Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:42
Investigate the Investigators
A little more training might be needed for these boys in blue. Police officers in Guelph, Ont., have been cleared of wrongdoing after they mistakenly pronounced a woman dead in a hotel room. Read more about Crazy stories
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:41
The room was full of pregnant women and their partners, and the Lamaze class was in full swing. The instructor was teaching the women how to breathe properly, along with informing the men how to give the necessary assurances at this stage of the plan.
The teacher then announced, “Ladies, exercise is good for you. Walking is especially beneficial. And, gentlemen, it wouldn’t hurt you to take the time to go walking with your partner!” Read more about Exercise While Pregnant
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:38
Dear Auntie Nangy, I have a problem, I used family planning pills and now I can’t fall pregnant. I want a child, please help me. Dear Auntie Nangy, I’m 30 years old and I have one child. I’ve been using the injection for nine years now and I want to stop getting it because I want another child. Would it be possible for me to conceive again after being on the injection for so many years?
I want to answer the above related questions as one because each one contains a part pertaining to the other. Yes, it will be possible to fall pregnant. As the injection is long acting, it takes some time after the last injection for its effect on fertility to wear off and varies from woman to woman with some women taking six to eight months after the last injection before fertility returns. This delay is not related to the length of time you use this method of contraception for, in other words whether you used it for one month or ten years the effect will be the same. As for falling pregnant, there are many people in the world today who have great difficulty in falling pregnant and to guarantee conception is almost impossible. There is so much that relies on the timing being absolutely correct, as the female egg will only be available for fertilisation for a short period of time during the female cycle. The lifestyle that one leads will have a direct impact on your fertility for both men and women. People who are fit, or in good physical condition, eat a healthy well balanced diet will find it easier to conceive successfully. Smoking, use of drugs and alcohol will also have a direct impact on the reproductive system. Auntie thinks the very first thing that couples that are trying to fall pregnant must do is to both see a doctor to make sure that medically everything is in working order. Once that is sorted out you will need to know the basics of the female menstrual cycle, how to calculate the ovulation date and when to have sex in order to best help ensure conception. If you are unable to calculate your ovulation date, then just work around the average of fourteen days from the first day of your monthly cycle. The first day of your cycle is when you first start to menstruate. So day one is the day you begin to have discharge. It is very important to record this date as we will need it to calculate your estimated ovulation date. Days six to eleven are called ‘dry days’, as you are not menstruating nor are you fertile. Your body at this stage is simply preparing to release the egg. Days twelve to eighteen are the days when you will be at your most fertile. Your body will release the egg during the course of these six days, so this is the best time to be having sex if you are trying to conceive. So as you can see although it seems like falling pregnant is easy there are a lot of factors involved but it is important that you do not put too much pressure on yourself.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:37
Dear Auntie Nangy, I am 13 and so in love. I want to date one guy but my parents don’t want me to.
Ah, young love. The butterflies in your tummy, the quickening heartbeat and the feeling of walking on air, the anticipation and the fears. Angel you are in such an absolutely wonderful time of your life but also such a vulnerable stage and your parents just want to shield and protect you, but they must also realise that you need to spread your wings. I suggest that you talk to them and tell them you realise that they worry about you but you would like to start dating and they can trust you. Tell them you want them to set the rules however. This will include things like where you can go, what time you must be home, or if at first you should only go in a group and all that. It is then very important that you stick to these rules until such a time your parents feel they can relax it. Have fun but always be careful and take care.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:36
Dear Auntie Nangy, I’m a man in a relationship and my girlfriend is in Windhoek. Well I’m in Rundu and I think she is cheating on me because she usually receives calls around 03h00 from men talking crazy stuff and she enjoys it while she thinks I’m sleeping. She also has a lot of male friends and no female friends. Do you think it is right and can I really trust her? Please help me Auntie.
Long distance relationships are very difficult to maintain and to make it work takes the utmost trust. Receiving calls at 03h00 in the morning from men while she thinks you are asleep does seem a little suspect, although it might be totally aboveboard and it might be that she really has a platonic friendship with her male friends. It is also not wrong for a girl to have only male friends but it does seem that you have your reservations as far as the whole situation is concerned. The only thing I can suggest is that you talk to her and tell her how you feel and see if you can resolve the problem. Good luck. I fell pregnant by mistake
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:35
Ricky Ponting has resigned as Australia captain but wants to carry on playing for the team.
The 36-year-old made the announcement in Sydney after arriving home following his side’s World Cup quarterfinal defeat by co-hosts India. “I have decided to stand down as captain of the Test and one-day teams as of now,” he told a news conference. Michael Clarke, who has deputised for Ponting in several matches, is tipped to replace him as captain. Read more about Ponting resigns as Aussie captain
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:33
World number one Rafael Nadal and third seed Roger Federer made smooth progress into the last 16 of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. Nadal saw off fellow Spaniard, and good friend, Feliciano Lopez 6-3 6-3 after Federer had earlier beaten Argentine Juan Monaco 7-6 (7-4) 6-4. Seventh seed Tomas Berdych joined them in round four with a 7-6 (10-8) 7-5 defeat of Carlos Berlocq. Read more about Nadal, Federer ease into last 16 in Miami
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:31
BRAVE Gladiators coach Jacqui Shipanga is acutely aware of the daunting task facing her charges this coming weekend in Abuja.
The national women’s side will leave for the Nigerian capital via Accra on Thursday to face the Super Falcons of Nigeria for the first leg of the London 2012 Olympics qualifiers. The Brave Gladiators have been preparing for this crucial clash for the past months and recently played two friendly matches against neighbours Botswana and South Africa. Read more about Shipanga expects tough Nigeria challenge
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:29
THE DHL Stormers appear determined to go to Durban for their Super Rugby derby against the Sharks on Saturday as under-dogs, with coach Allister Coetzee saying that the hosts have been the pace-setters in South African rugby since last August. Read more about Sharks are the pace-setters - Coetzee
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-03-30 09:27
Jan Poolman & Paulus Ashipala
PRESIDENT Hifikepunye Pohamba yesterday declared an ‘emergency situation’ in the north and north-eastern parts of Namibia and declared that people in these areas are facing a crisis of unprecedented proportions. Read more about President declares Emergency