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AW Gist (The Change Agents) : Womb Watchers Association

AW Gist (The Change Agents) : Womb Watchers Association

This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change […]

Delayed Conception : The Things You Need You Know

Delayed Conception : The Things You Need You Know

Sometimes, not hearing the sound of a baby in a home could be due to ignorance of the term “ovulation period”, largely on the couples’ part. Knowing your most fertile day is an important step that increases your chances of getting pregnant. What is ovulation period? Ovulation occurs when the ovarian follicles rupture and release […]

Myths Surrounding C-Section

Myths Surrounding C-Section

C-section is a big deal for women. Although some medical experts claimed that vaginal birth is the best method for childbirth, C-section is an option to be considered in some situations.   A lot of misinformation and misconception is circulating concerning C-Section came. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, it is a surgical operation for […]

Katsina To Vaccinate Over 800,000 Child Bearing Women Against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination

Katsina To Vaccinate Over 800,000 Child Bearing Women Against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination

Over 800,000 child bearing age women are expected to be vaccinated against Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination, MNTE to reduce maternal and infant mortality rate in the Katsina State. The vaccination exercise was kick started on Sunday in 14 local government areas with high prevalence of MNTE in the state. The LGAs include Batsari, Baure, Bindawa, […]

Secret Abortions Spike In Northern Nigeria With Boko Haram Chaos

Secret Abortions Spike In Northern Nigeria With Boko Haram Chaos

Kellu became pregnant after a Nigerian soldier offered her food and shelter in exchange for sex. But the destitute teenager – who lost her family when Boko Haram militants attacked her village two years earlier – did not want to have the baby. After moving to a camp for displaced people in northeastern Borno state, […]

‘Financial Predicament Cause of Maternal Mortality’

‘Financial Predicament Cause of Maternal Mortality’

The Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BSPHCDA) has cited financial predicament as one of the major causes of maternal mortality in the country, as many pregnant women do not go to hospitals due to lack of money to access health services. The Executive Secretary, BSPHCDA, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, represented by a Director in […]

Woman Faces Second Homicide Trial After Stillborn

Woman Faces Second Homicide Trial After Stillborn

The case that has thrown a spotlight on the predominantly Roman Catholic country’s prosecution of women for aggravated homicide when their babies are stillborn or die during home deliveries Salvadoran maid Evelyn Hernandez says she did not realize she was pregnant when as an 18-year-old she delivered a stillborn son after a three-day stomach ache. […]

The Study On Rural Women Calls For Extra Vigilance On Childbirth

The  Study On Rural Women Calls For Extra Vigilance On Childbirth

District health committees must have special programmes that can help pregnant women in rural areas prepare to deal with possible complications that may arise during child birth, says a study unveiled on Thursday June 27 during the 7th Muhas Scientific Conference. Majority of women in Biharamulo District, Kagera Region where the study was carried out, […]

Man Bashes Wife For Falling Pregnant Without His Approval

Man Bashes Wife For Falling Pregnant Without His Approval

A 42-year-old Gutu man went berserk recently and assaulted his wife for falling pregnant without his approval, a local court has heard. John Mubaiwa from Mufutirwa village under Chief Makore in Gutu pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges when he appeared before Magistrate Victor Mohamadi. Asked why he committed the offence, Mubaiwa told court the […]

From Marriage To Murder, One In Four Robbed Of Childhood Globally

From Marriage To Murder, One In Four Robbed Of Childhood Globally

About one in four of the 2.3 billion children under the age of 18 have been robbed of their childhoods by child marriage, early pregnancy, exclusion from education, sickness and malnutrition The number of children who are married, pregnant, labourers, die violently or miss out on school has fallen by almost 30% to 690 million […]

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