Category Contraception

Experts Raise Concern On How Barriers To Family Planning Trigger Rise In Maternal And Infant Mortality

Medical experts have emphasised on the need for Nigerians to embrace family planning fully as part of measures to curb maternal and infant mortality in the country. They lamented that despite the drop in the fertility rate from 5.5 percent

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Contraceptive Jewelry Could Offer New Approach To Family Planning | Here’s How

Family planning for women might one day be as simple as putting on an earring. Researchers report on a technique for administering contraceptive hormones through special backings on jewelry such as earrings, wristwatches, rings or necklaces. The contraceptive hormones are

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The Plight Of Nigerian Housewives & How Lack Of Spousal Consent Deters Them From Family Planning

Family Planning is the practice of controlling the number of children one has and the intervals between their births. The adoption of modern contraceptives as a way to ensure family planning remains one of the most controversial health issues in

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2019 World Contraception Day: Everybody Wins When Women Have Access To Contraceptives

In commemoration of the 2019 World Contraception Day (WCD), an international organisation has called for contraceptives to be made available to all women of reproductive age. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday by the Country Director of

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Lagos Housewives On Sex & Family Planning And What Their Husbands Want

Family planning is a conscious effort by a couple to limit or space the number of children they have through the use of contraceptive methods. Population analysts have said that an effective family planning programme would not only check population

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Young Woman Recounts: ‘How My Birth Control Almost Killed Me’

A Richmond woman, Joy Finley has narrated how not wanting to get pregnant almost made her lose her life because she was on birth control. In a post she shared, Joy said she first noticed complications when she bled for a

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How Nigerian Women Prevented Two Million Unwanted Pregnancies In 2018 – ICFP

The International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) is currently underway in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference co-hosted by Rwanda’s Ministry of Health, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is scheduled to end today, 15th of

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Chris Evans Welcomes Twins With Wife, Natasha, Calls Them ‘Ping’ And ‘Pong’

Chris Evans has announced the arrival of his new twin babies to the world. The 52-year-old radio veteran revealed his wife, Natasha Shishmanian, 38, had given birth to their new children, whom he has continuously claimed are named Ping and

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27-Year-Old New Bride Suffered A Stroke After Her Honeymoon And The Cause Of It Is Surprising

Sarah Revill -Dews was forced to teach herself how to read and write again after suffering a devastating stroke at the age of 27. The young woman, from The Meadows, Nottingham, had just returned from her dream honeymoon in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

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Birth Control: 7 Options You May Want to Consider

Ineh Olisah Due to certain factors such as health problems, financial constraints, and the mere fact that one isn’t ready for or doesn’t want any more children, women worry on how to prevent unwanted pregnancies. It is always advisable to consult

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Unbelievable Story of How Complications Arising From the Use of IUD Left Decaying Mom Fighting for Her Life

A Baltimore, Maryland based mom who was left to fight for her life due to complications from an IUD is telling her story with the hope of helping anyone who might find this story useful. Three years ago, an intrauterine

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7 Healthy Ways to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Ineh Olisah There are many things you can do to help prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy while TTC. And because these tips center around living a healthy lifestyle and keeping your body in good shape, some of these tips

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Could Having Less Children Make You Wealthier? See Melinda Gates’ Viewpoint

Melinda Gates, the wife of the richest man in the world and the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has revealed how family planning helps people in Africa to become healthier and wealthier, adding that women without contraceptives become locked in “a

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Nurse Shares Heartbreaking Photos Of Newborn Baby Allegedly Deformed Due To Use Of Contraceptives

A Facebook user, who is a nurse, Sylvia Ijeoma, has an important message for the youths. She shared the heartbreaking photos of a deformed baby that was born in the hospital where she works. According to her, the deformity was caused

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