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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…

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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…

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…

Vaginal examinations — what the nurse told me

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

For a first timer like me, it probably comes as a very shy incident when a doctor or other medical professionals request to examine one of the most hidden and guarded parts of your body. The first nurse to request me to do this obviously thought she was ‘examining’ me, but in my mind it was…

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…

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How to get back your sex drive after baby delivery

By Babylove Network | October 13, 2018

Get back that kick! – rekindle your mood for sex after having a baby Try these practical steps Labour is exhausting and the effects of hormonal changes may make sex undesirable after delivery. This initial lack of desire for sex is natural, so do not worry! However, it is important to remember that the intimacy of…

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

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…

What pregnant women want…in their own words

By Babylove Network | May 2, 2020

Pregnant women now tell it all…from their hearts! Many of us are sensitive to scents. One day everything is fine and a few days or weeks after confirming you are pregnant, you suddenly cannot stand the smell of things. I remember clearing all the soap from our house. My husband looks at me like ‘we…

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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…

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