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Identity and Who You Are As a Young Person

Do you struggle with your identity as a person? Today is Day 6 of my physical activity challenge. I usually meet about three other women at the exercise spot, which is about 40 stairs that we climb for 10-15 times. I do just 10 rounds because I am still an amateur in the fitness game. …

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Be Active in Mental Health

It is how we are feeling and coping with the things we face everyday that shapes our mental health. Just like physical health, sometimes it is good, and at other times it is not so good. Welcome to #HealthMattersWithDrWeyoms As a parent or guardian of a children, you can play an important role in supporting …

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Potty Training

There are no set rules about when to start potty training but you will need to recognise the signs that your child is ready for it. You may be wondering when to start potty training?As you have probably heard many times, every child develops at a different pace. So it is good to wait until …

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So What Happens After An Abortion?

Oh I wish weekend enjoyment doesn’t end. I hope you had a wonderful weekend. This is Monday and it’s #HealthMattersWithDrWeyoms Did you enjoy the last two series on Abortion? I got responses and had wonderful discussions with some strong women. So today, I will be talking about What Happens After An Abortion? This series is …

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How Do I Get My Baby To Eat Other Foods?

Dear Doctor, how do I make my baby eat other foods apart from baby milk? For about the first six months of their life, babies only need breast milk or formula milk depending on what you decide to do as a mother. If solid foods are started too early, babies are likely to take less …

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Feeding After a Caesarean Section.

I don’t know why I love this photo. It definitely reminds me of myself when breastfeeding. We take any position to breastfeed and we do it anywhere. Talk about being shy and having a baby shouting on your head in a busy marketplace. Leave matter for Matthias, you go carry breast outside for street. So …

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Cerebral Palsy Podcast for Mothers and their Children

Many people don’t know what it is called. They tag the child as an imbecile. Some mothers are confused about the condition. They are worried when their baby’s head cannot stay straight, or the baby at 8 months cannot sit down, or the baby at 18 months cannot walk. Here’s a short discussion about what …

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Bonding With Your Baby

Hello family, it’s the end of the jolly weekend, so I just feel you join enjoy some of my talkative nature about bonding with a baby as a mother. For experienced parents, how have you bonded with your baby or babies, feel free to leave your comments. Listen to my segment “Bonding With Your Baby” …

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New Year Introduction

As a medical doctor that has a background in paediatrics, occupational health, safety, environmental and public health. I am passionate about health education especially for mothers and their children. I’d like to think I bridge the gap between a baby, a mother and a doctor as many  mothers are not aware of the basic healthcare …

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The Baby, The Mother and The Paediatrician: Chamomile Tea

Disclaimer: This is for those who believe in the use of herbs. I don’t mean fetish things.  What herbs have you tried on children? If you have, can you share? As a proper Itsekiri woman, I use herbs where necessary and they have been effective. Practice what you believe! #babydiaries #chamomiletea #herbs #plants#flowers #motherhood #parenting #medicine#teething #diarrhea #diarrhoea #naijamum #mummy#doctor #womeninmedicine #doctorlife #phdmama#leedsmums #leeds #uk #warri #instamedicine#instahealth #healtheducation #7monthsold —  Please follow and like us:

The Baby, The Mother and The Paediatrician: Medicine Palava

I know right😊 Medicines don’t just work well with us. I remember during my pregnancy and I was vomiting all the drugs given to me. The doctors gave up and I decided to respect myself and enjoy my food, fruits and herbs. Don’t try what you don’t believe in o! I decided to be nice and …

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Merry Christmas Everyone! Love from the team of Dearest M and Dear Mama and The Baby, The Mother and The Paediatrician.  Be safe with your baby! #doctorlife #christmas #womeninmedicine#motherhood #babydiaries #8monthsold#paediatrician #leedsmums #leeds #naijamum Please follow and like us:

World Toilet Day 2017: Where Is Your Shit Going To?

“Toilets save lives because human waste spreads killer diseases. However, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. If there’s one thing that unites humanity, it’s the call of nature. But depending on where we live, …

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The Baby, The Mother and The Paediatrician: Dockie, No antibiotics!

Dockie: Mama, na cough and catarrah with malaria dey do your pikin. So I go give una coartem and some vitamins and paracetamol as you say him body dey hot. The test show say na virus dey cause the cough and cattarah.  Mama: Dockie, thank you. But I think say you go give us amoxil …

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