Category Labour & Birth

The Twins Are Here: Paul Okoye’s Wife, Anita, Releases Short Video

Anita Okoye, wife of popular Nigerian artist, Paul Okoye, of P’Square, welcomed a set of twins, a boy and a girl, in a hospital in Atlanta, US, last weekend. Anita, mother of three took to her Instagram page this afternoon to recount

Continue reading…

#Justice4Chisom: Chisom Anekwe’s Husband Speaks Out About Wife’s Death During Childbirth at Magodo Specialist Hospital 

Chika, the grieving husband of mother of two, Chisom Anekwe, who died under questionable circumstances during childbirth at Magodo Specialist Hospital, Lagos State (read here), has narrated the circumstances that led to his wife’s shocking death. In an audio interview with

Continue reading…

VIDEO: Woman Gives Birth to Healthy Baby Boy Inside a BRT

Over the weekend, a woman welcomed a healthy baby boy on board the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit, popularly known as BRT. The woman, whose identity is still unknown, delivered her bundle of joy at Fadeyi Bus Stop, Lagos. A video which,

Continue reading…

UPDATE: And This is How Chisom Anekwe Who Died During Childbirth Under Questionable Circumstances at a Lagos Hospital was Laid to Rest

The funeral of a mother of two, Chisom Jane Anekwe (nee Okereke), who died under questionable circumstances during childbirth at the Magodo Specialist Hospital in Lagos on April 30th, 2017, took place today, 16th of May. Earlier today, we brought

Continue reading…

#Justice4Chisom: Pathetic Story of How Mum of Two Died During Childbirth at Due to Negligent Lagos Hospital

The family of an individual named Chisom Jane Anekwe (nee Okereke) who is a LEAP Africa Alumni, has been thrown into great despair over the death of their daughter and friend, who died due to questionable circumstances at the Magodo Specialist Hospital in

Continue reading…

R.I.P: Rising Hollywood Actress Modupe Oyekunle Dies During Childbirth

This is so sad! Nollywood has lost yet another fast rising actress. Nollywood rising actress, Modupe Oyekunle, has passed on. She died in the early early hours of Tuesday, April 4th, during childbirth in Abeokuta, Ogun state. According to a

Continue reading…

”Moms you guys didn’t tell me the real gist… I will buy keys for all my pant” – Actress Mimi Orjiekwe Gives Hilarious Details of her Childbirth Experience 

Fast rising Nollywood actress, Mimi Orjiekwe and her actor husband, Charles Billion, welcomed a healthy baby girl last night. The baby has been named Jasmine. Elated, the new mum took to Instagram to announce the good news and she also shared hilarious details

Continue reading…

6 Thoughts Every Pregnant Woman Has During Natural Labor

When that time comes, that prolonged, nerve racking, incessant pain of labor, without a shadow of a doubt, all women think the same thing. They find out firsthand, that most of the things they were told would help keep their

Continue reading…

“Don’t mind them, they think you’re dead”  – Read Heartbreaking Post by Man whose Wife Died Hours after Child Delivery

Newly wedded 23-year-old Tochi Vera was pregnant during her wedding ceremony on 22nd December, 2016. She welcomed a healthy baby boy on the 11th of January, and died few hours after delivery, after complaining of severe pain. One of her

Continue reading…

9 Simple Tips To Make Your Labour Easier

As a woman, childbirth is probably the biggest rigour your body will undergo. Though your bundle of joy’s exit from your womb will definitely hurt, here are a few things you can do to make the birthing process easier for

Continue reading…

11 Things You May Not Have Been Told About Labour

Pregnant for the first time and wondering what labour entails or just curious about the process? Here are a few basics no one may have told you about… 1. Your water (the amniotic fluid which forms a protective sac around your baby)

Continue reading…

Premature Labour: Top 8 Ways To Minimize Your Risk

Eyinade Eweje Premature births – births before 37 weeks of pregnancy – are quite common, and said to be one of the major causes of babies’ death at birth and in the first month of life. A premature baby may

