Category Pregnancy & Birth

My Baby’s Life or Mine! See What Happened to This Mom and Baby She Birthed While in Coma

A cancer-diagnosed mother in Detroit, Michigan gave birth to her sixth child on the 6th of September, this year while in a coma she had been in for 2 months. Carrie DeKlyen had chosen to forgo her cancer treatment (chemotheraphy) so

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Ugandan Health Minister Disguises to Catch Corrupt Hospital Workers

The Health Minister of Uganda, Ms Sarah Opendi revealed that she disguised herself as a patient in order to catch corrupt health workers. It worked, because two people were caught. The incident took place on Friday at the Chinese-built Naguru hospital. The

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Ten Tips On How To Recover After Having a Cesarean Section Surgery (Part Two)

Mark Wealth Having a Cesarean section surgery comes with its own set of complexities, slightly different from vaginal delivery. One thing is clear though, to recover fully and properly, you must be equipped with the right knowledge. Sometimes you don’t

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Wife of Kenyan Senator Recounts the Agony of Losing Two of Her Triplets After Delivery

Wife of Kenyan Senator, Isaac Mwaura has spoken out on how she lost their two babies after giving birth to triplets, two boys and a girl. Mukami Mwaura, in an article she wrote on her blog, gave a detailed account of

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Ten Tips On How To Recover After Having a Cesarean Section Surgery (Part One)

Mark Wealth Having a Cesarean section surgery comes with its own set of complexities, slightly different from vaginal delivery. One thing is clear though, to recover fully and properly, you must be equipped with the right knowledge.   Sometimes you

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8 Benefits of Having a Cesarean Section

Mark Wealth A Cesarean section is the method whereby a baby is delivered through the mother’s abdomen as opposed to the vagina which is the natural or normal method of delivery. There are a number of reasons why a pregnant

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Actress Judie Dench, 82, Encourages Seniors to Have Healthy Sex Life

82-year-old Oscar winning actress, Dame Judi Dench, has urged her fellow octogenarians not to give up on healthy sex life, saying age is no barrier. Dench is taking on the role of Queen Victoria in her latest film Victoria and Abdul, which explores the

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Girl Born Without a Face Defies All Odds and Celebrates Ninth Birthday | See Photos

A little girl who was born without a face because of a rare condition has defied the odds to reach her ninth birthday thanks to her family’s strength love and care. Vitória Marchioli, from Barra de São Francisco in Brazil, has

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‘Secondhand Wife’: Nigerian Man Insults Wife for Giving Birth Via C-Section

A Facebook user, Oluwayemisi Oyeneye Okunowo, shared a story of her friend’s husband who has been angry with her for having their first child via C-section and not vaginally. READ ALSO: Vaginal Birth After Caesarian According to her, the man said the

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Breastfeeding Lowers Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke for Mothers, Study Suggests

Breastfeeding is not only beneficial for babies but it could prevent women suffering a stroke or developing heart disease in later life, scientists have concluded. Previous studies have suggested that mothers get short-term health benefits from breastfeeding, such as weight

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A ‘High 5’ From the Womb! Mum-To-Be, Libby Shares Amazing Ultrasound Photo

Libby and Mathew Vlasic were overjoyed to learn that their 6-year-old son Miles was to become a big brother after giving up hope of having another baby. And at just nine weeks pregnant, the happy pair found out they were

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Serena Williams Speaks on Why She Wants an Epidural and Thinks She Won’t Be a Good Mum

First time mom-to-be Serena Williams is extremely anxious to experience motherhood as she can not seem to get enough of her being pregnant. She is totally loving every bit of it. However there are two things she laments on being nervous

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“How I Lost My Twin Babies” Vienna Girardi Painfully Reveals

Vienna Girardi took to Facebook on Sunday to reveal that her daughters went to Heaven on Aug 5th at 18 weeks after experiencing twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS). The grieving mum wrote about her devastating loss in an emotional and lengthy post recounting how she almost died

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Rhesus Positive and Negative: What You Need To Know

Mark Wealth The term “rhesus” was coined from the rhesus macaque monkey. Some scientists performed a blood transfusion experiment between the monkey and the rabbit and found out some interesting compatibility attributes of the monkey’s blood. Some years and a

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How BBC Presenter’s Babies Saved Her Parents’ Lives

British Broadcasting Channel (BBC), Julia Bradbury has controversially claimed that her pregnancies saved both her parents’ lives by giving them something to look forward to and live for. The mother of three who also works as a presenter with Independent

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61-Year-Old 1st Time Mum Shares Her Testimony: “I was mocked”

A 61-year-old retired nurse, Samba Greywood Dokubo-Briggs, from Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, who recently delivered a set of triplets as her first birth, has shared her story with Chukwudi Akasike. According to her, she has been married

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Why Fathers Ought to Be in The Birthing Room

Mark Wealth This has been a sensitive issue among couples and medical experts in the last few decades. Before the roaring 70s, men were sent away by the midwives. Sometime in the early 70s, Doctor Robert Bradley started inviting husbands into

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Mother’s Resolve About Her Baby Who Was Born Without Eyes Will Make You Cry

Story of a mother of two, Kiara Shanee who found out that her beautiful baby was born without eyes will inspire you to be strong. A day after little Kensley Ayanna, Kiara noticed something about her eyes were out of odds. It

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True Life Story: Sickle Cell Mum, Anne Welsh Shares Personal Story to Encourage Pregnant Women Suffering from the Disorder

Sickle Cell advocate, Anne Welsh, who recently welcomed her second child has opened up on having a baby as a sickle cell mother. Sharing her pregnancy journey and birth experience to advice other women suffering from sickle cell and planning on having

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New Mum, Laura Ikeji Gushes About Enjoying Motherhood on Instagram

Since Laura Ikeji welcomed her first child, baby boy, Ryan Ogbonna Kanu with husband Ogbonna Kanu, she has been gushing about the joys of motherhood on her social media page. In a new Instagram post, the fashion blogger and businesswoman

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UPDATE! The Terminally-ill Baby Boy Who Moved The World, Charlie Gard | Parents Fight Final Battle

Parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard have heartbreakingly decided to let their baby go. Chris Gard and Connie Yates have made a ‘final wish to put him to bed in his own cot and let him ‘slip away’. The parents

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Double Celebration! Actor John Njamah Welcomes 1st Baby With Cameroonian Wife on Same Day As 1st Wedding Anniversary

Film maker and Actor John Njamah and Angwi Tangi Njamah , his Cameroonian wife just welcomed a baby girl, Ziorah, on July 21 2017, same day as  their first wedding anniversary! Double joy! On June 21, 2016, the John who is

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Tanzanian Model Battling Endometriosis Defiles All Odds as She Welcomes Baby Boy

One of Africa’s most celebrated runway queen and model Milen Magese also known as Ladiva Millen gave birth to a baby boy a week ago in Columbia. She shared this on Instagram. The Tanzanian supermodel Magese, who was reasonably private about the

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How Woman Who Suffered Pre-diabetics & Hypertension Gave Birth To First Child at 59

A 59-year-old Ghanaian woman who had tried for nearly four decades to become pregnant has given birth at a New York hospital after undergoing fertility treatments. Akosua Budu Amoako gave birth to a full-term 7lb 4oz boy on June 15 at Bellevue

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Baby On Board! American Singer The Dream & Wife, Lalonne Nash are Expecting Baby No. 8

Singer, songwriter and record producer, The Dream and his third wife, LaLonne Nash are expecting their eighth baby. The couple who have been married for 3 years just celebrated their anniversary on July 5th. This will be the singer’s eighth child, and the couple’s

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