Characteristics Of The Sexually Healthy Individual.

What does it mean to be sexually healthy? Being sexually healthy means taking care of your physical and emotional health by practising safer sex and being comfortable with your body, your sexuality, and your relationships. Having a healthy sex life is about taking care of yourself, whether you have a partner or not. Physically, that means …

DIY Breastfeeding Station: The Nigerian Mum’s Guide

There is one important thing I know about breastfeeding Which is you need to take your time when you want to breastfeed. You need to avoid distractions and get super comfortable so you and baby can enjoy every breastfeeding moment. The beauty of avoiding distractions and being comfortable during breastfeeding sessions is baby gets to …

Breastfeeding Basics: Getting the Latch Right.

The average Nigerian woman decides to breastfeed or wants to breastfeed. I am not talking exclusively just breastfeeding in general but I find that most have difficulty with establishing a steady milk supply and hence have to stop breastfeeding before 6months or have to introduce formula to breastfeeding. One of the things that affect achieving …

Sometimes breastfeeding doesn’t work (and that’s okay).

Little Misadventures

I only had one plan when it came to my son: I wanted to breastfeed.

I wanted to breastfeed all day, every day. I knew it wasn’t going to be easy, but I was willing to put in the hard yards to make it work. I had read all the articles and I knew it was ‘the right thing to do’. Believe me – I knew. And I was determined.

We all know what happens to plans. Even plans with the best intentions.

Sometimes it just doesn’t work. It hurts me to say this, but breastfeeding was one of those things.

And I have learned that it’s okay.

However, I have learned that it doesn’t mean that other people are okay with it. This is my story.

You weren’t there when the midwives told me that an ambulance was on its way to collect my son. An ambulance. They were…

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