Pregnancy

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By JONES MUNANG’ANDU, MALARIA is protozoa infection of the genus plasmodium. There are four (4) main species of parasites that infect humans; Plasmodium falciparum, plaslesmodium vivax, plasmodium malariae and plasmodium ovale. Of these the most common in Zambia and indeed most lethal is P. Fal...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Mar 1st, 2013
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A Chinese woman who wore a fake baby bump to encourage train passengers to offer her their seats was rumbled after the silicone belly slipped out of her shirt and dropped to the floor of the carriage. Incredibly, the woman – named as Zhang – then contacted her local commercial bureau, to complain abo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 7th, 2013
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A nine-year-old girl in Mexico gave birth last month and authorities are searching for the father, who’s believed to be 17, AFP reports. The girl, known as Dafne, delivered by C-section on Jan. 27 a baby girl who weighed 5.7 pounds. The baby was delivered in a hospital, but Dafne hadn’t r...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Sep 30th, 2012
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  Seble Teweldebirhan, (Ezega.com) She is probably four or five years old. She is small and adorably cute regardless of her dirty clothes and unwashed, messed up hair. She wanders on the street around Bole Medhanialm area waiting for pedestrians or cars that park nearby and she seems to have the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Lifestyle
May 9th, 2012
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“Will it hurt the baby?” Every pregnant woman asks this question at least once during their 40-week journey. Pregnancy is a time when women become especially aware of their health and lifestyle, eating habits, physical activity, and other aspects of their lives. That hyper-awareness can r...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
May 5th, 2012
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Above a cheap mobile phone shop in a chaotic street in north Delhi, there is a grimy apartment whose peeling walls are decorated with photographs of adoring mothers nursing their babies. The woman cooing at her child in the biggest portrait is beautiful, white and affluent-looking — in stark contrast...
By IndepthAfrica
In Featured 2
Apr 6th, 2012
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A 10-year-old Colombian girl has sparked outrage after becoming one of the world’s youngest ever mothers by giving birth to a healthy daughter. The girl, a member of an indigenous tribe called the Wayuu who are based in the La Guajira Peninsula in the north of the country, was 39 weeks pregnant...
By IndepthAfrica
In Fashion
Feb 22nd, 2012
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Models are used to baring all for their art but one proved more daring than others today when she walked the catwalk completely nude while eight months pregnant. Glamour model and former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill appeared at Welsh milliner Robyn Coles’ debut show wearing nothing but a series of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Special Reports
Feb 11th, 2012
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By ARTHUR OKWEMBA Africa Review Sometime in 2010, a young Kenyan woman received an invitation to meet a couple she had earlier encountered at a Christian convention in the capital Nairobi. The well-to-do couple lived in the coastal city of Mombasa but had arranged the meeting at one of Nairobi’s posh...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 12th, 2012
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Dr Ramya Ramaswami Maternal mortality among black African women in the UK is up to seven times higher than it is among white women. Doctors’ surgeries are misunderstanding their obligations to migrant patients, says Dr Ramya Ramaswami The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH), ...