Category Pregnancy & Birth

Over 10,000 Women Will Find Out They’re Pregnant Today – See Why

More women will find out they are pregnant on Wednesday 17 January than at any other time of year, a study has revealed. The date falls just over two weeks after National Babymaking Day on 2 January, which is the most common

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New Mum Yvonne Nelson Releases Videos of Her Journey From Pregnancy to Childbirth | Watch

A few months after welcoming a baby girl, popular Ghanaian actress and film producer Yvonne Nelson has released a preview for her latest video project titled ‘Waiting for Ryn’. According to the Ghanaian movie star, the documentary tells a story

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Photos: Katsina Woman Single-Handedly Delivers a Set of Quadruplets at Home

How safe is home and self delivery? A woman reportedly gave birth to quadruplets in her home at Zakara area of Makera village, Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State without any assistance. According to reports, Sahura, after delivering her

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7 Typical Signs Your Labour is Near

Chiomah Momah How will I know when it’s time? How will I know labour is near? These are typical questions of an expectant mother ask, especially when it’s their first pregnancy.  Usually, the answer to that question is, ‘You will

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9 Common Postpartum Issues & What to Do

Now your baby is safely here and it appears another round of upsets to your body has kicked off. It’s called the portpartum phase. These tips on how to deal with these common issues will help make the healing/recovery process

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INTERESTING: How Mom Welcomed a Set of Twins in Two Different Years

A set of Californian twins were born in two different years after their mum reportedly went into labour on New Year’s Eve at 7 p.m. Maria Esperanza Flores Rios delivered Joaquin Ontiveros on December 31, at the Delano Regional Medical Center

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WOW! Nigeria Records 20,210 Births on January 1st -UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reports that approximately 20,210 babies were born in Nigerian on Jan. 1, 2018. According to the reports, the births, represented third largest population of newborns in the world on the New Year’s Day. UNICEF also

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How To Get Your Pre-pregnancy Body Back

Most new mums can’t wait to bounce back to their pre-pregnancy state. For a few mums, bouncing back comes pretty easy, dependent on some factors such as the woman’s fitness, age and heredity. However for most mums, losing the baby

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7 Common Causes of Miscarriage & How to Minimize Your Risks

Ebube Imana Miscarriage is described as early pregnancy loss or spontaneous abortion, basically, the loss of pregnancy before the twentieth week of pregnancy. It’s more common than many people realize. According to recent findings, 1 to 2 pregnancies out of

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KEGELS: How To Tighten and Firm Up Those Pelvic Muscles For Good

Women need Kegel exercises for different reasons. Child bearing expands the muscles of the pelvis, the same ones that are used in holding the flow of urine. It so happens that the same muscle is very key in sexual satisfaction.

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Sugary Diet During Pregnancy May Increase Asthma Risk in Children- Researchers

Women who consume lots of sugar during pregnancy may increase the risk for asthma in their children, researchers report. The study also shows that children between the ages of seven and nine may be at greater risk of developing asthma

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What You Need to Know About Sex After Child Birth (Part 2)

In Part 1, we have talked about the changes that happen to a mother’s body after the experience of child birth and how she needs to take things slow and do what works for her. You have nothing to prove

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English Singer Paloma Faith Speaks on the Terrifying Side of Pregnancy & Childbirth

Paloma Faith announced at the end of August last year that she was expecting a baby with her partner Leyman Lahcine, a French artist– writing on her social media page: “I am so delighted to tell you I am going to

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Heartbreaking! How Woman Lost Her Entire Set of Quintuplets in 24 Hours

Tragedy struck in Kenya as a woman who gave birth to extremely rare naturally-conceived quintuplets lost all five babies in 24 hours. The sad news was shared by a hospital in the south west of the country. According to a

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Miracle Twins Whose ‘Rescuing Hug’ Stunned the World Celebrate 22nd Birthday

In 1995, a medical miracle was discovered. Identical twin girls Kyrie and Brielle Jackson were born on October 17, 1995, a full 12 weeks ahead of their due date, weighing only 900gms. The standard practice, that time, at The Medical

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Heartless Man Allegedly Stabs Breastfeeding Baby Mama to Death | See Why

A heartless man has taken the life of the mother of his one-month-old baby boy in South Africa after an altercation. According to the SowetanLive, the 26-year-old man, said to be originally from the Eastern Cape, allegedly stabbed his 23-year-old girlfriend,

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Multiple Blessings! Nigerian Couple Welcome Triplets After 11 Years of Waiting

A River state based man, Charles Ojieh and his wife have welcomed a set of triplets after 11 years of waiting. The couple’s elated friend, Ross Alabo-George – who could not contain his joy – took to social media to

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Falling When Pregnant: 5 Things That Can Make You Fall and How to Avoid Them

When you get pregnant, you gain weight and get exhausted easily. Your centre of gravity changes and you’re more like to lose your balance and, falling over could be dangerous for you. You need to be extra careful so that

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Monkey Pox: Suspected Cases Rise to 74 in 11 States

The rare deadly viral disease caused by Monkeypox that recently began in Bayelsa state has reportedly spread to 11 states with 74 suspected cases recorded, Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole confirmed. Adewole made the disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday during a

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6 Things That Will Make Your Delivery Easier

Mark Wealth Are you one of those preggers who fears and worries about the day of delivery? You’ve heard stories of pain and extended labour hours that you now have constant nagging thoughts of how yours will be. Fact is,

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”Doctors saw fibroid but I had twins”- Read Gina Ehikodi’s Testimony as Her Miracle Twins Turn 1 Today

Broadcaster and presenter, “Foodies and Spice,” Gina Ehikodi -Ojo would forever remember October 18 with a heart of thanksgiving. Not only are her set of twin boys clocking a year old today, she remembers vividly their miracle birth a year

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Breast Cancer Survivor! Ondo 1st Lady, Betty Akeredolu Inspires Hope as She Shares Her Touching Story

Founder of Breast Cancer Symposium of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, BRECAN and First Lady of Ondo State, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has once again opened up on how she survived breast cancer 20 years ago. Mrs Akeredolu, whose husband, Rotimi, became governor on February

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ALERT! Monkeypox Spreads From Bayelsa to Rivers and Akwa Ibom States

An official has confirmed that a new case of the rare deadly viral disease Monkeypox has been recorded in Akwa Ibom State, causing panic in neighbouring states in the south-south and south-east regions. At least 13 people suspected to be affected

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MonkeyPox Virus: Ministry of Health Advises Against Consumption of Certain Foods | See List

Following the outbreak of a rare deadly viral disease known as monkey pox in Bayelsa state, the Federal Ministry of Health has listed foods Nigerians must avoid in other not to contract the disease. Foods listed include monkeys, bush meat

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5 Top Pregnancy Worries You Shouldn’t Worry About

The stages of pregnancy seem to be a period of fears and worries. Some of those worries are real and should be given consideration, while others are unfounded. Throw in the fact that hormones will be raging wild and free,

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