Anemia is a medical condition in which there is not enough healthy oxygen supply to the tissues in the body. When the tissues do not receive an adequate amount of oxygen, many organs and functions are affected. Pregnancy increase the risk of developing anemia due to increased amount of blood being produced in the body. … Continue reading ANAEMIA IN PREGNANCY
In my previous post HERE I talked about breast engorgement and the various ways of relieving it such as expressing and use of cold cabbage leaves. This post is a continuation to that post and I decided to talk about how to use cabbage leaves to relieve engorgement. Cabbage basically is a common vegetable and it … Continue reading HOW TO USE CABBAGE LEAVES TO RELIEVE BREAST ENGORGEMENT
There is nothing more distressing to a parent than a cranky, irritable and crying baby, Infant colic is manifested by persistent, unexplained, inconsolable crying, that can continue for several hours each day, often occurring in the evening,among yorubas it is called COLI(pronounce with a Yoruba accent). Colic can be a source of distress for many … Continue reading INFANT COLIC A PARENTAL STRESSOR OR NOT?
The one thing I love best about Nigeria is how our culture shapes us and the mix of religion to it makes it more wonderful, it literally influences every aspect of our lives from how to relate with people especially the elderly to the kind of food we eat and the cloth we wear. Growing … Continue reading CESAREAN BIRTH: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE