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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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Terms & Conditions Introduction Welcome to the everymums.com website (the “Site”). These terms & conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) apply to the Site, and all of its divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliate operated Internet sites which reference these Terms and Conditions. By accessing the Site, you confirm your understanding of the Terms and Conditions. If you do […]

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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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Make a commitment to sleep well today.

The benefits of sleep cannot be overemphasized. Needless to say, sleep contributes to vitality. Without adequate sleep, you may experience adverse health conditions, affecting your performance at work and in your personal life. And if you’re pregnant? You need to get at least 3 Zs. Many studies have shown that ample sleep for pregnant mothers […]

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#EMMAseries: COMMON HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES IN RELATION TO INFANT FEEDING; CHILD REARING

INFANT FEEDING 1. Modern practice by some ladies to avoid breastfeeding their children for reason as maintaining sex appeal and that’s what is acceptable in developed countries. We all know about the numerous benefits of breastfeeding. 2. Early introduction of solids before the age of 6 months. Some even give baby pap from the first […]

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#EMMAseries: COMMON HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES IN RELATION TO DISEASES

DISEASES – CAUSES AND TREATMENT BY DR GBEMISOLA BOYEDE 1. Application of SCARIFICATIONS marks for treatment of conditions like constipation, abdominal swelling or for beauty or identification. The latter is actually a criminal offence in the Child Rights Act. The scarifications can lead to diseases like Tetanus, transmission of HIV 2. Teething – use of […]

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