Struggling with fertility issues? this is for you – September Hangout

This month, we will be having another zoom event on the 13th and this time we will be tackling fertility issues esecially after a miscarriage Come prepared with questions as our experts are ready to answer all your unanswered questions and also share valuable information that will help us through to motherhood. Register here Momat4ty…

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Woman Crush Wednesday – Amy Klein

Amy Klein is our wcw today Amy Klein is an amazing female writer , columnist and Infertility advocate. Her book on fertility , The Trying Game, is quite expository” . Amy Klein writes frequently about health and fertility for publications such as Newsweek, Slate, The Washington Post, and others. Her numerous fertility challenges qualify her…

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New Year, New Chapter. Great News for Older Moms!

First of all, I wish you a Happy New Year. It is with great pleasure that I announce the launch of the Nigeria Chapter of Motherhoodlater…than Sooner. Yes o, we are now the Nigerian Chapter of Motherhood Later…than Sooner; an international organization for women who had a baby over 35…and especially over 40 and 50….

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Pregnancy after 35: What to expect when you are expecting a baby

Having a baby after 35 is a common practice nowadays. Understanding the issues older mothers might face helps you better prepare and have a healthy pregnancy. Many women are delaying pregnancy well into their 30s and beyond — and delivering healthy babies at old age. Taking special care of yourself before getting pregnant and after,…

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Being an Older Mom; the amazing love story of momat4ty

I had my first born at 17 It was a natural birth, painful though with long labour (33hours to be précise). But I was strong, energetic and a week after, I was taking my GCE exams and a month after, I was back in shape and working (acting and fashion sales rep). First son at…

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Inspiring Tales From An Older Mom

When the convener of the momat4ty initiative reached out to me to share my story, I had my reservations at first, I thought to myself, is being a mum over forty a “thing” or what is the hullabaloo about becoming a mum at an older age. Then I sat down for a minute to think…

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Are you sure you are not suffering from depression?

Pix Credit: https://www.hmhb-hawaii.org/information/postpartum-depression-ppd/   When Ella got pregnant after eight years of fertility treatment, she felt she would burst from the sheer joy of having a little human –her own child- grown within her. She was having her first child at 42, but she was healthy and happy to be a new mom. However, a…

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10 things you need to know while searching for good Schools

Finding a school for your Child can be as tasking as finding an apartment, even more tasking.   Parents who don’t want to gamble with their childrens future must investigate prospective schools in order to ensure the school they pick is the right one. We know it can be a cumbersome task for parents, especially…

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Celebrities in the “Older Moms Club”

There are quite a number of reasons why women give birth at an older age, the average being 23 to 35. Some do so for natural reasons which are beyond their control. Others choose to do so on account of something they consider as being higher up on the list of priorities. More often than…

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5 Things to do with your Children this Holiday

Get them busy while you work so they don’t feel bored Children love holidays no doubt. However, it can be overwhelming for them as they have become accustomed to going to school daily and will feel anxiety doing nothing. As parents, especially working parents, we find it hard to balance the holiday anxiety of our…

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Pregnancy Risks

Pregnancy over 35 comes with ‘more risk’. However, as long as you are in good health, then pregnancy should be straightforward. If any problems do occur, these will be monitored carefully by your obstetric team keeping you and your baby safe. You are also likely to have more antenatal tests and scans but monitoring can…

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A stitch in time saves nine

    “A stitch in time saves nine, so many “ifs” now, I would rather have things done differently than nothing at all”. These are the words of sally. Sally 38, working class woman had her whole life in front of her and excited when she got married four years ago. All she dreamed of…

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Older mom exercise tips

Flexing these muscles and exercising them is not even an idea or suggestion. Exercise is integral to our health as mothers, more so , as older moms.Exercise is any bodily activity that is done to improve and maintain health. As we come of age, our body and metabolism changes. The process to break down fat…

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Woman Crush Wednesday- Erramatti Mangayamma

To some it might have been a hard knock not being able to conceive early or not at all. But as the saying goes, “when there’s life, there’s always hope”. Mrs Mangayamma married Yerramatti Raja Rao in 1962, and the couple had not managed to conceive after 57 years of marriage. It’s a what the…

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