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Consultant Gyneacologist, Dr Ayodele Ademola Prescribes Regular Amniotic Fluid Checks During Pregnancy

A Lagos-based Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Ayodele Ademola, has advised pregnant women to undergo regular amniotic fluid checks to avoid complications. Ademola, also the Medical Director, StrongTower Hospital and Advanced Fertility Centre, Lagos, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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Ex Football Star’s Wife, Kate Ferdinand Opens Up On The Crippling Back Pain She’s Suffering Amid Her First Pregnancy

Kate Ferdinand is expecting her first child with ex football star husband, Rio Ferdinand and has opened up on ‘struggling’ with pregnancy pain that ‘is taking a toll’. The former TOWIE star, 29, took to her Instagram page on Monday

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September Is PCOS Awareness Month: See Expert Advice On Getting Pregnant Despite The Odds

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month. It is a hormonal problem that interferes with a woman’s reproductive system. When you have PCOS, your ovaries are larger than normal and can have many tiny cysts that contain immature eggs.

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The Best Time To Get Pregnant | Fertility Specialist, Dr Abayomi Ajayi

Fertility expert, Dr Abayomi Ajayi has shared some useful tips on the best time to get pregnant. Children are very important in the African culture because a childless marriage is often viewed as an ‘incomplete marriage.’ When a couple has

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Wondering How Important A Healthy Diet & Exercise Is During Pregnancy? | This Study Answers Just That

New research shows improving the lifestyle of women with obesity during pregnancy could mean long-term cardiovascular benefits for their children.  The study, led by King’s College London and supported by the British Heart Foundation and Tommy’s charity, examined how an

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Why Sitting Down For Six Hours At A Stretch Could Harm A Pregnant Woman

Women who sit down too much while pregnant risk harming their baby, experts warn. Warwick Medical School researchers found sitting down for over six hours at a stretch in the second trimester led to greater weight gain and diabetes in

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Specialist Answer Questions On Fibroids Occurring With Pregnancy

Fibroids are a common occurrence in women and many women who have this problem do not even realise that they have it. This is particularly so in the vast majority of women in whom the fibroids are small and therefore,

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Celebrity Mom, Chrissy Teigen Explains Why She’s Getting Botox During Her 3rd Pregnancy

Chrissy Teigen is getting real about how she is dealing with pregnancy headaches. The cookbook author, 34, who is expecting her third child with husband John Legend, revealed on Twitter that she had been “cleared” to get botox shots to help with

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How Depression In Pregnancy Affects Your Child’s Behavioural & Developmental Health Long Term

Altered brain connectivity may be one way prenatal depression influences child behavior, according to new research in JNeurosci. Up to one fifth of women experience depression symptoms during pregnancy, with unknown effects on the fetus. Prenatal depression is correlated with

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How Excess Weight Gain In Pregnancy Affects Your Child’s Brain Development

Obesity in expectant mothers may hinder the development of the babies’ brains as early as the second trimester, a new study finds. Led by researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, the investigation linked high body mass index (BMI), an

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Celebrity Mum, Toyin Abraham Shares On How Finding Out She Was Pregnant Changed Everything For Her

Actress Toyin Abraham in a new vlog has revealed how she found out she was pregnant with her son, Ire, and how that changed every other thing for her in that moment. Having had poor luck in her previous relationships,

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How My Sister Kept Her Boyfriend For More Than 7 Years Since He Wanted To Quit Their Relationship- Singer, Harry Song Advises Women

More than anything else, singer and dad Harry Song wants women to understand that they call the shots in a relationship and it will either work or fail depending on how well they handle their man. Making an example of

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Largest Study Of Its Kind: Risk Of Having A Child With Autism Doubles If Mother Smokes Marijuana During Pregnancy

Women who smoke cannabis or marijuana during pregnancy almost double the risk of their child having autism, a major study of half a million births has found. The study, published in Nature Medicine on Monday, reviewed data from more than

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Why The Term ‘Morning Sickness’ Is Misleading – Study

The term ‘morning sickness’ is misleading and should instead be described as nausea and sickness in pregnancy, argue researchers who have demonstrated that these symptoms can occur at any time of the day — not just the morning researchers led

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Model & New Mom, Ashley Graham Shares On How She Got Over ‘Devastating’ New Stomach Stretch Marks

American fashion model and TV presenter, Ashley Graham who welcomed her first child, Isaac, with her husband Justin Ervin in January, is able to embrace her stretch marks and “new mom bod” now, but during pregnancy, her changing body took some

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New Study Raises Concern About Use Of Antidepressant During Pregnancy

Depression in pregnancy, known as antepartum depression, is all too common. A new study conducted by the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that the rate of depression among women who arrive at the hospital to give birth is at an

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How Women With Twin Pregnancies Can Cut Down On The Risk Of Premature Birth & Miscarriage

Women carrying twins are at higher risk for premature birth and miscarriage — those whose cervix dilates before 24 weeks are at highest risk — and yet one common treatment is not recommended for this population. A new multi-center randomized-controlled

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Pregnancy, Breastfeeding May Guard Against Early Menopause -New Research Suggests

Women who breastfed their babies exclusively for seven to 12 months may have a significantly lower risk of early menopause than their peers who breastfed their infants for less than a month, according to an analysis funded by the National

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TTC Mums: See How Wrong Timing Of Sex May Be Why You Aren’t Pregnant Yet

Fertility struggles takes its toll on many women, and can significantly rub off negatively on their marriages, social relationships and self-confidence but again, it is possible that many mums aren’t getting pregnant because of something as simple as wrong timing

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Dear MIMsters: I’m Eight Months But I Feel Like Running Away From My Home

I’m eight months pregnant but I feel like running away from my own home. Here’s why… I earlier asked for advice concerning my hubby who doesn’t help me even though I’m eight months pregnant. I have tried to have a

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Woman Shares How Her Dad’s Penchant For Forgiveness Held Their Family Together For 67 Years Despite Her Mom’s Many Undoings

A woman has shared her beautiful relationship with her father, how he treated her when he was alive, and the family secret she uncovered after his death. The unnamed woman, pictured above who narrated her story and shared photos of

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Rainbow After The Storm: Dad, Jon, Shares Story Of How He & His Wife Finally Became Parents After 7 Years Of Trying

An excited father identified simply as Jon took to Twitter to announce the birth of his daughter who came after several attempts with his wife. The elated dad shared a photo of their newborn wearing a dress with an inscription

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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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Fertility Expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi On A Woman’s Chances Of Getting Pregnant At 40 And Above

A fertility specialist Dr. Abayomi Ajayi has shared on a woman’s chances of getting pregnant at 40 and above naturally. According to the expert, if you are over 40 you can still conceive naturally; however, your chances of getting pregnant

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Ciara Gets Candid About Her Pregnancy & Parenting During The Coronavirus Pandemic In New Issue Of British Vogue

American singer and mom, Ciara, is the cover star for the next issue of British Vogue. The 34-year-old pop star showcased her blossoming baby bump in a ribbed cream maxi dress for a stunning cover shoot for British Vogue. As

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