Tag: FIND A DOCTOR

  • 10 Items In  Hospital Bag For Pregnant Mothers.

    10 Items In Hospital Bag For Pregnant Mothers.

    A hospital bag is one that every family should behave handy, it’s more important for couples and families that are expecting a new baby soon. Expectant mothers are expected to have a preparedness plan for the time when the baby is about to pop. At a bare minimum mothers are expected to have a mama kit which includes the material that mothers use in the labor ward. Most of the things in the mama kit are single-use and are only for the mother and the health workers who are helping a mother in giving birth. On top of the mama

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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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  • 5 Steps To Look Like The SuperMom You Are

    5 Steps To Look Like The SuperMom You Are

    looking fatigued. Skincare after delivery is important. Follow this 5 step quick daily regime for your skin and hair to continue looking like a Supermom

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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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  • 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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  • How to Care for NewBorn’s Umbilical Cord

    In the womb, the umbilical cord connects the fetus to the mother. After birth, the cord is no longer needed. It is cut, and then clamped. This leaves a small stump. In most cases, the umbilical cord stump dries up and falls off the newborn within the first few weeks of life. Sometimes, however, an infection can develop. This may cause the area around the cord to swell and become inflamed, red, or tender. There may be cloudy, discolored, or foul-smelling discharge from the cord. There may also be oozing or slight bleeding. To treat the umbilical cord infection, the healthcare provider may

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  • Faith, Family and  Hard work Most Valued by Ugandan Youth

    Faith, Family and Hard work Most Valued by Ugandan Youth

    From the Uganda Youth Survey Report conducted by the Aghan University, despite the high level of unemployment among the youth in Uganda,   they are willing to be part of the solution by creating jobs through entrepreneurship. The study also reveals that many hold beliefs that make them vulnerable to corruption and political manipulation and that risk undermining democracy and good governance. While the findings may seem contradictory – hopeful and depressing – there is an opportunity to focus on developing and channeling the strongly held positive values of  faith, family, hard work. The strongly held values of faith, family, hard

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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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