Identity and Who You Are  As a Young Person

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. The beautiful thing I love […]

Be Active in Mental Health

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 children’s mental health wellbeing. You […]

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 your little one is showing […]

Pneumonia in Children

May your Monday be a graceful one.We began the discussion on Pneumonia last week and I had enthusiastic people eager to know more about pneumonia.So today on #HealthMattersWithDrWeyoms we will learn about pneumonia, its signs and symptoms in children. Pneumonia is an infection in one or both of the lungs, and is sometimes called a chest infection. Pneumonia in children […]

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 not to shame anyone and […]

Yay, I really enjoyed sharing some educative lessons this week with the women who want to learn something new. I appreciate your support and contributions. So it appears we cannot do with allergies. They seem to be everywhere and we just have to keep talking about it. Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is an intensely itchy rash that appears as dry skin, […]

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 milk, yet milk contains more […]

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 my focus today is on […]

Facts about Sedating your Baby

I was tagged by @gesamthealthcare to write about sedating babies with medicine. So here is my tiny contribution to the matter.  Many mothers dread taking a baby for a long outing. It is not unusual for mothers to consider avoiding such potential problems by using medication to make their baby sleep. Medication is a tempting way to keep your baby […]

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” on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/weyinmi-erikowa-orighoye?at=2360580 Please follow […]

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 measures, when it comes to […]

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:

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, it’s not always possible to […]

Yummy Porridge

It is a beautiful cold weather and a plate of yam and plantain porridge with chicken will do us some real good. Oh yes, children can eat yam and plantain porridge too. However please don’t make it too super spicy. Do you think your way of life affects how you feed your children? #motherhood #parenting #porridge #nigeria #nigerianrecipes #yam #plantain […]

World Pneumonia Day, 2017.

You need to see the look on the faces of mothers when I say, “Mama, your pikin get pneumonia.”The next thing I hear is, “My pikin or dockie, wetin be pneumonia?” We have a long way to go in health education especially with mothers and children. Health professionals have to be patient with mothers so they can grasp what we […]

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