status in the region or even globally. We all know about the Windsors,
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