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Research Finding Answers Whether Low Carbohydrate Diets In Pregnancy Increase Or Lower Risk Of Birth Defects

There is a wave of options when it comes to health and nutrition. Many of those options often target eliminating or lowering intake of carbohydrate, and while that may benefit you in some way, adhering to a low carbohydrate diet

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Incredible Story Of Texas Mum, Callie Colwick Who Had To Have Her Legs Amputated Due To Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy complications are of a wide range but the ordeal of Callie Colwick is quite damning. The Texas mum, Callie Colwick, developed placenta accreta, a serious pregnancy complication in which the placenta grows too deeply into the uterine wall, at

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New Study Links Prescription Of Some Antibiotics During Pregnancy To Birth Defects

A new study whose findings were published on February 19, 2020 in the British Medical Journal has linked the prescription of some antibiotics during pregnancy to birth defects. The research determined that children of mothers prescribed macrolide antibiotics during the

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Labour: Six Signs That Your Cervix Is Dilating

Some women have no clues when labour is around the corner, but as your OB-GYNs will tell you, in order to give birth, your cervix first has to begin dilating. The cervix plays a crucial role in pregnancy and labor,

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WWE Twins, Nikki & Brie Bella’s Pleasant Surprise On Finding Out They Are Going To Be Mums About The Same Time

Famous World Wrestling Entertainment twin sisters, Nikki and Brie Bella are twice as excited after learning they are both pregnant and are due only a week and a half apart. The sisters shared their pleasant disbelief at the coincidence,  the

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Nigerian Doctor, Urchilla Dean Shares Why Men Secretly Bribe Doctors To Stitch Their Wives Vaginas A Little Tighter After Childbirth

An episiotomy is an incision through the vaginal wall and the perineum (the area between the thighs, extending from the vaginal opening to the anus) to enlarge the vaginal opening. Doctors typically make the incision to facilitate childbirth but not

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Researcher, Tony Cassidy Explains How Kids Benefit Psychologically When Their Pregnant Mums Take Folic Acid

A research by Professor Tony Cassidy and colleagues from Ulster University reveal how the folic acid supplement impacts on a baby if taken by pregnant mum in the first three months of pregnancy. This study was presented to the Annual

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Star Actor, Lateef Adedimeji Tips Husbands On How To Treat Their Pregnant Or Menstruating Wives

Talented actor, Adedimeji Lateef,  has shared simple marital advice with men. The newlywed actor took to his instagram page to raise the consciousness of men to what he calls their responsibilities towards their pregnant or menstruating wives. According to the

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7 Self-Care Tips For Expecting Mums

Motherhood changes everything. Or should we say everything changes even before you become a mum. When you realise you are expecting is a truly exciting time, but also it can be a tricky phase filled with a mix of different

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Should You Be Eating-for-two During Pregnancy? | Experts Share Useful Advice

Many mums admit to having cravings as well as a longing for an extra helping of food when they are expecting. This habit is often understandable and excused for pregnant women. New research however suggest that the culture of eating-for-two

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Celebrity Mum, Kim Kardashian Shares On Her Difficult Pregnancies, Pre-eclampsia & Needing Five Surgeries To ‘Fix the damage”

Celebrity mum-of-four, Kim Kardashian has revealed she underwent five operations within a year and a half to ‘fix the damage’ caused by pregnancy following the births of her children, North, and Saint West. The fashionista mum revealed she had a

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Paralympian Mum, Tanni Grey-Thompson Reveals How Strangers And Even Doctors Judged Her For Wanting To Be A Mother

11 time Paralympic gold medalist Tanni Grey-Thompson, has revealed how she was offered a termination at the first scan for her daughter by doctors who thought she shouldn’t be pregnant and how a stranger referred to her pregnancy as ‘disgusting’.

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What Aspiring Parents Should Know About Alcohol Consumption Six Months Prior To Conception

Aspiring parents should both avoid drinking alcohol prior to conception to protect against congenital heart defects, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in October. Drinking alcohol

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Medical Expert Explains The Numerous Health Challenges That Can Develop During Pregnancy And The Best Way To Treat Them

Pregnancy comes with different health problems and one of the ways to detect these health conditions on time is through regular pre-natal visits. According to a gynecologist in Lagos, Dr. Ifeoma Onyebuchi, regular prenatal visits help doctors identify potential health

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How Stress During Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Gender And Risk Of Preterm Birth- Study

A new study has identified markers of maternal stress, both physical and psychological — that may influence a baby’s sex and the likelihood of preterm birth. It’s becoming well established that maternal stress during pregnancy can affect fetal and child

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Taking Paracetamol During Pregnancy May Reduce Fertility Of Daughters- Study

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may impair the future fertility of female offspring, according to a new review. The article reviews three separate rodent studies that all report altered development in the reproductive systems of female offspring from mothers given paracetamol

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Author, Lola Busari Narrates Her Horrible Experience With Hyperemesis Gravidarum During Her 1st & 2nd Pregnancies

All women experience morning sickness during pregnancy. Some morning sicknesses are mild while some are severe. The severe form of morning sickness is referred to as Hyperemesis Gravidarum and it involves serious vomiting and nausea. According to HER Foundation, women

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Pregnancy Diet: What You Should Be Eating During Your Second Trimester

Many pregnant mums know how crucial diet is for their wellbeing and that of the unborn child but not many of these mums know exactly what diet would help them optimise their health and that of their baby’s. If you

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How Consumption Of Caffeine During Pregnancy May Damage Baby’s Liver

Having too much caffeine during pregnancy may impair baby’s liver development and increase the risk of liver disease in adulthood, according to a new study. The study findings indicate that the consumption of caffeine equivalent to 2-3 cups of coffee

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Firts-Time Dad, Prince Harry Tears Up As He Recalls Wife, Meghan Markle’s Pregnancy Moment

The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, broke down in tears as he revealed how he and his wife, Meghan Markle felt knowing there could be a possibility of her giving birth to an ill child. Last night, the Duke and

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10 Ways To Heal Your Body & Mind After A Miscarriage & Get Pregnant Again -Expert

Healing after a miscarriage can be quite tough, especially mentally and physically. It will surely take some time for your mind and body to recover fully. Your physical recovery will depend on how far along you were in the pregnancy

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Top 10 Dos And Don’ts Pregnant Women Must Know Today – Researchers

Being pregnant is one thing, giving birth safely is another. According to medical researchers, unfortunately, most women don’t know what involves having a safe delivery. Researchers say what a pregnant woman does or doesn’t do during pregnancy can affect not

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New Study Warns Of The Potential Adverse Effects Of Taking Paracetamol During Pregnancy

A new study by researchers at the University of Bristol has found further evidence linking paracetamol intake during pregnancy with potential adverse behavioral and cognitive problems during childhood. Paracetamol is often used to alleviate pain during pregnancy and is the

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Spacing And Waiting Too Long Between Pregnancies- Nigerian Doctor Advises Women On Finding The Balance To Minimise Risks

Old and even more recent studies have established that mums need to wait at least a year between pregnancies. A study by the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, found that mothers

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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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