Display options Mobile website

Try water birth - Midwife encourages expectant mothers

Chief Executive Officer of Craddle Care Maternity Trust is encouraging women to try giving birth in water, reputed to be the "gentlest of gentle births". Sarah Serwaa Major, a UK-trained midwife said she had her first child in a pool in her garden and would do it again if she wants another baby. Touting the benefits on Joy FM's Ultimate Health program Tuesday, Sarah said water relaxes the mother's muscles and improves blood flow, allowing her to concentrate on the birth. Experts also say water may reduce vaginal tearing, thus helping the mother avoid an episiotomy or stitches. Sarah » Read More

Apr 16
Intensify education on buruli ulcer
GIMPA to tackle Ebola fears in public education seminar
5,720 female sex workers living with HIV
HIV prevalence rate stabilized in Ghana
Apr 15
AIDS Commission raises red flag
Community Benefits Health project launched in Saawie
Abortion should not be promoted as family planning method
Apr 14
Doctors asked to abide by professional ethics
Apr 13
E/R decentralise ART treatment centres
Ghana celebrates World Health Day
Apr 12
‘Healthcare operators should not charge unapproved fees’
Apr 11
Ebola virus; deadlier than you can ever imagine!!
Eating disorders in young men ‘are being overlooked’
Apr 10
WHO issues first hepatitis C treatment guidelines
Pharmacists urged to be on alert over Ebola disease
» More Health News