Category: Prematurity

Nov 2

Woman Delivered Of Premature Quadruplets In Kogi State.

A case of preterm birth of a set of quadruplets was recently recorded in Kogi state. The mother Mrs Amina Yesufu and her babies are currently being taken care of at Rehoboth Hospital, Lokoja, the capital city. Read the full update below; As shared by Petra Akinti Onyegbule, Senior Special Assistant on New Media to…
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,…
Apr 19

The Burden of Prematurity (2)

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,…
Apr 19

The Burden of Prematurity (1)

By Petra Akinti Onyegbule Caring for a preemie is a FULL TIME JOB. No kidding. In neonatal intensive care and special care baby units of hospitals where preemies are kept, treated and cared for, doctors and nurses are assisted by various equipment and machines for all round monitoring every second of the day, and for…