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What Some Nigerian Dads Wished They Knew About Pregnancy Before Their Baby Was Born

In time past, most dads often don’t know anything about pregnancy because they feel it is a journey only women should walk through. Interestingly, the reverse is the case in our generation as many dads today know a thing or

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Study Explains How Quality Playtime With Dads Help Children Develop Emotional Stability

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behavior and emotions as they grow up, research suggests. The study, by academics at the Faculty of Education, University

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Nigerian Dads Share Their Inspiring Reflections On Fatherhood During The Coronavirus Pandemic Lockdown

When the Nigerian government announced lockdown in most states as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, little did people know that it will change them in ways they did not envisage. Many Nigerian Dads nursed the fear of losing their

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How Ban On Compulsory Blood Donation In Lagos Hospitals May Affect Expectant Mothers- Health Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has reacted to the ruling that banned state-owned hospitals from demanding compulsory blood donation from husbands of pregnant women seeking antenatal and maternity services. According to updates published by PUNCH, the

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Court Stops Fathers’ Compulsory Blood Donation In Lagos Hospitals

The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Monday struck down the policy that spouses of pregnant women seeking antenatal care in Lagos public hospitals must compulsorily make blood donation before their pregnant wives could be registered for antenatal care.

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Emir Sanusi Does Not Spare Deadbeat Fathers In His Latest Speech

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi has called for the arrest of deadbeat fathers in the Northern part of Nigeria, those who send out their children as Al-majiris. Speaking at a conference organized by the Future Assured Initiative, a non-governmental organisation

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Nigerian Dad, Ayo Bankole Voices His Disappointment After He Went To His Child’s PTA Meeting & Found 4% Of Parents In Attendance Were Men

A Nigerian dad has taken to Twitter to voice out his disappointment after he went for his son’s PTA meeting and noticed that only 4% of parents in attendance were fathers. According to Ayo Bankole, it is “unacceptable” and he

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Study Finds That Dads Are Better At Moulding The Behaviour Of Children Than Mums| Details

A Canadian study of child-mother and child-father attachments involving 107 children has found a particular correlation between father-child trust during a play activity and the child’s behaviour. The research team, led by Jean-François Bureau at the University of Ottawa in Canada,

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Interesting New Study Finds That A Quarter Of Expectant Dads Go Through ‘Pregmancy’| See Details

A quarter of expectant fathers now go through their own ‘pregmancy’ as they suffer their own symptoms such as food cravings and morning sickness, a new study has found. Modern men have shifted from so closely involved with their partner’s

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Fathers, Husbands, Common Triggers Of Mental Health Issues -Publisher & Advocate, Betty Irabor

Genevieve Magazine publisher and mental health advocate, Betty Irabor, has identified fathers and husbands as common triggers of mental issues among women. The 62-year-old mom-of-three who has many times shared that she suffered chronic depression stated in her new Instagram

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How Spanish Photographer, Marta, Inspired Black Fathers To Start Wearing Their Babies

A Spanish photographer, Marta Moreiras has shared an interesting story of how she inspired fathers in Senegal to start wearing their babies on their back. Marta and the subjects of her portraits, fathers carrying babies on their backs -were surprised

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See The List Of Married Men That Should Never Be Allowed To Bathe Their Daughters According To ACP, Abayomi Shogunle

Following the recent controversial statement made by TVC presenter, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, ACP Abayomi Shogunle, on Friday afternoon, released a list of married men that should never be allowed to bathe their daughters. According to him, his experience in the police

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Why Fathers Ought to Be in The Birthing Room

Mark Wealth This has been a sensitive issue among couples and medical experts in the last few decades. Before the roaring 70s, men were sent away by the midwives. Sometime in the early 70s, Doctor Robert Bradley started inviting husbands into

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Not All Men Are Beasts: My Happy Father’s Day to My Husband and All Men Like Him

I am writing this in the spirit of Father’s Day. I was in my final year at Nursing school when I found out I was pregnant with my 4th child. I remember lots of thoughts going through my heart. This

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5 Things Dads of Daughters Should Understand

Most men do not realize the softer side of themselves, until their baby girls come along. Having a daughter gives you a new found appreciation of the process through which the female mind and body grows into. While there are countless

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“Every man should be in labour room with his wife.” Motivational Speaker, Lanre Olusola On Fatherhood

In a recent interview with Punch, motivational speaker and life coach, popularly called The Catalyst, Mr. Lanre Olusola reveals his first experience as a father and what it takes to be a real father. During the interview, the father of

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Dads’ Profile: Ekeng Ekpo On What Makes A Great Dad & More

Ekeng Ekpo has been married to Augusta for 18 years, and they’re blessed with two children; Asher and Gilada. He shares on what makes a great dad and more. What makes a great dad? “A great dad is attentive. I

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‘Husband does not mean the male partner in a marriage, husband means master’ – Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

The founding president of Believers’ Loveworld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has said wives need to be obedient and submissive to their husbands, because both sexes are not equal. According to an article shared on the church’s

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‘We have 4 schoolgirls who were impregnated by their fathers in our custody’ Director Of Child Development, Alaba Fadairo Reveals

Mrs. Alaba Fadairo, Director of Child Development, Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has revealed that the Lagos State Government is keeping four babies born by schoolgirls impregnated by their fathers in its custody. The decision, according

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11 Things Dads Should Teach Their Sons About Marriage

By Clint Edward (Author Note: This list is based on my own experience in a straight marriage because it’s all I know. However, I have to assume that some of this advice is universal.) 1. No one will frustrate you

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