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Why Specialists Advise Against Consuming Calabash Chalk ‘Nzu’ In Pregnancy And While Breastfeeding

General Physician, Dr. Agnes Nwoke, has advised pregnant women and nursing mothers against consuming Calabash chalk also known as Nzu. Calabash chalk is also known as Nzu in Igbo; Ndom in Efik/Ibibio; and Eko in Bini/Edo languages. It is found

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Former BBN Housemate, Uriel Oputa Takes A Swipe At Men Who Make Their Wives Insecure About Their Weight After Childbirth

Big Brother Naija former Housemate Uriel Oputa has slammed men who make their wives insecure about their weight after childbirth. The reality show star called such men “complete ignoramus” and asked them to take a back seat and give their

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Health Scare: Bird Flu Hits 7 Nigerian States | Know The Symptoms

Human cases of Avian Influenza H5N1 otherwise known as ‘bird flu’ has been confirmed in seven Nigerian states. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu made the announcement on Tuesday April 6. The affected states are Kano, Plateau, Bauchi,

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Losing A Set Of Twins, Failed IVF Procedures And Miraculously Welcoming A Baby Boy, New Parents, Banky W & Adesua Etomi-Wellington Bare It All

Nollywood favourite couple, Banky W and his wife, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, have shared the cheering testimony of how they lost a set of twins, went through failed IVF procedures, waited endlessly for a child until God finally blessed them with a

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Bez Idakula’s Wife, Bolatito, Reflects On Her Past And Road To Spiritual Healing After Having Two Abortions

Bolatito Ladoja -Idakula, wife of Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and composer, Emmanuel Bez Idakula, known as Bez has revealed how she had two abortions as she reflect on her past life. In her Twitter post, the mom-of-two who is daughter to

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Medical Experts Explain How Barbara Higgins Sustained A Pregnancy And Successful Birth At 57

Barbara Higgins did a CrossFit workout on the day she was told she would need to be induced into labor, and then delivered her son, Jack in about three hours.And Higgins, of Concord, New Hampshire, did it all at the age of 57,

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“Why I Don’t Want To Give Birth To A Child” Says TV Personality, Shade Ladipo

Nigerian media personality, Shade Ladipo has opened up on her reservations about childbirth. The married OAP says she doesn’t think she wants to give birth to a child and this has gotten tongues wagging online. The media figure was reacting

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The Boob Movement Founder, Abbey Zeus, Shares On How Giving Birth Through CS At Age 21 Brought Her Closer To God

The Boob Movement Founder, Abbey Zeus, has revealed that she has now attained a certain spiritual level in her life, thanks to God’s intervention during childbirth. The new mom said she believes God made her have a child through CS

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Why Pregnancy Has Been An Unpleasurable Experience For This Expectant Mom, Siobhan Havlik | Can You Relate?

For most women, pregnancy is typically a time of joyful celebrations. But for Charlotte area resident Siobhan Havlik, there hasn’t been a lot to celebrate. The 37-year-old mom hasn’t been upstairs in her house in months. She has not bathed

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Young Woman, Serah Yugh Seeks Redress After Losing Breast Due To A Wrong Diagnosis

A young woman identified as Serah Shimenenge Yugh, is raising misdiagnoses awareness and seeking justice against the Benue State University Teaching Hospital after she lost one of her breasts due to an error in diagnosis during her NYSC in 2017.

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Healthy Babies? Fertility Specialists Explain Why IVF Treatment Work As A Viable Option For Couples With Genetic Abnormality 

Fertility experts have stated that couples with family history of genetic abnormality stand a chance to have healthy babies via In Vitro Fertilisation, through a medical procedure known as Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, PGD. The experts noted that with PGD, an

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Mothers Of Newborns With Cleft Conditions Tell Emotional Stories Nursing Their Deformed Babies + Their Big HOPE In Restoring Their Appearance And Health

Cleft prevalence in Nigeria According to a 2017 study published online by the Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, clefts of the lip and/or palate are the most common congenital craniofacial defects and second only to club foot among all congenital

