Tag Menstruation

How Childbirth And Menstruation Affect Women’s Mental Health

We women know the drill: we start menstruating as teenagers, or earlier, and have the ability to become pregnant, and then as we age we lose both our period and childbearing abilities through menopause. According to experts, these life changes

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Libya Returnee & Mum-Of-One Aisha Jimoh Who Survived On Her Menstrual Blood Tells The Painful Story Of Her Sojourn

The quest by Nigerians to flee the country in search of greener pastures is quite pulsating. Many citizens will do what they have to do to immigrate to more developed countries where they believe opportunities for a better tomorrow are

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Check Out These 7 Straightforward Hygiene Maintaining Tips During Menstruation

Menstruation is a naturally occurring physiological condition in women. It is the process by which women shed blood and other material from the lining of the uterus (womb) at intervals of about one month from puberty until menopause except during

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Period Poverty: Health Experts Identify One Of The Reasons Nigerian Girls Skip School

Health experts and advocates have named “period poverty” as the main reason that young girls routinely stay away from school, especially in developing countries. Period poverty is when a girl cannot afford menstrual products during menstruation, which is approximately four

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8 Things Every Woman Should Know About Her Monthly Period

Ineh Olisah Menstruation, which usually starts between age 10 -15, is one of the unique things that sets the womenfolk apart from the men. How much do you know about this monthly flow? Find 8 things every woman should know…

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Nigerian Women Clamoring For Day Day Off During Menstrual Cycle

This is getting interesting. It appears Nigerian women want the government to take the initiative of Zambian lawmakers and give a day off during monthly menstrual cycle. You will recall that Zambian law makers instituted a law permitting women a

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Zambian Government Gives Women Day Off  During Monthly Menstrual Cycle

Imagine getting a day off work when you are on your period. Wouldn’t that be awesome? This is exactly what is happening in Zambia right now. Zambia’ s lawmakers have instituted a law in Zambia that allows women take one

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6 Ways To Relieve Your Severe Menstrual Cramps

For some women and teenage girls, those days of the month when they get their periods are the worst part, owing to the severe pains they often experience. If you fall within this category, here are a few tips to

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Ask An Expert: Can Menstruation Can Take Place Without Ovulation?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: Can menstruation take place without ovulation? If it can, why is it that even when one does not ovulate,

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Ask An Expert: My Periods Now Last 6 – 9 Days Instead Of The Usual 3 – 5 Days. What Could Be Responsible?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: I’m a 27-year-old mum. Since the past 3 months, my periods last for 6 – 9 days instead of

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8 Reasons You May Miss Your Period

  While delayed or missed period is often interpreted by women trying for a baby as a sign to shout ‘eureka!’, it’s seen as the first sign there’s ‘trouble’ by those who have no baby plans in their agenda. It’s

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What to Tell Your Daughter Before & After She Starts Menstruating

Ololade Hector-Fowobaje Menstruation is about the most significant event in adolescence as far as a girl is concerned, yet majority of girls are left chronically ignorant of what it entails. Here’s how to educate your pre-teen daughter before and after

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MENSTRUATION: What to Tell Your Pre-teen Daughter Before & After

Ololade Hector-Fowobaje It’s unfortunate that many mothers do not prepare their children for puberty with basic sexuality education. Sexuality education is essential for them to cope psychologically with the changes they will go through. Menstruation, for instance, is about the

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