Risks Of Premature Births

There are several risks that come whenever your baby is born too early.  However good management and intervention given to the mother can lessen...

General Health Complications Associated with Pre-term Babies

Preterm babies are usually expected to have health complications associated with their early arrival. However, this is not always as the case as some...
Premature Baby

Caring For Your Premature Baby

Premature babies require special care. Kangaroo Mother care is an effective way to meet a premature baby's needs which include warmth, frequent breastfeeding, protection from infection, stimulation,...

Overview of Survival Rate of Pre-term Babies in Kenya

Every year in Kenya, it is estimated that 188,000 are born preterm which is below thirty-seven weeks (Business Daily Africa, Rise in preterm births...
Preterm Babies

Having a Premature Baby

Pregnancy is expected to last 40 weeks but due to one reason to the other, your baby may be born early. A premature baby...
Infant Massage

What Is Infant Massage?

The systematic application of touch is called massage. Massage of a newborn can be done with or without a lubricant to reduce the friction...

Swaddling Your Baby – What You Should Know

I bet you’ve come across a swaddled new born. Most Kenyan mothers cover up their babies so tight all the way up to 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...
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