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Be Motivated By The Story Of How This Nigerian Couple, Chinyere And Nnamdi Went From Infertility To Successful Twin Pregnancy

Nigerian Obstetrician / Gynaecologist, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi of Nordica Fertility Centre has shared an amazing story of how a couple identified as Nnamdi and Chinyere overcame their challenges of infertility. Chinyere always knew it would be hard to get pregnant

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Why Women Should NOT Treat Miscarriage At Home – Maternal Health Experts

Miscarriage, the loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks, is a common event, occurring in an estimated 15 percent of all pregnancies, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Experts say miscarriage can profoundly affect the health and

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Wondering How Important Exercise Is During First Trimester? | This New Study Answers Just That

Exercising, as we know is necessary to preserve muscle strength, keep the heart strong, maintain a healthy body weight, and stave off chronic diseases such as diabetes. Most Nigerian women believe that exercising when in their first trimester can hurt

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A Few Tips Women Trying To Conceive Can Learn From How New Mom, Etinosa Idemudia Overcame Her Challenges With Infertility After 7 Years

One woman who has gone through the pain of trying to conceive, TTC, and who decided to be selfless about it is Nollywood actress and comedienne, Etinosa Idemudia. The first-time mum shocked many of her fans last year when she

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Childhood Blindness: Why A Child May Be Born With Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, the health of which is vital for good vision. This damage is often caused by an abnormally high pressure in the  eye. Childhood glaucoma — also referred to

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Gynaecologist, Dr. Gregory Ohihoin Lists Huge Benefits Of Having Sex During Pregnancy

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Dr. Gregory Ohihoin, says sexual intercourse may help to initiate labour in pregnant women who have passed their estimated day of delivery. Dr. Ohihoin said having

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Understanding Childhood Disabilities And Preventive Measures | A Must Read For All Women Of The Child-bearing Age, Pregnant Women

Disability results from the interaction between individuals with a health condition such as cerebral palsy, down syndrome and depression. A disability is any condition which makes it more difficult for a person to do certain activities or interact with the world around

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After 16 Years Of Unexplained Infertility, Couple, Madey And Dayo Welcome Twin Babies

Madey Tseja-Adeboye, a law graduate and CEO at Green Grill House, a healthy restaurant in Lagos State, Nigeria and her husband Dayo Adeboye met each other when she was 19 and 8 years later, on the 20th of November 2004 the love

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Abuja Based Businesswoman, Samaila Nankling, Shares On Becoming A Mom Of Triplets After 6 Desperate Years Of Infertility

Some are depressed, many have committed suicide while others that are so desperate are considering several options including talking to quack fertility experts. But for Samaila Nankling, an Abuja based woman, 2021 came with a change of story that she willingly

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Maternal Health Experts Explain Why Pregnant Women With These Health Conditions Must Not Use PHCs For Antenatal Care

According to the Maternal Health specialists, pregnancy among women with these health conditions is associated with high risk, especially during delivery, and therefore cannot be managed at the PHCs to avoid death of baby, the mother or both. Pregnant women

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Too Much Sex, Good Or Bad For Your Health? Experts Answer

Sex, no doubt is good for the body. Beyond the unequalled pleasure derivable from it, it has been found to have enormous health benefits. And according to a sex therapist, Dr. Ian Kerner, sexual attraction and sexual compatibility are the

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Did You Know That Twins Conceived Naturally Can Have Double Paternity? Experts Explain How

Medical experts have said that it is possible for twins conceived naturally to have two different biological fathers. The phenomenon, they say, is known as heteropaternal superfecundation — a phenomenon that occurs when two different males father fraternal twins. They

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What Martha And Doshima Want Fellow Women To Learn From How They Healed From The Scars Of Heartbreaking Miscarriages & Stillbirths 

Miscarriage is the most common reason for losing a baby during pregnancy, according to the World Health Organisation. Suffering a miscarriage or stillbirth is often a difficult, traumatic, and lonely experience, according to women who have gone through it, as

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