The quest for a male child has resulted in multiple un-spaced pregnancies, in most African countries. This is one of the reasons why many women are dying during childbirth and lots more developing many health problems. Male child preference has
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
The woman pictured above, Alia McCants, 35, was close to becoming a statistic in what has become an alarming trend in the U.S., woman dying during and after childbirth, often in instances that could have been prevented. In the case
Maternal mortality refers to deaths of women or young girls due to complications from pregnancy or childbirth. According to a report by the United Nations, Nigeria is one of the countries of the world with highest rates of maternal mortality.
Nollywood actress and mum-of-one, Stephanie Okereke-Linus, has bared her thoughts on what motherhood can feel like in this part of the world. The movie star was speaking as part of activities commemorating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Population
A new report has emerged from the World Health Organisation (WHO), declaring Nigeria, the ‘giant of Africa’, as the 4th worst country to give birth. According to the report, Nigeria’s maternal mortality rate is at an all-time high with 814 female deaths per