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Recurrent pregnancy loss

Recurrent miscarriages: testing for the causes

Any pregnancy loss is a devastating, scary and lonely experience. While miscarriages are very common, every woman who experiences this kind of loss is...

What it’s like to have a child using an egg donor

"I still vividly remember the day I had my first hot flush - I knew in an instant that this was not good news...
Foods that are good for fertility

What to eat to boost fertility if you’re trying to conceive

Infertility is estimated to affect 1 in 6 couples in South Africa. Naturally, nutrition plays a big role in fertility, as does being under-...
Story of an egg donor

What it’s like to be an egg donor in South Africa: “I donated my...

I became an egg donor in South Africa to help an infertile woman start a family and I’ve been asked so many times since...
infertility: everything you need to know about freezing your eggs in south africa

Infertility: what you need to know about freezing your eggs in South Africa

What do you do if you're not ready to have a baby, but your biological clock is ticking, and you know that the older...
World Infertility Month

Infertility: why you shouldn’t wait to get treatment

Did you know that one in every four couples in developing countries is affected by infertility, while one in six couples worldwide experience some...
Three strands of human DNA on purple background

New programme uses DNA testing to address the root cause of infertility

Are you battling to conceive? A new programme, Supreme Fertility uses DNA testing to address the root cause of couples struggling to conceive. This,...
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Fertility myths & truths: test your knowledge

How much do you think you know about infertility? What are the myths and truths? Take this quiz to find out what you need...
Hot air balloon and clouds above baby

How to fall pregnant naturally – Ways to boost fertility

Falling pregnant is often an incredibly exciting time in your life. Some babies will show up as wonderful surprises, and others are the result...
stethoscope and a tablet with the word endometriosis on it

What is endometriosis & how does it affect fertility?

Endometriosis is one of the most common chronic gynaecological disorders, affecting an estimated 10% of women in the reproductive age group (usually 15 to...