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Nursing Mum: 5 Tips on Boosting Your Milk Supply

By Ndidi Adekunle All experienced mothers have learnt that the size of a woman’s ‘mammary glands’ does not necessarily guarantee a good volume of milk supply. Boosting the quantity of milk supply then becomes an art to be learned. Do

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10 Folate-Rich Foods You Should Eat For A Healthy Pregnancy

By Bamidele Wale-Oshinowo Folic Acid is derived from folate, a water-soluble B vitamin which needs to be included in daily diet as it cannot be stored for long in the body. Pregnant woman especially need foods rich in folate for

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5 Ways To Minimize Your Risk Of Having A Baby With Birth Defects

Birth defects are abnormalities which occur during baby’s development in the womb. Majority of these defects are said to occur during the first 3 months of pregnancy, and may result in changes in baby’s appearance, body function or both. Are

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Dear MIMsters: My Husband’s Huge Weakness Can Cripple Our Family But He Doesn’t Care

How do I handle a husband who has a huge weakness that can cripple our family but doesn’t care? My husband earns a little below a hundred thousand Naira but due to the nature of his job, he gets some

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Dear MIMster: How Do I Tell My Cousin What I’ve Been Doing With Her Newly Wedded Husband?

How do I tell my cousin what I’ve been doing with her newly wed husband? I’m a 21-year-old girl in 300 level. I have a cousin that I like so much and she is very fond of me as well.

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Dear MIMsters: I am Married but Living Off My Baby Daddy and this is Causing Me Distress

Living off my baby daddy while being married to another is causing me so much distress. My husband hardly spends on me or give me money. He complains and tells me he’s got no money anytime I ask him to

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The Good, the Bad & Everything You Need to Know About Housemaids

Adesua Iyoyojie The word housemaids means different things to each individual – some like the idea of it, while others don’t. House help means home-destroyer, husband snatcher or evil to many women; while they are really seen as an essential

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Is Your Child Showing Reluctance to Learn? See 7 Ways to Change That (Part Two)

Whether it’s a child with mood swings or one who would do anything all the time to opt out of a learning situation, we all have come across children who at one point or the other, shown reluctance to learn.

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Guess What the Secret to This Mum’s Glowing Skin Is

A 28-year-old beauty blogger and single mother-of-two, Tracy Kiss, in a video posted on Youtube, says sperm facials are the secret to her glowing skin. She adds that a male friend delivers his semen to her in plastic pots daily. She then

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How to Raise Your Sons to Become Every Woman’s Dream

Raising a caring, confident, responsible man everyone admires is every mother’s dream. Do we also want our kids to grow up in a world where we’re all viewed as equals rather than superior to any one group? However, as with

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10 Medical Reasons a Pregnant Woman May Be Scheduled to Have a C-Section

A c-section, or cesarean section, is the delivery of a baby through a surgical incision in the mother’s abdomen and uterus. While some cesarean deliveries are scheduled ahead of time, others are performed as emergencies to save the life of

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RH Factor & Pregnancy: What Every Couple Should Know

By Feyi Kemi Are you Rh Negative or Positive? To avoid complications during pregnancy and foster baby’s good health, it’s important for every expecting mum (sometimes dads too) to have a blood test to determine their blood type and if

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Tongue-tie in Babies: 5 Typical Signs to Watch Out For

Normally, the tongue is loosely attached to the base of the mouth with a piece of skin called the lingual frenulum. In babies with tongue-tie, this piece of skin is unusually short and tight, restricting the tongue’s movement. This prevents

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How To Treat Your Baby’s Diaper Rash?

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy A diaper rash is an irritation on the area of the skin covered by a diaper. It is mostly caused by friction. When the baby’s skin continues to have contact with urine or poop, the skin gets irritated.

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Everyday Mum Shares How She Regained Her Pre-Pregnancy Body

The 27-year-old mum, now a fitness instructor who runs her own training business, The Natural Health Company, shared how she got back in shape just eight weeks after giving birth to her baby boy with husband, Tom, Rio, to inspire other new

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Pregnancy and Delivery: What Your Cervix Looks Like During Labour Stages

Afi Tugbewofia Dotse The cervix is the opening of the womb into the vagina. It opens slightly to permit the entry of sperm for fertilisation of the egg. Once fertilisation has occurred and it’s implanted in the womb, the cervix

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7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System During Pregnancy

Eyinade Eweje Did you know the immune system is suppressed so the body doesn’t see the sperm or foetus as an invader and reject it? Consequently, during pregnancy, the white blood cells become less powerful, making you more prone to

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How To Identify A Sibling Bully & What To Do

It’s normal for siblings to have conflicts. However, in some cases, incessant sibling fights or jealousy may degenerate into bullying without the parents realizing it. The downside is that, like any other form of bullying, this may adversely affect the

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Dear MIMsters: Should I Let A Mother-In-Law Like Mine Come For Omugwo?

Should I let a MIL like mine come for Omugwo (postnatal care)? When my hubby was younger, he fell on his bum into hot oil. So, when we decided to get married, MIL approved quickly. This is me thinking she

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How To Help Your Children Find Their Identity

Ololade Hector-Fowobaje A major task confronting pre-teens and teens is to develop a sense of individual identity; to find answers to the questions, ‘Who am I?’ and ‘Where am I going?’ The search for personal identity involves deciding what is

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7 Common Baby Skin Problems To Watch Out For & What to Do

Chiomah Momah ‘As smooth as a baby’s bottom’ is a common phrase which alludes to the supple and smooth nature of a baby’s skin. However, every mum knows that every now and then it’s common for babies to experience various

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8 Key Qualities of A Great Parent (Part One)

Ineh Olisah Being a great parent does not come on a platter of gold. It takes deliberate and consistent effort. We serve you some sterling qualities you should have to steer the wheel in the right direction. 1. Intuition: A

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6 Possible Reasons Your Child Is Easily Constipated And What To Do

Ireyimika Oyegbami For many mothers it is NOT funny when their constipated toddler quips, “mummy, my bum-bum is hurting” when they want to make a poo, rather it calls for some apprehension especially when it occurs frequently. You should not

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Nanny To The Rescue: How Can I Tell My Baby Is Ready To Be Potty-trained?

Our in-house nanny answers your baby, toddler and preschooler questions… Q: What age is it appropriate to start my baby on potty training? Are there signs I should watch out for to decipher that he’s ready for the potty? Most

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Dear MIMsters: How Do I Transform My Local Wife Into An Exposed Woman?

How do I transform my local wife into an exposed woman? I had my traditional wedding three months ago to a woman my mother chose for me. My wife’s mum and my mother have been very close friends since they

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