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BREAST SELF EXAMINATION

  Breast self-examination (BSE) is a screening method used in an attempt to detect early breast cancer. The method involves the woman herself looking at and feeling each breast for possible lumps, distortions or swelling. Adult women of all ages are encouraged to perform breast self-exams at least once a month. Johns Hopkins Medical center […]

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Female Genital. Mutilation

  Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. Typically carried out by a traditional circumciser with a blade or razor, with or without anaesthesia, FGM is concentrated in 27 countries in Africa, as well as in […]

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Teach your child the Underwear Rule and help protect them from abuse.

  The Underwear Rule is a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from abuse – without using scary words or mentioning sex. Talk PANTS and you’ve got the Underwear Rule covered PANTS is an easy way for you to explain to your child the key elements of the Underwear Rule: PRIVATES are […]

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It’s A Girl? So?

  I don’t just get it. I thought the fact that more people are getting formal education was going to change things a bit. I still hear some men talk as if they have never visited a school. . . I guess we need to send these men compulsorily to Biology classes all over again. […]

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Know Your Blood Type (group, genotype, rhesus factor)

  During my PhD research field work, one of the children that was a subject in my clinical trials was very sickly and wasn’t responding well to treatment. The infant was subjected to a blood test and that was when it was discovered that the child’s genotype was SS. Right there in the hospital upon […]

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Why You Should Take Folic Acid Before & During Pregnancy

  Taking a prenatal vitamin with the recommended 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid before and during pregnancy can help prevent birth defects of your baby’s brain and spinal cord. What Is Folic Acid? Folic acid, which is also called folate, is a B vitamin. The best food sources of folic acid are fortified cereals. […]

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Depression in Women

  Depression in women is very common. About 1 in 5 women develop depression at one point or the other in life. In fact, women are twice as likely to develop clinical depression as men. Up to one in four women is likely to have an episode of major depression at some point in life. […]

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KEGEL EXERCISES

  Kegel exercises can help you prevent or control urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor problems. Here’s a step-by-step guide to doing Kegel exercises correctly. Kegel exercises strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, which support the uterus, bladder, small intestine and rectum. You can do Kegel exercises, also known as pelvic floor muscle training, discreetly just […]

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Good Nutrition For Women

  Good nutrition means eating a wide variety of foods every day. A healthy diet gives you energy, supports your mood, maintains your weight, and keeps you looking your best. It can also be a huge support through the different stages in life. Healthy food can help reduce PMS, boost fertility, combat stress, make pregnancy […]

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Underweight

  Underweight is a term describing a human whose body weight is considered too low to be healthy. The definition usually refers to people with a body mass index (BMI) of under 18.5 or a weight 15% to 20% below that normal for their age and height group. BMI  is a key indicator of healthy […]

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Obesity

  Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive food energy intake, lack of physical activity(sedentary living), and genetic susceptibility, […]

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Oral Health

  Oral health is an important component of general health and should be maintained through a woman’s lifespan. Maintaining good oral health may have a positive effect on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other disorders. Being a woman is extraordinary, fun and fulfilling, but it’s not always easy. A woman’s body goes through so many changes […]

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How Your Baby Sleeps

  Even before birth, your baby’s days were divided between periods of sleep and wakefulness. By the eighth month of pregnancy or earlier, her sleep periods consist of the same two distinct phases that we all experience: Rapid eye movement (or REM) sleep, the time during which she does her active dreaming. During these periods […]

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Burping Your Baby

  Young babies naturally fuss and get cranky when they swallow air during feedings. Although this occurs in both breast-fed and bottle-fed infants, it’s seen more often with the bottle. When it happens, you’re better off stopping the feeding than letting your infant fuss and nurse at the same time. This continued fussing will cause […]

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Children And Sleep

  Sleep is a vital need, essential to a child’s health and growth. Sleep promotes alertness, memory and performance. Children who get enough sleep are more likely to function better and are less prone to behavioral problems and moodiness. That is why it is important for parents to start early and help their children develop […]

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Pregnancy Is Not A Disease

  Once some women get pregnant, they take up some unpleasant attitudes. They make it look like pregnancy is a plague or something. I totally disagree. Normal activities must continue (except your doctor says otherwise). Pregnancy sure deals with individuals differently, and your first pregnancy could differ from the second and even the third. If […]

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Why Marry When You Can Stay Single?

  What is marriage all about? For real, must everyone get married? I’ve got answers to these questions in this video… Make sure to note the points raised in this video to assure yourself of having a successful single or married life; whichever you choose. WATCH THE VIDEO NOW  

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SEX IN MARRIAGE : A Message to Women

Many men complain about their wives depriving them of sex. As much as the men have a part to play in the overall health of their sex life, I have chosen to speak to women about the importance of sex in marriage. In this video, I also encourage the women to deal with the issues […]

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