Category Women’s Health

Brother of Sick Actress, Halima Abubakar, Reveals Nature of her Ailment

Born in Kano, Nigeria, Halima Abubakar is one of Nigeria’s finest acting talents. Abubakar has not been seen in public for a long time now, but on Sunday, Tonto shared an image of the ailing actress yesterday who appeared to be on

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3 Things You Need to Know About Fertility Apps

Instead of “charting” your menstrual cycle like in the old days, technology has come up with Apps that help a woman keep track of her menstrual period, cervical mucus and all fertility-related issues. The twist is that most of these

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7 Embarrassing Questions About the Vulva that Women Are Afraid to Ask But Should Know About

Every woman has 3 holes. The first two parts of a woman’s sexual anatomy can be very confusing and very embarrassing for a lot of women. There are questions most women want to ask, but are shy to ask often

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4 Steps To Get Rid of Your Pouch

Is there a mum who does not want to be rid of her excess tummy fat? The countless number of celebrities who snap-back as fast a wink, leaves not so fabulous mums feeling left out, even though we know that

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Protein In Urine During Pregnancy – What Does It Mean?

Protein in urine is referred to as proteinuria. A small amount of protein in urine during pregnancy is normal and can be expected. Larger amounts however signify an infection. In late pregnancy, if excess protein is found in urine, it

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Getting Fit Means No Excuses: 8 Easy Home Exercises For Working Mums

Every body is getting their summer bodies ready, that includes all working mums! Yes we know that you are busy 100% of the time and may not be able to make it to the gym. The good news is with these

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What Pregnant Women Need to Know about External Cephalic Version (ECV)

ECV is a procedure used to turn a fetus from a breech position or side-lying (transverse) position into a head-down (vertex) position before labor begins. The procedure is done most often before labor begins, typically around 37 weeks. It is often reserved

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The First Postpartum Poop:  5 Things You Need to Know

Your first postpartum poop can be very trying and scary. The good news though, is that it doesn’t last for so long. Similar to pregnancy constipation, there are many things you can do to help ease or fully dispel the troubles.

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How To Check Your Own Cervix to Know if You are Dilating

Sometimes, the complicated ways in which medical personnel refer to a woman’s cervix gives most people the assumption that no woman has ever or would ever put her finger in her own vagina to check for dilation. This article by Babble

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6 Things Every Woman Needs to Know about Hemorrhoids

The very painful feeling all pregnant women, especially those in their 3rd trimester have to go through when having to poop…Yes, Hemorrhoids. This condition is medically defined as “swollen veins in the lowest part of your rectum and anus.” They can

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6 Things to Expect At Your First Postpartum Hospital Visit

After the birth of your baby, everything will happen so fast. Based on experience with mothers at the scheduled 6 week postpartum checkup, Dr. Daniel Roshan, board-certified OB/GYN and high-risk maternal-fetal medicine doctor, tells us what you can expect to discuss and

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Uterine Fibroids : Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that originate in the uterus/womb. They are made up of the same smooth muscle fibers that the uterus wall is made of (myometrium), however they are much rounder than the uterus muscle and they can appear anywhere

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6 Things Every Mum Should Know About Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a blessing to mother and baby. There are hidden benefits for both mother and child. Check out 6 things every mother needs to know about breastfeeding: 1. Nursing is tough in the beginning Very few women are lucky

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3 Bad Things That Can Happen to Your Vag*** in Old Age

Just as the rest of your body goes through a lot of changes when you age, so does your vagina. It’s normal, and is bound to happen at some point in a woman’s life. Knowing what’s to come can help

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4 Digestive Problems that May Happen After Pregnancy

During pregnancy, every woman’s aim is to try to get through every trimester and have a safe delivery. They are hardly thinking about what will happen to their body after the journey is over, well part of the journey.  It will however,

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4 Things Every Woman Should Always Do After Making Love

What you should do after making love? As hot and steamy as sex with your partner can and should be, it can bring a host of new bacteria, which is challenging for the vagina to fend off. We have all

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9 Effective Ways To Tighten Your Belly After Pregnancy

All new mums have one dilemma in common – getting back in shape. It can be very frustrating  to discover that even after the baby is out, you still look pregnant. Sadly enough, a lot of mums believe that the pregnancy

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8 Nipple Facts Every Woman Needs to Know

Every woman needs to be very aware and sensitive about her breasts because they are are the source of life to your children, and pleasure to you and your partner. Here are some facts about nipples every woman should be aware

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What to Expect When You Are Having a Caesarean Section

A Caesarean Section, also known as C-section, is a medical term used to refer to the surgical procedure to deliver one or more babies. A Caesarean section is  performed when a vaginal delivery would put the baby or mother at

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7 Ways to Bond With Your Unborn Baby

When a woman is pregnant, she is sharing her body, soul, mind and spirit with a stranger nonetheless. Although the baby you are carrying inside of you has you and your partner’s blood, and you are the sole provider of

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8 Useful Tips to Reduce Swelling During Pregnancy

In medical terminology, the swelling of ankles and feet is called Edema (or Oedema). During pregnancy, one thing that may scare or unsettle a pregnant woman is swelling. This condition is mainly seen on the ankles and feet, and sometimes on

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Science Proves These 3 Things Can Ease Labor and Hasten Child Birth

As natural as the pain that comes with child birth is, most women will jump at any opportunity to ease the pain that comes along with it. I know i would. No matter how many times a woman has gone through it,

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Why Pregnant Women Should Not Eat For Two

Pregnant women should NOT eat for two, period! It is sadly very common that when a woman is pregnant, friends and families urge her to go ahead and “indulge” or “eat for two”. I remember once attending a wedding and I

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How to Get Rid of That Bra Bulge with These 5 Exercise Moves

There’s this big night coming up, you’ve been dieting for a while to rock in that dress, the big night comes and you find that you have this bulge of fat hanging below your bra strap, above it and even

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How Your Boobs Change in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

From the day a baby girl is born, her breasts start to develop. Just as the vagina grows old with age, so do the breasts. Not every one is aware and knows the significant changes that occur in and around

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