Tag: patient care

  • 5 Ways to Rekindle Love in Your Relationship After Child Birth

    5 Ways to Rekindle Love in Your Relationship After Child Birth

    Some couples choose to have a baby to celebrate their stability or to strengthen their relationship. They think that a baby will bring them closer together, and that life after childbirth will be a time of tenderness, intimacy, and maturity. However, having a baby is a stressful experience that challenges even the best of relationships. First-time parents face role changes, lifestyle adjustments, and financial difficulties. Experienced parents have additional demands from their previous children. More couples today are seeking relationship counseling after having a baby than ever before. This does not necessarily mean that the stresses are greater now than

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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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  • Infographic: 5 Reasons For Families to Hire A Care Assistant

    From time to time we all need a little help, when illness looms around our families and friends it is a trying moment for both the patient and the family members.

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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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  • 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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  • Physical Care After Caesarean Birth For Mothers

    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. After any delivery, a mother needs to allow her body to rest and heal. Ideally, this means little to no housework, and no running after other little ones. The maternal mortality rate is highest in the postpartum period, so special consideration needs to be given to the care of the mother. If you are a single mother or your partner has to return

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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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  • 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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  • The Myth About Cause of Peptic Ulcers

    The Myth About Cause of Peptic Ulcers

    What Is a Peptic Ulcer? It’s a myth that spicy foods and stress cause peptic ulcers. A peptic ulcer is a type of sore that develops in the digestive system. The word “ulcer” means open sore, and “peptic” means that acid is the cause of the sore. However, this terminology is from a prior era when all ulcers in the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum were thought to be caused by acid damage. Nowadays, we know that most ulcers are not caused by excessive acid, so the term “peptic ulcer” is somewhat misleading. Types of Peptic Ulcers The most common kinds

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  • How a Sick Loved Affects Your Team Output.

    How a Sick Loved Affects Your Team Output.

    Human Resource is the greatest asset of any company, a lot of investment is put into hiring, training and maintaining top employees at a company. However there comes a time that, no matter what you do, this great employee has to either leave or take a couple of days off. Depending on the time or season of the business, this can greatly affect the operations of the company and lead to financial loss among other issues. Why do you have to quit? why do you decide to take leave at this time? Can you wait till after [insert season] season? Sometimes

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