What is IVF: Everything You Need to Know 

By AfricaParent    Back in the day, IVF was spoken about in hushed tones, in hurried gossips, in embarrassed voices. ‘I heard she just had a baby, and that the baby was conceived through IVF,’ One hushed voice would say. And the most common reply would be along the lines of, ‘You know I’m not…

Six Ways Parents Can Protect Girls from Rapists 

Published June 20, 2020 Jesusegun Alagbe If the events in recent times are anything to go by, they should teach parents the need to by all means protect their daughters from rape. Rape brings not just physical harm but also emotional injury. It subjects its victims to a life of trauma and stigmatisation; many victims…

Scientists Unlock The Secret To The Perfect Cuddle

Posted by Samuel on Fri 12th Jun, 2020.    A team from Japan’s Toho University measured the calming effect on infants of hugs of different pressures, and when given by strangers compared to from parents.  In this era of social distancing and depressing news, we could all do with a good hug. Now scientists have…

5 Common Reasons Why Women Find it Difficult to Get Pregnant 

By Ntianu O Sometimes women struggle with infertility problems whose cause cannot be explained and getting pregnant becomes a difficult experience for many couples. Despite getting a clean bill of health on the proper functioning of their reproductive organs, these women still find it difficult to become pregnant. On the surface, pregnancy seems easy enough…

These 5 Fertility Myths Might Be Responsible for Delaying your Baby joy

By Ntianu Obiora    These 5 fertility myths might be responsible for delaying your baby joy [Credit – Very Well] Very Well We busted FIVE fertility myths below – hopefully you’ll become more positive about your chances after this! When it comes to fertility, there is a lot of misinformation out there. Meaning, there are…

The Best Guide To Head Lice Treatment For Kids

  The head lice are tiny, wingless parasitic insects that live among human hairs. They feed on tiny amounts of blood drawn from the scalp. Lice are a common problem, especially with kids. They’re contagious, annoying, and sometimes tough to get rid of. But while they’re frustrating to deal with, lice aren’t dangerous. They don’t…

Talk, if You Must Talk about Your Infertility , but…

Published February 22, 2020.  Dr. Abayomi Ajayi Infertility is a personal and often private challenge. It’s often a lonely road to travel but you’ re not alone and you don’ t have to walk alone . You do not have to bear the burden alone or on your own , but that doesn ’t mean…

How the Rhesus Factor Affects Pregnancy

Having an Rh-negative blood type is not an illness and usually does not affect your health. However, it can affect your pregnancy. Babies born to women with a negative blood type are at risk of anemia and more serious hemolytic diseases because of the Rhesus factor (Rh Factor). Find out if your hospital carries out…

Are Your Kids Safe on the Internet?

Raising children in this digital age full of online predators is often terrifying. This article shows you how to protect your child from online predators. BARK industry’s Sloane Ryan recently published a chilling investigative article on what it’s like to be an 11-year-old on the internet today. The article which quickly went viral prompted the…

The Solution To Infertility In Men And Women

What is infertility? A couple is diagnosed as infertile if their efforts towards attaining a pregnancy have been unsuccessful over the course of one year. For a newlywed couple looking to start a family, infertility can be very devastating. Ginna Crochets There are many factors that make both men and women infertile i.e for men…