Childbirth is a moment of great hope for a family. Rarely do people prepare for the worst. It is then very devastating to the family when a mother develops complications following childbirth. Postpartum Psychosis (puerperal psychosis) is one of the most serious mental health conditions that affect women after childbirth. Though described as a rare … Continue reading 3 Coping strategies to minimize the impact of Post-Partum Psychosis (Puerperal Psychosis)
Childbirth is an incredible time for a mother and the entire family. But it can be a time of great grief and pain when the family losses a mother during delivery or a baby at birth. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) statistics, about 130 million births occur annually, over 303,000 mothers lose their lives during the … Continue reading 6 Cost-effective Strategies to Optimize Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health.
Would you like to have a basic understanding of the causes of diseases and how to prevent them? Gain knowledge on how you can mitigate the many health challenges facing humanity today? Understand how to protect the young ones from preventable yet leading causes of death and much suffering, then Bridginghealthgap.Com is the place to … Continue reading Bridging Health Gap: Annual Health Education SCHEDULE, 2022
Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com Bridging Health Gap.com, a web page launched on 18th July 2021 at WordPress provides Public Health Literacy to equip the public with health knowledge. Drawing from my experience, I have witnessed undue suffering that is preventable. Take, for example, diarrhea, it has remained a leading cause of death in children worldwide, but … Continue reading Bridging Health Gap: HAVE YOU POSTED YOUR FEEDBACK?
BE CAUTIOUS OF DEHYDRATION In our previous blog, we saw that diarrhea is an underlying cause of fever. Today, we shall look at diarrhea and its effects on children and how you can manage it at home to prevent dehydration. Dehydration is a complication of diarrhea leading to loss of essential minerals and water from … Continue reading DIARRHEA IN CHILDREN
Due to their young age and immature immune system, children are likely to get sick more often than adults. However, unlike adults, children do not express themselves and this creates anxiety for the caregiver. If not addressed, child health can deteriorate very rapidly. Knowing what to do and when to seek medical attention is very critical. … Continue reading Fever in Children, Some Timely Tips!
When I was young and growing up, hospital visits were the scariest experiences I had. Every time I had a cold, my mother would take me to the nearby health center to get treated. I feared those visits because, by the end of the day, an injection was almost definite. Today things have changed a … Continue reading Hospital Jitters