YOUR BUMP… THE MIDWIVES ABDOMINAL EXAMINATION

Have you wondered what the midwife might be looking for especially when she is examining your bumb? Let me make it simple for you.. I have also been lost once Abdominal examination is part of the general examination done by the midwife for all expectant mums. This is one of the crucial ones since youContinue reading “YOUR BUMP… THE MIDWIVES ABDOMINAL EXAMINATION”

FINLAND PRIME MINISTER EXTEND PAID MATERNITY LEAVE TO 6.6 MONTHS FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN

In Ghana paid maternity leave lasts for just 84 days, ln reality less than 3 months and this is just for the woman. This has become a major concern for many women since they have to leave their babies that early to resume work. What makes it even worse is that our facilities are notContinue reading “FINLAND PRIME MINISTER EXTEND PAID MATERNITY LEAVE TO 6.6 MONTHS FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN”

SIGNS OF AN INFECTED CORD

Sign of an infected cord include The umbilical cord is a very good place for infection to get into your baby’s body. 🔴Fever 🔴Swelling of the stamp and abnormal discharge 🔴Offensive smell from the stamp 🔴The cord may also take long before detaching. Always make sure the cord area is kept dry and clean DoContinue reading “SIGNS OF AN INFECTED CORD”

YOUR HEALTHY NEW BORN BABY:A MUST READ FOR MUMS AND DADS

This is exactly what you should expect 🔴Baby will cry right after birth. The cry will not be weak 🔴The skin color will be pink. Blue or pale skin is an indication of reduced oxygen. Report yellowish skin color as well 🔴Weight will be between an average of 2.5 to 3.5kg. Babies who are underweightContinue reading “YOUR HEALTHY NEW BORN BABY:A MUST READ FOR MUMS AND DADS”

SEX DURING PREGNANCY-IS IT SAFE?

This is one of the questions most new couples who are expecting for the first time will ask. While some are scared it can cause miscarriage others believe it can result in developmental problems Some men will also completely avoid their wives with the intention of protecting the unborn baby and also to give theirContinue reading “SEX DURING PREGNANCY-IS IT SAFE?”

MAINTAINING A HEALTHY WEIGHT DURING PREGNANCY AND AFTER BIRTH

The dream of most women during pregnancy is to be able to maintain her weight and to regain the shape she had before getting pregnant. But this does not happen for most women. It’s very important that we know what is healthy and what is not during pregnancy. Have you heard the saying “during pregnancyContinue reading “MAINTAINING A HEALTHY WEIGHT DURING PREGNANCY AND AFTER BIRTH”

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING LABOR AND DELIVERY MADE EASY

Labor is the process by which the fetus and the placenta leave the uterus. It can be through cesarean or vaginally. This article focuses on what to expect during vaginally delivery and also ways to make it easier. How will you feel when you are empowered with most of the information you need to haveContinue reading “WHAT TO EXPECT DURING LABOR AND DELIVERY MADE EASY”

“ASRAM” A SIGN OF MALNUTRITION, DEHYDRATION AND INFECTION IN CHILDREN

17-1-2020 A must read! Many interpretations exist for “Asram”  This is what mums had to say about it. Opinions from Mumschat 1.I know Asram to be an evil spirit given to baby.its given to baby through their dress,cot shit like every thing that has to do with the baby’s things. Its not be given toContinue reading ““ASRAM” A SIGN OF MALNUTRITION, DEHYDRATION AND INFECTION IN CHILDREN”

WHY DO MANY WOMEN AVOID FAMILY PLANNING DESPITE THE RISK ASSOCIATED WITH UNPLANNED PREGNANCY?

Many women within active reproductive years, still avoid family planning even when it is readily available and cheap. One of the leading causes of maternal deaths/complications in early pregnancy is due to unsafe abortion. In trying to find awnsers, I interviewed three women who had a recent abortion. To actually understand why with services widelyContinue reading “WHY DO MANY WOMEN AVOID FAMILY PLANNING DESPITE THE RISK ASSOCIATED WITH UNPLANNED PREGNANCY?”

SWOLEN HANDS AND FEET DURING PREGNANCY/PRE-ECLAMPSIA ALERT

🔴During pregnancy you may realize that your feet and arms are swollen. It does not occur in every woman. Your ring, bracelets or anklets become tight on you. 🔴Some may be due to the natural changes that occur during pregnancy. In this case you realize though your hands and feet are swollen, your BP andContinue reading “SWOLEN HANDS AND FEET DURING PREGNANCY/PRE-ECLAMPSIA ALERT”