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Experts Raise Concern On How Barriers To Family Planning Trigger Rise In Maternal And Infant Mortality

Medical experts have emphasised on the need for Nigerians to embrace family planning fully as part of measures to curb maternal and infant mortality in the country. They lamented that despite the drop in the fertility rate from 5.5 percent

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Contraceptive Jewelry Could Offer New Approach To Family Planning | Here’s How

Family planning for women might one day be as simple as putting on an earring. Researchers report on a technique for administering contraceptive hormones through special backings on jewelry such as earrings, wristwatches, rings or necklaces. The contraceptive hormones are

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The Plight Of Nigerian Housewives & How Lack Of Spousal Consent Deters Them From Family Planning

Family Planning is the practice of controlling the number of children one has and the intervals between their births. The adoption of modern contraceptives as a way to ensure family planning remains one of the most controversial health issues in

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Lagos Housewives On Sex & Family Planning And What Their Husbands Want

Family planning is a conscious effort by a couple to limit or space the number of children they have through the use of contraceptive methods. Population analysts have said that an effective family planning programme would not only check population

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How Nigerian Women Prevented Two Million Unwanted Pregnancies In 2018 – ICFP

The International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) is currently underway in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference co-hosted by Rwanda’s Ministry of Health, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is scheduled to end today, 15th of

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Family Planning: 6 Things You Ought To Know About Spacing Your Pregnancies

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy Babies are beautiful creatures who bring joy to our homes and laughter to our hearts. But these little fragile beings need care and providence which places huge demands on our finances, physical, emotional and mental resources. Spacing

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”Forcing a Muslim to Do Family Planning Is Forcing Him to Violate the Rule of His Religion” – Hon. Kazaure

Honorable Gudaji Kazaure of Katsina state, a member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives representing Kazaure/Roni/Gwiwa/Yankwashi Constituency, made a statement in a video which showed him saying that family planning is unacceptable in Islam. The Honourable Member, during a house’s session shared

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Dear MIMsters: Should I Stand My Grounds Or Succumb to My Husband’s Wants?

Hello Mimsters, I would like your advice or opinion on whether to stand my grounds or succumb to what my husband wants. I will be short and brief. I dated this guy for about 3 years plus when along the

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Dear MIMsters: After 5 Children, My Wife Still Doesn’t Want to Use Contraceptive

My wife and I have been married for 11 years with 5 kids. We planned to have 3 kids, our fourth and fifth child took me by surprise. My wife isn’t given to using contraceptive, even a condom because of

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Could Having Less Children Make You Wealthier? See Melinda Gates’ Viewpoint

Melinda Gates, the wife of the richest man in the world and the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has revealed how family planning helps people in Africa to become healthier and wealthier, adding that women without contraceptives become locked in “a

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”We recommend a 1000 day birth spacing for better health and life of mother and child.” Toyin Saraki On Family Planning

Yesterday, Founder-President of the Well-being Foundation Africa, Toyin Ojora- Saraki delivered the keynote speech during the Women Pre-Conference of the 4th Nigeria Family Planning Conference at the Centre for Women Development in Abuja, themed, “Women and Family Planning in Nigeria:

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Quadruplet Mum Finally Embraces Family Planning Method

Following the birthing of quadruplets, a 25-year-old mother of six children Patience Abantelhe, says she will embrace one family planning method before leaving the hospital in what she says is a step in the right direction. Abantelhe welcomed 3 boys and 1 girl at

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Researchers Say 73% of All Abortions Worldwide Are Done By Married Women

A recent research carried out have shocked many as it proved that the majority of women undergoing abortions are the married ones. According to a new study by the Guttmacher Institute and the World Health Organisation (WHO), no less than

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