Category Pregnancy

7 Tips To Recovering After A Miscarriage

Recovering after a miscarriage can be quite tough, especially emotionally. However, trying all you can to recover in earnest boosts your chances of having a full-term and healthy pregnancy when you’re ready to conceive again. Find a few tips to

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Top Dos & Don’ts For A Healthy Pregnancy

There’s no more critical time to take your health seriously than during pregnancy as its successful completion is largely influenced by how healthy the lifestyle choices you make are. Find a list of top dos and don’ts to use as 

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Week 1 – 2: Your Pregnancy, Week By Week

Despite the several upsets that may come with pregnancy, knowing a baby is developing inside you triggers a variety of amazing emotions. As you bask in the euphoria, here’s a week by week guide on what to expect and how

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7 Common Upsets During Pregnancy & What To Do

For a lot of women, pregnancy comes with a variety of unexpected upsets and behavioural changes that often make the nine-month period a rollercoaster. From constipation, varicose veins, skin changes, short attention span to heartburn and so on, find sure-fire

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6 STIs You Should Get Tested For During Pregnancy & Why

As you already know, there’s no more critical time to take your health more seriously than during pregnancy as any lapses may have adverse effects on overall pregnancy outcome. Screenings for these sexually transmitted infections during pregnancy are quite important

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7 Things Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Before Giving Birth

After two pregnancies, I’ve discovered despite the usual upsets, pregnancy is really as much fun as you make it. With my first pregnancy, I was overwhelmed by the discomforts and the alarming way my body was changing. My body felt

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9 Sure-fire Ways Pregnant Women Can Get Better Sleep At Night

Due to factors including the growing baby bump, fluctuating hormones, leg cramps, frequent urination, baby movements, upsetting dreams, anxiety and stress, a lot of pregnant women struggle with getting enough sleep at night. If you are pregnant and struggling to

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5 Ways To Minimize Your Risk Of Having A Baby With Birth Defects

Birth defects are abnormalities present at birth which occur during baby’s development in the womb. Majority of these defects are said to occur during the first 3 months of pregnancy, and may result in changes in baby’s appearance, body function

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Pregnancy Brain: Why It Happens & How To Cope

For some pregnant women, joining the list of pregnancy upsets such as nausea, fatigue, constipation, heartburn, backaches, sleepless nights, and so on, is the often frustrating memory lapses or forgetfulness, tagged ‘pregnancy brain’. According to some studies, factors including the

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“I’m Pregnant and I Smoke” Pregnant Woman Holding A Cig Posts Photo On Facebook

A woman has been slammed by social media users for posting a photo of herself and her baby bump holding and smoking a cigarette on her Facebook wall. ”Before people run their mouth, yes i’m smoking a cigarette, no its

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Pregnant & Working: How To Stay Healthy & Productive In The Workplace

Working during pregnancy can be challenging, especially for women who have to deal with discomforts in the workplace. It is, however, not impossible. Here are five tips for pregnant working women on staying safe, healthy and productive on the job.

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How to Prevent & Manage Swollen Ankles & Feet During Pregnancy

Swollen ankles and feet, fuelled by more fluid retention in the body and pressure from the expanding uterus, is a common symptom during pregnancy and can be quite uncomfortable. Find useful tips to help you prevent or manage the situation…

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Health Alert! Sperm Leakage in Women May Cause Delay in Conception…Nigerian Gynaecologist Reveals

An Abuja-based Gynaecologist has revealed that sperm leakage after intercourse could delay conception in women. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja, an expert Adaora Ukoh, said sperm leakage after intercourse could delay conception in women,

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Morning Sickness: 2 Mums on their Experience & Relieving Symptoms

Pregnant and currently battling bouts of morning sickness? You are not alone. MIM got two mums to share their experiences as well as useful tips on relieving the typical symptoms. Ebube Imana, mum of two During my first pregnancy, I

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Pregnant Woman Diagnosed With Gestational Diabetes Narrates Her Story

A woman, pregnant with her second child was diagnosed with gestational diabetes during a routine glucose tolerance test. According to Punch, Becky Furuta, at the Women Deliver Conference which held in Copenhagen, Denmark in May, narrated her story. She said: ”I

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7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immunity During Pregnancy

Eyinade Eweje Did you know the immune system is suppressed so the body doesn’t see the sperm or foetus as an invader and reject it? Consequently, during pregnancy, the white blood cells become less powerful, making you more prone to

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Healthy Mum, Healthy Baby! 10 Nutrients Expectant Mums Really Need & Their Food Sources

Eyinade Eweje In addition to recommended supplements, your pregnancy diet must provide the required mix of essential nutrients to foster your health and baby’s growth. Find a list of top nutrients you really need, why you do and their major

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WATCH: Incredible Moment Baby Girl Rolls Inside Mama’s Womb

They say some babies can’t wait to be born, and this one is no exception. A 39-weeks pregnant woman captured the amazing moment her baby girl rolled in her womb. The video, posted on YouTube by a man named John

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Pregnancy Art: Check Out This Expecting Mum’s Beautiful Belly Paintings

According to Seraph Yomi who shared the creative maternity photos on Facebook, the lady is expecting her first child, a baby girl, and her husband, who is an artist, constantly bonds and expresses his excitement by painting her burgeoning baby

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Megan Fox Shows Off Baby Bump 8-Months After Split With Hubby, Brian Austin

Actress, Morgan Fox stepped out on the red carpet yesterday for CinemaCon 2016, for the next installment of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ in Las Vegas alongside her co-star Will Arnett. According to E!news, the brunette beauty actress is pregnant with

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Tips to Minimize Your Heartburn During Pregnancy

Heartburn is a burning sensation that often extends from the bottom of the breastbone to the lower part of the throat or chest. There are a number of reasons why this may occur during pregnancy. One of such is the

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10 Cool Ways to Pamper Your Pregnant Body

With all those hormones working in overdrive, every pregnant mum or mum-to-be longs for pampering ideas to relax and feel better. Find 10 cool ideas you should try out… 1. Massage It will be a worthy investment if you spent

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8 Things A Pregnant Woman Hates To Hear

Ineh Olisah With all those hormones working in overdrive, pregnancy is upsetting enough for an average mum or mum-to-be. Restrain yourself from causing even more upset by noting this list of things no pregnant woman wants to hear or be

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7 Ways Your Second Pregnancy Could Be Different From The First

A first pregnancy can be both pretty exciting and scary, and often times, new mothers expect that their experiences would be the same the second time around as well. However, you may be in for a few surprises. Here are

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5 Reasons Pregnant Women Hardly Get Enough Sleep

During your pregnancy, people would advice you to get as much sleep as you can. Well, that’s probably because these people have completely forgotten that nobody gets enough sleep during pregnancy or they simply have never been pregnant. Apart from

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