Category Pregnancy & Birth

Filmmaker, Tchidi Chikere Adopts His Nanny As His Mother | Here’s Why

Nigerian filmmaker, Tchidi Chikere has reunited with the nanny that raised him as a child and says he has now adopted her as his mother. Chikere took to Instagram to share photos of himself and the nanny – Maureen, saying

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How Women With Twin Pregnancies Can Cut Down On The Risk Of Premature Birth & Miscarriage

Women carrying twins are at higher risk for premature birth and miscarriage — those whose cervix dilates before 24 weeks are at highest risk — and yet one common treatment is not recommended for this population. A new multi-center randomized-controlled

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Bipolar Disorder Predominant Among Females -Psychiatrist Gives Startling Details

Bipolar disorder is a chronic or episodic (which means occurring occasionally and at irregular intervals) mental disorder. It can cause unusual, often extreme and fluctuating changes in mood, energy, activity, and concentration or focus. Bipolar disorder sometimes is called manic-depressive disorder or manic

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Mom-Of-2 With Dwarfism Tells What It’s Like To Give Birth To A Baby With The Same Diagnosis

As someone who was born with achondroplasia – a genetic mutation that affects bone growth and is more commonly known as dwarfism – mom Caylea Woodbury was aware her children could also be diagnosed with the condition. After learning that her second child,

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Here’s How Childbirth Changes Vagina, Affects Sex Life According To A Medical Expert

The vagina is a muscular tube. It has many folds which allow it to expand during sex and childbirth. According to medical practitioners, there are very few changes to the internal vaginal structure after birth, as it’s designed to stretch

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Experts In Reproductive Health Warn On The Dangers Of Conceiving 6 Months After CS

Reproductive health experts have warned that conceiving six months after undergoing a Caesarean section is dangerous and can cause serious health problems, Punch HealthWise reports. According to the physicians, what many couples interpret as delayed conception after CS is usually

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Here’s A Few Surprising Things Experts Say You Can’t Do While Pregnant

Once a woman discovers she’s pregnant, not only will she have to adjust her world for a new human with needs and wants — but also get her body ready and healthy to do the work of growing said human.

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How Often Should A Couple Be Having Sex? Sexual Health & Relationship Expert Answers

If you are in a relationship right now (or even if you are not), its natural to wonder how often other couples have sex. It might be helpful to know that there is absolutely no standard with regard to sexual

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Major Health Screening Tests Every Woman Needs

Women certainly have a lot on their plates – and unfortunately their health often takes a back seat to their families and careers. Health screening tests are important for every woman. They can help detect problems with bone mineral density

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Healthplus CEO, Bukky George, Who Thought She Could Never Be Infected By COVID-19 Shares Her Unforgettable Lessons After Surviving The Virus

The Managing Director of Healthplus Pharmacy, Bukky George, has shared how she and ten members of her family recovered from the coronavirus pandemic.  Relieving her experience in a post titled “When the unthinkable happens” via her official Facebook on Thursday,

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New Study Examines The Prevalence Of COVID-19 In Pregnant Women

A new paper reports on the prevalence of infections with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in women admitted to labor and delivery units in several Boston hospitals. Universal testing of pregnant women admitted to labor and delivery units is part of a

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New Study Highlights The Effect Of Motherhood On Memory Retention

‘Mummy brain’ is a long-held perception that mothers are more forgetful and less attentive. A new study published yesterday, June 23, however came up with different findings. According to the researchers, findings shows that mothers are equally as attentive, or

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Read The Touching Story Of How Mrs. Obioma Ede Was Left To Bear The Scars Of Infertility After A Botched Caesarean Section

The pregnancy story of a Nigerian housewife, residing in Jakande Estate, Lagos, is that of pain, disappointment and regret of what could have been. 40-year-old Mrs. Obioma Ede says her inability to get pregnant was caused by a negligent doctor

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Allice’s Sad Story Calls The Attention Of Expecting Mothers To Have A Trusted Birthing Partner In The Delivery Room

The heartbreaking story of a Kenyan mom further proves the importance of having a trusted birthing partner in the delivery room for expectant mothers. A mother identified as Alice Ochuka and her family members have called for a thorough investigation,

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Nutritionist Explains How Iron Deficiency Affects Men’s Sexual Performance

A health expert, Prof. Matilda Steiner-Asiedu, has revealed that an iron micronutrient deficiency can make a man weak and affect his sexual performance, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports. The Consultant Nutritionist, who works at the Department of Nutrition and

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On Welcoming Two Babies In The Space Of 22 Months; New Mum, Sunmbo Adeoye, Shares What She Has Learnt After She Couldn’t Conceive For 5 Years Prior

Sunmbo Adeoye, wife of Lagos pastor, David Adeoye, took to social media today to speak about how God has blessed her with two children in the space of 22 months. The mum of four, had two children with singer 2face

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#JusticeForUwa: Former Governor’s Wife, Florence Ajimobi Sends Strong Message To Parents On Educating The Boy-Child About Consent

The rape and murder of 2-year-old University Of Benin Student, UNIBEN undergraduate, Uwa Vera Omozuwa, has angered every right-thinking person as they continue to call for justice for Uwa. In reaction to the brutal murder of the innocent student, wife

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Got Big Boobs? Check Out Five Must-Have Back Pain Relief Tips

Large breasts or boobs can place excess weight on the chest and without adequate support from the surrounding muscles and the rest of the body, the weight of the breasts can cause severe pain. The upper part of the spine

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OAP Toolz Shares Candid Details About Experiencing A Still Birth With Her First Pregnancy

Celebrity mum, Tolulope Oniru-Demuren better known as Toolz sat with astute publisher, Betty Irabor on the latest episode of Life Lessons and she shared details about losing her child that she had kept private. The new season of Life Lessons

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Bereaved Families Tearfully Share Sad Tales Of Losing Their Loved Ones Due To Neglect For Fear Of COVID-19

Families who lost their loved ones who were rejected by hospitals amid the coronavirus pandemic have spoken on the development. Mrs Joy Okereke-Nkemakolam shed uncontrollable tears while speaking with PUNCH about her brother, Joel Aleke, 32, who allegedly died recently

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Former TV Anchor, Vivian King Shares Her Recovery From Massive Stroke At 49 | Here Are Signs To Know

Former TV news anchor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Vivian King was 49 years old when she suffered a massive stroke. King told “Good Morning America: “I was in neurological ICU for 10 days and the hospital for a total of 32

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Migraine Linked To Myriad Of Health Issues During Pregnancy – Study

A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It’s often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can last for hours to days, and

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What Fertility Expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi Wants Us To Know About Pregnancy Before, During And After Menopause

Fertility specialist, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi of Nordica Fertility Centre, Lagos, has shared some vital things women need to know about getting pregnant before, during and after menopause. Every normal pregnancy is a small miracle. Most women get pregnant and have

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Story Of Kundulum Community Where Pregnant Women Dread To Be In Labour At Night Throws Another Spotlight On The Country’s Poor Health System

Kundulum community is located in the Akko Local Government Area of Gombe State. In the community, according to reports, accessing medical care and health workers is a major problem for residents, especially women who are sometimes forced to deliver babies

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Pregnant Mom Who Contracted COVID-19 At 32 Weeks Narrates Her Ordeal

Sedia Marwolo was just 32 weeks pregnant when medics arrived at her home and hauled her away to a special coronavirus hospital, which she likened to “hell.” It was the beginning of a 15-day ordeal during which the 38-year-old Liberian

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