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11 Nov
Pregnant women have been advised to avoid traditional birth attendants and to attend clinics for antenatal and get vaccinated with their babies during pregnancies and after childbirth.
15 Aug
Gov. Mai Mala Buni has sponsored the enrollment of 100 poor and vulnerable people under the ‘Expanded Healthcare Services Scheme’ in the state.
4 Feb 2021
The need to support the development of socially responsible citizens from the womb to adulthood is the reason behind the introduction of the Mother Infant and Child (MICH) programme, the Lagos State government said on Wednesday.
4 Mar 2019
Women hoping to produce the next Einstein may want to put extra effort into positive thinking during pregnancy, researchers say.
21 Nov 2017
Pregnant women who sleep on their backs during their third trimester are more than twice as likely to suffer a stillbirth, according to the largest study of its kind.
16 Sep 2017
The food expert also intimated the newsmen that the fortification programme includes cassava and maize at the primary stage, while sweet potatoes is being planned to come on-stream later in the project that...
26 Jul 2017
Pregnant women have a new test for a deadly complication which affects 50,000 people a year. A simple urine test could detect pre-eclampsia up to 10 weeks earlier, according to doctors in the United States (US).
10 Jan 2017
Babies born to mothers who take heartburn medication during pregnancy are at greater risk of asthma, new research suggests. Drugs used to treat acid reflux are deemed safe to use in pregnancy because they don’t affect the development of the baby.
20 May 2016
US health officials said Friday that they are monitoring 279 pregnant women in the United States and Puerto Rico that may be infected with the Zika virus.

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