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”No rips, no tears, no epidurals”- Why This New Mum’s Birth Announcement Is Rubbing Off Other Women The Wrong Way

A Nigerian makeup artist, @glambydamm  took to Twitter to announce the arrival of her baby with words that  seemed completely innocent but ended up rubbing off on some women on the app in the wrong way. The YouTuber revealed that

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COVID-19: Lockdown Forces Supermum To Walk 160km With Newborn In Hand After Delivery

An Indian mum has done what seems like the impossible – she gave birth and then kept walking for over 100km with her newborn. The new mother was traveling with her husband and their children when she went into labour. 

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Nigerian Woman, Peace Okeke-Amadi, Says She Has Just Welcomed Her Child After Being Pregnant For 28 Months

A Nigerian woman, Peace Okeke-Amadi, has taken to Facebook to narrate a biologically impossible story of the pregnancy and birth of her child. The new mum claims she gave birth after being pregnant for 2 years and 4 months (28

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Nigerian Mum, Nkechi Okechukwu, Who Recently Gave Birth To Her Baby In A Taxi Shares Her Remarkable Birth Story

A Nigerian mum, Nkechi Okechukwu, on Monday February 3rd, welcomed her second child inside a taxi while heading to the hospital with her husband, Okechukwu, shortly after she began having serious contraction. Mrs Okechukwu took to her Instagram page to

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Abducted Schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu Who Was Coerced Into Marriage Allegedly Welcomes Child By Top Boko Haram Commander

The fate of Dapchi schoolgirl Leah Sharibu is a sad and an extremely worrisome one. Leah, the only schoolgirl remaining in Boko Haram captivity after the Dapchi kidnappings in February 2018 was held back by the terror group for refusing

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Nigerian Doctor, Urchilla Dean Shares Why Men Secretly Bribe Doctors To Stitch Their Wives Vaginas A Little Tighter After Childbirth

An episiotomy is an incision through the vaginal wall and the perineum (the area between the thighs, extending from the vaginal opening to the anus) to enlarge the vaginal opening. Doctors typically make the incision to facilitate childbirth but not

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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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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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See What Makes The Birth Stories Of Two Sisters, Sharie and Simone Cumberbatch Truly Special

One the 3rd day of July 2019, a true ‘Sister Act’ occurred for two sisters in New York. Shari and Simone Cumberbatch knew their daughters would be close in age, but they did not foresee every other sweet coincidence that

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It’s The Most Unlikely Thing But Mums Recommend Hair Comb Helps With Labour Pain

One of the most exciting parts of being pregnant is packing your hospital bag so you can pick it in one ready move when the D-day arrives. While you are packing all the important stuff like pyjamas, wrappers, toiletries and

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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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Sitz Bath For Women: Benefits, Procedure And Precautions

A sitz bath is a warm shallow bath that cleanses the perineum, which is the space between your rectum and vulva. When you take a sitz bath, you basically sit in warm water to help relieve pain, swelling, inflammation or

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Police Are Trying To Unravel Mystery Of How Arizona Woman In Decade Long Vegetative State Gave Birth

A woman said to have been in a vegetative state for at least a decade at a private health care facility in Phoenix, Arizona, reportedly gave birth recently, triggering a police investigation to unravel the mystery of how she got

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What You Should Know about Risks of Labour Induction

When labor begins naturally, it begins a very complex process, involving your baby, your body and your brain. Your baby sends signals when he or she is ready for life outside the uterus and your brain responds by releasing the

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4 Smart Ways to Prepare for Your Baby’s Birth

Pregnancy can seem to go on forever, especially in the last few days before you are due. There’s a long list of what you can do to get ready for your baby’s birth. Here are 4 smart ways to begin: 1.

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5 Reasons Why Women Love to Have Children

When the stress of being pregnant, the sleepless nights, the pain that comes with labor and pushing is considered, one would think that not every woman would want to have children. Funny enough, it is quite the opposite. Women are well

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9 Simple Tips To Make Your Labour Easier

As a woman, childbirth is probably the biggest rigour your body will undergo. Though your bundle of joy’s exit from your womb will definitely hurt, here are a few things you can do to make the birthing process easier for

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11 Things You May Not Have Been Told About Labour

Pregnant for the first time and wondering what labour entails or just curious about the process? Here are a few basics no one may have told you about… 1. Your water (the amniotic fluid which forms a protective sac around your baby)

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Photos: Dad Captures Heartwarming Moments After Wife Met Their Newborn

Ryan Ostle, 36, from Sydney had planned to document that perfect moment when his wife, Kylie Ostle, met their newborn daughter just moments after giving birth and he did. His wife, 36, shared the photo above with the Mum Society Facebook

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Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section: 7 Major Things To Discuss With Your Doctor

A wide variety of speculations abound on the possibility and risks of delivering a baby vaginally after a caesarean birth. These speculations often make most women think having a repeat caesarean is the only or safer option once they have

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Shocking! Obese Mum Conceives Again After Having Her Fallopian Tubes Tied

Lorraine and her husband already had two children 6 years ago when she had a surgical procedure to have her Fallopian tubes tied. They had decided they didn’t want any more children. However, despite the procedure, the obese mum conceived

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Ask An Expert: What Can Be Done To Relieve Symptoms Of Uterine Prolapse?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: My 26-year-old daughter had a surgery for uterine prolapse owing to prolonged labour and some other complications during the

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Amazing! Woman Welcomes Triplets 10 Years After She Was Told She Would Never Conceive

Donna Carter was 24 when she was told she would never be able to conceive because of the cysts on her ovaries. 10 years later, the 34-year-old is blessed with identical triplets, all boys and conceived naturally. According to Mirror

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Top Things to Note About Bouncing Back After Baby

Majority of new mums want to fit right back into their pre-pregnancy jean within a week or few days of giving birth and may feel awful when their body doesn’t bounce back as fast as they expected. Find top things

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Tips for Speedy Recovery After a C-Section

Bouncing back to your usual self after delivery can be tough, especially if you had a C-section. Here are a few helpful tips to help you facilitate a speedy recovery… A step at a time. Do not overexert yourself by

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