Tag Pregnant women

6 Women Share What It’s Like To Have An Orgasmic Birth As Proof That Childbirth Doesn’t Have To Be Painful

Giving birth, for most women, is an incredibly painful and personal experience; most stories around it center on the pain that it can cause. But some people say you don’t have to suffer to bring new life into the world—and

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What You Should Know If You Are Expecting Twins, Triplets Or More -Fertility Specialist, Dr Abayomi Ajayi

A multiple pregnancy (being pregnant with multiple children) means you’re pregnant with more than one baby. If you’re pregnant with higher-order multiples, it means you’re pregnant with three or more babies. This occurs in about one in 50 multiple pregnancies.

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Motherhood Nigeria Initiative Launches ”Project Safe Birth” To Help Vulnerable Pregnant Women

Even though maternal mortality, which is a pregnancy-related death is preventable, it has continued to increase in many nations of the world, especially in the African countries of the sub-Saharan regions caused by factors which include a low level of

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Gynaecologist, Dr. Mahmoud Magashi On Why It Is Crucial For Women With Multiple Pregnancies To Start Antenatal Early 

Antenatal care (also known as Prenatal care) refers to the regular clinical assessment of mother and fetus during pregnancy. It traditionally involves a number of routine visits approximately 12-16 for assessment of pregnant women before and during pregnancy. A Senior

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Women’s Health: Gynaecologist, Dr. Ayodele Ademola Identifies The Highest Silent Killer Of Pregnant Women In Africa, Recommends Ways To Avoid It

Pregnancy does come with a broad range of risks and complications despite its many positively life-changing rewards. Sometimes, these complications may lead to death. In order to reduce maternal death, a Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr. Ayodele Ademola, is enlightening women about

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See Laudable Move By Women In Jigawa State In A Bid To Ease The Plight Of Pregnant Women In Their Community

Women in a community in the Jigawa State of Nigeria have made the laudable move to solve a potentially fatal problem affecting pregnant women in their community. The women are receiving applauds from all and sundry after a Nigerian journalist,

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Preventing Premature Births With Traditional Vegetable Diet

It turns out we should follow our parent’ advice when we’re thinking about becoming parents ourselves, with a study finding eating the traditional ‘three-veggies’ before pregnancy lowers the risk of a premature birth. University of Queensland PhD candidate Dereje Gete

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‘Stop Taking Bread And Tea’ – Nigerian Doctor, Olufunmilayo Harvey Warns Pregnant Women, Gives Reasons

A Nigerian doctor identified as Dr Olufunmilayo Harvey on twitter recently took to social media to advise pregnant women to stop taking bread and tea. In his post on the platform, the medical doctor whose aim is to help save

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Man Dedicates His Life To Praying For Pregnant Women After This Happened To His Sister

A painful loss has caused a Nigerian man to vow to dedicate his life to praying for pregnant women. The man, Ceejay, made the resolution after he painfully lost his sister, Rita, while she was giving birth to her first

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Sad Story Of Ebonyi Community Where Pregnant Women, Others Die Travelling 15Km For Health Care

The sad story of Ezzagu community in Ebonyi State where pregnant women and others die travelling 15 kilometres to get access to medical care has thrown a major spotlight on the nation’s poor health system. Travelling from Abakaliki on the

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Study Finds Link Between Working Night Shifts and Increased Risk Of Miscarriage

Working two or more night shifts in a week may increase a pregnant woman’s risk of miscarriage the following week by around a third, shows a prospective study. Previous studies have suggested that pregnant women face a greater risk of

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Here’s A Few Surprising Things Experts Say You Can’t Do While Pregnant

Once a woman discovers she’s pregnant, not only will she have to adjust her world for a new human with needs and wants — but also get her body ready and healthy to do the work of growing said human.

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New Study Examines The Prevalence Of COVID-19 In Pregnant Women

A new paper reports on the prevalence of infections with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in women admitted to labor and delivery units in several Boston hospitals. Universal testing of pregnant women admitted to labor and delivery units is part of a

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RESEARCH: CDC Releases New Report On Pregnant Women And COVID-19

New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention comparing pregnant and non-pregnant women with COVID-19 has found that infected pregnant women do not have a greater risk of death from the virus, but possibly more likely to get

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Story Of Kundulum Community Where Pregnant Women Dread To Be In Labour At Night Throws Another Spotlight On The Country’s Poor Health System

Kundulum community is located in the Akko Local Government Area of Gombe State. In the community, according to reports, accessing medical care and health workers is a major problem for residents, especially women who are sometimes forced to deliver babies

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Inside Makoko Where Surviving Childbirth Is A Game Of Chance For Pregnant Women

Makoko is a slum neighbourhood across the 3rd Mainland Bridge located on the coast of mainland Lagos. A third of the community is built on stilts along the lagoon and the rest is on the land. Life in Makoko is

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Pregnant? Here’s What To Know About The Coronavirus & Your Unborn Baby

One of the biggest concerns about COVID-19, the illness caused by the new 2019 coronavirus, is how the infection affects pregnant women and their unborn children. Although evidence is extremely limited, early research suggests the virus cannot be transmitted in

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7 Self-Care Tips For Pregnant 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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Birth Tourism: Pregnant Nigerian Women To Be Denied United States Visa Under New Policy

The United States Government on Thursday gave visa officers more power to block pregnant women abroad including those from Nigeria from visiting America. Under a new rule, the US Department of State directed visa officers to stop “birth tourism” —

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Ondo Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu Advises Pregnant Women In The State On How To Access Free Health Care

Pregnant women resident in Ondo State can hope for significant succour when it comes to accessing free prenatal and postnatal healthcare. The State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has advised pregnant women to obtain residency cards in order to receive free access

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Maternal Mortality: Medical Expert, Dr Abosede Lewu Sensitises Pregnant Women On The Dangers Of Placenta Complication & Solution

An obstetrician/ gynaecologist Dr Abosede Lewu, has reveal that placenta complications as a result of shift from its normal position (placenta previa) or that which get separated partially or completely from the womb (placenta abruption) could lead to the loss

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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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Medical Expert Warns Pregnant Women Against Trifling Their Doctor’s Verdict On CS

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia, has advised pregnant women to adhere to medical advice on the number of times to give birth through Caesarean Session (CS). Dr. Hassan Ikrama gave the advice in

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These Women Share Ways They Shut Down Unsolicited Advice During Their Pregnancies

For whatever reason, when a person is pregnant, the entire world feels the need to weigh in on the expectant mom and the fetus. In a viral tweets, these women sharing hilarious ways they handled stranger’s unwarranted advices about their

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Bishop Neophytos Masouras Has Figured Out Why Gay People Exist And It’s Because Of Something Pregnant Women Do

Church of Cyprus bishop Neophytos Masouras of Morphou has figured out the reason why gay people exist. The cleric shared his knowledge with a group of congregants while speaking at a primary school in Akaki, Nicosia District  A Church of

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