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by Matron Ben
Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:10 pm
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: 20 Incredible facts about breast milk
Replies: 2
Views: 3448

Re: 20 Incredible facts about breast milk

6. Milk changes during each feeding: That's because the actual make-up of your breast milk changes from feeding to feeding. When your baby first starts feeding, your milk contains mostly lactose and proteins, and is a bluish color. At the end of the feeding, your baby starts drinking hindmilk, whic...
by Matron Ben
Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: 20 Incredible facts about breast milk
Replies: 2
Views: 3448

20 Incredible facts about breast milk

Breast milk isn't just a great source of nutrition: it may also influence things like the immune system, IQ, and healthy eating habits later in life. But even the nutrition part is pretty cool, too. Breast milk is full of all the nutrients that your baby needs, without going overboard. It adapts to ...
by Matron Ben
Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: Important Questions To Consider When Choosing Birth Control
Replies: 3
Views: 5266

Re: Important Questions To Consider When Choosing Birth Cont

Not all contraceptive methods are appropriate for all situations, and the most appropriate method of birth control depends on a woman's overall health, age, frequency of sexual activity and desire to have children in the future. You should consult your health care provider to determine which method ...
by Matron Ben
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: Encouraging early antenatal care
Replies: 13
Views: 10136

Encouraging early antenatal care

When 18-year-old Beatrice Okonkwo (not real names) became pregnant in her auntie’s house, she couldn’t start antenatal clinic until the day her water broke in her 36th week. Her pregnancy, being accidental, weighed her auntie down. Her anger was unbearable as the four young men Beatrice said were re...
by Matron Ben
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: Right food for expectant mothers
Replies: 0
Views: 2330

Right food for expectant mothers

The popular cliché that you are what you eat also includes your unborn baby. Put directly, when you are pregnant, whatever you eat is what your unborn baby feeds from! Therefore, if you want to have a healthy baby at birth, feed yourself well with the right food and your baby too would have every ca...
by Matron Ben
Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: Is nursing a profession or a job?
Replies: 4
Views: 4863

Re: Is nursing a profession or a job?

Nursing, as a whole, is a profession. Its members are highly educated and trained both through classroom and hands-on instruction. In addition, nurses utilize research methods and results to institute new and more effective practices at the bedside. For the individual, however, nursing is a calling ...
by Matron Ben
Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: Space your Children Consider Progesterone Vaginal Ring
Replies: 1
Views: 3598

Re: Space your Children Consider Progesterone Vaginal Ring

http://www2.wlu.edu/images/STI/nuvaring-2.jpg Vaginal Ring (NuvaRing) - A flexible polymer ring that is inserted into the vagina for 3 weeks to prevent pregnancy. It releases steady levels of estrogen and progesterone which lnhibits ovulation. This ring is a soft ring containing estrogen (a female ...
by Matron Ben
Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: Space your Children Consider Progesterone Vaginal Ring
Replies: 1
Views: 3598

Space your Children Consider Progesterone Vaginal Ring

http://media.punchng.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Space-your-children-the-benefits-are-many.jpg After Mrs. Folu Emmanuel had her baby and was discharged from the hospital, she was able to adjust to her new role without any stress, even as a first-time mother. This is because, while the antenatal ...
by Matron Ben
Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: Public Health Education
Topic: How do I delay ejaculation?
Replies: 8
Views: 14861

Re: How do I delay ejaculation?

Premature ejaculation, or ejaculating before you or your wife want you to, is a common problem that strikes most men at some point in their lives. Several factors can influence when ejaculation occurs, but it can be controlled with some forethought or, in extreme cases, medical intervention. Here ar...