Category Pregnancy & Birth

New Study Links Prescription Of Some Antibiotics During Pregnancy To Birth Defects

A new study whose findings were published on February 19, 2020 in the British Medical Journal has linked the prescription of some antibiotics during pregnancy to birth defects. The research determined that children of mothers prescribed macrolide antibiotics during the

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Publisher/Mum-of-Three, Betty Irabor Reaches Out To New Mum, TBoss After She Broke Down In Tears On Social Media Over Mean Comments About Her Baby

BBNaija star, Tokunbo Idowu aka TBoss wept profusely on Instagram live on Sunday as she laid curses on an Instagram troll who left a bad comment about her daughter. Tboss, who had otherwise kept her daughter’s face off social media

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Labour: Six Signs That Your Cervix Is Dilating

Some women have no clues when labour is around the corner, but as your OB-GYNs will tell you, in order to give birth, your cervix first has to begin dilating. The cervix plays a crucial role in pregnancy and labor,

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Russian Girl, 13, ‘pregnant with 10-year-old boyfriend’s baby’ Says Ultrasound Image Of Her Baby Has Made Her Even More Ready To Become A Mum

A pregnant 13-year-old Russian girl who says the father of her unborn child is a 10-year-old boy has become popular online following news of her pregnancy. The schoolgirl mum-to-be is now looking for sponsors so she can become an online influencer.

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Birth Tourism: Pregnant Nigerian Women To Be Denied United States Visa Under New Policy

The United States Government on Thursday gave visa officers more power to block pregnant women abroad including those from Nigeria from visiting America. Under a new rule, the US Department of State directed visa officers to stop “birth tourism” —

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How Nigerian Mum, Lolo Jef Birthed Seven Children In Just Three Years After Enduring Eight Years Delay

A Nigerian mum, pictured above has shared her inspiring story after she gave birth to seven children in the spate of three short years. According to the post shared by one Oni Kemi Tbonny (@sister_tobi) on Instagram, the prolific mum

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How Florida Mum, Alexzandria Wolliston Managed To Birth To Two Sets Of Twins In One Year

A Florida-based mother, Alexzandria Wolliston has managed to deliver not one but two sets of twins in a year, 2019 to be precise. Wolliston who had given birth to the first set, Mark and Malakhi in March 2019, said she

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Nigerian Doctor, Urchilla Dean Shares Why Men Secretly Bribe Doctors To Stitch Their Wives Vaginas A Little Tighter After Childbirth

An episiotomy is an incision through the vaginal wall and the perineum (the area between the thighs, extending from the vaginal opening to the anus) to enlarge the vaginal opening. Doctors typically make the incision to facilitate childbirth but not

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Aliyu Jalal Writes On Why The Northern Nigerian Girl Is Mostly In Need Of Sex Education

There has been much outcry about the plight of the girl child in Nigeria but particularly in northern Nigeria, and while it seemed that it bothered everyone else except the northerners, a young man from the northern extraction has spoken

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Actress & Mum-Of-Twins, Bukola Awoyemi Relives Her Journey To Motherhood As Well As Surviving Her High Risk Pregnancy

Famed for her role in the blockbuster Yoruba movie,  Arugba; actress and mum, Bukola Awoyemi is celebrating her joys of motherhood. The mum-of-two married co-actor, Damola Olatunji a few years back and the couple welcomed their twin children exactly five years

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Busting Infertility Myths: CMD, LASUTH Schools Couples On The Need To Explore Technology To Enhance Their Reproductive Chances

The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo has called for the exploration of assisted reproductive technology for individuals with infertility issues, noting that ignorance had made many to erroneously accept infertility as

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Star Actor, Lateef Adedimeji Tips Husbands On How To Treat Their Pregnant Or Menstruating Wives

Talented actor, Adedimeji Lateef,  has shared simple marital advice with men. The newlywed actor took to his instagram page to raise the consciousness of men to what he calls their responsibilities towards their pregnant or menstruating wives. According to the

