Category Motherhood

Understanding Why Some Nigerian Moms Are Killing Their Babies – Health Practitioner, Dr Sekela Gad-Briggs

The period post-birth is a truly delicate time for mums. Postpartum journey begins immediately after the birth of a child as the mother’s body -including hormone levels and uterus size, returns to a non-pregnant state. Now, there’s so much more

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Super Excited New Mom, Mariam Bakre’s Sweet Note To Her Baby Girl Will Met Your Heart

Mariam Bakre, a content creator is still clearly over the moon after she welcomed her newborn baby girl. Mariam and her husband Femi Bakre, welcomed a beautiful girl a few days ago. The super excited new mum has now taken

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Career-Focused Mum, Ronke Onadeko, Talks About Having All Her Three Kids After Turning 50

A career-focused mum, Ronke Onadeko has shared quite some personal truths about her life and journey to motherhood. Ms. Onadeko is the Principal Consultant of DRNL Consult Limited, UK, and Manager of Delt-R Company Limited. The former Commissioner for Agriculture

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Nigerian Mom, Shade Olusinde Speaks On Her Mixed-Joy Circumstances Of Her Journey To Parenting Her Daughter With Down Syndrome

Mrs. Shade Olusinde is the classic Nigerian mom who refuses to give up hope as her 12-year-old daughter battles for life. She shared her story with PUNCH HealthWise. When Shade Olusinde gave birth to her girl child 12 years ago,

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Nigerian Mum, Mmanti Umeh Tells The Compelling Sad Story Of How She Conceived Her Twin Boys Who Just Turned 21

A Nigerian tech-consultant named Mmanti Umoh has shared her story to inspire women who are in her shoes. Umoh took to her Twitter page to tell the compelling albeit sad story behind the conception of her twin boys, KanKan and

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To Improve Your Brain Function/Memory, Study Reveals One Thing You Should Do Frequently

A new study has revealed another way you can improve your memory. In the study, researchers from Coventry University in the United Kingdom asked 73 older adults how often they had sex, and then had them perform tasks that tested

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DISTURBING: Four Nigerian Women Share The Dehumanising Impact Of FGM On Their Lives

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. It involves the removal of the clitoris, inner-and-outer lips of the vagina,

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Celebrity Mum, Emma Nyra Speaks On Getting Back In Shape Post-Partum Plus How Motherhood Has Impacted Her Singing Career

Singer, Emma Obi, better known as Emma Nyra, has re-echoed the voices of many women in her interview with Saturday Beats. Emma who welcomed her twin daughters in 2018 and admitted last year that motherhood has not been a walk

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Inside Makoko Where Surviving Childbirth Is A Game Of Chance For Pregnant Women

Makoko is a slum neighbourhood across the 3rd Mainland Bridge located on the coast of mainland Lagos. A third of the community is built on stilts along the lagoon and the rest is on the land. Life in Makoko is

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Vaginal Birth After C-section, More Dangerous To Both Mother and Baby | Study Claims

Attempting a vaginal birth after one or more caesarean deliveries is more dangerous to mother and baby than sticking to the surgical procedure, a new study suggests. Caesareans are one of the most common procedures and on the rise globally.

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Georgina Onuoha’s Beautiful Instructional Note To Her Daughters Is Everything

Former Nollywood actress Georgina Onuoha has written a beautiful open letter to her daughters, Chigozie and Chimezie where she highlighted two things they should never do. The single mum-of-two who has shared often that she did not always have it

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How The Lockdown Is Leading Women Into Unsafe Abortion Methods – Medical Expert, Kehinde Abimbola Raises Alarm

Dr Kehinde Abimbola, a medical practitioner has raised the alarm over the high rate of unsafe abortions during the lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Abimbola, who is Head Gynaecologist of a foremost private hospital in Abeokuta,

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How 26-Year-Old Aisha Abubakar Developed VVF Due To The Her Misinformation About Childbirth

All hopes were given up on 26-year-old Aisha Abubakar of Bajoga community in Funakaye Local Government Area (LGA) of Gombe State, ever surviving Vesico Virginal Fistula (VVF), a medical complication she had during her first childbirth some 10 years ago.

