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Q: I drink normally 3-4 litters of water everyday. Although I drink sufficient amount of water (I think) everyday (except some rare days), My lips remain always black. It get worse during winter reason as usual. But my lips
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Depression in Teens

Last updated: 15/04/2015
Being sad sometimes is perfectly normal but have you been sad for longer than weeks or months? Are you irritable or sad and the feeling just won’t go away, you may be suffering from depression. ...

Moms with Jobs

Last updated: 15/04/2015
In Bangladesh today, higher education levels and more freedom (I can see many people disagreeing but one has to admit things are better than the 70s and the 80s), have meant an increased number of wom...

Understanding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Signs,Types and Effects

Last updated: 20/04/2015
Having romantic relations, seeking out partnership in life is a normal human need and reality. Different people choose to have different types of relationships depending on their personal preference a...

ICT and Women Empowerment in Bangladesh

Last updated: 20th April 2015
This year the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was observed on 17th May in Bangladesh along with other countries across the globe. This year's theme was "Broadband for Sustainable D...

Domestic Violence

Last updated: 20th April 2015
Abusive Partner, Broken Home: Domestic Violence in Bangladesh Domestic violence remains the highest form of gender based abuse and torture in Bangladesh. As high as 87 per cent of Bangladeshi married...

Dating Violence

Last updated: 20/04/2015
The concept of "dating" is becoming more popular in Bangladesh, whereby young people explore romantic inclinations to enter relationships.  While different people will use different terms for the...

Types of Abuse

Last updated: 15/04/2015
Most of us do not even know that we are in abusive relationship. A simple push or a name calling that can hurt for days, is a form of abuse. Forced to have sex against your will is also a form of sexu...

Urinary Tract Infection

Last updated: 15/04/2015
UTI or Urinary Tract Infection is a common problem for women of all ages and races. It does affect many men but is significantly a bigger problem for women. I do not think there is anyone who can say ...

Changing men's attitude towards violence

Last updated: 20/04/2015
“With less tolerance for domestic violence nowadays, what was legally acceptable behaviour in the past is now no longer permissible in law in most developed countries. After being encouraged...

Labour & Birth

Last updated: 20th April 2015
The time has arrived... You'll soon be bringing your precious new baby into the world. All pregnant women worry and feel nervous about how they will cope with labour and birth, but one of the best wa...

Birth to Five

Last updated: 20th April 2015
Whether your child is a newborn, a toddler or a pre-schooler, Maya is here to give you guidance on all these phases from birth to five. Check our Birth to five guide which will help you through the pa...

How to Gain Weight

Last updated: 15/04/2015
While the rest of the world, including the author of this piece, are trying their best to lose their excess kilos, there is a significant number of people, male and female who desperately need to g...

10 Stress Busters

Last updated: 15/04/2015
Stress is something that affects us all on different levels at different points of our lives. It may be because of problems at work or at home, stress is usually a constant companion especially for th...

How to keep your baby safe in summer

Last updated: 15/04/2015
Keep your baby cool and protect them from the sun. Babies and young children can become ill during very hot weatherFor example, their health can be seriously affected by: dehydration heat exhausti...

Why protect skin against sun

Last updated: 15/04/2015
Sun, the source of Vitamin D, and unfortunately the cause for skin cancer too. Skin cancers are caused by damage from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. Protecting the skin from the sun can help p...

Teen Health And Iron

Last updated: 20th April 2015
Iron, is an essential part of the diet. In Bangladesh, less than 50% of teenage girls have the recommended amount of iron in their diet. Lack of iron can make you feel tired, breathless and cause fain...

Your Child's Speech

Last updated: 15/04/2015
Being able to talk is vital for making friends, as well as learning and understanding the world around you. Babies have to understand words before they can start to talk. You can help your child lea...

BRAC Maya website launched with SPA support

Last updated: 20th April 2015
Using technology as a tool to empower women, BRAC and Maya has launched maya.com.bd. Thewebsite will ensure access to information for women and girls,and help themmanage stress, gender-based violence ...

Before You Begin

Last updated: 20th April 2015
Getting Ready to Try? So you've decided to try having a baby! A lot more goes into prepping for parenthood than just having sex (no matter what your husband thinks!). Here's how to start your precon...

Getting Pregnant

Last updated: 20th April 2015
Conception occurs when a man's sperm fertilises a woman's egg. To understand conception and pregnancy, it helps to know about the male and female sexual organs, and to understand the physical process ...

Conception

Last updated: 20th April 2015
Conception is the process that begins with the fertilisation of an egg and ends with the implantation of this egg into the woman's womb. A woman is most likely to conceive just after she ovulates, whe...

Finding Out if You are Pregnant

Last updated: 20th April 2015
Whether or not you've had a pregnancy test, you should see a member of the maternity team, such as your nearest hospital or skilled birth attendant as soon as you think you're pregnant. Being pregnant...

Weight gain in pregnancy

Last updated: 20th April 2015
How much weight should you gain during pregnancy depends on your weight before you become pregnant.Weight gain in pregnancy varies greatly. Most pregnant women gain between 10kg and 12.5kg (22lb to 26...

Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

Last updated: 20th April 2015
For women who have a regular monthly menstrual cycle, the earliest and most reliable sign of pregnancy is a missed period. Sometimes, women who are pregnant have a very light period, losing only a lit...