Tag: Pregnancy

World Prematurity Day: Nigeria Ranks 3rd in Preterm Births – NAPN

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2018

Mrs Olubunmi Lawal, the National President, National Association of Paediatric Nurses (NAPN), on Saturday said Nigeria ranked third with about 800,000 preterm births annually. Lawal ... Read More

FG, UNFPA Inaugurate Guidelines On Safe Termination Of Pregnancy

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 3, 2018

The Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and other partners on Tuesday inaugurated three key reproductive health policies to accelerate ... Read More

FG to Commence AI of Cows to Boost Milk Production

Henry Solomon- June 18, 2018

The Federal Government says it will commence artificial insemination of cattle at its different research institutes and centres to aid multiplication of cows and increase ... Read More

Study Shows Taking Painkillers During Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Fertility

Henry Solomon- April 17, 2018

Pregnant women who take painkillers could be harming the fertility of their unborn child, and even that of future generations, a new study has shown. Researchers ... Read More

Serena Williams Is Now A Mother To A Baby Girl

Henry Solomon- September 2, 2017

American Star tennis player, Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl at a Florida Clinic. Serena was earlier admitted at the St Mary's ... Read More

Baby Born In India “Pregnant’ In An Astonishing Manner

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2017

A baby in India was born “pregnant” with his half-formed twin in a rare case that has astonished the medical community in the country. Radiologist ... Read More

Women With B-Negative Blood Urged To Take Rhogam After Miscarriage

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2017

A gynaecologist/obstetrician, Dr Nathaniel Adewole, has urged women with B-negative blood, who have had miscarriage before to always take Rhogam, a drug, during subsequent pregnancies ... Read More

Maternal Health: Wife of the Senate President Advocates Data Collection

Henry Solomon- October 28, 2016

Wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki has advocated for better health and gender data collection to allow families and health professionals track the ... Read More

Evidence Convinces W.H.O On Zika As Cause Of Birth Defect And Disorders

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2016

The World Health Organisation said researchers around the world are now convinced the Zika virus can cause the birth defect microcephaly as well as Guillain-Barre ... Read More

WHO Forms Project ‘Family Included’ To Engage Fathers In Maternal Healthcare

Henry Solomon- March 19, 2016

The World Health Organisation is forming a global network and exchanging knowledge towards engaging fathers and families in maternal and infant healthcare. The step is ... Read More

Wife of the Senate President to partner with UNFPA to promote child care and maternal health

Abdul Jimoh- July 10, 2015

Wife of the Senate President Toyin Saraki has pledged partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria to promote child ... Read More