Category Birth

There’s So Much About To Learn About First Poop After Childbirth, Thanks To Nigerian Women On Twitter

Your first postpartum poop: Many mums, often find themselves in this confusing loop, you want to poop, but you’re too worried you’d put extra pressure on your pelvic muscles, or worse if you had tear, (no matter how little) you’re

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Here’s How Childbirth Changes Vagina, Affects Sex Life According To A Medical Expert

The vagina is a muscular tube. It has many folds which allow it to expand during sex and childbirth. According to medical practitioners, there are very few changes to the internal vaginal structure after birth, as it’s designed to stretch

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Experts In Reproductive Health Warn On The Dangers Of Conceiving 6 Months After CS

Reproductive health experts have warned that conceiving six months after undergoing a Caesarean section is dangerous and can cause serious health problems, Punch HealthWise reports. According to the physicians, what many couples interpret as delayed conception after CS is usually

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Allice’s Sad Story Calls The Attention Of Expecting Mothers To Have A Trusted Birthing Partner In The Delivery Room

The heartbreaking story of a Kenyan mom further proves the importance of having a trusted birthing partner in the delivery room for expectant mothers. A mother identified as Alice Ochuka and her family members have called for a thorough investigation,

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How The Kangaroo Mother Care Benefits Preterm Babies- Study

A world-first study has demonstrated significant benefits to a premature baby’s heart and brain function when held by the parent in skin-to-skin contact. Parent-infant skin-to-skin care (SSC) or kangaroo care, started in the late 1970s in Columbia when incubators to

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Medical Practitioner Gives Insight Into Why Some Women Add Weight After Childbirth

Uchechi Nwachukwu, the Assistant Chief Dietician with the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, (FETHA), has given insight into why some nursing mothers add weight a few months after putting to bed. According to the medical expert, the extra weight added was

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Medical Expert Details How Malaria During Pregnancy Can Cause Miscarriages & Stillbirths

A medical expert has revealed that malaria can cause pregnant women to have miscarriages, children with low birth weights, stillbirths, and also make a fetus to stop growing. Dr Chinonso Egemba, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria

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Study Links Severe Morning Sickness To Higher Risk Of Autism

A new study claims that children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum — a severe form of a morning sickness — during pregnancy were 53% more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to Kaiser Permanente research published in

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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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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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Gynaecologist, Emmanuel Anthony Highlights The Risk Of A Vaginal Delivery After Two Caesarean Sections

A wide variety of speculations abound on the possibility and risks of delivering a baby vaginally after having two caesarean sections. An Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the Masaka Central Hospital, Karu, has advised women to avoid going through vaginal delivery

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Falz’s Manager, Femisoro Ajayi Dishes On Why Nigerians Shouldn’t Have Their Kids In Nigeria… Do You Agree?

Lamenting about the situation of the country on social media, a Nigerian musician, Falz’s manager, Femisoro Ajayi, is advising parents to make plans to acquire a second citizenship for their children. Ajayie advised that Nigerians who have the means should

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Incredible: Meet The Strong Woman, Thelma Chiaka Who Birthed Six Babies In Just 9 Minutes

A Nigerian woman Thelma Chiaka based in Houston, Texas, has delivered as many as six babies in just nine minutes, stunning doctors as well as family and friends. Defying remarkable odds of one in 4.7billion, Thelma delivered her sextuplets, two

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C-Section In Africa: New Study Reveals Shocking Report On Mortality Rate

Cesarean section is a surgical procedure used to deliver a baby through incisions in the abdomen and uterus. You will agree with me that worldwide, the number of C-sections has nearly doubled over the last 20 years. According to a

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How To Survive First Week After The Baby Arrives

Your first weeks home with a new baby can come with a lot of anxiety. You may have prepared a great deal for your baby’s arrival; like assembling the crib, washing and safely arranging their little clothes, stocking up diapers

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Meeting His Baby Sister For The First Time, This Little Man’s Reaction Is Adorable| Video

Going by the content of the video below, this mom-of-2 is blessed to have ’em. BET Networks took to their Instagram page to share a heart-warming video of a little big brother excitedly loving on his new baby sister whom

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Linda Ikeji Welcomes Baby J Two Days To Her 38th Birthday| PHOTOS

Linda Ikeji welcomes Baby J! The elated Nigerian celebrity blogger took to Instagram to announce the arrival of her baby boy. “Baby J”, as the new mom had named her baby boy from the womb, arrived yesterday, September 17, 2018;

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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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