45 powerful bible verses for a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery

It is the wish of every pregnant couple to have a safe pregnancy and delivery, without any form of complication. These bible verses for a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery will boost your confidence and reassure you of God's promises to you. Be confident that he who began a good work in you shall be…

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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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Your Hormonal Birth Control Options And Their Pros and Cons

When getting pregnant is not in the plan, maybe due to not being ready to start a family, taking a break in between growing a family, or not wishing for more children; a sexually active woman should be on a form of birth control. There are different methods of birth control with their upsides and downsides, levels of effectiveness, suitability and associated…

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8 Effective Ways To Relieve Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps! Ugh! The mere thought of an impending period always sends shivers down your spine, because you know too well the excruciating pains and misery that lie ahead. It's so bad you have to clear your schedule and forfeit important activities just so you can curl up in bed to writhe and scream the day(s) away. If…

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Natural Family Planning/Fertility Awareness: All You Really Need To Know

You may be interested in fertility awareness-based methods of contraception (FAM), if you wish for a drug-free, no side-effect method of birth control; or perhaps your religion or culture permits you to practise only natural family planning as a form of birth control. Whatever the case, this method of birth control lets you know the times of…

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The age at which you had your first child influences your health at age 40 – study

A good diet and regular exercise are great ways to safeguard our future health; but this study shows there are even more surprising factors to consider - the age a woman had her first child, as well as her marital history. Findings from a study carried out by researchers at Ohio State University showed that women who had their first child between…

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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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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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“Nothing ages a woman faster than poor mental health.” – Betty Irabor

Editor-in-chief of Genevieve Magazine, Betty Irabor always shares nuggets of wisdom with her followers. In an Instagram post titled "Anti-ageing of the mind", she talks about anti-ageing, what it really means, and how it takes more than beauty products to fight against ageing. A healthy lifestyle and a healthy state of mind are more effective ways…

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Breastfeeding can lower the risk of Type 2 Diabetes in women who had Gestational Diabetes – new study

As a result of associated metabolic changes, breastfeeding for more than 3 months in women who suffered from gestational diabetes while pregnant, can protect them against type 2 diabetes; a risk that persists for up to 15 years postpartum. These were the findings of a study by German researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum München, who studied whether…

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“Is it OK to get naked in front of your Kids?” – Precious Richard Okon

Should you? When is it right? When should you stop? Does it even matter? These are the questions raised by Precious Richard Okon in this week's episode of The IYABEJI Show. A lot of parents are guilty of this, for various reasons. While some think there are benefits to parading round the house in nothing but a birthday suit, others…

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This is exactly how many calories are in your favourite food brands

Calling all post-baby weight loss enthusiasts! Calorie counting has just become easy, and you can now make informed decisions about what you eat. An Instagram account known as Calorie Brands is replacing the names of popular food brands with exactly how many calories they contain. "This is how brands should look like to help you achieve your summer body goals", read…

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Nigerian Doctors remove the world’s largest fibroid from a woman

History was made by the Doctors of Safe Hands Medicare Center Nigeria, who removed a 26kg fibroid mass from a woman, making it the largest ever mass to be removed from a human being in the whole world. The surgery was said to have been done without blood transfusion. The news which was shared by Abraham O.C Ogolo on…

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10 new super skills you’ve acquired since motherhood happened

A lot of people take themselves for granted, and you are guilty of this too. You've lived your whole life completely oblivious of your ability to acquire and master super human skills. You thought those degrees and certifications were the only impressive skills you had to show off on your CV? Well, sorry to burst your modesty bubbles, motherhood has…

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“I prayed for him to die” Nigerian mom writes a touching post about her son

"I prayed for him to die. Don't judge me, wait until you hear me out", said Nigerian mom, Nneka Anyachebelu, who penned an emotional testimony of how her autistic son received miraculous healing. The post which she shared on Facebook was a birthday tribute to her son who turned 18 on the 24th of June.…

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Instagram pregnant yoga mom, Kokobie, has welcomed her baby

Instagram user, Kokobie who shocked the world with her pregnant yoga routine has been delivered of a bouncing baby boy. The little one who weighed in at 9.13 pounds made an appearance after a successful 10-hour labour. Kokobie became an Instagram sensation after her yoga pictures went viral, with many people amazed at her strength and ability to pull…

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This family’s money lesson to their son is a must read for every parent

It's always good to come across positive and effective parenting styles we can learn from and try out with our kids. The lessons a little boy has learnt about money from his family has got the internet buzzing with joy and excitement. The impressive post which was shared on Facebook by Humans of New York  on Father's…

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