Category Pregnancy & Birth

Motivational: How Dr Ijeoma Nnodim Became A Successful Paediatrician, Despite Suffering A Severe Hearing Loss

In spite of a hearing impairment, Dr Ijeoma Jane Nnodim scaled through the odds to become a very successful paeditrician and a fellow of the West African College of Physicians in paediatrics. Born with severe sensorineural hearing loss, which means that

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TV & Film Producer, Cynthia Okpala Shares Her Experience Dealing With Postpartum Depression Twice

Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is a type of mood disorder associated with childbirth which can affect both sexes. However excited you are to finally get to know that tiny newborn that you fantasized about throughout your pregnancy,

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Maternal Mortality: Why Some Pregnant Women Bleed- OB/GYN Abosede Lewu

A consultant obstetrician/gynaecologist, Dr. Abosede Lewu while delivering a lecture on “Maternal Mortality: Placenta, The Position and Complications,” at the maiden edition of Safe Motherhood Initiative (SMI) and official launch of the Sanusi Cares Foundation (SCF) elaborated on some of

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Sex Therapists List 7 Strategic Places Couples Can Improve Their Sex Lives | You Need To Check Them Out

According to experts, sex between couples should not be restricted to the bedroom only. At a point, couples are advised to be adventurous, to try out not new styles but also new places where sex can be pleasurable. A US-based

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Maternal Mortality: Medical Expert, Dr Abosede Lewu Sensitises Pregnant Women On The Dangers Of Placenta Complication & Solution

An obstetrician/ gynaecologist Dr Abosede Lewu, has reveal that placenta complications as a result of shift from its normal position (placenta previa) or that which get separated partially or completely from the womb (placenta abruption) could lead to the loss

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EBOLA OUTBREAK: Pregnant Woman, Nursing Moms, Others Share Unique Tales Of Its Impact & How They Overcame The Deadly Disease

Earlier this month, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced that the 1000th survivor of the current Ebola outbreak was released from care. The epidemic, which was declared on 1 August 2018, is the

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How Consumption Of Caffeine During Pregnancy May Damage Baby’s Liver

Having too much caffeine during pregnancy may impair baby’s liver development and increase the risk of liver disease in adulthood, according to a new study. The study findings indicate that the consumption of caffeine equivalent to 2-3 cups of coffee

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How Childbirth And Menstruation Affect Women’s Mental Health

We women know the drill: we start menstruating as teenagers, or earlier, and have the ability to become pregnant, and then as we age we lose both our period and childbearing abilities through menopause. According to experts, these life changes

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Pathetic Story Of Alisa Tepikina Whose Internal Organs Were Accidentally Ripped Out By Doctor During Childbirth

A very heartbreaking story has been told of a woman whose internal organs were ripped out accidentally by a doctor. Alisa Tepikina, pictured above died in ‘excruciating pain’ when a doctor tried to remove her placenta that had not been

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Three Moms Recount The Terrifying Moments They Were Sent Home From Hospitals While In Labour

Three women who were sent home from hospital while in labour tell their story. One of the women, Quayla Harris knew exactly how she wanted the delivery of her third child to go: a natural birth in the hospital with

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10 Ways To Heal Your Body & Mind After A Miscarriage & Get Pregnant Again -Expert

Healing after a miscarriage can be quite tough, especially mentally and physically. It will surely take some time for your mind and body to recover fully. Your physical recovery will depend on how far along you were in the pregnancy

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#SexForGrades Scandal: Friend Of Embattled UNILAG Lecturer, Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu Makes Fresh  Revelations

A close friend of the embattled UNILAG lecturer, Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu who was indicted in the viral sex-for-grades scandal, has made some fresh revelations about the alleged randy lecturer and pastor. Dr. Igbeneghu, a former sub-dean of Faculty of Art

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Top 10 Dos And Don’ts Pregnant Women Must Know Today – Researchers

