Nigerian doctor warns against kissing newborns when visiting mothers

September 27, 2020
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A Nigerian doctor with the with the Twitter handle @aproko_doctor has taken to the microblogging site to advise those who may intend to visit a new mother.

The doctor, who is known on the social media platform for giving health tips, highlighted measures to take when going to visit a new mother.

He said people should consider postponing the visit because the new mother needs to rest. And when ready to visit, washing of hands should be a priority.

The medical doctor also said that people should not bother visiting a new mother if they are sick or have catarrh.

He warned visitors against kissing the newborn and also warned them against going to see a new mum without taking a gift along.

Aproko Doctor advised against wearing strong perfumes and asked people to keep their advice to themselves when they arrive at the new mother’s house.