Oats is a meal of nourishing goodness, bursting with lots of fibers. If you want to go on a diet or lower your cholesterol level oats is your go to meal. However, did you know you could also use it to increase your milk supply? There is no scientific evidence regarding how oatmeal really increases … Continue reading How To Increase Your Milk Supply With A Bowl Of Oatmeal.
I had the opportunity to discuss with a couple of mothers and pregnant women and from my observations, many women don’t plan a choice of birth place and this is something that isn't quite common also in Nigeria. Planning where to give birth goes a long way in increasing your chances of having a … Continue reading Six Things To Consider When Making A Choice Of Birth Place.
Toxaemia is a condition that arises only during pregnancy, also popularly known as pre-eclampsia. I have a previous post on High blood pressure in pregnancy in pregnancy and the various types of high blood pressure in pregnancy. Pre eclampsia is one of the types of high blood pressure in pregnancy, it can lead to eclampsia … Continue reading HOW TO PREVENT TOXAEMIA IN PREGNANCY
I was talking with a couple of friends recently and something brought up the toilet infection topic. I actually found out that people were still having infections regularly and I was thinking in my head like I haven’t even had one episode of toilet infection in years, my last episode was like in secondary school … Continue reading How To Survive Lagos Toilets Without Infections.
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
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
Childbirth can be quite exhausting and depending on how your birth experience was could be less exhausting, the first few days after the birth of your baby also are all excited and happy, but suddenly something happens you just become tearful over it , and this is something you know on a normal day you … Continue reading WHAT A NIGERIAN WOMAN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BABY BLUES
urinary frequency is an early symptom of pregnancy in women. It is caused by an increase of the hormones, increased pressure on the bladder by the uterus and increased fluid levels. The urges tend to reduce in the second trimester, the uterus is higher in the second trimester which results in less pressure on your … Continue reading Urinary frequency in pregnancy
Pelvic floor exercise is an exercise done to help in strengthening the pelvic floor muscles. The pelvic floor muscles are muscles located between your legs, and run from your pubic bone at the front to the base of your spine and at the back. They are sling shaped and hold the pelvic organs (uterus, bladder, … Continue reading PELVIC FLOOR EXERCISES(KEGEL EXERCISES)