All you need to know about Breastfeeding and medication

One common area of concern for breastfeeding mothers is medication safety. It can be very difficult to accurately estimate what concentration of a drug finds its way via a mother’s blood stream through to her breast milk. But it is best to always be on the side of caution and seek expert pharmaceutical advice before

Arrival of your baby: Packing for the hospital

Packing for the hospital can be a daunting task. It is best to get some things ready before your due date just in case you go into labor a little earlier. This is a guide about things that many new moms have found useful during their labour and deliveries. Essentials For Mum Hospital card Pre-registration

Bleeding during pregnancy-  What’s normal and what’s not

Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy can occur frequently in the first trimester of pregnancy, and may not be a sign of problems. However, bleeding that occurs in the second and third trimester of pregnancy can often be a sign of a possible complication. Bleeding can be caused by a number of potential reasons. Some basic things

Sad! Lady dies during child birth at Lagos hospital

A young lady, Chisom Anekwe (nee Okereke), has died under questionable circumstances recently during child birth at Magodo Specialist Hospital, Lagos. She was said to have had two children at the same hospital before she went there to deliver the third which later turned out to be ‘a great mistake. The doctors were said to

Pregnancy: When your waters break..

In a lot of movies and TV shows, labour always starts with a pop – the heavily pregnant woman’s waters break and there’s a sudden puddle to deal with. You might be feeling nervous about going into public toilet at the end of your pregnancy incase your waters break, but in actual fact your labour

Drinks to avoid while pregnant 

Most pregnant women are aware of diet dos and don’ts during pregnancy. However, when it comes to beverages or drinks, they do not have much knowledge. Some of them which are considered actually ‘healthy’ otherwise may actually have an adverse effect during pregnancy. Some of the drinks mentioned below are termed as health drinks, some

Beauty treatments during pregnancy

From back pain to swollen ankles, a kot of expectant mothers know that a lot of baggage comes with carrying a baby for nine months. So when it comes time for a little pregnancy pampering, all mums-to-be wouldn’t mind a relaxing massage or a fresh manicure. Before indulging in a little spa action, however, most

Couple in Abuja welcome set of quintuplets

Abuja based couple, Mr. and Mrs. Imudia Uduehi, have welcomed a set of quintuplets – five girls. According to media practitioner, Lara Wise who shared their story online, the couple reside at Ikenna borehole in Abuja. The wife got pregnant shortly after their wedding and barely 8 months after she conceived naturally, doctors at the National hospital had

Causes and Relieving back pain during pregnancy

Back pain is a bit synonymous to pregnancy. As a matter of fact, nearly 80% of pregnant women worldwide experience back pain during pregnancy, especially during the second and third trimester. But understanding the causes of back pain and what can be done to alleviate it, can give you some relief. As your pregnancy bump

Woman gives birth to 4 babies at once, but they’re unusual quadruplets

  When Nebraska, US mom Sabrina Negus gave birth to four babies at once, her doctors had another surprise for her: Her boys weren’t quadruplets! Sabrina Negus gave birth to four healthy baby boys earlier this year. But although Logan, Mason, Porter and Connor were born on the same day and from the same mom,

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