How to manage different special needs

Down Syndrome

The first physician to diagnose and describe this syndrome was known as John Langdon Down and thus the condition was named Down syndrome.  This...
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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy, also commonly referred to as CP, is a term that describes a group of disorders caused by damage to the brain. It...

Treatment Options for Cleft Lip and Palate

Since this condition is present at birth, the doctor will have a plan of treatment depending on the severity of the symptoms. These treatment...

Cleft Lip and Palate

Approximately 1 in every 500 Kenyan children is born with a cleft lip and/or cleft palate.  This congenital condition may lead to difficulty breathing,...

Spina Bifida

This largely means "cleft spine," and is characterized by the incomplete development of the brain, spinal cord, and/or meninges (the protective covering around the...
Nutritional Requirements

Nutritional Requirements

Complementary foods should provide sufficient energy, protein and micronutrients to cover a child's energy and nutrient gaps so that together with breast milk, they...

Things you must pack in your Diaper Bag

The diaper bag is a must-have for every mom.  Here are some of the essentials of a diaper bag Diapers and wipes: Pack more...

Prevention of Jaundice

Have you ever seen small babies with yellow eyes? Do you know why Kenyan mothers are encouraged to expose their little ones to the...
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