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Study Links Severe Morning Sickness To Higher Risk Of Autism

A new study claims that children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum — a severe form of a morning sickness — during pregnancy were 53% more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to Kaiser Permanente research published in

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7 Self-Care Tips For Expecting Mums

Motherhood changes everything. Or should we say everything changes even before you become a mum. When you realise you are expecting is a truly exciting time, but also it can be a tricky phase filled with a mix of different

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Six Ways You Can Minimise & Prevent Vaginal Tears During Childbirth

Around 90% of all women experience vaginal tears during childbirth. When considering labour and birth, one of the biggest fears for women (other than the pain) is the potential tearing of their perineum that may result in extended recovery time due

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Six Signs That Your Cervix Is Dilating

Some women have no clues when labour is around the corner, but as your OB-GYNs will tell you, in order to give birth, your cervix first has to begin dilating. The cervix plays a crucial role in pregnancy and labor,

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How ‘disabilities can be prevented at prenatal stage’ – Medical Director, Igbobi Educates Pregnant Women

The Medical Director, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Dr Mustapha Alimi, has said that most disabilities can be prevented at the prenatal stage. Dr Alimi, who was represented by a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr Orlando Ugwuegbulem, said this during an end-of-year

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‘How Couples Can Overcome Waning Sex Drive In Marriage’ -Sex Therapist And Relationship Experts

Most couples, after being married for a number of years would discover a reduction in their level of intimacy. Many couples see themselves becoming more of friends than lovers. This is especially the case when children are involved. The kids

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Sex-For-Grades: Nigerian Women Seek Background Checks On Prospective Lecturers

Following the public outcry against sexual perversion among university lecturers who unduly reward or punish female undergraduates by awarding or withholding marks in exchange for sexual favours, Nigerian women have recommended that background checks on prospective lecturers should be conducted

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Should You Be Eating-for-two During Pregnancy? | Experts Share Useful Advice

Many mums admit to having cravings as well as a longing for an extra helping of food when they are expecting. This habit is often understandable and excused for pregnant women. New research however suggest that the culture of eating-for-two

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Medical Practitioner Prescribes One Natural Way To Ward Off Asthma

Asthma is a chronic, or long-term, condition that intermittently inflames and narrows the airways in the lungs. Asthmatics are allergic to environmental substances known as allergens. It’s a misdirected response by the body’s natural immune system – instead of attacking

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Ex-BBNaija Housemate TBoss Shares On Her Amazing Pregnancy Journey And It Is Expository

The journey through pregnancy holds varying emotions for different moms. Some exciting, some sweet, some excruciating, … but in all, whatever your pregnancy journey, it’s always beautiful to share because sharing could be therapeutic for you. Former big brother Naija

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Celebrity Mum, Kim Kardashian Shares On Her Difficult Pregnancies, Pre-eclampsia & Needing Five Surgeries To ‘Fix the damage”

Celebrity mum-of-four, Kim Kardashian has revealed she underwent five operations within a year and a half to ‘fix the damage’ caused by pregnancy following the births of her children, North, and Saint West. The fashionista mum revealed she had a

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How The Desire For Male Child Is Causing Maternal Morbidity, Mortality In Nigeria: Read These 3 Women Tales Of Woes

The quest for a male child has resulted in multiple un-spaced pregnancies, in most African countries. This is one of the reasons why many women are dying during childbirth and lots more developing many health problems. Male child preference has

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Nigerian Doctor, Harvey Olufunmilayo Lists Reasons Why Animal Hides And Skin (Ponmo) Consumption Is Dangerous To Your Child’s Health

A Nigerian doctor, who is known for giving medical advice on the popular microblogging platform, Twitter, Harvey Olufunmilayo has advised Nigerians against the consumption of animal hides popularly known as PONMO in local parlance. According to the doctor, ponmo is

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