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Beauty and Body

Your Beauty and Body: Affirming in the Positive

Le us talk about beauty and body and affirmations! Today, let me ask you a question that is quite different from the usual, ‘What is one thing you would never change about your appearance? Let me answer first, I will not change my thick thighs and broad hips. Yes! You heard me and I say …

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The Community lies in our hands

The Nigerian Child: My Ins and Outs

The news in the last few days has been dark especially in my country, Nigeria. It is not about COVID19 but the effects of a pandemic in some ways.  I recently participated in a WhatsApp group session where we talked about “The Nigerian Child- Past and Present Successes and Struggles. It was hosted by a …

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Menstrual Hygiene Day: It’s Time for Action

Period Education Menstrual Hygiene is important! It is time we ensure period education is for everyone. Education about menstruation is critical to enable women and girls to manage their periods safely, hygienically, with confidence and without shame. We can start at a young age when the girl is able to understand what we are talking …

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Abortion: Just So You Know Part 2

Everyone loves the weekend. It is another beautiful Monday with #HealthMattersWithDrWeyoms I read quite a number of comments about our abortion tweets. Yes, the discussion on abortion arouses strong feelings both for the married and unmarried.  For men, it may be a difficult time as well. Men do not really express their feelings about a …

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Keeping your vagina clean and healthy

The vagina is designed to keep itself clean with the help of natural secretions (discharge). The vagina is a tube of muscle inside a woman’s body that runs from the cervix (the opening of the womb) to the vaginal opening. The external sex organs, which are called the vulva, surround the vaginal opening. Good vaginal …

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Young Ladies and Fertility Matters.

This post is inspired by a dear friend who asked a “causal” question about fertility in unmarried ladies. She made a statement saying, “They say, we should not take lemon too much, so it does not damage our womb linings as it may affect fertility when married”. Funny thing is I just said, I will …

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The Baby, The Mother and The Paediatrician: Dockie, No antibiotics!

Dockie: Mama, na cough and catarrah with malaria dey do your pikin. So I go give una coartem and some vitamins and paracetamol as you say him body dey hot. The test show say na virus dey cause the cough and cattarah.  Mama: Dockie, thank you. But I think say you go give us amoxil …

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