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  • Colic Relief Tips for Parents

    Colic Relief Tips for Parents

    If the crying does not stop but intensifies and persists throughout the day or night, it may be caused by colic.  About one-fifth of all babies develop colic, usually between the second and fourth weeks.

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  • Foods To Avoid During Post-Delivery

    A mother’s responsibility does not end with childbirth. After delivery, she breastfeeds and takes care of the baby.

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  • 5 Ways to Increase Chances of a Safe Delivery for Mothers[Part 2]

    For this article we shall continue with part 2 of 5 ways to increase chances of a safe delivery for mothers, this follows from part 1 of the series. 3. Screen for bleeding disorder. Check for high blood pressure as this multiplies bleeding rate hence reducing the survival rates of the mother, ensure you keep track of your blood pressure every time you visit a health worker  or during the antenatal visits. Also if you are planning to deliver from a hospital other than the one you’re taking your antenatal classes from, please alert them of your medical conditions Bleeding disorders

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    Teheca is heading to @Seedstars Summit Africa 2019 to represent Uganda to the Regional finals of the Seedstars World competition!

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  • How to Care for NewBorn’s Umbilical Cord

    In the womb, the umbilical cord connects the fetus to the mother. After birth, the cord is no longer needed. It is cut, and then clamped. This leaves a small stump. In most cases, the umbilical cord stump dries up and falls off the newborn within the first few weeks of life. Sometimes, however, an infection can develop. This may cause the area around the cord to swell and become inflamed, red, or tender. There may be cloudy, discolored, or foul-smelling discharge from the cord. There may also be oozing or slight bleeding. To treat the umbilical cord infection, the healthcare provider may

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  • Caregiving and the Importance of Self-Care: Three Tips You Need to Know 

    Caregiving and the Importance of Self-Care: Three Tips You Need to Know When you assume the role as caregiver, you assume an enormous amount of responsibility. Caring for a loved one is a worthwhile cause. As you take on this noble duty, you should always be aware of your own personal needs. Here are a few tips to help you balance between caring for others — and yourself. 1.  Stay Organised When you get started as a caregiver, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Not only do you have to tend to the immediate needs of your loved one, but you

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  • 8 Ways To Tell If You’re A Truly Compassionate Person

    8 Ways To Tell If You’re A Truly Compassionate Person

    With so many self-help tools and research aimed at helping us be more joyful as people, it’s pretty obvious that the pursuit of happiness is in vogue — but what’s the best way to get there? The Dalai Lama once said, If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. His remarks capture a simple truth: Despite popular belief that happiness depends solely on you, the way to achieve it may not lie just within yourself, but in your relationships and interactions with others. “When we have feelings of caring or love

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  • What you need to know about Blood Pressure

    What you need to know about Blood Pressure

    Blood pressure This is the measure of the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries, which carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is dangerous because it makes the heart work harder to pump blood out to the body and contributes to hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, to stroke, kidney disease, and to the development of heart failure. What Is “Normal” Blood Pressure? A blood pressure reading has a top number (systolic) and bottom number (diastolic). The ranges are: Normal: Less than 120 over 80 (120/80)

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  • Special Needs Care services by Teheca

    Special Needs Care services by Teheca

    Special Needs Care services by Teheca “Special Needs” is an umbrella underneath which a staggering array of diagnoses can be wedged. Children with special needs may have mild learning disabilities or profound cognitive impairment; food allergies or terminal illness; developmental delays that catch up quickly or remain entrenched; occasional panic attacks or serious psychiatric problems The designation is useful for getting needed services, setting appropriate goals, and gaining understanding for a child and stressed family. Special need children are not just interesting medical problems, subjects of grants and research. Nor should they be called burdens to their families and communities.

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