Tag Pregnant women

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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WHO Issues Guideline On Use Of New HIV Treatment Drug For Pregnant Women

The World Health Organization, WHO has issued an updated recommendation on the use of new antiretroviral therapy by expectant women, stating that the risk of neural tube defects was minimal using Dolutegravir, (DTG) . The safety of dolutegravir (DTG), during

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Breakthrough As WHO Certifies New HIV Treatment Drug For Pregnant Women

An antiretroviral drug Dolutegravir, commonly known as DTG, has been certified safe for use by pregnant women and those in their reproductive years by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Though initial research linked the drug with neural tube defects (NTDs)

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Flat Tummy Tea For Pregnant Women? Pregnant Mum, Amber Rose Called Out For Promoting Awkward Products For Women

US model, Amber Rose is facing some serious backlash after promoting an “organic pregnancy tea” from Flat Tummy Co, a company known for their weight-loss and detox products. The 35-year-old mum who is due to welcome her second child any

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Ramadan Fasting: Is It Safe For Pregnant Women & Breastfeeding Moms To Participate?

Pregnancy is a physiological condition that its concurrence with fasting introduces some controversies about condition of mother and fetus. However, study reveals that Pregnant women who fast during Ramadan could be putting the health of their unborn baby at risk. Fasting

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Nine Women Narrate The Disheartening Story Of Domestic Abuse Endured During Their Unwanted Pregnancies

An overwhelming number of victims of domestic abuse are female. Pregnancy does not protect against this phenomenon, which may have adverse health outcomes for both the mother and the newborn. We are shocked by the stories of these pregnant women

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Eating These Snacks During Pregnancy Could Help Your Child Become Smarter

If you want a smart child, a recent study has suggested that eating these snacks during pregnancy can help with this. Scientists from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) discovered that women who ate three 30g servings of these

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Why Expectant Moms Should Stay In A Protected Environment During Pregnancy -Medical Professional, Akin Abayomi

A Haematologist, Professor Akin Abayomi has advised pregnant women to stay in a protected environment during pregnancy. The medical professional explained that the environment where a child was exposed to during stages of pregnancy must be protected to avoid a long

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Why Iodine Mineral Is Important To Nursing And Pregnant Women

Iodine is a dietary mineral required for the production of thyroid hormones. Pregnant and breastfeeding women need this mineral more because of it’s vital influence on brain development in the uterus and during early childhood . READ ALSO: ‘Every Mother-to-be Should Take

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Pregnant Women In Bayelsa State Get A Stipulated Monthly Allowance From The Government After Satisfying This Requirement

Isn’t “congratulations” in order for pregnant women in Bayelsa? The Bayelsa State government has announced a monthly allowance of N3,000 for pregnant women in the state. This was revealed by Bayelsa State Governor, His Excellency, Seriake Henry Dickson while speaking

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Why Bayelsa Government Plans to Pay Pregnant Women Monthly

The wife of Bayelsa State Governor has revealed that the government will henceforth pay pregnant women on a monthly basis. Dr. Rachael Dickson shared the good news in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, during the commencement of a three-day programme for ‘Royal Queens’ in

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What Would You Do if a Pregnant Woman Gave Birth in Your Car? Read this Nigerian Man’s Ordeal

A Nigerian man was left speechless after his neighbour gave birth to a baby girl inside his car in the wee hours of the morning. He took to his social media pages to narrate the experience. The man, Daniel Chukwuemeka, shared the

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Ogun State Government Shuts Down Three Hospitals Following Death Of Two Pregnant Women

Three hospitals, namely Shepherd clinic and maternity, Ayo Ni Medical Centre and Dayo Maternity Home, all in Ifo Local Government Area, have been shut by the Ogun State government following the death of two pregnant women, Premium Times reports. According

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