BURSTING FOOD MYTHS FOR MOMS-TO-BE: SEAFOODS

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Being pregnant comes with a lot of information, and sometimes it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. When it comes to seafood, there are many myths floating around that can leave expecting moms confused. Let’s dive in and debunk some of the most common ones! What Is Said About Seafood Myth 1: All seafood is […]

BURSTING FOOD MYTHS FOR MOMS-TO-BE: CAFFEINE

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Congratulations on your pregnancy! It’s an exciting time, but it can also be filled with a lot of questions. And these questions often include what you can and can’t consume. One common concern is caffeine. Is caffeine consumption safe in pregnancy? Let’s clear up some myths and explore what you really need to know. What […]

BURSTING FOOD MYTHS FOR MOMS-TO-BE: AVOCADO

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There are a lot of myths and misconceptions floating around pregnancy and the expectant moms. And avocado is no exception. Avocado offers a wealth of benefits for both mother and baby. However, some persistent myths may lead you to avoid it altogether. Let’s debunk some common avocado myths and clarify the truth about their place […]

THINGS THAT ARE ACTUALLY NORMAL ABOUT YOUR BREASTS

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The human body is a remarkable and ever-changing entity. Within it, the female breasts are a symbol of femininity, sensuality, and nurture. Yet, these beautiful organs, like any other part of the body, undergo natural changes throughout a woman’s life. Understanding these normal transformations and changes can help individuals embrace their unique bodies and promote […]

BURSTING FOOD MYTHS FOR MOMS-TO-BE: ZOBO DRINK

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The idea of expecting a child can be a little overwhelming for the expectant parents. The pregnancy journey has various expectations at every phase; from the first, to second, and third trimester. These dynamics can trigger various concerns from family and friends, which often lead to suggesting numerous ways the pregnant mother can effectively manage […]

LET’S TALK AMENORRHEA

The life of an average woman of childbearing age comprises many events, some expected, while others are largely inexplicable. These conditions and events often pose a strain on the mental health of such a woman; and not to mention the various physiological changes experienced throughout her circle of life. Amenorrhea, among other conditions, can be […]

Uterine Fibroids

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Fibroids, also known as uterine fibroids or leiomyomas, are benign (non-cancerous) growths that develop in the uterus. They are common, with up to 80% of women developing them at some point in their lives. While fibroids are usually not life-threatening, they can cause discomfort and affect fertility. They can vary in size, from a small […]

EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING IS OVERRATED?

“Why should I subject myself to the torture, inconvenience, and pains of breastfeeding my child for 4-6 whole months? I can’t afford to indulge in such torment.” This, and a few statements are made by women who believe that exclusive breastfeeding has little or no benefits, and of course, the aesthetic reasons for keeping their […]

Cervical Cancer

January is cervical cancer awareness month. Cervical cancer is a gender specific cancer because it affects only women. It is also the fourth most common cancer in women. In 2018, an estimated 570,000 women worldwide were diagnosed with the disease and about 311 000 women died from the disease. This article will provide answers to […]

Infertility: the new king in the room

Fertility is the quality of being able to produce children. Many people are interested in having children, sadly about 10-15% (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3717046/) of couples experience difficulty In having children. The journey to parenthood can be challenging and these challenges are increasing with about 5-10% per year (https://www.singlecare.com/blog/news/infertility-statistics/). The need for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) is also […]