Category Womanhood

How An Apple A Day May Keep Bothersome Menopausal Symptoms Away

A healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables is known to benefit the human body in so many ways. Now a new study suggests that it may also play a role in lessening various menopausal symptoms. Study results were published

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Davido’s Baby Mama, Sophia Momodu Pens Thoughtful Note To Young Mothers

Single mum, Sophia Momodu, has written a thoughtful post to other young mothers and she’s asking them to prioritize self love and to thrive despite the African culture and traditions which she says are unique but can also be very

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Labour: Six Signs That Your Cervix Is Dilating

Some women have no clues when labour is around the corner, but as your OB-GYNs will tell you, in order to give birth, your cervix first has to begin dilating. The cervix plays a crucial role in pregnancy and labor,

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Society for Family Health (SFH) Is Championing Access To Contraceptives For Adolescent Girls | Do You Approve?

While you have the best thoughts and maybe even believe you have left no stone unturned in educating your girl child on sexuality, reproductive health and the social impact of both; a health advocacy group is saying you can’t be

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Nigerians Cheer For Anambra Bride In Her Sixties As She Gets Married For The First Time Ever (PHOTOS)

A Nigerian  woman in her sixties got Nigerians on social media cheering for her after her peculiar love story was shared by media personality, Nneka Isaac. Nneka who is the director of the famous cultural TV show, Goge Africa shared

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Women Who Have More Sex Have Lower Risk Of Early Menopause- Study

A study conducted on almost 3,000 women in the United States, has revealed that women who have sexual activity weekly or more frequently – including intercourse, oral sex, sexual touching or self-stimulation are 28% less likely to experience menopause at any given age

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Celebrity Mum, Damilola Adegbite To Pay School Fees Of Children Of Single Mums (How To Apply)

Navigating the odds of single parenting is no mean feat, and most people can already tell what single mums go through to raise their kids as well as give them the right opportunities so they can compete favourably in the

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Surviving The First Week After Your Baby’s Arrival: 7 Tips For New Mums

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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”The person you marry has the ability to make or disrupt your journey”- Amaka Chibuzo-Obi

Wife and mum, Amaka Chibuzo-Obi is a trained computer scientist but that’s not what she’s known for. Her passion for wholesome relationships, healthy family values, marriage, as well as, the social and mental development of women drove her to start

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PLEASE READ: Award Winning Nigerian Journalist, Ruona Meyer Chronicles How A Prescribed Drug For Fibroid Left Her With Breast Cancer

Ruona Meyer, the award winning Nigerian investigative journalist who got nominated for an international Emmy over her work which exposed codeine addiction in the country has opened up on her battle with fibroid and breast cancer. Meyer, who underwent a successful

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How 36-Year-Old Mum, Elizabeth Amoaa Born With Two Wombs And Two Cervixes Finally Got A Diagnosis After Enduring Years Of Heavy Menstrual Flow

A new mum who was born with two vaginas, two wombs and two cervixes has spoken out about living with the extremely rare condition. Elizabeth Amoaa, originally from Ghana but now living in Walsall, Birmingham, was diagnosed with uterus didelphys

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‘It’s Not A Disease’ -Medical Expert Enlightens Women On The Need To Embrace Menopause & Still Live A Healthy Lifestyle

Menopause occurs when a woman stops having periods and can no longer fall pregnant naturally. It is a natural part of ageing, which occurs in women between 45 and 55 years old. However 1 in 100 women can experience menopause

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Nigerian Doctor, Oludare Adeyemi Announces Major Breakthrough In Breast Cancer Treatment

A consultant radiation oncologist of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), has announced that he has achieved a breakthrough in breast cancer treatment. Dr. Oludare Adeyemi disclosed that he recently treated a breast cancer patient without mastectomy (process of

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Actress, Aisha Lawal Details Her Near-Death Experience During Daughter’s Birth

Nollywood actress, Aisha Lawal is relishing the joys of motherhood one year after she welcomed her daughter. The relatively new mum is counting her blessings because, according to her, about this time last year she was in the throes of

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Raped At 65 Plus Surviving Everything That Should Have Broken Her, Veteran Actress, Ajai-Lycett Tells Her Story

Nigerian journalist, actress and cosmetologist, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett has revealed quite shockingly her many travails as a woman. The 78-year-old recipient of the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON), made the damning revelations of her unique experiences that are

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Why You Should Not Remove Your Pubic Hair, According to Gynaecologist, Dr Jen Gunter

A gynaecologist and author of the Vagina Bible, Dr Jen Gunter,  has warned women of the dangers of completely removing pubic hair, contrary to well acclaimed hygienic practice. While the purpose of pubic hair is somewhat of a mystery, going

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This Beautiful Thread On Friendships Will Help You Evaluate Your Circle Of Friends

On what basis do you make someone your friend? Below is a twitter thread about friendship that every woman needs to read. According to @DoreenGLM, friendship as an adult needs to be evaluated without sentiments. Below is Doreen’s tweet, ”I

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APT! First Lady, Bisi Fayemi Shares 10 Things Women Can Do To Stop People From Believing Women Are Their Own Worst Enemies

The Ekiti State First Lady, Mrs. Bisi Adeleye Fayemi has listed a number of things women can do to stop people from repeating the awful refrain that ‘women are their own worst enemy’. The gender Specialist, Social Entrepreneur and Writer

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“I was 16 years old and a stark illiterate when I married my husband”- Bauchi State First Lady, Aishatu Mohammed Speaks On Fighting To Get An Education

Aishatu Mohammed, the wife of Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed has revealed that she had no formal education when she married her husband. The First Lady made the revelation on Saturday at a Youth Talk ceremony organised in commemoration of the

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Expert, Dr Chris Nwan Counsels Women On Early Menopause & How Some Of Our Everyday Addictions Triggers It

A general medical practitioner with St Bernadeth Hospital, Ikorodu, Lagos, shared this piece to create awareness about early menopause and what triggers it. According to Dr Chris Nwan, addiction to drugs, alcohol, and others triggers early menopause. Menopause is the

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Emab Boss, Lady Uchenna Umeohia Shares On Life At 60, Gender Equality & What African Women Want From Men

The Holy book says ‘He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favour from the Lord’, such is the case of Chief Emmanuel Umeohia, the husband of Lady Uchenna, Executive Director, Emab Umeh and Sons Nigeria Limited,

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DISTURBING: How Nigeria’s Restrictive Anti-abortion Stance Is Killing More Women By The Day

The issue surrounding abortion rights in Nigeria is a highly sensitive one. Abortion in Nigeria is highly restrictive and various governments have not been bold enough or probably lack the political will to review and liberalise our shackling abortion laws.

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British Supermodel, Naomi Campbell Discusses Life As A Single Woman At 49, Plans For Motherhood And Her Struggle With Addiction

English model, actress and businesswoman, Naomi Campbell, has shared on her plans towards becoming a mother while discussing life as a single lady at 49. T he 49-year-old who is currently living and loving the single life without a partner

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Three Women Share How They Trusted Their Instincts & Discovered They Had Cancer

Three women have shared how they discovered they had cancer after following their instincts. By the time Sandra Hoehler, pictured below was diagnosed with cancer, it was as much a moment of relief as one of fear. Six years earlier,

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Born With 2 Vaginas and 2 Wombs, New Mum, Eleanor Rowe Who Defied The Odds To Welcome Miracle Baby Wants Her Story To Inspire Other Women

A woman born with two wombs, two cervix and two vaginas defied the odds to welcome a miracle baby after being told she had a 90% chance of miscarrying and now all she wants to do is use her story

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