Category Pregnancy & Birth

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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6 Pregnancy Skin Problems and How to Fix Them

Due to the numerous changes that occur in a woman’s body during pregnancy, some problems may occur. Morning sickness, swollen feet, a swollen nose, the list goes on and on. During pregnancy, women will notice their skin change colour, get

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7 Ways to Handle Your Teenage Daughter’s Pregnancy (Part One)

Mark Wealth One thing most parents, especially mothers dread to face is the news that their teenage daughter is pregnant. As a result, you find many parents trying their ultimate best to make sure this doesn’t happen. Then she makes

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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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