Category Pregnancy & Birth

4 Smart Ways to Prepare for Your Baby’s Birth

Pregnancy can seem to go on forever, especially in the last few days before you are due. There’s a long list of what you can do to get ready for your baby’s birth. Here are 4 smart ways to begin: 1.

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What to Do When Your Water Breaks Prematurely

Your baby is cushioned from injury, protected from infection, provided with nutrition and a lot of other things, thanks to your amniotic fluid, a.k.a your water. When that water ‘breaks’ there are a lot of complications that can happen to you and

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Labor and Birth Terms Every Woman Should Know

Almost every woman knows what happens or is likely to happen to her body while pregnant, during labor and after childbirth. But how sound is your knowledge of these birth terms that you are sure to hear at least a hundred times

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Braxton Hicks Or Labor Contractions? Learn How to Tell the Difference

Braxton Hicks contractions are also called “warm- up” or “toning” contractions. This is your body’s way of preparing the uterus for labor. Understanding certain things about Braxton Hicks contractions, like when they occur, what they’re like, and how to relieve them,

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Paul and Anita Okoye Reportedly Expecting Twins!

It’s raining babies in the Okoye household! One-half of P-square duo, Paul Okoye and his wife, Anita Isama- Okoye are reportedly expecting a set of twins. According to unconfirmed sources, the couple will be welcoming their patter of tiny feet in

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12 Funny & Weird Scientific Facts about Pregnancy

When you really look at it, from the morning sickness to the mood swings, the swollen nose, feet and belly, the spontaneous burst of tears or anger, a woman carries a pregnancy for almost a year?! And then pops out this tiny

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What To Eat And Avoid During Pregnancy

For mums-to-be, it’s important to take precautions when choosing what to eat. Here’s a recommended list of what to eat and avoid during pregnancy. Safe To Eat GREEN VEGETABLES: This contains high level of folic acid and iron. Folic acid

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6 Weird and Amazing Facts about a Newborn You Probably Didn’t Know

Babies are super cute and adorable, but did you know they are born with taste buds at the the roof, back and sides of their mouth, in addition to their tongue? Weird huh? Here are 6 more amazing facts about

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Bleeding After Love Making During Pregnancy: Causes & Remedies

Pregnancy is not a reason for sex to be a forgotten term in your relationship. In fact, pregnancy actually enhances the love making process for most women, because breasts are highly sensitive the vagina has increased blood flow, which heightens the sensation.

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Heartbreaking: How Pastor’s Wife Died after he Prevented Doctors from Evacuating their Dead Unborn Baby  

A heartbreaking message sent to radio personality, Freeze, has revealed that a pastor allegedly caused the death of his wife by preventing doctors from evacuating their dead baby from his wife’s womb. “Please I want to give an eye witness account

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“Baby Bin” Created by South African Church for Parents Who Want to Get Rid of Unwanted Newborns

The Berea Baptist Church in Johannesburg installed a ‘door of hope’ so babies could be left anonymously by parents unable or unwilling to care for them. The Sun reports that: The door of hope dubbed ‘baby bin’ is a hatch

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China to Consider Giving Couples Financial Incentives to Have More Babies

The Chinese government may consider giving families financial incentives to have a second child in order to reach higher birth rate targets. This is a rather dramatic turnaround for China. You will recall that in times past, China had a very

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 Adunni Ade Shares Epic Revelation About Her Two Pregnancies

It is often said that one’s first pregnancy usually differs from the second and many seem to wonder why. Well Nollywood actress Adunni Ade, took to Instagram to share a throwback photo of herself pregnant with her first and second

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Read the Open Letter “Nigerian Single Mother’s Association” Wrote to BBNaija Housemate Bisola

Funmi Akinyode, a member of a group called Nigerian Single Mother’s Association has written an open letter to Big Brother Naija Housemate and single mother of one, Bisola, after she was caught on camera having some ‘under the sheet’ action with Thin Tall Tony

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Ultrasound in Pregnancy: Procedure, Benefits & Risks

For women who have struggled with infertility or miscarriages, having an ultrasound done can  provide a sense of comfort and relief. Women under a private health care provider, might have an ultrasound during every check up. As lovely as it

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Woman Loses Pregnancy Over Suspicions of Husband’s Alleged Infidelity

Sandra Edodo, 27, reportedly lost her pregnancy after being beaten to pulp by her Liberian co-tenant. The incident occurred at Igando, a suburb in Lagos. According to P.M. Express,  pregnant Edodo, was battered by Omombo, a co-tenant after she challenged him over an

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Everything You May Need To Know About A Breeched Baby

Babies are considered Breech, when they are positioned bottom-down late in pregnancy. How will I know if my baby is Breech or not? A doctor or midwife will feel your abdomen during routine antenatal checkups to ascertain whether or not

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Vaginal Heaviness or Pelvic Pressure During Pregnancy: Causes & Treatments

Pregnancy is far from a glamorous period for most women. Morning sickness, back aches, swelling, weight gain to the elephant feet. It is enough to make some women question the fairness of womanhood. On the upside, it’s amazing how your

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After 30 Years of Childless Marriage, Pastor and Wife Dedicate 1st Child

After 30 years of childless marriage, the General Overseer of Glorious Salvation Ark of God Ministry in Efurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, Pastor Solomon Eferaha and his wife, Florence, on Sunday dedicated their first child, Samuel Ewomazino Eferaha.

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7 Signs That Your Labor is Very Near

When counting down to the days when your precious little one is meant to arrive, you are bound to get a tad bit nervous and frustrated at the same time. Rumor has it that the last days of pregnancy can

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8 Useful Tips to Reduce Swelling During Pregnancy

In medical terminology, the swelling of ankles and feet is called Edema (or Oedema). During pregnancy, one thing that may scare or unsettle a pregnant woman is swelling. This condition is mainly seen on the ankles and feet, and sometimes on

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Science Proves These 3 Things Can Ease Labor and Hasten Child Birth

As natural as the pain that comes with child birth is, most women will jump at any opportunity to ease the pain that comes along with it. I know i would. No matter how many times a woman has gone through it,

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6 Struggles That Are All Too Real For Third Trimester Mums

Simple day to day activities are taken for granted when one is not pregnant or about give birth. These daily life tasks for most people take little to no effort but for women in their third trimester, it takes every

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6 Fears Pregnant Women Have But Shouldn’t

The news of expecting a baby is one to celebrate, especially if it’s your first time. There is a lot of misinformation out there and everyone seems to have an opinion about what can or can’t happen during pregnancy, thus;

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Woman Gives Birth to Baby Weighing Over 6kg!

Natashia Corrigan gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday, weighing 6.06 kg which is said to be twice the average baby weight in Australia. Daily mail reports: Corrgian and her husband Brian Liddle, were in shock at the size of their

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