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
Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension. It can come from any event or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or nervous. Stress is your body’s reaction to a challenge or demand. As we all know we are in
No matter how early a night you get, or how many relaxing deep breaths you do before climbing into bed sometimes, you still wake up feeling tired. Sound familiar? It’s not uncommon says Gemma Hampson, a Qualified Health Practitioner at GearHungry,
A Consultant Gynaecologist has identified one of the leading causes of infertility in both males and females. Dr. Akinde Joseph, who is also the Chairman, Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Lagos chapter, identified stress as another leading causes of infertility
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
When parents eat low-protein or high-fat diets it can lead to metabolic disorders in their adult offspring. Now, an international team has identified a key player and the molecular events underlying this phenomenon in mice. The Developmental Origins of Health
What is the bigger stressor of a woman? Their children or their husbands? A survey of 7,000 mums by Today found on average they rate their levels of stress at a worryingly high 8.5 out of 10. 46 per cent
Stress during and after the Christmas and New Year holidays presents an exhausting array of physical and emotional demands after days or weeks of shopping, travelling, cooking, sleeplessness and partying, that, for many, can bring about lingering stress and anxiety.
A new study has identified markers of maternal stress, both physical and psychological — that may influence a baby’s sex and the likelihood of preterm birth. It’s becoming well established that maternal stress during pregnancy can affect fetal and child
Dr Uganze Eke, a Wellness expert has advised Nigerians to make choices that will help them reduce the daily stress associated with traffic jam, work-life balance and living a healthy lifestyle. Eke, who is the Chief Wellness Officer, Fitness Fair,
Pregnancy is an amazing and fulfilling experience, it does however come with its own fair share of stress. With all the bodily changes you are going through, it is not out of place that you may be feeling stressed every
Dayo Richard The baby is here and everyone is happy and excited to finally meet the newcomer. As time goes on, the excitement wears off as you are faced with the overwhelming task of taking care of your baby. After
Mumpreneurs face an inordinate amount of stress when starting and running a business and adding that to raising children can seem like an uphill task. If you don’t watch it, you could find yourself shouting at your children for no
Many factors can contribute to preventing a woman from becoming pregnant and one of such is stress. A new study published online in the journal Human Reproduction, shows a link between stress and difficulty conceiving by measuring an enzyme found
You’ve been coping with all the rigours of joggling your roles as a mum, wife and at work but it’s taking its toll on you. You are completely unhappy and stressed out, so all you want right now is some
By Pam Myers, BSEd It’s not easy being a mum. Whether you work out of the home or you’re a stay-at-home mum, life can get pretty stressful. There’s always something that needs to be done and someone who wants your attention.