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New Mom Who Endured a 34 Hour Labour Says it Was Worth It: See Photos

A young mom, Neshe Vont’e is currently experiencing the joy of motherhood after enduring a 34 hour labour before birthing her son. According to her post on Instagram, Neshe was in labor for 34 hours and was ‘at risk’ for a

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Pregnancy and Delivery: What Your Cervix Looks Like During Labour Stages

Afi Tugbewofia Dotse The cervix is the opening of the womb into the vagina. It opens slightly to permit the entry of sperm for fertilisation of the egg. Once fertilisation has occurred and it’s implanted in the womb, the cervix

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Woman Who Went Into Labour Without Knowing She Was Pregnant Shares Incredible Story

Charlotte Thomson didn’t know she was pregnant with a baby girl until she was in labour. Now 21, Charlotte who hadn’t shown any signs of pregnancy had regular periods and was still slipping into her size 8 dresses had no

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PHOTOS: How a Pregnant Mom, Toyin Ogundipe, Delivered Her Baby On Board a Plane en Route New York

A 41-year-old Nigerian banker identified as Toyin Ogundipe, aboard an Air France flight, was delivered of a baby boy mid-air about 35,000 feet above sea level and four hours away from the destination. The mother of two who resides in

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Nigerian Makeup Artist Goes Into Labour While Attending to a Bride… See What Happened Next

Nigerian makeup artist, Eniayo Yapha took to Instagram this morning to narrate how she suddenly went into labour while attending to a bride on her wedding day. According to Eniayo, when her contractions started, the client had suggested she be

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6 Things That Will Make Your Delivery Easier

Mark Wealth Are you one of those preggers who fears and worries about the day of delivery? You’ve heard stories of pain and extended labour hours that you now have constant nagging thoughts of how yours will be. Fact is,

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6 Tips for A Natural Birth

Not every woman tries to go the whole nine yards of “natural birth”. Probably because of stories they’ve heard, medical reasons or they just don’t believe they can endure the pain. Well, for those of you who are willing to

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She’s Ready! Tennis Star Serena Williams Reportedly in Labour!

American professional tennis player, Serena Williams has gone into labor with her first child, Dailymail gathers. The 35-year-old super star was induced in St. Mary’s Medical Centre in West Palm Beach, Florida yesterday, and she is expected to give birth today.

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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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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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Epidural As Labour Pain Relief: Pros & Cons You Should Note

An epidural is one of the several pain relief options you may opt for during labour. It is a type of regional anaesthetic which numbs the nerves that carry pain impulses from the birth canal to the brain injected into

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4 Dads Share: Should Dads Be In The Labour Ward?

In recent times, dads are getting more actively involved in pregnancy and childbirth. For us at MIM, this is quite an interesting trend. We asked a few media shy dads if witnessing that anguishing process that facilitates welcoming their cute

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Woman Welcomes Baby On-Board Forcing Plane to Make Emergency Landing

A pregnant woman has shocked many in a rather emotional way as she gave birth to a baby on-board, forcing the plane to declare an emergency landing over Northern Ireland. According to Mirror, the passenger plane was travelling to New

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Pregnant Woman Falls into Labour & Welcomes Baby At the Bus Stop

A heavily pregnant woman went into labour at the Anthony bus stop taxi park in Lagos this morning and Nigerians who were queueing to buy fuel rallied round to help her and her baby. A Facebook user who was at

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8 Things You Will Likely Experience After Delivery

People always talk about the labour process but hardly say much about the surprises to expect afterwards. Find a few common surprises even your close mummy friends may not have told you about. While some are a little gross, holding

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Fathers-To-Be: What To Do When Your Wife Goes Into Labour

Childbirth comes with a lot of mixed emotions of excitement and fear. Pregnant women need to be supported by their husbands or baby daddies during pregnancy and most especially when they begin to show first signs of labor. This can

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6 Natural Ways to Induce Labour

Chiomah Momah Tired of being pregnant and finally want to meet your baby? Though baby can come two weeks before or after your EDD, if you find yourself at 39 weeks with no sign of impending labour, here are a

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First-time Mums: 11 Things You May Not Have Been Told About Labour

Ineh Olisah Pregnant for the first time and wondering what labour entails? Find a few basics no one may have told you… 1. Your water (the amniotic fluid which forms a protective sac around your baby) may not gush out at once like we

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Pregnancy & Delivery: Your Labour Pains Sorted

There are several labour pain relief options you could try: BREATHING – A non-drug pain relief option  How It Works: Patterned breathing is often taught in good ante-natal classes. Pain might be an indication that your body needs extra oxygen.

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