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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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Different Ways To Protect Yourself From Mosquito Bites

In Nigeria, very few women can tell you that they did not have malaria during their pregnancy. Malaria is one of those diseases that has become like a norm in Nigeria to the extent that forget how dangerous it is especially during pregnancy. Malaria is one of the most common disease in Nigeria, at the last World Malaria […]

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Ways To Sterilise Your Baby's Feeding Bottles

Every new mother would agree with me that the first rule when taking care of a baby is to make sure that the baby’s environment is as germ free as possible. Hygiene is very important especially for babies because their immune system is still developing and they are very prone to infections and disease.   […]

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Would You Eat Your Placenta After Childbirth?

The first time I heard about eating placenta after childbirth, I thought it was so bizarre I couldn’t believe that anyone would really eat their placenta after childbirth but the truth is people do. While I was still trying to understand the logic behind doing something like that, I asked a friend of mine who […]

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Why You Should Try Out The Ketogenic Lifestyle?

The Ketogenic lifestyle is becoming more popular by the day in Nigeria. This is generally because a lot of people have attested to the fact that this ketogenic lifestyle has helped them lose weight in the healthiest way possible. According to Dieting Well, ketogenic comes from the word “ketosis“, which is a state in which […]

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New Study Shows That Household Cleaning Chemicals Can Cause Birth Defects

As reported by News Medical Life Sciences, research has shown that two chemical compounds commonly found in household cleaning and personal hygiene products cause birth defects in rodents. Quaternary ammonium compounds or "quats," the chemicals are often used as disinfectants and preservatives in household and personal products such as cleaners, laundry detergent, fabric softener, shampoo […]

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How To Lose Weight After Child-Birth With Diet And Exercise

Now that you have successfully delivered your baby, apart from the task of feeding and taking care of your baby, I bet the next thing on your mind is how to lose the extra weight you have gained. This goal might seem very impossible and daunting when you look at yourself in the mirror but […]

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What Can We Do To Put An End To Maternal Mortality?

World Health Organization (WHO) defines Maternal Mortality as the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes. As reported by […]

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Insecticides Linked To Delayed Motor Skills In Babies

In this day and age, where Malaria and Zika virus are two of the most dangerous diseases especially during pregnancy we have all been advised to protect ourselves from mosquito bites. A lot of people in Nigeria turn to insecticides to help them kill and protect themselves from mosquito bites. While some people make use […]

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The Adverse Effect Of Smoking Before, During And After Pregnancy

Cigarette smoking is said to be responsible for 87% of lung cancer death. Even the manufacturers of this cigarette tell you that cigarettes are bad for your health. It is a wonder that people still smoke knowing all these information. Cigarette smoking is also said to be responsible for other illness such as  lung disease, […]

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