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  • 5 Simple Steps to Prevent Infections During Pregnancy

    5 Simple Steps to Prevent Infections During Pregnancy

    Infections during pregnancy can hurt both you and your baby. Thankfully, you can improve the chances that your baby will be born healthy by taking a few extra precautions and making healthy choices Here’s what you can do while you’re pregnant to protect yourself and your baby from infections

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  • Colic Relief Tips for Parents

    Colic Relief Tips for Parents

    If the crying does not stop but intensifies and persists throughout the day or night, it may be caused by colic.  About one-fifth of all babies develop colic, usually between the second and fourth weeks.

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  • Foods To Avoid During Post-Delivery

    A mother’s responsibility does not end with childbirth. After delivery, she breastfeeds and takes care of the baby.

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  • Top 10 Tips To Take Care Of Your Skin And Hair Post Pregnancy

    Top 10 Tips To Take Care Of Your Skin And Hair Post Pregnancy

    During pregnancy, the body goes through different physical changes. It makes postpartum skincare and haircare on the top of the list of many women who have delivered their babies.

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  • 5 Ways to Increase Chances of a Safe Delivery for Mothers[Part 2]

    For this article we shall continue with part 2 of 5 ways to increase chances of a safe delivery for mothers, this follows from part 1 of the series. 3. Screen for bleeding disorder. Check for high blood pressure as this multiplies bleeding rate hence reducing the survival rates of the mother, ensure you keep track of your blood pressure every time you visit a health worker  or during the antenatal visits. Also if you are planning to deliver from a hospital other than the one you’re taking your antenatal classes from, please alert them of your medical conditions Bleeding disorders

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  • The New Mother – Taking Care of Yourself After Birth

    The New Mother – Taking Care of Yourself After Birth

    The New Mother – Taking Care of Yourself After Birth The postpartum period begins after the delivery of the baby and ends when the mother’s body has nearly returned to its pre-pregnant state. This period usually lasts six to eight weeks. The postpartum period involves the mother progressing through many changes, both emotionally and physically, while learning how to deal with all the changes and adjustments required with becoming a new mother. The postpartum period also involves the parents learning how to care for their newborn and learning how to function as a changed family unit. A mother needs to

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  • The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Health Care

    What is Emotional Intelligence? Intelligence is not limited to the knowledge of facts and the ability to think with sound logic. It also includes our capacity to recognize our own emotions and those of others. We should be able to differentiate between various feelings and manage our emotions to adapt to our environment. Once we master ourselves, we can get into a better position to achieve our goals. This mastery is referred to as Emotional Intelligence or EI. The measure of it is called Intelligence Quotient or EQ. These terms are often used interchangeably. Related: 5 Reasons For Families to

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  • Infographic: How to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle

    How healthy are you? Do you have a healthy diet? Do you exercise regularly? Do you drink at least 8 glasses of water a day? Do you get enough sleep every day? Do you live a healthy lifestyle? Life is beautiful and you don’t want to bog yourself down with unnecessary health problems. Today, your vital organs (kidney, heart, lungs, gall bladder, liver, stomach, intestines, etc.) may be working well, but they may not be tomorrow. Don’t take your good health today for granted. Take proper care of your body. Related: Infographic, Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Health care Good

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  • Teheca Representing Uganda at the Google Developer LaunchPad

    Teheca team is set to spend the next three weeks from March 18th 2018 to April 7th 2018 in Lagos at the ImpactHub participating in the Google Developer LaunchPad Africa first class. The Launchpad Africa team was very impressed with your company and we’re excited to partner with you to help you scale and reach your goals. Teheca is a health Tech patient care startup in Uganda that focuses on creating an alternative source of timely health care workforce for the Uganda community by enabling  families and individual easily  search, find and request for qualified patient care assistant for the sick

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  • Improving Life For People Living with Congestive Heart Failure

    Life with congestive heart failure (CHF) can be a difficult journey. Your symptoms may get in the way of day-to-day activities, your family members may worry about how to take care of you, and you may be unsure about what to expect and how to plan for your future. Palliative care can help make that journey easier on you and your family, so you can live as well as possible. Palliative care is team-based medical care that is focused on improving quality of life for people living with serious illness and their families. It provides an added layer of support

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