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Pregnant househelp – real life experience

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

How have you faired in the past as a pregnant househelp? I am one lucky househelp. Virtually all my employers have been very understanding during my pregnancies. I think it is because most of them have been mothers. I vividly remember my young, single, female American employer when I was expecting Ian; my second born.…

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What to eat when pregnant – first trimester advice

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

What you eat during your pregnancy defines your pregnancy experience! Nutrition in your pregnancy diet plan should be among top priorities. What to eat during your pregnancy for the health and growth of your baby, is about making the right decisions regarding nutrition in your pregnancy diet plan. Nutritional choice in your diet plan is…

Changes in your weight during pregnancy

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

In today’s society, most people (especially women) view wait gain with trepidation. The pregnancy period has a mandatory and compulsory weight gain requirement, for healthy foetal growth and development as well as energy source for mums

Skin changes – Which symptoms should you ignore?

By Babylove Network | November 1, 2016

A good man is without sin, and a good skin without blemish.” But let’s face it: flawless skin is like a saint on earth, desirable but virtually impossible to acquire. During your pregnancy, hormonal changes will affect every system of your body. Your skin, like any other part, will not be spared. You may develop…

Mum is in the toilet — vomiting the baby!

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

Episodes of shy and funny pregnancy moments as narrated by mums and dads… ‘Mum is in the toilet… She is vomiting the baby!’ Some weeks back I naively told my five-year old son that ‘mum has a baby in her stomach.’ He has an annoying habit of picking my cellphone when it rings despite my objection. Two…

Baby from rape – Baby from rape – taking the first steps…

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

Finding That Ray Of Hope In A Time Of Crisis Note: real names of individuals and locations withheld Jacinta had completed her fourth form the year before. Her mother, a school teacher who lived in Muhura, wanted Jacinta to attend computer classes. Since there were no computer schools in Muhura, she requested her younger brother…

When you become the “talk of the village”

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

Like the forbidden fruit in the days of Eden, your pregnancy is likely to elicit huge interest from friends and foe. What therefore do you do when you find yourself, practically or by your own imagination, on the receiving end from the public? Your pregnancy is now the talk of the village. Even if yours is…

Forceful pulling of the placenta is not advisable

By Babylove Network | May 3, 2020

Delivering your placenta must be done safely THERE are millions of women who deliver babies in hospitals but hear nothing about the placenta, let alone see it. The placenta is delivered naturally after the offspring, a process referred to as a ‘physiological third stage.’ If you come from the rural areas, you must be familiar…

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Was Adam, then, Eve’s “Midwife?”

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

To be or not to be present. Should fathers be present at birth of their children? Do they have a role – other than watching? There are varying opinions on the presence of a father in the labour ward during child birth. Should he or should he not witness it? Many mums and dads have no…

Wanting a baby? Here is your preconception planning guide…

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

Wanting a baby is the best way to have one… Preconception planning does not always happen; it is not a secret that many couples get a baby not because they had planned for it, but because some ‘accident’ happened. Yet pregnancy is a unique and intriguing experience that a woman will ever go through. A couple…

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