As a woman, learning what menopause is, its symptoms and possible effects can make it easier to deal with when the time comes.
Therefore, some people worry that breastfeeding, while you are pregnant, could cause premature contractions or premature labour but this is not the case.
In the semen, there are millions of tiny moving sperm. The single job of the sperm is to swim into the woman's womb to find an egg to fertilise and this is happening all the while during and after se
Prenatal testing in sickle cell disease is what happens when tests are conducted on your baby prior to birth when you and your partner are AS genotype to determine if the baby has the SS gene.
Background Sickle Cell Disease is a serious medical condition that occurs when an individual inherits 2 sickle ‘S’ genes from each parent. It is associated with significant ill health from
In this post, writer Dr Temitope Olayinka explores awareness around heart disease in women - in and out of the hospital. There is evidence to indicate that heart disease is spoken about more frequentl
Some conditions may increase the risk of postpartum hemorrhage. They may exist before labour, occur during labour or afterwards.
In the first of this 3-part series, we look at the meaning of postpartum haemorrhage and its present impact on the health care of pregnant women.
Here, in the second part of the series, we look at the process of bleeding after pregnancy and what we expect in the normal course of events.
By Fisayomi Aturamu What is Female Genital Mutilation? Female Genital Mutilation refers to any change/damage done to the female genitals (private parts) for non-medical reasons.  Also known as FGM,