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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!

It’s a joy ride for Josleen Soita – despite a mis-diagnosis

By Babylove Network | July 4, 2021

‘I don’t have any cravings, mood swings, nausea, drastic weight gain, dislikes, or morning sickness!’ She narrated her story to Roseline Atieno. ‘Throughout my pregnancy I have been very energetic. However, my first two months were tumultuous. I developed cramps and when I went to the hospital, I was diagnosed as having a threatened miscarriage…

Basking in my pregnancy

By Babylove Network | July 5, 2021

Anne Wambua is enjoying her pregnancy And she loves every minute of it, despite missing her fitting jeans. I love my bump. I stand in front of the mirror and admire it. I pat it at any opportune moment, especially when I feel the baby’s kicks and movements. They started real early, and are yet…

Maternity bag must haves

By Babylove Network | July 9, 2021

Even when you think the doctor’s prediction is correct, babies have a way of coming out when you least expect it, I was about eight months pregnant and was supposed to take my leave from work that day. So I reported to the office and later in the afternoon, I started to feel more tired…

More than ready- Sheila Ochwo

By Babylove Network | June 27, 2021

How did you discover you were expectant? Paying a gynecologist a visit was a foreign thought, but I did anyway. My menstrual cycle had become very irregular. When the nurse requested me to take a pregnancy test I thought she was joking. Then the doctor dropped the best news ever, and my joy was loud…

Men too suffer from after-birth depression

By Babylove Network | June 18, 2021

This is how to tell Daddy, do you have a new baby in the family? Are you feeling anxious, angry, miserable and withdrawn from people after the initial euphoria that comes with the birth of a child? You may be suffering from Postpartum Depression or Paternal Postnatal Depression (PPND). Whereas this was seen as a…

‘I had childbirth phobia’

By Babylove Network | July 2, 2021

My mother’s advice when I was a teenager made me dead scared about childbirth ‘DURING my teenage years, I remember my mother always telling me that giving birth was the most painful experience any woman could go through. When I look back today, I suppose she used to tell me this to discourage me from…

Pregnancy induced High Blood Pressure

By Babylove Network | June 29, 2021

IN HER FOURTH MONTH OF PREGNANCY, MARY WAIYAKI DISCOVERED THAT SHE HAD PREGNANCY-RELATED HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE. SHE NARRATED HER EXPERIENCE TO EMMA ODABA. WHEN I was four months pregnant, my feet began swelling. At five months, I was swelling too much and I was becoming breathless which I thought was normal in pregnancy. I went…

Belly Cramps – Reasons & solutions

By Babylove Network | July 10, 2021

As they approach their due dates, most expectant mums can hardly wait for the baby. This is partly because, as the third trimester progresses, most women experience increased discomfort. Some feel really tired, heavy and sick. This state comes with a myriad of complications that cause them to feel uneasy and anxious. More often than…

Loving blues

By Babylove Network | June 18, 2021

There was no one in Nina’s life that had not been sacrificed to serve her career. No one, until now. Someone was here who could not be cast aside. So, If she had held her head high as an executive woman in a media corporation, having only peers but no superiors, it was solely on…

Roshikwa- It is

By Babylove Network | June 24, 2021

Farida Hassan narrates about her pregnancy. I feel fat. Despite this, the doctor says I have not added extra weight. This is cause for concern, being this far and not having an extra gram on top of my pre-pregnancy weight. I have to ask the doctor what I can do to rectify the situation since the scan…