Amaka Obi

Marriage and The Law in Nigeria – What you need to know

There is a lot of confusion, half-truths and miscommunicated or mis-understood facts when it comes to what constitutes a legally binding marriage, especially in a multi-religious and multi-ethnic country like Nigeria. Lots of couples go into marriage with an assumption which may or may not be the truth. They are advised by their parents or …

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Amaka Obi

Amaka Obi is a family Life counselor, relationship counselor, wife, mother and talk show host. She is an ardent lover and advocate of women. Founder – Wivesroundtable She currently produces and anchors a radio show called WIVESROUNDTABLE on two radio stations in Lagos – 92.3 Inspiration FM and 98.5 Treasure FM Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She also …

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15 questions to ask your child after school instead of just “How was your day?”

Lots of mothers want nothing more than to have an amazing relationship with their children. We all desire for our children to talk to us about their struggles, joys, pain, challenges and doubts. But most times, we do not know how to elicit these information from them. We ask broad based questions and end up …

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Constipation – causes, prevention and management

Constipation occurs when bowel movement becomes difficult or less frequent. Constipation is a relatively common ailment that affects a number of people at one time or the other. A number of factors can cause constipation. These factors include: Dehydration, a low fiber diet, pregnancy, some medications can cause one to be constipated and even a …

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Vaginal Discharge in women – What you need to know

From experience gathered while clerking patients, both as a medical student, and now as a doctor; most ladies are clueless about Vaginal discharges, often mistaking the “normal” vaginal discharge as “abnormal”. Hence the question, “are you having a vaginal discharge?” is often met with the answer “yes.” However, when you probe further you realise, in …

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