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Nov 14

TBHI Introduces App To Support Premature Babies

A Non-Governmental Organization, Tiny Beating Hearts Initiative (TBHI) is set to unveil an App, as well as a short code that would help in educating and informing challenged parents on hospitals with neonatal services for their premature babies. This is parts of activities to mark the 2018 World Prematurity Day. The Executive Director of TBHI,…
Nov 2

TBHI Is On Radio!!!

We are proud to announce that TBHI is finally on radio!As part of our efforts to create a wider range of awareness about issues related to pregnancy and prematurity we created a radio programme titled Tiny Beating Hearts on Radio and the maiden edition aired on Confluence Radio 94.0fm on Saturday 4th of August.Tiny Beating…
Sep 5

Dealing With Antenatal Anxiety

So you’re pregnant, may be for the first time or not, and you’re worried or stressed. Well, that’s normal. However, sometimes, this feeling of worry or stress can become a real problem which will require professional help. Anxiety in pregnancy otherwise called antenatal anxiety is common even though we do not realize it and it…
Sep 3

Stakeholders’ Meeting: Event Review

On Thursday 30th of August we held a stakeholders’ meeting to discuss how to strengthen Kogi State’s healthcare system for effective service delivery to pregnant women and neonates. It was not only a wonderful outing but a hugely successful and participatory meeting where we also took the opportunity to give out consumables to the hospital…
Aug 27

Ruby: My TBHI Story

When my daughter was a year old, she looked like a funny 4 month old baby. Her eyes were oversized for her face and crossed. She had no hair on her head and her scalp was full of nasty scars and marks. Did I say she looked like 8 months less her age? Yes. Okay,…
Aug 20

The Burden of Prematurity

We have shared a few of the causes of prematurity. We also did say that sometimes, however careful you are, prematurity could still occur. No one plans to have a preemie. When a woman gets pregnant, she makes plans for when the baby will be born at term. These plans are turned upside down, indeed,…
Aug 17

TBHI On Radio Presents…

Last week’s edition of TBHI on Radio couldn’t hold because of the by-election held in Lokoja on Saturday. However, we are back for this week and tomorrow we are kicking it again. This week’s edition of Tiny Beating Hearts on Radio will focus on the topic PREMATURITY: CAUSES, PREVENTION & MYTH. Our guest will be…