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weaning

Arggh weaning! Just the thought of going through it the way I did again gives me a tiny headache. Mostly because it involved some amount of tears on both sides; mine and my little ones. In Nigeria, we kind of have a ‘traditional’ method of weaning. It involves sending your child to your mum’s or …

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home schooling

There’s a fast-rising community of homeschooling families in the country and one word I heard someone use for homeschoolers is “Education Entrepreneurs” and I absolutely love the ring of that. Families decide to homeschool their children for different reasons and while your reason may not really matter, what is important is your resolution and consistency …

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  About 4 years ago, I had the opportunity of staying with my aunt for a short while. At this time, she had a baby who was a few months old.  I watched her give everything to ensure he was exclusively breastfed. She’d get back home around 11pm with bottles of expressed milk and still …

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Breastfeeding And Down Syndrome

Recently, an amazing mum in our community requested that I put up a post on Down Syndrome as October is Down Syndrome Awareness month. At first I thought to myself, I’m only good at writing stuff I know a lot about. I have no idea how to write an article on a topic I have …

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breastfeeding after caesarian

Being a Cs Mum Rocks! You literally had to go under a knife to birth your little one. How hardcore is that?? I say this because, in our society, mums who birth through a caesarean are often termed lazy or looking for an ‘easy way out’ if only they realize how much it hurts to …

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Craving sugar while breastfeeding is common with nursing mothers. By the time you read this post to completion, you will know why and how to fix it. Have you ever felt like you could eat a whale and you’d still not feel full while breastfeeding? If your answer is yes, I can definitely relate! When …

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Have you ever been in a situation where you know so much about a topic that it becomes difficult for you to put the information down in words in a compressed form? I’m currently in this situation. What I currently know about the benefits of breastfeeding is mind-blowing. I always aim to break down information …

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is baby getting enough milk

Don’t we all wish our breasts were ‘see-through’ and we could easily measure how much milk our babies were actually taking in? Hold on! Before you say you can pump to know how much, remember that how much you pump isn’t a reflection of how much you produce. This one is a story for another …

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