Meet Nnedi Okorafor Nigerian-born Writer Redefining Black, Female Geek

Meet Nnedi Okorafor Nigerian-born Writer Redefining Black, Female Geek

s the science fiction novelist Nnedi Okorafor takes to the stage at the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania, she challenges stereotypes before she has said a word. The 43-year-old writer who won the 2016 Hugo award (the Oscars of the sci-fi world) for best novella doesn’t look like much of a geek. Yes, she wears oversized glasses, but Okorafor’s […]

In The News: Lagos State Considers A Review Of Its Adoption Process To Meet Global Standards

In The News: Lagos State Considers A Review Of Its Adoption Process To Meet Global Standards

The Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf has said that the government is considering the review of its adoption processes to meet with current realities and align with global best practices. The Commissioner disclosed this recently at a meeting with Family Court Judges, Magistrates and other stakeholders in the Child Development […]

Breastfeeding Can Help To Lessen Symptoms Of Endometriosis

Breastfeeding Can Help To Lessen Symptoms Of Endometriosis

The benefits of breastfeeding have been discussed in depth and studies have shown that breast-feeding lowers the risk of infections in newborns. Not only does breastfeeding benefit the baby, but it can also lower the risk of breast cancer. Now there is another benefit for the mother. Women who breastfed at least one child appear to have a […]

A Bicycle Keeps Hope Alive For Women’s Right In Saudi Arabia

A Bicycle Keeps Hope Alive For Women’s Right In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia remains one of the world’s most repressive countries for women, where a man’s consent is obligatory for women to access human rights, and feminist activists risk arrest. Some changes are creeping in: King Salman has loosened the grip of male guardianship, and is encouraging women to work. But they are still not allowed to drive. There […]

Exercises And Tips To Open Blocked Fallopian Tubes Naturally

Exercises And Tips To Open Blocked Fallopian Tubes Naturally

Blocked Fallopian tubes are responsible for 40% of infertility in women. Fallopian tubal infertility is caused when both the Fallopian tubes are blocked. However, if the blockage is limited to one Fallopian tube, it may not affect the fertility. You’re also very anxious how blockage in Fallopian tubes going to affect your fertility. Your anxiety […]

Mosaic Embyros Can Results In Healthy Babies, Giving Hope To TTC Women

Mosaic Embyros Can Results In Healthy Babies, Giving Hope To TTC Women

To increase the chance of pregnancy and reduce the incidence of miscarriage, more and more fertility clinics have started using preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) to test embryos resulting from in vitrofertilization for chromosomal abnormalities before they are transferred to a woman’s uterus. In most cases, the test yields a clear-cut result: the embryo is either euploid […]

In The News: Study Finds That Obese Men Have More Sperm Defects

In The News: Study Finds That Obese Men Have More Sperm Defects

Women are often given advice on how to change their lifestyles to improve their chances of getting pregnant, but less focus is placed on men. According to a new study, however, men’s health could have a greater effect on a couple’s chances of conceiving than previously thought. Researchers have found that obesity may adversely affect […]

Herbal Medicine Friday: The TAKEOVER

Herbal Medicine Friday: The TAKEOVER

It’s another TAKEOVER DAY!!! In addition to our regular fertility, pregnancy and parenting content, we will be presenting our community with varied and awesome content to help make us the best women…and men…the very best we can be. And Fridays have been dedicated to Herbal Medicine!!! Our partner, Herbal doctor, Afolabi Adeosun will be online today at 12noon, […]