The testimony of the miracle twins: Nigerian mom shares her story

Nigerian mom and renowned TV personality and food entrepreneur, Gina Ehikodi Ojo has shared an inspirational testimony of the miraculous conception and birth of her twin boys, Jaden and Jason. The boys recently turned one, and to celebrate their first birthday, the overjoyed mom took to her Instagram page to share her story, and also an open letter.…

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“Son, it is okay to drop out of school.” Nigerian mom’s parenting style inspires many parents

Parenting can be tough, and sometimes we struggle with the best way to teach our children important life lessons. A Nigerian mom Vivienne Undie-Ogon, recently found herself in a situation where she had to teach her son the importance of education and hard work. As a mom who has learnt that spanking/beating kids was counterproductive, she…

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#Justice4Chisom: Magodo Specialist Hospital releases statement following the death of Chisom Aniekwe

In response to the death of Mrs Chisom Aniekwe, a pregnant mother of two who died on the 30 of April 2017 while giving birth to her third child at Magodo Specialist Hospital, the hospital has now released an official statement to clarify the circumstances that led to the tragic event. Below is the statement written by Mr Samuel…

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US-based Nigerian couple welcome sextuplets after 17 years of trying to conceive

Congratulations to the Taiwos! They are now proud parents to three boys and three girls all at once, after 17 years of trying to conceive.   The babies who ranged in weight from 1 pound, 10 ounces to 2 pounds, 15 ounces, were born on May 11 at 8:26 a.m, by a 40-person team at VCU Medical Center,…

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#Justice4Chisom: Family and friends demand justice after pregnant woman dies under questionable circumstances in Lagos hospital

Justice is being sought by the family and friends of Chisom Anekwe, a pregnant mother of two and a LEAP Africa Alumnus, who died under questionable circumstances while giving birth to her third child at Magodo Specialist Hospital, Shangisha, Lagos, Nigeria. The sad incident which occurred on the 30th of April is alleged to be due to…

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Congrats! Serena Williams expecting first child with fiance Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams revealed on Wednesday 19th March that she is pregnant! 20 months pregnant to be exact. The 35-year old tennis champion and her fiance 33-year old Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian are expecting their first child together. The lovebirds got engaged in December 2016. Williams took to Snapchat to announce the good news to her fans, as she showed off…

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“He has given me double for my shame” Nigerian woman welcomes rainbow twins, shares her testimony

A 'rainbow baby' is a baby born to a mother who previously lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, or infant loss. In the case of Nigerian woman Yerinne Etifa, she had suffered a painful stillbirth with her former pregnancy, but has now been blessed with not one, but two bouncing rainbow babies! A boy and…

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Do not pay for meningitis vaccination, it is free of charge – FG warns Nigerians

PRESS RELEASE: FG WARNS GENERAL PUBLIC AGAINST PAYING FOR CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS VACCINATION The attention of National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has been drawn to news report of sharp practices of some health workers who are alleged to be demanding payments and other forms of financial incentives from innocent members of the general public before…

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SAD! Husband’s story of how his wife died at FMC Asaba, 2 days after delivering twins

Allegations of medical negligence have been levelled against Federal Medical Centre FMC Asaba, after heartbreaking details emerged of a first-time mom Mrs Rita Uchebuego, who lost her life under their care, only 2 days after welcoming a set of twins. In a Facebook post shared by Kay Lord, it was alleged that the hospital refused to carry…

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Couple finally pregnant with twins after 953 days of praying and 452 needles

"Worth the wait. And wait, and wait, and wait." That is the perfect summary of a Texas couple's infertility journey, portrayed in an emotional IVF-themed pregnancy announcement which has quickly gone viral. Lauren and Garyth Walker battled infertility for over two and a half years, but are now expecting twins in August 2017; a boy and a girl…

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Beyonce announces she’s pregnant with twins!

Congratulations are in order for the Carters! Beyonce Knowles has just announced she is expecting twin babies! "We would like to share our love and happiness," the 35-year old singer wrote in the caption of an adorable maternity photo she posted on Instagram. "We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family…

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Porsche Thomas has words for the people who criticised her baby bump for being too dark

Model and actress Porsche Thomas, who is also the eldest daughter of Real Housewives of Atlanta's Peter Thomas, has responded to fans who ridiculed her darkened pregnant belly. The mom to be got married in March 2016 to her husband Till H. Groß, is currently expecting twin boys. She's kept her fans updated on her pregnancy journey with photos she…

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Adanma Ohakim’s Irish twins, and what you need to know

Daughter of former Imo State Governor, Adanma Ohakim-Okoroafor has joined the league of celebrity mothers such as Britney Spears, Heidi Klum, Jessica Simpson, and Tori Spelling, who all gave birth to Irish twins. No, these babies were not born in Ireland; rather, they were born less than 12 months apart. Irish twins is a name for siblings…

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Pregnancy photoshoots: Kemi Olunloyo says it’s a ‘western trend’ that should be criticized

Everyone is entitled to their opinion, and kemi Olunloyo has voiced out hers regarding pregnancy photo shoots. The Nigerian journalist and social media personality, recently launched a verbal attack on Nollywood actress ChaCha Eke-Faani, after the star actress posted some photos from her maternity shoot on Instagram. She thought ChaCha looked absolutely distasteful in her photos, adding that pregnancy…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie shares 15 suggestions for raising your daughter to become a feminist

Award-winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is out with a new piece of literary brilliance titled “DEAR IJEAWELE, OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS”. The letter-styled piece, is in response to her friend Ijeawele's question about how to raise her newborn daughter Chizalum to become a feminist. Adichie starts by sharing her two 'feminist tools' for responding to situations - one's…

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Janet Jackson officially confirms her pregnancy with exclusive maternity shoot

Janet Jackson, 50, has officially confirmed the pregnancy she subtly announced to her twitter fans in April. The very private American singer, who let the world catch a rare glimpse of her baby bump while shopping for baby furniture in London, has now proudly shown much more than just a sneak peek. In a maternity shoot for People Magazine, the…

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