Baby infected with COVID-19 in the womb
Doctors in France have described what they said was the first confirmed case of a newborn infected in the womb with COVID-19 by the mother.
'Strong evidence' mothers can transmit virus to newborns
There is "strong evidence" that COVID-19- positive mothers can pass the virus on to their unborn infants, scientists said Thursday, in findings that could affect how pregnant women are shielded during the pandemic.
Woman Gives Birth In A Toilet Without Knowing She Was Pregnant
A mum who didn't know she was pregnant gave birth on the toilet despite taking the pill "religiously". Grace Meachim, 32, and James Meachim, 34, were adamant they would only have three children and James was even on the waiting list for a vasectomy in December last year. However, when Grace had woken up in…
How COVID-19 pandemic undermines fight against other diseases
When Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, on Saturday, April 11, 2020, took to her verified Twitter handle- @RealOmosexy to lament the death of a dear cousin
COVID-19: NCDC advises pregnant, breastfeeding women to take precautions
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised pregnant and breastfeeding women to take routine preventative actions to avoid the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.
Kevin Hart And Wife Eniko Expecting Another Child
Kevin Hart and his wife, Eniko, have taken to their social media to announce that she is pregnant with their second child. Kevin and Eniko announced they're expecting another bundle of joy with matching social media posts Tuesday, showing off her growing baby bump. According to the social media post, Kevin Hart said he is…
High rate of maternal death due to malaria worrisome — Stakeholders
Stakeholders in the nation’s health sector has expressed concerns over the high number of women who die in pregnancy and childbirth due to Malaria.
Indonesian Official Faces Sanctions For Claiming Strong Sperm In Pools Can Impregnate Women
The Indonesian official who claimed that women could get pregnant by swimming in a pool where a man with "strong sperm" had ejaculated is facing possible sanctions. Sitti Hikmawatty, a child protection commission member, drew controversy and online ridicule after her unscientific comments to a major media outlet last week. During a video interview on teen…
Strong Sperm Could Impregnate Women In Swimming Pools - Child Rights Commissioner
The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) commissioner for health, narcotics and addictive substances, Sitti Hikmawatty, has caused an uproar after she reportedly claimed women could get pregnant from swimming in the same pool as men with “an especially strong type of male sperm.” Her unfounded claim that was made during an interview with local news site Tribun Jakarta…
I, desperately, need a solution
Please, I need your advice on how to handle this situation. I am a 35-year-old man in a dilemma right now. I initiated a marriage process (we have only done the marriage registry) of my then friend out of pity and to cover shame when she got pregnant. Meanwhile, we had been on and off…
Woman delivers baby after missing menstruation for 13 years
A 58-year-old woman, Mrs Dorcas Osiebo, who stopped menstruating in 2006 without a trace of pregnancy, has been delivered of a baby boy.
Pregnant? 10 Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor
Pregnancy is a time of incredible change. It is quite an experience, your body begins to behave in ways you never thought possible. You can easily go from being joyous at the discovery of a baby growing inside of you to being anxious that every move and turn can lead to something wrong, this is…