International Women’s Day 2017: Five things you should know

Wednesday 8 March is International Women’s Day, an event held around the world to commemorate the struggle for women’s rights. Here are five facts about the day (Independent) 1. Originally called International Working Women’s Day, it was first celebrated on February 28, 1909, in New York in remembrance of a 1908 strike of the International

What determines breast shape in girls and women?

Big breasts, small breasts, medium sized breasts; all women’s breasts are unique one way or the other. No one has the exact same identical pair. One side may be smaller, saggier, or bigger. So what determines breast shape or size? Our mothers? Our diet? Here are some known determinants of breast size; Genetics Far and

Int’l Women’s Day: Kilimall to celebrate Nigerian women

To commemorate the 2017 international Women’s Day, one of the Nigerian leading e-commerce service providers, Kilimall Nigeria will align with the Nigeria women to share their sentiments, dreams, and fears while striving to boldly pursue and achieve their lofty dreams. The #BeBoldWithKilimallcampaign, according to Robin Xie, KiliMalll Regional Director for Africa, is expected to reward

Why you should remove your bra more often

As women, we have all been taught all my life that wearing a bra is the “proper” thing to do. Wearing a bra under your clothing keeps you looking attractive, put-together, and just all around more appropriate. This pro-bra message has been preached to women worldwide for centuries. With this expectation in mind, it shouldn’t

Treating Jaundice at home

Jaundice is caused due to the accumulation of bilirubin (a yellow pigment) in the skin. Almost all new born babies have some level of jaundice or yellowing of the skin, however, some babies have more. Once the liver matures, the filtering is more complete and jaundice disappears. When blood cells complete their life cycle, they

Ladies: Doctors warning, beware of ovarian cyst

As shared by an Instagram user..Surgeon Amyr holding massive ovarian cyst that was removed from a female patient #tumordeovario: Ovarian Cyst: During a woman’s menstrual cycle, an egg grows in a sac called a follicle.  This sac is located inside the ovaries. In most cases, this follicle or sac breaks open and releases an egg.

6-year-old girl professionally midwife’s her mom to deliver

She is just 6 years old, but with a brain of a doctor, and courage of a lion. Her mother reportedly went into early child labour. There was no one around in the house at that point in time, except Janeicea Armstrong, her little and innocent-looking daughter who was also asleep. Canisha Owen and her

Easing menopausal stress

Many women find the time around menopause stressful. This may be partially due to hormonal changes and resulting symptoms such as hot flashes and disrupted sleep. In addition, family and personal issues such as the demands of teenage children, children leaving home, aging parents, spouses, and career changes often converge on women during these years.

Ideas of Valentines day gifts for him

Valentine’s Day is just tomorrow. Somewhere, I’m definitely sure that some are planning to buy her man handkerchiefs, socks, singlet and boxers. If you are one of such ladies, PLEASE cancel those plans immediately. Most ladies always expect their men to get them the best of gifts; from expensive gadgets like phones, to simple things

Personal battles of prominent women with Endometriosis

  When a woman with endometriosis  has her monthly period, the blood and tissue shed from the endometrial growth has no way of leaving the body, hence resulting in internal bleeding, inflammation that result in pain, adhesions and bowel problems. Endometriosis is an incurable medical condition in which the lining of the uterus transplants itself

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