Singapore offers ‘pandemic baby bonus’ to boost births

Singapore is offering a one-off payment to encourage people to have babies during the coronavirus pandemic. The worry is that citizens are putting off parenthood as they struggle with financial stress and job layoffs. Details of the amount that could…

Robbers allegedly steal babies at Calabar varsity teaching hospital (Punch)

Some armed robbers on Sunday night allegedly invaded the paediatric unit of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital and stole three new born babies and some cash. The robbers, numbering about 10, also reportedly stole mobile telephones and beat up…

21-year-old woman kills her newborn baby in Enugu (Punch)

Amaraizu stated that the police had commenced investigation into the incident, adding that Dimbo was already cooperating with the police in the investigation. The police spokesperson added, “The hitherto serene environment of the Royal Lodge located at Agbani in Nkanu…

The Culture Of Omugwo (Guardian)

Babies make us happy as they serve as a physical reminder of the love between the couple. After delivery, the baby has to be cared for which can be challenging for first-time parents. In Nigeria, various tribes have various practices to…

Two unborn babies’ spines repaired in womb in UK surgery first (BBC)

Two unborn babies have had their spines repaired by surgeons – weeks before they were born. The operations – which are the first ever of their kind in the UK – were carried out by a team of 30 doctors…

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