How To Love Your Post-Baby Body

In all honesty, pregnancy is a beautiful thing that bears some temporarily not-so-beautiful results—including stretch marks, saggy skin, droopy breasts, and extra pounds. If you think you’re the only mum who can’t get back to her post-baby body, think again . The stress—and emotional ups and downs—of caring for a newborn doesn’t help: All of a

Recommended Toys for 3- to 6-month-olds

Yay! Your baby is 3 months old now! Now, your baby has  discovered how much fun his own hands can be now that they’re no longer clenched in a fist. He can grasp a toy placed in his hands or reach for one that interests him.   Soon he’ll be able to pass a toy

What did you crave when you were pregnant?

Lots of women have food cravings during pregnancy. You have a food craving when you want a certain food really, really badly. You want pizza and you want it now! It’s usually okay to satisfy your food cravings, as long as what you eat is safe and you don’t eat too much of it. It’s

Difficulties in breastfeeding? Factors to consider ……..

Breastfeeding, although natural, is also a learned skill. And, like with any new skill, it can take some time to get the hang of. The most common breastfeeding problem mothers experience is sore nipples. Research has found that in the early days of breastfeeding almost 80% of mothers reported nipple pain and that by eight

Things NOT to Say to a Woman Who’s Had a Miscarriage

If you look at the statistics for miscarriage, the numbers are startling: According to statistical reports, approximately 10 to 15 percent of known pregnancies end in loss before the 13th week. Since pregnancy loss is so common, you would think there would be more understanding around how to help and offer comfort to those going

When do you give your baby water to drink?

Despite what well-meaning family members might say, experts now know that until your baby starts eating solid foods, infants get all the water they need from breast milk or formula. Both breast milk and/or formula will keep your infant plenty hydrated, even on hot days when you might be wondering if you should offer your

Men should support wives on exclusive breastfeeding, immunization

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF, in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency, NOA, Abia State, has urged men to support their wives to imbibe essential health practices to promote healthy living in their families. The agency outlined such essential health practices as exclusive breastfeeding, immunization, hand washing, malaria and HIV/AIDS prevention, among others.

Nigerian lady dies mysteriously after giving birth

Fatalities during but unrelated to a pregnancy are termed accidental, incidental, or nonobstetrical maternal deaths. The most common causes are postpartumbleeding (15%), complications from unsafe abortion (15%), hypertensive disorders ofpregnancy (10%), postpartum infections (8%), and obstructed labour (6%). The pictures of a pregnant beautiful Igbo lady have gone viral on the internet, as she was

Woman, 28, reveals six pack just 9 days after childbirth

A lot of women take their time when it comes to shedding their baby weight after childbirth. What is most important at this time is the health of the new baby of mother. A good and healthy lifestyle is always the first option for both baby and mother during pregnancy and after childbirth. A fitness

Sad! Mother cuddles her dead baby for 3 days

Becki Wilson’s son Carter-James passed away at Wythenshawe Hospital on February 28, 2016 but she was able to spend three days with him Becki Wilson, a 27-year-old mother from Stockport, lost her child 16 hours after birth. But she was not ready to let go. She spent three days with the diseased child in cuddle

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