BURSTING FOOD MYTHS FOR MOMS-TO-BE: CLAY

Bowl containing edible clay

Cravings are a common part of pregnancy, and sometimes those cravings can be for unusual things. One such craving is for clay, dirt, or chalk – a condition called geophagia. But is eating clay actually safe for pregnant women? Let’s bust some myths. What is known Myth 1: Clay provides essential nutrients for the baby. […]

BURSTING FOOD MYTHS FOR MOMS-TO-BE: AVOCADO

sliced avocado in a plate sprinkled with salt and pepper

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 […]

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 […]

Preeclampsia: What Does It Mean?

Toke waddled to the bathroom as quickly as her swollen legs let her. She sat down on the toilet seat to pee and sighed with relief as her bladder emptied. “I can’t wait for this pregnancy to be over, all the intermittent urination will finally end”, she thought. She cleaned up and reached out to […]

Do You Really Need Antenatal Care During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is exciting – you’re literally creating a human being!, but in the midst of this excitement, you must not forget to make sure you and the baby are healthy and stay that way.  Many women, especially those who are already mothers, might see antenatal as a waste of time. These women assume that since […]