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

What To Do This Year

I hope it is not too much to ask for much. Many young people have died from avoidable health related issues and some are because they didn’t take their health problems seriously. So it’s 2018,  just take a break and care about yourself. 1. Take care of your mental health. Speak to someone if you can’t handle things that are […]

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 — 

Breast Check: Cancer Aware!

Oh yes! When was the last time you had a breast examination?It is not a “God forbid” cancer cannot happen to me. It is a prevention is better than cure way of life. @ca_nigeria is doing a lot for our ladies. Please tap into the opportunity if you can in the year 2018. Make it a new year goal. We can beat […]

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

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 […]

Child in distress

Suddenly there’s chaos, a woman is crying helplessly because her child is in distress, but I am doing math 101 on how to “beat” the traffic in my area and get to the only functional general hospital in town. You are wondering why I have to “beat” traffic, and are there no hospitals in my area?Fact 1: They are all […]