Tag Archives: Mother and Child
HALA Magazine Malaria April-June 2013 Cover

HALA Magazine: Radio Interview on Health-Friendly, Kapital FM, Abuja #WMD2013

#HALAsi: Background in brief A couple of weeks ago, Health And Life Africa Healthy-living Initiative (HALA) actively played a huge role in this year’s World Malaria Day’s (25th April, 2013) activism to raise more awareness about Malaria. In its commemoration, we launched our HALA Social Intelligence, #HALAsi initiative in collaboration with one of Nigeria’s foremost […]

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World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7, 2013: “Latching on” to the Breast

In at least 170 Countries around the globe including Nigeria, August 1-7th is annually celebrated as the World Breastfeeding Week. Infant Breastfeeding is undeniably life-saving, its nature’s gift hence cost-free, and should preferentially be done exclusively, that is breastfeed for 6 months with breast milk ONLY. The week-long commemoration is to encourage both women and […]

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Symptoms, Signs and Prevention of Malaria

MALARIA  does not have its own peculiar symptoms but the most common associated features are fever with or without chills and rigors (shivering), headaches, bitter taste in mouth, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, joint aches and a general feeling of unwell. Fever is a non-specific symptom because it could also be similarly present in other […]

Malaria in Pregnancy -Nigerian Woman

Bad for Mother & Child: 10 Common Complications of Malaria in Pregnancy

WHY Doctors Hate Malaria in Pregnancy! Common Complications of Malaria during Pregnancy The most common complications to the Mother are: Anaemia with its attendant complications Acute lung oedema which manifests as difficulty in breathing Preterm Labour/delivery A more severe form of the disease where it may affect one or more organs like the kidneys, the […]

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