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After Losing Her Mom To Cardiac Arrest, New Mum, Kelly Rowland Raises Awareness About Heart Health, Being Pregnant During The Pandemic & More

Heart health, for Kelly Rowland, is not just crucial, it is personal. After losing her mother to cardiac arrest in 2014, the mom-of-two has made it her mission to educate others about the importance of taking care of themselves, especially

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Experts Reveal One Surprising Reason Why Pregnant Women Experience Severe Vomiting

Experts revealed that pregnant women who are experiencing acute starvation are at risk of severe vomiting, placenta dysfunctions and respiratory distress, all of which could lead to poor pregnancy outcomes. Experts in a study published in online journal, ResearchGate, identified

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First-Time Mum, Lucy Mecklenburgh Shares On How Putting On Four Stone In Pregnancy Changed Her Relationship With Her Body

Lucy Mecklenburgh, an English television personality, model and businesswoman, has spoken for the first time since becoming a mother about her battle with body image and the pressure on new moms to lose weight. The 29-year-old first-time mom and former

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Heart Defect In Children Can Start In Pregnancy -Study | All You Need To Know About It And How To Prevent It

A heart defect is a problem in the heart’s structure. Kids who have a heart defect were born with it. Heart defects are often called “congenital,” which means “present at birth.” Around eight in 1,000 babies are born with something wrong

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Why Women Impregnated By These Kind Of Men Are Likely To Have A Miscarriage, Stillbirth

A study has revealed that over a quarter of pregnancies might end up as ectopic, in miscarriage or stillbirth if the father-to-be is unhealthy and has three or more medical conditions like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol

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Study Links A Low Carbohydrate Diet During Pregnancy To Risk Of Birth Defects

Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant may want to avoid diets that reduce or eliminate carbohydrates, as they could increase the risk of having babies with neural tube birth defects, according to a new study from the

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Fertility Doctor, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru Explains What Couples Need To Do When Dealing With Infertility

Infertility has been defined as not being able to get pregnant despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year for most couples. Infertility may result from an issue with either you or your partner or a combination of

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Scientists Find That Moms Who Suffered From This Unpleasant Pregnancy Sickness Tend To Have Children With Higher IQs

Researchers have discovered that if you suffer from pregnancy sickness, you may likely have a child whose IQ is higher. The full meaning of IQ is Intelligent Quotient, a way of measuring intelligence in humans. This simply means that your

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Mum-of-2, Tolu Demuren (Toolz) Recounts Fearing The Worst While Pregnant With Her First Son Who Just Turned 2

Nigerian on-air personality, Tolulope Oniru-Demuren popularly known as Toolz took to Instagram to recount why  she feared for the worst outcome while pregnant with her first son who just turned 2. According to the mother-of-two, while she was pregnant with

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Woman Who Suffered Spinal Cord Injury From Birth Shares Surprising Pregnancy News To Encourage Women On Wheelchair To Keep Hope Alive

A 30-year-old woman with a spinal cord injury who has been a wheelchair user her entire life, is sharing her joy with the world about getting pregnant. Alyssa Higgins from Rockland County, New York, who is a disability advocate, shared the

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BBNaija’s Khafi Kareem Writes Stern Warning To Fans Who Keep Insinuating She Is Pregnant

BBNaija star, Khafi, has come out to deny claims that she and her fiance, Gedoni, are expecting their first child together. Khafi and Gedoni met during the BBNaija season 4 show. They developed an affair in the House that blossomed

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Gestational Diabetes: Nutrition Choices During Pregnancy Found To Alter Infants’ DNA

A new study has shown pregnant women with obesity could reduce the health risks for their infants through improved diet and more physical activity. Research published on November 9, 2020, in the journal PLosMed investigates the impact of high glucose

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How Soon After A Fibroid Surgery Can You Achieve Pregnancy? Gyneacologist, Dr Tunde Oyeyinka Explains

A consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr. Tunde Oyeyinka, says women diagnosed with fibroid stand the chance of conceiving three to six months after surgery. Speaking with PUNCH Healthwise, Oyeyinka, a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons, said as

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Nigerian Mum, Cynthia Chinule Grateful To Still Have Her Baby Recounts How Prayers Worked For Her During Pregnancy

A Nigerian woman, Cynthia Adaeze Chinule has recounted how her prayers helped her carry and birth her baby despite a scary issue with the placenta three months into her pregnancy. Cynthia shared that she thought she had suffered a painful

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Stress During First Trimester Has Worse Outcomes For Expectant Mums & Newborns | Gynaecologist, Dr. Bright Airhumwunde

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr. Bright Airhumwunde, has revealed that stress in pregnancy could result in poor pregnancy outcomes by predisposing expectant mothers to preterm delivery. According to the expert, who is a Minimal Access Surgeon and Fertility Specialist

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Why Self-medicating With Malaria, Cough Medicines During Pregnancy Is Dangerous

A Consultant Family Physician at the Family Health Department, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Dr John Ovuoraye, has asked pregnant women to stop taking malaria and cough medicines without doctor’s prescription. According to the physician, the use of malaria or

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Teacher, Ndubuisi Obiechina Narrates How She Lost Her 2-Month Pregnancy To SARS

Ndubuisi Obiechina, a teacher, has narrated how she lost her two-month pregnancy in the custody of the disbanded special anti-robbery squad (SARS). Speaking when she appeared before the Lagos state government set up to probe police brutality, Obiechina said she

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Every Expectant Mums Need This Information About The Effect Of ‘All Types Of Alcohol’ Consumption On Their Babies

A neurosurgeon, Dr. James Oshiorenua, says alcohol consumption during pregnancy, no matter how little, can cause a wide range of lifelong physical, behavioural, and intellectual disabilities, especially fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) According to the expert, alcohol was listed among teratogenic

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Over 40% Of Women Suffer Constipation During & After Pregnancy –Study | Know The Causes, Ways To Ease It & Prevention

A new study has revealed that over 40 per cent of women suffer from constipation during pregnancy and after childbirth (postpartum). The study, published in the International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, also stated that women of childbearing age are two

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Writer/Mom, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Captures Her Childbirth Struggles In New Book

Nigerian-American writer and public speaker, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has captured the fears and pains women face at childbirth in ‘Zikora’, her soon-to-be-released novel on pregnancy. The 35-page book, which is available to Prime members and Kindle Unlimited subscribers for free,

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UN Report Proffers Measures Pregnant Women Could Prevent Stillbirths

Every year, almost two million babies are stillborn– or one every 16 seconds, according to the first ever joint stillbirth estimates released by the United Nations Children’s Fund, the World Health Organisation, the World Bank Group and the Population Division

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How A Low Carbohydrate Diet During Pregnancy Puts Babies At Risk For Birth Defects- Study

Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant may want to avoid diets that reduce or eliminate carbohydrates, as they could increase the risk of having babies with neural tube birth defects, according to a new study from the

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Why Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Take ANY Vaginal Bleeding Lightly –Maternal Health Expert, Dr. Labaran Aliyu Explains

An Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano State, Dr. Labaran Aliyu, says pregnant women experiencing any vaginal bleeding should not take it lightly, describing it as abnormal and a sign that there is a problem with

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Wondering What Is The Best Age To Conceive? | Fertility Expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi Answers Just That

Fertility naturally declines with age, and having a baby later in life can increase the risk for pregnancy complications. Is there really a ‘best age’ to get pregnant? The straight answer is no according to Dr Abayomi Ajayi, a Consultant

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FG Raises Concern Over Number Of Girls Dropping Out Of School Due To Pregnancy

The Federal Government has expressed concern over the rate at which young girls drop out of school, especially in rural areas due to unwanted pregnancy. The theme of the event was, ‘Advancing the role of women in nuclear energy and

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