Tag Pregnancy

Ciara Gets Candid About Her Experience Of Pregnancy & Parenting During The Coronavirus Pandemic In British Vogue’s August Issue

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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New Mum, Regina Daniels Spills On Her First Impression Of Her Much Older Hubby, Ned Nwoko, Her Pregnancy Journey & More In New Interview

Quite a lot has been written and said about actress and first-time-mum, Regina Daniels, and especially since her marriage to politician, Ned Nwoko, who is older than her by decades. When news of their romance started circulating, many alleged that 

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Read The Touching Story Of How Mrs. Obioma Ede Was Left To Bear The Scars Of Infertility After A Botched Caesarean Section

The pregnancy story of a Nigerian housewife, residing in Jakande Estate, Lagos, is that of pain, disappointment and regret of what could have been. 40-year-old Mrs. Obioma Ede says her inability to get pregnant was caused by a negligent doctor

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Why This New Mum, Fatimah, Wants Other Women To Think Twice Before They Judge Pregnant Women

Using her own pregnancy experience to school other women on why they should think twice before they judge a pregnant woman,  a new mum, Fatimah, is calling the attention of other women to some of the many complications that may

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How Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy Impact More Women Long-term – Study

Twice as many women who experienced a hypertensive disorder during any of their pregnancies are at increased risk of developing heart or kidney diseases later in life based on incidence per woman versus per pregnancy, according to a new study

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Fertility Specialist Gives Tips On Boosting Your Chances Of Pregnancy Every Month

Most TTC women tends to wonder why some women are lucky enough to get pregnant almost as soon as they start trying. Agreed that it often takes longer for some couples to achieve pregnancy than others, there are still ways

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Migraine Linked To Myriad Of Health Issues During Pregnancy – Study

A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It’s often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can last for hours to days, and

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What Fertility Expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi Wants Us To Know About Pregnancy Before, During And After Menopause

Fertility specialist, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi of Nordica Fertility Centre, Lagos, has shared some vital things women need to know about getting pregnant before, during and after menopause. Every normal pregnancy is a small miracle. Most women get pregnant and have

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Will Lying Down After Sex Increase Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant?

When pregnancy isn’t happening, anything from the obvious to the vague could be the reason, and for many years now, sperm leakage after intercourse has been touted as one of the least obvious reasons why pregnancy may not be happening.

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8 Ovulation Myths That May Actively Be Delaying Your Conception

Ovulation is arguably one of the most important steps in the biological process that leads to conception. Although, there is no pregnancy without ovulation, there are a number of myths surrounding ovulation that many women hold on to- and which

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8 Things To Avoid When Trying To Conceive

Preparing for a pregnancy or actively trying for one yields results for different women at different paces but if you are going to up your chances and rule out any lifestyle causes for delay, there are at least 8 habits

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Stress During Pregnancy Has Far-reaching Lifetime Effects On Newborn- Study

Researchers have found that early-life exposure to the stress hormone can permanently alter many immune system responses, decreasing the body’s ability to ward off bacterial infections and fight tumors. In a new study, reported by Yale University researchers on March

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Rare But Devastating- Read As Nurse Practitioner, Kerry Shares Her Battle With Preeclampsia

A woman who had experienced Preeclampsia has shared her story. A sharp, vivacious, and vibrant 36-year-old nurse practitioner, Kerry seems like the last person you’d imagine developing preeclampsia, a poorly understood pregnancy condition characterized by high blood pressure and other

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Nigerian Woman, Peace Okeke-Amadi, Says She Has Just Welcomed Her Child After Being Pregnant For 28 Months

A Nigerian woman, Peace Okeke-Amadi, has taken to Facebook to narrate a biologically impossible story of the pregnancy and birth of her child. The new mum claims she gave birth after being pregnant for 2 years and 4 months (28

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Medical Experts Recommend These Safety Tips For Pregnant Women To Cope During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Pregnancy is usually a period of excitement, joy and anticipation for many expectant moms. From the day a woman finds out she is pregnant, she and her partner start to become ecstatic, hoping to see the arrival of their bundle

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Pregnant Women Who Take Paracetamol Are ‘More Likely To Have A Child With Behavioural Issues’

It’s thought of as one of the safest painkillers to take during pregnancy, but a new study has warned of the dangers of taking paracetamol when pregnant. Researchers from the University of Bristol have found that women who take paracetamol

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How Safe Is Sex During Pregnancy? Consultant OBGYN, Prof. Oliver Ezechi Answers

A researcher with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Prof. Oliver Ezechi, has said that couples may not abstain from sex during the entire nine months of pregnancy if the physician has not counseled them to. In general,

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Does Consuming Fruit During Pregnancy Improve Cognition In Babies?

You may have heard of a 2016 study linking cognitive enhancement in babies with eating more fruit during pregnancy. But how strong is that link? That’s the question scientists at the University of Alberta asked as they set out to

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New Study Answers How Accurate Fertility Apps Are When Planning For A Pregnancy

Many popular fertility and pregnancy planning apps may be inaccurate, suggest the results of a scoping review of the available evidence published online in the journal BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health. Despite their growing popularity, there’s little hard evidence to

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This Is How Much A Vegetable Rich Diet Before Pregnancy Impacts Your Chances Of Preterm Delivery- Study

A new study whose results were published yesterday, April 14, 2020 has really useful guidance for women who are planning for pregnancy. It turns out we should follow our parent’ advice when we’re thinking about becoming parents ourselves, with a

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Halima Abubakar Sheds More Light On Her Pregnancy Journey In New Interview

Actress, Halima Abubakar, left many of her fans and colleagues pleasantly surprised when she announced last week that she had become a mother for the first time ever. The new mum also got entangled in a baby photo controversy, but

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Prenatal Exposure To Air Pollution Linked To Myriad Of Health Issues In Infants

A mother’s exposure to particulate air pollution during pregnancy is associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in six-month-old infants, according to new research. This study is among the first to find that particulate air pollution exposure in utero can

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Lady Gaga Speaks On Her Fascination With Motherhood

American singer, Stefani JoanneAngelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga has shared her thoughts on motherhood, and it’s quite profound. The 34-year-old appeared on the cover of InStyle magazine for its May issue, where she opened up about her hopes

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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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