Category Postpartum Health

Three Lessons To Be Learned From Author, Bunmi Laditan’s Experience With Postpartum Depression

As women share their experiences with postpartum depression, awareness increases and the attitude towards it is changing for the better. Nigerian-American writer/author, Bunmi Laditan shares her own experience with postpartum depression, and here are three things we learned from the

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5 Postpartum Health Issues You Should Never Ignore

The period post-birth is a truly delicate time for mums. Learning the signs and symptoms of health problems to not ignore at this time may save your life! Considering the trauma that the body endures during childbirth, some amount of

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Mom, Luci Wormell’s Candid Post About Postpartum After Birthing Her 3rd Child Is As Real As It Gets

Those first few photos after the birth of a child are usually beautiful: Mom and baby’s first meeting, a nice shot with dad and baby’s siblings. But the story behind the smiling photos is sometimes not so picture perfect. Luci

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Mom, Allison Kimmey Offers A Glimpse Into What It’s Really Like To Lose A Pregnancy After Experiencing Two Heartbreaking Miscarriages

If you’ve experienced a miscarriage or miscarriages before, you will know it can feel frightening, lonely, and life-shattering. It’s also not something most women talk about as it’s often difficult to share that level of grief with loved ones at

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Understanding Baby Blues And Postpartum Depression

However excited you are to finally get to know that tiny newborn that you fantasized about throughout your pregnancy, having a baby is a life-changing event that changes your world. Coping with roller-coaster hormones and lack of sleep, it’s no

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“Tears overwhelmed me daily” Georgina Onuoha Talks About Suffering Postpartum Depression

Nollywood actress and mum-of-two, Georgina Onuoha, has revealed what it was like for her when she was expecting her second child. The actress said she had just moved overseas and had a husband who was always busy working as a

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How Mom, Hannah Wilkinson Discovered & Got Her Postpartum Mental Health Under Control Is A Must Read!

Research has shown that around one in five women will experience a pre or postpartum mental health problem up till a year after giving birth. Despite the prevalence of post- and perinatal mental health conditions, there is still an element

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FDA Approves First Drug For Postpartum Depression

It’s hard to hate on any treatment that science provides for curing postpartum depression or at least alleviating its worst symptoms. But somehow, we’ve been dealt a cure approved by the FDA that will make you either laugh or roll

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Sitz Bath For Women: Benefits, Procedure And Precautions

A sitz bath is a warm shallow bath that cleanses the perineum, which is the space between your rectum and vulva. When you take a sitz bath, you basically sit in warm water to help relieve pain, swelling, inflammation or

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New Mom, Remy Ma Returns Home After Post-Pregnancy Complications

American rapper, Reminisce Mackie, 38, professionally known as Remy Ma, who had a baby girl some days ago, has finally returned home after suffering post-pregnancy complications that led to an emergency surgery. The rapper, who took to her Instagram page

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Fitness Enthusiast And Mum Of Three, Amara Kanu Advises Women Contemplating Plastic Surgery

Mum of three and fitness enthusiast, Amara Kanu, took to Instagram to share that she had the desire to restore her breasts postpartum to their original round perky nature, and that she had contemplated having a plastic surgery to fulfill her

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Postnatal Depression: Californian Mum Does The Unthinkable

A Californian mum suffering a severe case of postnatal depression has done the unthinkable, by allegedly throwing her baby girl out of a moving car, killing her. 32-year-old Nicole Stasio who had worked as a yoga instructor and health coach, gave birth

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Ese Walter Encourages Mums To Accept Their Postpartum Bodies After Revealing Her Postpartum Belly

Ese Walter has bared it all to encourage new mothers to appreciate their postpartum bodies. Although grateful for the joys of motherhood, many women have great insecurities about the permanent changes that their bodies undergo as a result. While some are

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