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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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What to Expect Post Delivery: Lochia (Normal Bleeding and Discharge)

Most people think pregnancy and delivery is all there is to bringing a child into this world but even post delivery a lot of changes occur to your body that is usually very strange but very normal. One of this changes that is very temporary is called Lochia. Medical Dictionary defines lochia as the bloody […]

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Rubella In Nigeria and Its Effect During Pregnancy

Hi Mamalettes, since this is the world immunization week we are going to be focusing on immunization. What vaccines to have before, during and after pregnancy. We would also be talking about how it affects pregnancy. Today we are focusing on Rubella also known as German Measles. According to MarchofDimes, Rubella is an infection that causes […]

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World Malaria Day, Malaria in Nigeria

Hi Mamalettes, today is the World Malaria Day, 2017. This year’s global theme for World Malaria Day is End Malaria for Good. This is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control. The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole at an event to kick off the 2017 […]

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Read on The Importance of Immunization In Nigeria

Hello Mamalettes, today marks the beginning of the World Immunization Week 2017, which is organised by the World Health Organisation(WHO). The aim of this program is to bring awareness and raise funds so that children all over the world can have access to vaccines aimed to protect them against some diseases. In 1978, the Expanded […]

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Why It Is Important to Cut Down on Sugary Food During Pregnancy

What a woman eats during and after pregnancy is essential to the baby's health. It is essential for pregnant women to eat a balanced diet that supplies their developing foetus with the right nutrition. Eating too many carbohydrates and sugary foods can cause health problems and lead to excessive weight gain in both mother and baby. […]

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Is This Why Your Toddler Has Bad Breath?

Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, is a condition that even healthy children and adults can sometimes experience. If you've noticed that your child has bad breath, you should know that there is hope. However it is important to know the root cause of bad breath. When it comes to bad breath in children, most of […]

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How To Protect Your Children And Family From Meningitis

In recent days Nigerians have been informed that there is an outbreak of meningitis in the country. So far 282 people between the ages of 5 and 14 have lost their lives from the disease. Anyone can potentially get meningitis, but this disease is more common in babies and young children, teenagers and young adults, elderly people […]

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Is Your Child Struggling At School? Feed Him Iron Rich Foods

Feeding your children spinach and red meat, iron rich foods could help them do well in school, according to a new study. A team of US researchers analysed 105 young female students who had an average grade point average (GPA) of 3.68.  They wanted to assess the impacts of both exercising and iron levels on […]

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Too Much Sugar Can Affect Your Fertility

Do you know that too much sugar can affect your fertility? According to UK Fertility expert Zita West, sugar is a major hormone disrupter which can have a negative effect on fertility. An unhealthy diet (one that is high in refined carbohydrates i.e. sugars and saturated fats) leads to blood-sugar imbalance, which in turn has a […]

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