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Nigerian Couple, Mike & Modupe Obiora Share Joyful Ending Of Their 27-Year-Long Journey To Parenthood

A Nigerian couple, Dr. Mike and Dr. Modupe Obiora have welcomed a set of twins after 27 years of marriage without a child. The dedication of the twins, a boy and a girl, was held at the World Alive Church

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Novice First-Time-Mum, Billie Ward Shares How She Missed Labour Signs & Birthed Her Baby In The Toilet

A first-time mum rushed to the toilet to push out an “agonising” poo only to realise she was giving birth. Billie Ward didn’t know she was in labour. She had been warned she probably wouldn’t give birth on her due

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How A COVID-19-Stricken Mum Gave Birth To Her First Child On Deathbed

A Coronavirus-stricken mother has given birth to a baby boy on her deathbed while attached to a ventilator in St Petersburg, Russia. Svetlana Sorochinskaya, 36, is believed to have caught coronavirus during a visit to see her father Kirey Pinchin, 64, in the

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Paediatrician, Chinyere Ezeaka Explains Why Some Babies Die At Birth

Globally 2.4 million babies died in the first month of life in 2019. There are approximately 7 000 newborn deaths every day, amounting to 47% of all child deaths under the age of 5-years, up from 40% in 1990, according

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Mum, Angela Primachenko, Who Gave Birth While In Coma & Fighting Coronavirus Celebrates Holding Her Baby For The First Time

A 27-year-old woman who was diagnosed with coronavirus and placed in a medically-induced coma a week before giving birth to her second child has recovered and held her newborn daughter for the first time. Angela Primachenko, a respiratory therapist from Vancouver,

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How Woman Who Was Rendered Infertile From Cancer Treatment Leveraged Science To Become A Mum

In a world-first, a woman rendered infertile by cancer treatment gave birth after one of her immature eggs was matured, frozen, and then – five years later – thawed and fertilised, researchers in France reported. A study in the journal

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‘Why I gave birth and dumped my baby’ – Mum-of-5, Dupe Alabi Confesses To BBC

Dupe Alabi, a single mum of five, who was recently apprehended after she dumped her newborn baby just after delivery in Ogbomosho, Oyo state, has opened up on why she took the drastic decision to dump her own child. In

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See The Remarkable Story Of How God Doubly Blessed This Nigerian Couple Who Pined For A Child For 16 Years

The past one year would look nothing short of a beautiful dream to a Nigerian couple (pictured above) after almost 16 years of marriage. Like most Africans and indeed Nigerians, David Bankole and his wife got to the business of

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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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