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Do You Think Teenagers Should Be Placed On Family Planning?

The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) has recommended family planning methods for teenagers to restrict high rate of pregnancy among them and secure their future. Dr. Omasanjuwa Edun, the Lagos State Team Leader of the initiative, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that family planning would also make them know the […]

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59 Years Old Woman Gives Birth After 38 Years Of Marriage

During nearly four decades of marriage, Akosua Budu Amoako and her husband tried to have a child, without success. But last month, at age 59, Budu gave birth to her first child after fertility treatments. The full-term 3.3 kg boy was born June 15 at Bellevue Woman's Center, USA. He's named after his father, Isaiah […]

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Recipe Friday: How To Make Ogbono Soup Also Known As Apon

Hi Mamalettes, welcome to the end of a very busy week you have no idea how happy I am that it’s friday or maybe you do, lol. I have been looking forward to this day all week and so today we would be teaching you how to make the very special Ogbono Soup also known […]

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Do You Know That Exercising During Pregnancy Can Prevent Cesarean Section

According to a  new research, exercising during pregnancy is safe for babies and can cut a woman’s chance of needing a Cesarean section by a tenth. Mothers-to-be who do gentle exercise such as aerobics, walking or using a bike machine, and eat a healthy diet are more likely to deliver their baby naturally, suggests evidence […]

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Man Battles His Father In Law Over Baby's Custody

Princewill Njoku whose wife died during childbirth in 2015 after giving birth to their son has been battling with his late wife's father, Chief Godwin over the custody of Baby Patrick. Njoku told The Guardian that he has on many occasions begged Godwin that his son be released to him, using the family way of […]

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Does Breastfeeding Really Cause Saggy Breast?

I remember my mum always telling me that when she gained the most weight when she was pregnant with me meaning it was my fault. It was always said in a joking manner but the truth is when you give birth, your body never really goes back to how it was before. Motherhood comes with […]

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Court Rejects A Plea To Abort A 10 Year Old Rape Victim's Pregnancy

In a controversial decision, a 10-year-old rape survivor was denied permission to terminate the pregnancy resulting from the rape by the district court in India. The child was allegedly raped continuously over a period of time by her maternal uncle. She is the daughter of a government employee father and a domestic worker mother. The […]

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Baby Dies From Meningitis After She Contacted It From A Kiss

In April of this year, we had an outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria with over 800 people dying majority of the victims were children between the ages of 5-12 years. In America, a baby girl who was just 18 days old died from viral meningitis which her mother believes she contacted when she was kissed […]

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Gynecologist Advises Women With B-Negative Blood To Take Rhogam After Miscarriage

A gynecologist/obstetrician, Dr Nathaniel Adewole, has urged women with B-negative blood, who have had miscarriage before to always take Rhogam, a drug, during subsequent pregnancies before delivery. Adewole told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that taking Rhogam, a special immune globulins, could help prevent rhesus incompatibility in mothers who are negative “if the father of […]

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Do You Know That Its Not Safe For Babies To Use Blankets?

When I was pregnant with my first child, google was like my best friend, I wanted to know everything there was to know about being pregnant and taking care of a newborn baby. In my numerous research I found an article about the dangers of using a blanket for a baby. What is so worrisome […]

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