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 up as a child we are ingrained with different beliefs, one thing that I know is hardly ever discussed in a Nigerian home is pregnancy and birth, in short it’s like a taboo
Continue reading “CESAREAN BIRTH: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE”
so its the 31st today end of another wonderful year of blogging and giving out information i enjoyed every part of it and it has been a wonderful year. 2017 promises to be better, i have lots of plans for the blog and i hope you would love them.i hope you all have your goals for next year because i do and next year the blog would look better and be inclusive of daddies we don’t want to leave the daddies out anymore they deserve to know so they can better support and help with the baby so watch out for that.
I therefore want to use this opportunity to appreciate all my readers and followers you keep me going every morning , thank you for always finding time to read my blog because it would be nothing without you. see you in 2017!!!!
Merry Christmas and a prosperous new year!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 Continue reading “WHAT A NIGERIAN WOMAN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BABY BLUES”
Breast milk is one of the best things that can happen to our babies, our baby not only gets all the wonderful benefits of breast milk they also get to bond with mummy . they can however be deprived of the benefits of breastmilk. There are conditions that can affect the nipples such as sore
Continue reading “………THAT OUR NIPPLES MAY NOT STARVE OUR BABIES”
Parents especially mothers always get anxious when their baby develops a fever , it is quite normal to be anxious. However, having a fever does not mean your baby has a serious infection. Your baby can have an elevated body temperature due to response to Continue reading “Fever in infants”
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, vagina, bowel) in place. The pelvic floor muscles support the bladder and bowel and gives you control when you urinate.
WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP THE PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLES STRONG
As you get older the pelvic muscles get weaker, Continue reading “PELVIC FLOOR EXERCISES(KEGEL EXERCISES)”
There are certain conditions in pregnancy that can be a source of threat to the mother and baby , most of these treats are preventable and can be avoided. Some of this conditions include diabetes, high blood pressure, preeclampsia, eclampsia etc. this is however one of the most important reasons to book for antenatal as early as possible to help in early detection of this condition. Continue reading “High blood pressure in pregnancy”
Breast milk can be stored in various ways and this is especially useful for the mums that have to return to work , if you however choose to refrigerate your breast milk high level of hygiene should be maintained. Continue reading “How to store breastmilk”
The joy of every woman is to carry her own baby. The emotional trauma and anxiety involved with infertility can be quite disturbing. Infertility is one condition occurring more frequently in Nigeria today. I discovered that women can take steps to improve their fertility and prepare for conception through interventions known as preconception care which is highly recommended by the World Health Organisation. If women are more aware Continue reading “IMPROVING PREGNANCY OUTCOMES THROUGH PRECONCEPTION CARE”