Being pregnant is one thing, giving birth safely is another. According to medical researchers, unfortunately, most women don’t know what involves having a safe delivery. Researchers say what a pregnant woman does or doesn’t do during pregnancy can affect not

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Sex For Grades: Rapper Falz, Civil Rights Group, Reveal What Must Be Done To Curb Sexual Misconducts By Lecturers

Nigerian rapper/actor, Folarin Falana, better known by his stage name Falz, and a civil rights group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, have reacted to the video of UNILAG lecturer, Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu, a former sub-dean of Faculty of

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Spacing And Waiting Too Long Between Pregnancies- Nigerian Doctor Advises Women On Finding The Balance To Minimise Risks

Old and even more recent studies have established that mums need to wait at least a year between pregnancies. A study by the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, found that mothers

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7 Important Questions Pregnant Mums Should Ask Before Giving Birth

One of the things to keep at bay for a to-be-home is avoidable anxiety. Avoiding undue anxiety has to do with some planning but even more asking the right questions from your health practitioner to help you get an idea

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Does Your Child Have A Valid Birth Certificate? What Every Parent Must Know About The Birth Registration

This is a question every Nigerian parent should be able to answer. If your answer is a Yes, and the issuing authority is the National Population Commission, NPopC, such document is legally recognised. If your answer is a No, the

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Elated New Mum, @Miracletwinjj Tells What It Felt Like Battling Fibroid And Childlessness For 7 Years

A Nigerian woman has become a mum for the first time after battling fibroid and childlessness for the first seven years of her marriage. The unnamed new mum is beside herself with joy and has taken to her Instagram handle

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Interesting New Study Finds That A Quarter Of Expectant Dads Go Through ‘Pregmancy’| See Details

A quarter of expectant fathers now go through their own ‘pregmancy’ as they suffer their own symptoms such as food cravings and morning sickness, a new study has found. Modern men have shifted from so closely involved with their partner’s

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Nigerian Mom, Oma Okechukwu Who Supposedly “Died For Some Hours” During Childbirth Tells What It’s Like

A Nigerian woman, Oma Okechukwu, who claims she died for some hours during childbirth has taken to Twitter to share her bloody experience. Narrating her near death experience, said she was admitted in a hospital in Aba sometimes in 2016

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Your Spontaneous Miscarriages Might Be As A Result Of RF: Pharmacist, Adanma Doreen Gives Us Insight Into This Situation & How It Can Be Tackled

Many women who have series of spontaneous miscarriages are considered witches who eat their babies, in many African cultures, up until date. In fact, some women even suspect family and friends to be behind their predicament. Sadly, this is not

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Medical Expert Warns Pregnant Women Against Trifling Their Doctor’s Verdict On CS

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia, has advised pregnant women to adhere to medical advice on the number of times to give birth through Caesarean Session (CS). Dr. Hassan Ikrama gave the advice in

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‘I’m never trying it again’ -Rapper Olamide’s Alleged Baby Mama, OAP Maria Okan On Having Her Baby Via Natural Birth

Three days ago, Nigerian On-Air Personality, Maria Okanrende, announced the birth of her first child via Instagram. Maria who claims she was impregnated by popular Nigerian rapper, Olamide Adedeji, known by his stage name Olamide shared a picture showing her

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Medical Experts School Women On VVF, How To Avoid And Overcome The Embarrassing Condition

According to medical experts, Vesico Virginal Fistula (VVF), is defined as a hole that develops between the vagina and the bladder, resulting in uncontrollable leaking of urine through the vagina. Causes are early marriage, prolonged labour, poor maternal and antenatal care, malnutrition

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Sickle Cell Warrior & Advocate, Abimbola Ogunmekan Reaches Out To SS Patients With A Message Of Hope

As humans, our greatest test is being able to help someone while going through our own storm. This is what Abimbola Ogunmekan represents to the many lives she is saving through her WarriorStory Initiative; a nonprofit community of people living

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