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‪#‎EMMAseries‬: HAVING YOUR BABY IN THE US – PART 3 (Final part) A Q&A SERIES WITH Deluxe Childbirth Services

21. Can I register for Medicaid to cover my bills?International patients are not entitled to Medicaid. We also advice clients against using any government benefits during their stay in the US; as these are meant for US residents only. Using any of these could negatively affect subsequent visa applications for yourself and the father of […]

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‪#‎EMMAseries‬: A Q&A SESSION ON CAESAREAN SECTIONS – By Dr Uche Iwuh (Part 2)

Q: What are some complications that may arise after the surgery? A: Complications that may arise could be grouped under those of anaesthesia and those of the surgery itself. Complications of anaesthesia could be a reaction to the drugs administered or may result from technique. They range from post spinal headaches to hypotension and even […]

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#EMMAseries: A Q&A SESSION ON CAESAREAN SECTIONS (PART 1) – By Dr Uche Iwuh

Q : Some women believe undergoing a Caesarean section is a sign of weakness; like it makes them less of a woman. Others view it as some taboo and pray it away. As a man and also an ob-gyn, how do you view it? A: Firstly, a caesarean section is an operation (surgery) to deliver […]

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Client Feedback

Hey EMMA, u rock! I started using the belly bandit about 4 weeks ago,starting @37 inches now I’m down to 31 inches. Even my hubby’s impressed! Way to go!!!*thumbs up* – Damy Lola Very true, it sure does work, i started using mine immediately after putting to bed, I am four weeks gone now but […]

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Outfit choices while exercising during Pregnancy

By Rachel Watson: If you are having a healthy pregnancy, then with your doctor’s ok, there is no reason why you cannot continue to workout right up to childbirth.  Pregnancy is a natural state to be in, not an illness.  Your body will be going through some extraordinary changes through each trimester, including a changing body shape.  […]

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#EMMAseries: A Q&A SESSION ON CAESAREAN SECTIONS – By Dr Uche Iwuh (PART 3/FINAL PART)

Q: How does one take care of her incision site after she has been discharged from hospital? When can water touch the site? A: The duty of the patient in taking care of the incision site after discharge lies in NOT GETTING THE DRESSING WET. When the skin wound has completely closed and the wound […]

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#EMMAseries : DISPELLING MYTHS & GETTING ENLIGHTENED ABOUT CERVICAL CANCER – By Dr Femi Olaleye

CERVICAL CANCER Q: Many women are not aware of what cervical cancer is…please explain to us what it means. What are the risk factors? The cervix is the neck of the womb. Cervical cancer involves the cervix of a woman. It is a worldwide health concern for women. Almost 530,000 women are given a diagnoses […]

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#EMMAseries : DISPELLING MYTHS & GETTING ENLIGHTENED ABOUT BREAST CANCER – By Dr Femi Olaleye

BREAST CANCER Q: What are its risk factors? What is the incidence in black women (Nigeria?). The incidence of breast cancer in Nigeria has been worked out to be 1-2 in 25 women. Some risk factors have been identified that can increase this incidence. For example, an important risk factor is genetics as the breast […]

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#EMMAseries: Q & A on PRE-ECLAMPSIA / ECLAMPSIA – By Dr Gbolahan Oladele Obajimi

By Dr Gbolahan Oladele Obajimi. MBBS(Ib), MHS(Pop &RH), FWACS. Lecturer, University of Ibadan. Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist. University College Hospital, Ibadan. Q: what is Pre-eclampsia? A: Pre-eclampsia is a hypertensive condition unique to pregnancy. Q: how often does it occur in pregnant women? A: Its occurrence has been estimated to be about 5% of all […]

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