Continue reading…

Epidural As Labour Pain Relief: Pros & Cons You Should Note

An epidural is one of the several pain relief options you may opt for during labour. It is a type of regional anaesthetic which numbs the nerves that carry pain impulses from the birth canal to the brain injected into

Continue reading…

Yoga Mom, Kokobie, Shares Her Birth Story and Why She Took Up Yoga

Kokobie, the heavily pregnant Yoga mom whose photos went viral, welcomed a healthy baby boy on the 21st of June, 2016, and she took to her Instagram page to announce the good news. She shared a very interesting and inspiring story

Continue reading…

4 Dads Share: Should Dads Be In The Labour Ward?

In recent times, dads are getting more actively involved in pregnancy and childbirth. For us at MIM, this is quite an interesting trend. We asked a few media shy dads if witnessing that anguishing process that facilitates welcoming their cute

Continue reading…

Heavily Pregnant Yoga Woman Welcomes Healthy Baby Boy

Two days ago, the amazing photos of Kokobie, the heavily pregnant mum who took to her Instagram page to share photos of herself striking different yoga poses, set the Internet on fire. Late last night, 21st of June, 2016, the

Continue reading…

Tips for Speedy Recovery After a C-Section

Bouncing back to your usual self after delivery can be tough, especially if you had a C-section. Here are a few helpful tips to help you facilitate a speedy recovery… A step at a time. Do not overexert yourself by

Continue reading…

African Migrant Rescued at Sea Welcomes Baby Boy Aboard Rescue Ship

A pregnant woman, who is among the African migrants rescued from the Mediterranean sea few days ago has delivered a baby boy. According to reports, the expectant woman went into labour aboard MSF Sea rescue ship, Aquarius and gave birth

Continue reading…

Nigeria is 4th Worst Country to Give Birth in the World – WHO

A new report has emerged from the World Health Organisation (WHO), declaring Nigeria, the ‘giant of Africa’, as the 4th worst country to give birth. According to the report, Nigeria’s maternal mortality rate is at an all-time high with 814 female deaths per

Continue reading…

Amazing! This New Mum Didn’t Know She Was Pregnant Until She Welcomed Her Baby Girl

A woman has been left dumbfounded after she suddenly gave birth without any visible baby bump, morning sickness and other signs of being pregnant. Metro reports that Klara Dollan, from Cricklewood, who was 22 at the time, had cramps on the

Continue reading…

Birth Story: Fashion Blogger, Ella Mo’ Adenugba Shares Her Beautiful Birth Story

Every delivery has its own peculiar story. For fashion blogger, Ella Mo’ Adenugba, her story is one with a happy ending after welcoming her baby like the Hebrew woman. The new mother took to her IG page to recount her

Continue reading…

How Red Cross Members Rescued Pregnant Woman Who Went into Labour in Traffic

A pregnant woman who got stuck in roads closed off for a marathon run has shared how she was rescued by the Red Cross Volunteers after her contractions began. According to Mirror, the 30-year-oldu was driving with her 8-year-old daughter

Continue reading…

Pregnant Woman Falls into Labour & Welcomes Baby At the Bus Stop

A heavily pregnant woman went into labour at the Anthony bus stop taxi park in Lagos this morning and Nigerians who were queueing to buy fuel rallied round to help her and her baby. A Facebook user who was at

Continue reading…

8 Unpleasant Changes to Expect After a Vaginal Birth

Ireyimika Oyegbami In this part of the world, it is common to hear most pregnant women express a wish to birth their babies vaginally. It is only fair to point out that whichever childbirth method applies, birthing a child is

Continue reading…

Mum-of-seven Welcomes Triplets At Home After Shunning Caesarean Section

Blessing Etoor, a young mother of seven who shunned doctor’s advice that her babies be delivered via Caesarean Section has welcomed triplets at home naturally. Blessing who lives in a one-bedroom apartment with her family now has ten children through

Continue reading…

  • 1 2