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Malaria in Pregnancy- HALA Magazine

When Malaria becomes Complicated: 50 things you wish you knew about Malaria

Pre-eclampsia-Hypertension in Pregnancy

#Nigerian Mothers: Getting Pregnant in a Malaria dense Country

In areas of stable Malaria transmission like Nigeria, the dynamics of our everyday ‘ordinary malaria infection’ changes for a pregnant woman. Understanding this basic fact is particularly important for new mums who already have to deal with many other physiologic/normal body changes of Pregnancy. The countdown continues from 50 Things you do Not know about […]

Malaria in Pregnancy- HALA Magazine

50 Things you DID NOT know about Malaria in Pregnancy!

As featured in our Malaria edition of HALA Magazine, this is a countdown on 50 things you most likely do not know about Malaria in Pregnancy. In areas of stable malaria transmission like Nigeria, the most common complications of malaria in pregnancy are: ANAEMIA IN THE MOTHER, which when severe could cause maternal death; and LOW BIRTH […]

Exclusive breastfeeding as a working mother

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 […]

High Blood Pressure- Hypertension

Pre-eclampsia- Treatment, Childbirth options and Complications

Introduction to Pre-eclampsia How is Pre-eclampsia Treated? The treatment for pre-eclampsia is dependent on its severity and the gestational age of the foetus at the time of onset. If pre-eclampsia occurs towards the terminal end of pregnancy say around 37weeks, the treatment would be geared to stabilizing the mother’s blood pressure and delivery of the […]

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