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28-Year-Old Mum, Chloe Dunstan, Who Will Be Mum-of-8 By Year Ending Explains What Her Life Really Is Like

A 27-year-old mum-of-six, who is currently pregnant with twins, has revealed what life is like with a large family of her own and how her kids feel about their unborn siblings. Later this year, Chloe Dunstan and her husband Rohan

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How Sickle Cell Warrior Mom, T. Adenle-Oluwole Pulled Through Odds To Find Love & Become A Mom

T. Adenle-Oluwole is a sickle cell warrior and an advocate. She is the founder of ‘Sickle women international foundation,’ an NGO established with the aim to ensure the wellbeing of women living with sickle cell disease, SCD through distribution of

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How Businesswoman & Fertility Advocate, Okikiola Olawunmi Marinho Overcame The Challenges Of Conception

Nigerian businesswoman, Okikiola Olawunmi Marinho overcame the challenge of conception in a very beautiful way. While the Creative Director of Okiki Luxury Brands was waiting for the morning of her joy to break, Mrs. Marinho turned the pain and night

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What Michelle Obama On How Motherhood Impacted Her Career In New Netflix Documentary

Michelle Obama has admitted that becoming a mother meant she had to make a “concession,” which was abandoning her aspirations and dreams and her career to be specific. Women the world over can relate to motherhood impacting the intensity to

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Singer, Pink, Writes On How Battling COVID-19 Alongside Her 3-Year-Old Son Has Proven To Be Her Most Challenging Experience As A Mother

American singer, Alecia Beth Moore, better known by her stage name Pink has opened up about her battle with Coronavirus after she and son, Jameson fully recovered following their diagnosis with the deadly virus. The three-time Grammy winner said she

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Vlogger, Grace Ajilore Shares On How Her Patience In Waiting For The Right Man For Her Paid Off As She Welcomes Her First Child

Vlogger, Grace Ajilore, who recently welcomed a son, has told of how she thought God had forgotten her until He blessed her with a man “that is the closest thing to perfect” and a son. The new mum in her

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ALERT! New Study Shows That Coronavirus Could Be Found In Semen & Transmitted Through Sex

Coronavirus could be found in semen and spread by sex, new research shows. According to the research, men who have recovered from the pandemic, also called COVID-19, should be advised to abstain from sex in order to avoid passing the

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How Zimbabwean mum, Maurina Musisinyana, Successfully Rescued Her Toddler From The Jaws Of A Crocodile

A Zimbabwean mum has by her courageous action again proved that the love of a mother is boundless after she wrestled her 3-year-old toddler from the jaws of a crocodile. Maurina Musisinyana, 30, from the southeastern town of Chiredzi, was

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LUTH Successfully Delivers 68-Year-Old Woman Of Twin Babies

A 68-year-old woman has been successfully delivered of twins (male and female) by doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). In a statement released by the Chairman of LUTH’s Medical Advisory Committee Prof. W. L. Adeyemo, the new mum who

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Prenatal Exposure To Air Pollution Linked To Myriad Of Health Issues In Infants

A mother’s exposure to particulate air pollution during pregnancy is associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in six-month-old infants, according to new research. This study is among the first to find that particulate air pollution exposure in utero can

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Lady Gaga Speaks On Her Fascination With Motherhood

American singer, Stefani JoanneAngelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga has shared her thoughts on motherhood, and it’s quite profound. The 34-year-old appeared on the cover of InStyle magazine for its May issue, where she opened up about her hopes

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How Egg Donation Works As A Viable Option To Becoming A Parent- Fertility Expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi

Experts say every woman’s fertility starts to measurably decline around the late 20s, due to the depletion and aging of eggs. If you are under 30, your chance of getting pregnant in any one cycle is 20 – 30 per

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