Tag: care takers

  • 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 Movies About Caregiving.

    In today’s times, you are probably a caregiver to someone in one form or another. Caring for someone is a two way street between the giver and recipient, when they are in harmony the task is pleasant anything less it can be a challenging task for anyone regardless of experience. We have all dealt with that stubborn Jaja when it comes to receiving treatment.

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  • Care For New Mothers After C-Section Delivery

    The days following the birth of your baby, the postpartum period can be one of the most challenging times for mothers and families. This period can be even more challenging for mothers who have had a c-section delivery.

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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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  • 6 Things New Parents Should Avoid After C-Section

    [rt_reading_time label=”Read Time:” postfix=”minutes” postfix_singular=”minute”] This article is a continuation from the previous post on caring for new mothers after caesarean delivery, if you haven’t read it, we strongly suggest it that you do so  before continuing. Now that you’re here, having successfully been discharged from the hospital, and you safely Home recovering, here is a list of the things that a mother should avoid till advised by the doctors. RELATED: Two Important Things For Mothers After Giving Birth Things to Avoid: Sexual intercourse until your health care provider tells you that it is safe The use of tampons or douche

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  • Caregiving and the Importance of Self-Care: Three Tips You Need to Know 

    Caregiving and the Importance of Self-Care: Three Tips You Need to Know When you assume the role as caregiver, you assume an enormous amount of responsibility. Caring for a loved one is a worthwhile cause. As you take on this noble duty, you should always be aware of your own personal needs. Here are a few tips to help you balance between caring for others — and yourself. 1.  Stay Organised When you get started as a caregiver, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Not only do you have to tend to the immediate needs of your loved one, but you

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  • What you need to know about Blood Pressure

    What you need to know about Blood Pressure

    Blood pressure This is the measure of the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries, which carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is dangerous because it makes the heart work harder to pump blood out to the body and contributes to hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, to stroke, kidney disease, and to the development of heart failure. What Is “Normal” Blood Pressure? A blood pressure reading has a top number (systolic) and bottom number (diastolic). The ranges are: Normal: Less than 120 over 80 (120/80)

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  • Caring for our loved ones should not change our routines

    Caring for our loved ones should not change our routines

    Caring for our loved ones should not change our routines I remember one day I fell sick years back, unfortunately had to leave my university hostel because it was so serious that I could barely walk and didn’t have some caring for me at the time while at hostel. I was picked up by my big sister and I stayed at her house for a few hours.  She had a job interview the following day so she could not commit herself to being there for me in such a state. The only alternative I was left with was my mother

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