Teenage Pregnancy: Not The End Of The World!

Teenage Pregnancy: Not The End Of The World!

By Sage Nyatsanga I once came across a picture that said, ‘Dying doesn’t end the pain, it just passes it on to someone else’. To some extent this is true. Dying was the first thing that came across my mind when I found out I was pregnant. It seemed like the best option at the […]

The Boy In The Special Class

The Boy In The Special Class

I attended a government school which was classified as a B school meaning that it was a sought after school by parents from middle to low income families. It was one of the rare cases when an affordable, actually, very affordable school still had good infrastructure and outstanding pass rates. I mean we had a […]

My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome- Part 4

My Angel Has An Extra Chromosome- Part 4

This article is about Zia’s developments so far and how proud I am of her. Our challenges started the very day she was born. Zia was unable to latch onto the breast which meant that I could not feed her effectively. Initially I thought it was because I was a first time mom and was […]

Heartburn During Pregnancy

Heartburn During Pregnancy

Heartburn though not harmful to you or your baby, can be very uncomfortable and more than half of all pregnant women report to suffer from it especially in the second and third trimester. It is caused by the relaxing of the muscle between the stomach and the esophagus which then allows acid reflux or acid […]

Reasons for a Caesarian Section

Reasons for a Caesarian Section

Also commonly known as a C-section is when baby is born through an incision on the mothers abdomen. Scheduled C-section Your doctor may schedule a C-section no earlier if than 37 weeks for one of the following reasons- If you’ve had more than one C-section If you had uterine surgery such as removal of fibroids […]

Placenta Previa

Placenta Previa

What is Placenta Previa Placenta previa is when the placenta grows over the cervix thereby covering it. It is usually diagnosed during a second trimester ultrasound exam and is more common when one is having a multiple pregnancy, has had surgery to remove uterine fibroids or a C-section, is over 35 years of age, smokes […]

Is Tomato Sauce Safe To Eat When Pregnant?

Is Tomato Sauce Safe To Eat When Pregnant?

Pregnant women often ask me if it is safe to eat tomato sauce. You’ll be happy to know that you can have it in moderation and have nothing to worry about. In previous years the concern with tomato sauce was mainly about Monosodium glutamate (MSG) which is a food enhancer. It is used in the […]

10 Things You Should Do Before Becoming A Mom

10 Things You Should Do Before Becoming A Mom

Are you pregnant and expecting your first child? If so, here are a few things which you absolutely must enjoy guiltlessly before your little one comes along. 1. Sleep in Pick a few days out of the week to stay in bed past your normal wake-up time. No alarms, no pressing issues to attend to. […]

Happy Mothers Day

Hello Beautiful Ladies I know SisuSami has been quiet but what better time to come out of a cocoon and spread our wings like a gorgeous butterfly than Mother’s Day. This year we want to appreciate all women because mothers come in different forms. There are biological mothers, yes, but there are also step-mothers, aunts, […]

Anxiety With My Newborn’s Development

If you are anything like my husband then you probably have been overly concerned about your baby’s growth pattern since the day he was born. My quick advice is to not be anxious; enjoy the pace your baby is growing because you might miss out on something critical during his or her journey. I am […]

Welcome to SisuSami.com

Hey there everyone;) In this post I will introduce myself and tell you a little about this pregnancy classifieds page and hopefully the material and style will get better with time – actually IT WILL;)   About Me: Before I even begin – it’s my birthday today!!! My first birthday as a mommy… I love […]