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Each Pregnant Magazine edition covers several topics. CLICK titles to read the articles. To choose another edition, scroll to the bottom of this page. Enjoy!

Terry Anne Chebet

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Coping with post-delivery weight  TV newscaster, Terry Anne Chebet spoke to Emma Odaba on how she is regaining her shape after delivery. It is very easy to gain excess weight during pregnancy and after birth. After delivery, my mother-in-law fed me on all types of foodstuffs including the traditional njahi (black peas) and porridge. For…

Baby infections at home – and how to avoid them

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Germs and bacteria are literally all around us. As parents, we get immensely paranoid at everything and everyone that comes into contact with our little ones. As well we should be. We as adults are at times walking contanct transmitters of different bugs and viruses….Germs and bacteria are literally all around us. As parents, we get immensely paranoid at everything and everyone that comes into contact with our little ones. As well we should be. We as adults are at times walking contanct transmitters of different bugs and viruses….

Patricia Nyalwal

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

‘It’s all new to me…’ While Kenyans were celebrating Jamhuri Day on 12 December, my new baby girl was getting her first-time immunisation, shortly after birth. Before I left hospital she had received what I was told were BCG and IPV vaccinations. I had no idea what that meant, but I knew it was for…

Wake Up, Sir!

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Sleep and rest are so important for mothers with newborns. When Mums are supposed ton sleep whenever they can afford to get a shut eye, then it goes without say, that the duty roster lists dad as babysitter. Sharing is caring, but this role reversal can deem to be challenging to many a couple

Taking care of a hiv-positive baby

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

Pediatric AIDS means AIDS in children. It results from infection of a child with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which develops into full-blown Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). HIV destroys the body’s ability to fight diseases thereby putting the infected person at risk of opportunistic illnesses like tuberculosis, pneumonia, diarrhoea and herpes, which may eventually lead…

Baby naming battles

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

Is a name worth the fight? ‘My  name is Cynthia Susan Scolastica Nyakega Wambui Mwangi,’ states a two-year-old girl. “Now where on earth did she get all those names?”, you wonder aloud. You are pregnant and suddenly you start to think about your baby’s names. Do you have a name for your baby? Have you…

Premature birth: hints for survival part 1

By Babylove Network | November 9, 2016

We always await our EDD with hope and anticipation. Marking down the nine months day by day, on our calendars. However, as is the stuff of life, certain outcomes and constilations are out of our hands. This is especially the case when it comes to completing our full term gestation periods. Different outcomes could prevail, one of them being an unexpected premature delivery.

Sexually assaulted babies

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Child sexual abuse is still (sadly) a common occurrence. With cases dating back to our childhood as current parents and adults to present child molestation occurrences, these violation cases of our young ones are as heartbreaking as ever. Lessons of understanding on this issues as well as holistic recovery directives are imperative.

Inverted nipple

By Babylove Network | November 11, 2016

To many, talking inverted nipples is an unheard of phenomenon. You may want to ask ‘how can a nipple be inverted?’ while some are contemplating how nipples can be inverted, others are wondering whether their nipples are inverted or not. Below is the story of Carol Gitonga who has had a difficult time  breastfeeding her babies because…

Emily’s balancing act!

By Babylove Network | December 22, 2016

Getting Married While In Campus Is a Big Enough Challenge. Add a Private CPA (certified public accountant) Course, A Baby Plus a Busy Businessman For a Husband! That’s Emily’s World, and She Copes Just fine! Emily Nyaboke was a student at Alliance Girls High School, when she met Boniface Birundu who at the time was…