Oyapero, who gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos, said such complications during pregnancy could affect the mothers and their babies.
A professor of Paediatrics, Chinyere Ezeaka, has said that about 90 per cent of causes of newborn deaths in Nigeria are preventable.
Dr. Uche Anene-Nzelu, Senior Registrar in Paediatrics, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, has advised parents and caregivers to provide balanced diet to prevent diabetes and hypertension in children.
A Paediatrician, Dr Okiemute Olibamoyo, on Wednesday called on stakeholders in the health sector to educate mothers against indulging in practices injurious to their children’s health.
A night inferno has destroyed property worth millions of Naira at the residence of Prof. Michael Ibadin, the immediate past Chief Medical Director, University of Benin Teaching Hospital.
Shafe gave the warning in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja in commemoration of the World No Tobacco Day.