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Helping Mothers and Children in Ghana One Scan at a Time

Helping Mothers and Children in Ghana One Scan at a Time

In developing countries around the world, childbirth is a leading cause of death for women. But according to the World Health Organization (WHO), skilled care before, during and after childbirth can save the lives of women and newborn babies. That’s why the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) teamed up with Women’s Health to […]

Pregnant Woman Dies En Route Hospital In Galadima

Pregnant Woman Dies En Route Hospital In Galadima

A pregnant woman, Folorunsho Mary, has been reported dead while she was being taken to the hospital by her neighbours in Galadima. She died last Thursday at about 9:45p.m. Police sources said one of the neighbours, identified as Samuel, reported at the station that the neighbours decided to assist the deceased to the hospital after […]

South Africa: Divers Find Body of Pregnant Woman Missing After Flash Floods

South Africa: Divers Find Body of Pregnant Woman Missing After Flash Floods

The body of a pregnant woman who disappeared during flash floods in Edenvale this week has been found, Gauteng police confirmed on Saturday. The woman, in her thirties, had been in a car which was swept away, said Captain Kay Makhubele. It was believed she had been six-months pregnant. Her empty car was found in […]

Woman Delivers In Taxi

Woman Delivers In Taxi

 Passengers aboard a taxi were left puzzled when a woman went into abrupt labour pains and delivered as they headed to Mbale on Thursday afternoon. Ms Aisha Guloba, 27, who was travelling from Kampala to her home in Namukaluke village, Kadama sub-county in Kibuku District, delivered around 6.15pm at the Nile bridge in Jinja district. […]

GE Partners with USAID and Ministry of Health to Launch Antenatal Care Program for 2 Million Expectant Nigerian Mothers

GE Partners with USAID and Ministry of Health to Launch Antenatal Care Program for 2 Million Expectant Nigerian Mothers

Initiative will deliver 100,000 hours of training and support task-shifting for at least 1,300 midwives and antenatal primary health caregivers across at least 6 states covering each of the  geo-political zones plus the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja;  Program will put GE’s portable ultrasound into the hands of these primary healthcare workers for the first […]

Pregnancy At Week 39

Pregnancy At Week 39

When you are pregnant and at week 39, you know that this is where some major changes start happen and may be a little nervous about it. If you are approaching this stage of your pregnancy, keep reading, go over the main points carefully and start preparing accordingly. 1. Baby’s growth during the full term […]

Three steps to a healthy pregnancy

Three steps to a healthy pregnancy

When you’re four weeks pregnant, the baby in your belly is the size of a poppy seed. This little one has a lot of growing to do, and it needs your help. During your first doctor’s appointment you learn about the healthy pregnancy trio: sleep, food, and vitamins. All three are equally important—for both the […]