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Women’s Heart Health

All women face the threat of heart disease. But becoming aware of symptoms and risks unique to women, as well as eating a heart-healthy diet and exercising, can help protect you. Although heart disease is often thought of as a problem for men, more women than men die of heart disease each year. One challenge […]

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Preparing The Breast For Nursing

Breastfeeding is by far the best, most natural way to feed your baby. Getting started breastfeeding, though, can be a little intimidating, scary and even painful in those early days. Knowing how to prepare the breast for breast-feeding both prior to delivery and in the early days of nursing will help you reduce or even […]

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus — the endometrium — grows outside your uterus (endometrial implant). Endometriosis most commonly involves your ovaries, bowel or the tissue lining your pelvis. Rarely, endometrial tissue may spread beyond your pelvic region. In endometriosis, displaced endometrial tissue continues […]

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Care of the Female Genitalia

Many females have received the false message from society that their genitals are “dirty” and that they shouldn’t talk about them. Because of these messages, which can come from media as well as parents, girls are under the impression that any smell or discharge from their vagina is abnormal. It is perfectly natural to have […]

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Infertility in Women

To become pregnant, each of these factors is essential: *You need to ovulate. Achieving pregnancy requires that your ovaries produce and release an egg, a process known as ovulation. Your doctor can help evaluate your menstrual cycles and confirm ovulation.*Your partner needs sperm. For most couples, this isn’t a problem unless your partner has a […]

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STAGES OF LABOUR

The process of labor and birth is divided into three stages: The first stage begins when you start having contractions that cause progressive changes in your cervix and ends when your cervix is fully dilated. This stage is divided into two phases: Early labor: Your cervix gradually effaces (thins out) and dilates (opens).Active labor: Your […]

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For The Pregnant Mum

Aim for eight 8-ounce glasses per day (64 fluid ounces) of fluid, plus one 8-ounce cup for each hour of light activity. Milk, juice, decaffeinated drinks, and caffeinated drinks all contain plenty of water and “count” toward your fluid intake. Keep in mind that juice and sweetened drinks also provide a lot of extra calories, […]

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Stress & Women

What is stress?Stress can involve a recent change or a daily pressure. Stress happens to everyone and can be motivating and productive or negative and destructive. Tension and anxiety, as well as depression, are frequent emotional consequences of stress. The mind and body are linked throughout our lives. We must learn to respect both our […]

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Bonding with Your Baby

If you have a delivery without complications, you’ll be able to spend the first hour or so after birth holding, stroking, and looking at your baby. Because babies are usually alert and very responsive during this time, researchers have labelled this the sensitive period. The first exchanges of eye contact, sounds, and touches between the […]

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Shave Underarm or Not?

Doubtless for most women, hairless armpits are about looks rather than health. But some might believe it lessens sweating. Is this true?Humans have two primary types of sweat producers, known as eccrine and apocrine glands. Both types of glands are situated directly under the skin, but that’s where the similarities end.Eccrine glands cover most of […]

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Menstrual Disorders

Tracking your menstrual cycles can help you understand what’s normal for you, time ovulation and identify important changes — such as a missed period or unpredictable menstrual bleeding. While menstrual cycle irregularities usually aren’t serious, sometimes they can signal health problems.The menstrual cycle, which is counted from the first day of one period to the […]

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Maybe It’s Not Your Fault

Usually, when men decide to stray out of their marriages and back down on their marriage vows, the next thing people say is, “Woman, you must have driven him out by yourself.” They go on to say that it must be because she is not patient with him enough. Or that maybe she is not […]

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Brides’ And Brides’ Maids’ Dresses

What do I call this horrible sight? Or should I say disgusting? I wonder at some dresses ladies wear as their wedding gown. Some others dress themselves sensibly and choose indecent dresses for their bridesmaids. It’s totally appalling. This must not be seen amongst us as children of God. What baffles me most is the […]

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Love Yourself

  I’m talking especially to women here who have experienced drastic changes in their bodies. Or those who have been put down by comments made against their body features. Love yourself. Even the Master instructs us to love others as WE LOVE OURSELVES. You can not give what you don’t have. I may not be […]

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Bus stop: Zipporah’s house

Exodus 4:25 Zipporah, the wife of Moses, was sensitive to the move of God. She did not take with levity what she was supposed to take seriously. She was a watchman (or is watchwoman) over her husband. She was connected to the Spirit and knew what was required for her husbands salvation. A wife must […]

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Eating disorders

  All too often, society associates being “thin”, with “hard-working, beautiful, strong and self-disciplined.” On the other hand, being “fat” is associated with being “lazy, ugly, weak and lacking will-power.” Because of these harsh critiques, rarely are women completely satisfied with their image. As a result, they often feel great anxiety and pressure to achieve […]

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