Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Some may call it pressure, but we could also see it a welcome consciousness. The average pregnant woman is concerned about her weight gain and starts making her ‘bounce-back’ plans even right from the first trimester. However, a good...
After Steptoe and Edwards first introduced human IVF in 1976, Johnston and Lopata in Australia (1980), the Joneses in USA (1982) and Ashiru and Giwa-Osagie in Nigeria (1986) spread the procedure rapidly across the globe. The resultant effect is...
Worried by the high maternal mortality rate in Nigeria, the Rotary International has introduced an electronic data platform to enable it compile data and assess the performances of hospitals in the country. The National Coordinator of the organisation, Prof Emmanuel...
A medical practitioner, Dr. Ayopo Adeyemi, on Sunday warned women against the use of artificial eyelashes, commonly used to enhance beauty, in view of its grievous consequences. Adeyemi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the health implications...
Theresa May will oppose plans to let MPs vote to liberalise Northern Ireland’s oppressive abortion laws, Downing Street has signalled. The prime minister believes that it would be wrong for Westminster to legislate on a matter that should be decided...
Brown discharge before a period is usually harmless, and there are many possible reasons for it. Sometimes, it can indicate pregnancy or perimenopause. Less commonly, it could be a sign of an underlying health condition. Brown discharge before a period...
Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has called for the sensitisation of young women to enlighten them on proper care of their reproductive health and hygiene. The president of Tonto Dikeh Foundation (TDF) made the appeal in an interview with NAN on...
Third trimester. The ‘home stretch’ which indicates that the mummy is getting closer to meeting the little human who has been taking on some real estate on her inside. While you count down the days until ‘show-time’, prepare your baby’s...
EXPERTS have warned women against the abuse of drugs such as tramadol and codeine, saying the illicit substances could be toxic to unborn babies, resulting in miscarriage or birth defects. A consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Ladoke Akintola University...
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has said that no fewer than 111 women die daily in Nigeria during child birth. UNFPA Representative to Nigeria, Dr. Diene Keita, made this known on Tuesday in Abuja, at an event organised by...