What Causes Short Periods? 

Published March 8, 2020.    Dr. Sylvester Ikhisemojie   Short periods can be considered normal if they last for around two days. If they are less than that, it could mean that there is a problem with fertility especially in a woman who is trying to get pregnant. This is particularly so if the periods have…

What Are The Signs Of Obstructed Labour?

When labour is prolonged, bacteria will penetrate the foetal side of the placenta. Childbirth is a unique experience for every woman, whether you’re a first-time mom or a longtime parent. Sometimes, the baby comes really fast. Other times, well, not so fast. How quickly your bundle of joy arrives depends on many things, including how…

Women Who Have More Sex Have Lower Risk of Early Menopause – Scientists

A study conducted on almost 3,000 women in the United States, has revealed that women who have sexual activity weekly or more frequently – including intercourse, oral sex, sexual touching or self-stimulation are 28% less likely to experience menopause at any given age than women who said they had sex less than once a month….

How Ovulation Calculators can Help You Conceive a Boy 

When you are aware of your ovulation days, it improves your chances of getting pregnant. This information and your partner’s healthy sperm count are the two most important things where fertility is concerned. You probably know how to calculate your ovulation dates to get pregnant, but are you aware that you can select the gender…

10 Amazing Vagina Facts Every Woman Should Know

Think you know all there is to know about your lady parts? We’re sure you don’t. And because knowledge is power, we’ve brought these vagina facts your way. The vagina is a fascinating body part—what it looks like, how it smells, even how it changes over time. Chances are, there are probably a lot of…

Everything You should Know about Listeriosis in Pregnancy

To guard against listeria during pregnancy, you need to be aware of what you put inside your body. You should be aware of what is good to eat and what’s not so good to eat. Listeria is a type of bacteria that lives in some contaminated foods. This bacteria can cause problems for both you…

Should You Worry about Hernias during Pregnancy?

An umbilical hernia during pregnancy causes a tender but lasting pain in the belly button area. This kind is only going to be mildly inconvenient. As your belly grows, it’s common for your innie belly button to pop out and become an outie, a new badge of your pregnancy. But occasionally, that popping navel can…

You Need to Have Pantyliners with You at All Times…Here’s why

 Pantyliners are one of the must-have for all women’s hygiene.  Pantyliner rescues you from several embarrassing moments Vaginal discharge is normal in healthy girls, but you need pantyliners to stay clean and fresh. A pantyliner or panty liner is similar to a pad or sanitary napkin, but a little lighter, thinner. It’s an absorbent piece…

Four Ways to Get Rid of Pimples on the Vagina 

By AfricaParent  November 16, 2019.  For a lot of people, pimples break out only on the face. Or at least that’s where they’re supposed to appear. But pimples—surprise, surprise—appear around the vagina too. They share the same characteristics with facial pimples. They’re generally harmless in most cases, painful sometimes and sometimes not, spread out or clustered,…

The female problem: how male bias in medical trials ruined women’s health

Centuries of female exclusion has meant women’s diseases are often missed, misdiagnosed or remain a total mystery From the earliest days of medicine, women have been considered inferior versions of men. In On the Generation of Animals, the Greek philosopher Aristotle characterised a female as a mutilated male, and this belief has persisted in western…

How to Calculate your Ovulation 

By AfricaParent  November 10, 2019.  Women track their ovulation period for two reasons. Women who are trying to get pregnant track it to enable them to get pregnant quickly. While those who are not trying to conceive track it to avoid getting pregnant. Whichever group you belong to, what you both have in common is that…