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Olympics Organisers To Allow Nursing Mothers To Bring Children To Games

Olympics Organisers To Allow Nursing Mothers To Bring Children To Games

Nursing mothers will be allowed to bring their children to the Tokyo Olympics when necessary, 2020 organisers told Reuters on Wednesday. Organisers have barred family members of athletes from attending the Games due to COVID-19 safety protocols, while foreign spectators are also excluded and domestic crowds will be capped. Some athletes have complained that they […]

The Invisible Sacrifices Of A Working Mum

The Invisible Sacrifices Of A Working Mum

Claire was one of the thirteen working moms we interviewed. Despite having a supportive partner, she felt as if she wasn’t doing as much as she could at home. And despite making weekly business trips away from her family, she felt as if she wasn’t doing enough at work. She brings in the highest sales […]

Bandits Kill Three, Abduct Nursing Mothers In Kaduna

Bandits Kill Three, Abduct Nursing Mothers In Kaduna

Three people have been reportedly killed while seven others, including two nursing mothers were abducted when bandits stormed Unguwar Dan-Baki, and Sabon-Layi villages in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday. One of the nursing mothers was said to have been abducted alongside her eight-day-old baby. Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari, Chairman of the Birnin-Gwari […]

Top Five Things To Know About Breastfeeding

Top Five Things To Know About Breastfeeding

While breastfeeding can be quite a maze to navigate, most health experts agree that breast is best for both baby and mommy. Here’s 5 top reasons why. 1. Breastfeeding is great for the baby’s immune system, both over the short and long term. Health experts even recommend exclusive breastfeeding for at least for the first […]

Working Mothers Not Breastfeeding Their Babies As Breastfeeding Rate Drops

Working Mothers Not Breastfeeding Their Babies As Breastfeeding Rate Drops

Mothers who go to work leaving their babies at home have been blamed for Malawi’s decrease in exclusive breastfeeding rate to 61 percent from 71 according to 2016 Demographic Health Survey findings. The drop means that, currently, out of every 100 mothers in the country only 61 breast-feed exclusively. Briefing the media Friday in Mzuzu […]

Ghanaian Mothers Demand Longer Maternity Leave

Ghanaian Mothers Demand Longer Maternity Leave

Ghanaian labor law requires that companies provide new mothers with at least three months maternity leave with pay. However as the World Health Organization (WHO) continues to push for an increase to six months, a debate over the issue has arisen in Ghana, leaving many women divided over whether or not maternity leave should be […]

NOA Urges Nursing Mothers On Essential Family Practices

NOA Urges Nursing Mothers On Essential Family Practices

 The Abia State Director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr. Ngozi Uduma has called on communities, especially nursing mothers to imbibe Essential Family Practices (EFP) so they would not contact disease through unhealthy living. Dr Uduma listed some of the essential family practices to include exclusive breastfeeding, immunization of children, hand washing, oral re-hydration […]