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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) during pregnancy

Prevalence and Risk Factors in South Africa

Violence against women is a global problem which exacts a high burden of suffering on millions of women and families, including women who are pregnant and postpartum. 159 more words

Maternal Mental Health

Funny & Real things people say to Pregnant Women

While waiting for my turn in the mall today, I looked back on the almost 2 years I’m pregnant and I find myself smiling by myself on all of the stuff I heard from the people around me – family, friends, strangers, and new friends. 863 more words


2 pregnant women collapse, die during Bauchi teachers verificatione

Two pregnant women collapsed and died in Bauchi, yesterday, while waiting to be screened by the Verification Team from the office of the Account General of the state government. 262 more words

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I opted to receive ‘I made a Booboo’ by Shivangi Sharma as a review copy from Rupa Publications, in exchange for an honest review. And below is the review of this hilarious book. 658 more words

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Enhanced surveillance of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines in pregnancy in the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), 2011-2015.

In October 2011, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) issued updated recommendations that all pregnant women routinely receive a dose of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine. 284 more words


Maternal and Infant Outcomes among Women Vaccinated against Pertussis during Pregnancy.

Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination is recommended for all women during each pregnancy to prevent pertussis in young infants. However, data on the safety of this protective measure are limited and conflicting. 178 more words


When I was detained, I told them I was pregnant.

I’m pregnant and I’ve been in detention for almost 2 months. I’m not supposed to be detained for this long but I’ve been here for a long time now. 599 more words