Maternal health

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Why is malaria in pregnancy still wreaking havoc in Nigeria when there is a control measure?

Malaria is common in Nigeria and everyone, especially pregnant women, in the country is vulnerable to this disease (1–3). With

Malaria in Pregnancy

  Malaria is an infection that is endemic in Nigeria, we practically take malaria as a normal occurrence.  Adults who

Cervical Cancer Scare

The first time I heard of cervical cancer my thoughts were “na wa another cancer again” then I heard there

Daddy Series: How to support your partner with Breastfeeding.

  New dads have a vital role to play in supporting their partners during breastfeeding. You might think well I

Preventing Tooth Infections During pregnancy

You know how they say everything changes when you get pregnant? They meant that literally, not leaving any part of

Six Things To Consider When Making A Choice Of Birth Place.

I had the opportunity to discuss with a couple of mothers and pregnant women and from my observations, many women

HOW TO PREVENT TOXAEMIA IN PREGNANCY

  Toxaemia is a condition that arises only during pregnancy,  also popularly known as pre-eclampsia.  I have a previous post

ANAEMIA IN PREGNANCY

Anemia is a medical condition in which there is not enough healthy oxygen supply to the tissues in the body.

HOW TO USE CABBAGE LEAVES TO RELIEVE BREAST ENGORGEMENT

In my previous post HERE  I talked about breast engorgement and the various ways of relieving it such as expressing and

CESAREAN BIRTH: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE

The one thing I love best about Nigeria is how our culture shapes us and the mix of religion to