Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Best Vitamins and Nutrients to Increase Fertility

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Trying to get pregnant? Did you know that diet can affect your ability to conceive? Not only can good nutrition help men and women have a strong reproductive system, but a healthy diet is important to a successful pregnancy. Below is an overview of which vitamins and nutrients our bodies need in order to increase fertility.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg & Wife Expecting First Baby, Opens Up on 3 Previous Miscarriages

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Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire CEO of Facebook and his wife Priscilla Chan were recently listed as the youngest couple in a list of the 10 richest couples in the world. But the couple who got married in 2012 have experienced their fair share of grief on the way to becoming parents. Mark Zuckerberg shared the photo above announcing that they are now expecting after several prior miscarriages. He called their infertility journey, "a lonely experience", writing;

"You feel so hopeful when you learn you're going to have a child. You start imagining who they'll become and dreaming of hopes for their future. You start making plans, and then they're gone. It's a lonely experience. Most people don't discuss miscarriages because you worry your problems will distance you or reflect upon you -- as if you're defective or did something to cause this. So you struggle on your own." 

Read his full post below...

Monday, June 1, 2015

Kim Kardashian West Talks Fertility Challenges On Journey To Baby No. 2

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Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West have confirmed that they're having a second child as Kim revealed that she is pregnant on the teaser of the mid-season finale of Keeping up with the Kardashians. Kim Kardashian can be seen telling her sister Khloe Kardashian that she got her blood work back from the doctor and she’s pregnant.

Since the news broke, some on social media have teased the couple whose first child is North West, that they should name the new addition, South West...lol... Kim is on th cover of the July 2015 issue of Glamour Magazine, where she talks about being pregnant again, and sharing her fertility challenges on the journey to baby No. 2 on their family reality show. Excerpts and photos from her interview below.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Man Discovers Wife Has No Vagina After 3 Years of Marriage, Gets Divorce

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The three-year-old marriage between one Femi and wife, Kemi, in Abeokuta, has been dissolved due to the absence of vagina, deceit and frequent fighting by a Customary Court sitting in Ake today. Femi accused his wife, who had failed to appear in court after being summoned several times, of living a false life, frequent fighting and threatening his life.

Femi told the court that his wife deceived him to marry her knowing that she could not bear him a child. He pleaded with the court’s president to dissolve his three-year-old marriage that had nothing to show for both now and in future.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

On Sofia Vergara & Ex Nick Loeb's Bitter Feud Over Frozen Embryos - My Take

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By Nkem Akinsoto

Nick Loeb and actress Sofia Vergara between 2012 and May 2014, when the couple split. Since then, Sofia has moved on, and is now engaged to fellow actor Joe Manganiello. But her past is coming back to make headlines as she and her ex battle over frozen embryos they made in planning a family while still engaged in 2013.

Sofia and Nick were using IVF to grow their family and had completed the first part successfully, which entailed combining her eggs and his sperm into female embryos in preparation to getting either Sofia or a surrogate pregnant. However, the couple split before their plans could end in pregnancy and a baby.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

65 Year Old To Become World's Oldest Mother of Quadruplets

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65-year-old Annegret Raunigk, a schoolteacher, is pregnant, and even more jaw dropping than her advanced age is that she is expecting quadruplets, reports MailOnline

German Annegret Raunigk, already has 13 children. Her latest pregnancy was the result of artificial insemination using both donated sperm and eggs. Ms Raunigk, who is in the 21st week of her pregnancy, said she was ‘shocked’ when an ultrasound scan showed she was carrying quadruplets. Her gynaecologist initially mentioned the possibility of  abortion.


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

SAD! Mom Dies During Birth of Quadruplets Concieved Via Fertility Treatments

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Erica and Carlos Morales had struggled for years to get pregnant and they finally conceived quadruplets after fertility treatment. Erica was surprised to be expecting 4 babies, but she was looking forward to being a mother at last, and was healthy throughout her pregnancy.

Erica and her husband also discussed baby names. They settled on Carlos Jr. for the boy and Tracey and Paisley for the two girls. Erica couldn’t decide on the other girl’s name. They thought they had plenty of time to figure it out. Tragically, over a month to her due date, her blood pressure became elevated and she was rushed to the hospital.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Elton Johns Sparks #BoycottDolceGabbana Trend After Designer Speaks Against IVF

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Elton John started the #BoycottDolceGabbana yesterday asking his fans to boycott the fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana after the designers granted an interview in an Italian magazine castigating IVF [in-vitro fertilisation]. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, co-founders of the brand, called children conceived via the process ‘chemical’ and ‘synthetic’ in an interview with Panorama.

The interview showed that although the two co-founders are gay, and were a couple for 23 years, until 2005, they toe the line of support for ‘traditional’ families. The pair recently showcased this view during the latest Dolce and Gabbana fashion show where the theme was motherhood, and models walked the runway pregnant and with kids.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Winners Chapel Pastor & Wife Welcome Baby Girl After 14 Years [Photos]

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A Pastor at the Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, Triumph Olumide Abatan, and his wife Ololade Oshingbesan Abatan welcomed their first baby after being married for 14 years. The baby was born on Feb. 25 and the proud dad shared several pictures on his Facebook yesterday with the caption;

See what the Lord has done, a beautiful baby girl was born in my house by my lovely, adorable wife after 14 years of waiting. For surely there is an end and thy expectation shall not be cut off. Thank you jehovah

Thursday, February 12, 2015

TY Bello On Having Her Twin Boys Through IVF, Advice To Women Struggling With Infertility

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Celebrity photographer and singer, TY Bello welcomed a set of twin boys in October 2014 after waiting for 9 years. In the latest edition of Genevieve Magazine, which she covers with her twin boys, she has opened up on her struggles with Endometriosis, dealing with pressures from friends and family to get pregnant, the rumors that she didn't carry her pregnancy herself and the birth of her twin babies.

"My journey to pregnancy was a very intense one. I had just been through the toughest nine years of trying to get pregnant, being confident that it would be a breeze since I had always known that I would make a great mother. It was quite humbling when it didn't happen as I had envisioned it. It was grueling actually."

See excepts from her inspiring interview below:

Monday, February 9, 2015

TY Bello and Twins On Genevieve Magazine, Talks 10 Years of Marriage & Battle with Endometriosis

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Musician and photographer TY Bello and her months-old twins, Christian and Christopher are on the cover of the 12th anniversary edition of Genevieve Magazine. Ty Bello talks to the magazine about her 10 years of marriage as well as a long standing battle with Endometriosis, and how she had her boys after 9 years. See another photo below...

Friday, February 6, 2015

TY Bello Makes 'Still-Waiting' Ibidun Ighodalo Godmother To her Twin Boys

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Photographer/singer TY Bello has made Ibidun Ighodalo - who prayed with her for the 9 years after marriage it took to get pregnant - the godmother to her twin boys, Christopher and Christian.

TY Bello had ber boys in the US but is now back in Nigeria and Ibidun, a former beauty queen, successful entrepreneur and wife of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo has gone to see them yesterday. Still waiting on her own miracle of motherhood, Ibidun was emotional and in tears as she cuddled the little ones. She also found it difficult to say goodbye to TY Bello and her boys after their visit.