Category Pregnancy & Birth

“After what I went through having my child, it dawned on me that it’s not easy to be a mother”- Stephanie Linus Talks About Maternal Mortality In Nigeria

Nollywood actress and mum-of-one, Stephanie Okereke-Linus, has bared her thoughts on what motherhood can feel like in this part of the world. The movie star was speaking as part of activities commemorating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Population

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Why New Moms Should Wait At Least A Year Before Getting Pregnant Again

A new study has advised that new mothers should wait a year before getting pregnant again. The research suggested that new mothers risk the health of both themselves and their unborn babies if they get pregnant again within a year of giving

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Why 40% Of All Conceptions End In Miscarriage -Obstetrician, Dr David Ede-Edokpolor Enlightens Us

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy , the most telling symptoms that accompany the condition being heavy bleeding with  abdominal or back pain and cramping. Doctor David Ede-Edokpolor, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist has said that about 40

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Model, Simone Holtznagel Expresses Regrets Having Breast Enlargement Surgery, Warns Women Against The Danger

Former Playboy model Simone Holtznagel is known for her killer curves and large E-cup breasts. Yesterday, the 25-year-old Australian fashion model, best known for her appearance in Australia’s Next Top Model shared a chilling warning to those contemplating a breast enlargement

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The Most Hilarious And Interesting Fathers’ Day Story You’ll Ever Read

A Nigerian young woman has told a heartwarming yet hilarious story about her dad’s reaction after she told him she was pregnant while she was still in College in Canada. According to the Twitter user, @Imoteda, her father immediately disowned

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Prolonged Labour: Causes, Symptoms And What To Expect

Labour is considered normal when uterine contractions result in progressive dilation and effacement (stretching and thinning) of the cervix. Normal labor progresses slowly through the initial phase and then, when the cervix is dilated more than four centimeters, the more

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Gynaecologist, Dr. Nathaniel Adewole, Warns Expectant Moms Against This Lying Position During Pregnancy

As your pregnancy progresses, you might find your lying and sleeping positions more difficult. An expert in Abuja has warned expectant mothers against the act of lying face up in the advanced stage of their pregnancy. Dr Nathaniel Adewole, a

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After Four Cesarean Sections, Desola Afods Is Busting The Myths Around CS

Cesarean section is still being perceived as an abnormal means of delivery by many, especially women in Nigeria.  The problem of stigma attached to birthing children through this method is particularly significant and thank goodness many moms are coming out

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Gynaecologist, Theodore Yakubu Counsels Women Above Age 35 On What To Do Before Getting Pregnant

If you’re older than age 35 and hoping to get pregnant, you’re in good company. Many women are delaying pregnancy well into their 30s and beyond — and delivering healthy babies. Taking special care can help give your baby the

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Actress, Monalisa Chinda Shares Amazing Birth Story Of New Mum Who Won Against Fibroids After Six Years Of Childlessness

For some years now, Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda Coker,  has shown commitment to providing sustained basic care for women with cases of uterine fibroid. In 2015, she started her campaign for the awareness of the challenges of uterine fibroid under

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Actor, Kunle Afod’s Wife Talks Giving Birth Through CS 4 Times & How She Contemplated Aborting Her 4th Pregnancy

Desola Sholanke Afod, wife of Yoruba actor and producer, Kunle Afod, has talked about how she gave birth through Cesarean section four times and how she contemplated to have an abortion when she was pregnant with her fourth child. The

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New Breast Cancer Drug Found To Boost Survival Rates By 30 Percent

A new form of drug drastically improves the survival rates of young women with the most common form of breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday, citing the results of an international clinical trial. The findings, presented at the annual meeting

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Nigerian Men Share Hilarious Experiences With Their Pregnant Wives’ Food Cravings

One of the most interesting parts of pregnancy are the cravings that come along with it. Having a supportive partner that period is one of the best things that can happen to any expectant mum. Food cravings are a real

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Moms Did This To Promote Post Partum Positive Body Images But See What They Got

Four moms, Desiree Fortin, Katie Crenshaw, Meg Boggs and Bethanie Garcia all met through the social media platform and collaborated on several body acceptance projects. They realized they’d finally have the chance to meet in late April during a conference

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Actress, Minka Kelly Reacts To The Fetal Heartbeat Bill: ‘Women do not get pregnant alone’

More and more states are lining up to rip away women’s reproductive rights. A few days ago, members of Missouri’s Senate passed a bill prohibiting women from having abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy or later, making them the third

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Married Abuja Men Share Shocking Tales Of Why They Patronize Sex Workers & It’s Quite Revealing

Prostitution, which is as old as the world, is thriving in Abuja. Visiting prostitutes in brothels was seen in the past as shameful and practiced by irresponsible men. That notion seems to have changed. Men with flashy cars pull up

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‘Fetal Heartbeat Bill: Actress/Mom, Busy Philipps Shares Her Abortion Story At Age 15

American show host, writer, producer, and director, Busy Philipps has shared her own abortion story, making a statement about the new bill that was just signed into law in Georgia, which bans all abortions after six weeks. On Tuesday, Georgia

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Researchers Highlight Major Breakthrough On Dreaded Ebola Virus Disease

In a breakthrough that could lead to a simple and inexpensive test for Ebola virus disease, researchers have generated two antibodies to the deadly virus. According to a report published in the ScienceDaily, the antibodies, which are inexpensive to produce,

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OUTRAGE In Georgia As The Most Extreme Abortion Bill Is Signed Into Law

Whenever the word “Abortion” comes up, it stirs up a lot of conversation and controversies nationwide. On Tuesday, Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp, a Republican, signed the most extreme abortion ban nationwide. The measure is a “fetal heartbeat bill,” known as HB

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Falz’s Manager, Femisoro Ajayi Dishes On Why Nigerians Shouldn’t Have Their Kids In Nigeria… Do You Agree?

Lamenting about the situation of the country on social media, a Nigerian musician, Falz’s manager, Femisoro Ajayi, is advising parents to make plans to acquire a second citizenship for their children. Ajayie advised that Nigerians who have the means should

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Why Nigerians Must Make Regular Hand-washing An Essential Habit 

Hand washing is the act of cleaning one’s hands with the use of any liquid with or without soap for the purpose of removing dirt or microorganisms. As we all know, microorganisms that are capable of causing infectious diseases are

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Why Expectant Moms Should Stay In A Protected Environment During Pregnancy -Medical Professional, Akin Abayomi

A Haematologist, Professor Akin Abayomi has advised pregnant women to stay in a protected environment during pregnancy. The medical professional explained that the environment where a child was exposed to during stages of pregnancy must be protected to avoid a long

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TV Personality, Emma Ugolee, Narrates How Indian Hospital Swapped Kidney His Sister Donated To Him

Nigerian media personality, Emma Ugolee has narrated how an Indian hospital swapped the kidney his sister donated to him with a less functional one. Ugolee shared his experience in reaction to a story shared by a Nigerian man who blamed

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TV Girl, Toke Makinwa Writes Open Letter To Young Dreamers: ”Don’t stop pushing”

Rejection is as much a part of life as acceptance. Sometimes, it’s the caveat that predicates our path to success. Radio and TV personality, Toke Makinwa has dished out words of encouragement to every young dreamer who have been rejected

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Nigerian Triplets Share Miraculous Birth Story Of How They Surprised Their Parents Who Were Expecting Twins 

If you are conversant on Instagram you should know these popular set of triplets, Tomisin, Tomiwa and Toni who always Wow their followers with their pictures. With many tapping into their blessings and others just belonging to the “my ovaries

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