Planning A Baby

pcos-woman-in-pain

Living with PCOS

Phillippa Marossi shares her story, as she believes many women struggle with similar issues to hers and she encourages them to keep the faith...
the fertility show 2021

Fertility Show Africa 2021: details + WIN 1 of 4 all access passes worth...

Fertility Show Africa (FSA) returns for two days in October with a fully interactive online show that offers participants access to a wide range...

Strange things you do when trying to conceive

Falling pregnant seems like a simple enough task, right? Truth is, when you’re in the thick of things, regardless of how long you’ve been...
biological clock: everything you need to know about freezing your eggs in south africa

Everything you need to know about freezing your eggs

There are many medical advances available to women today in order to preserve their reproductive health. Egg freezing, otherwise known as oocyte cryopreservation, is...
woman suffering from PMDD thinking it is all in her head

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD): symptoms & treatment

For many women, their menstrual cycle can become a nightmare due to altered hormone levels that may cause Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), a mood...
spring onions and an egg depicting female fertility

7 dietary & lifestyle factors that affect fertility

A healthy body and mind are key components to successful conception, but what is the definition of healthy and well? We explore both the...
couple having a conversation with each other in a counselors office

Conversations you and your partner need to have BEFORE starting a family

By Dr Sumayya Ebrahim, psychologist. You and your partner may be in love and have a seemingly perfect relationship – and you may assume that...
sperm: infertility in men

Causes of infertility in men & how to treat them

These days, just getting pregnant is a challenge. According to Meggan Zunckel from the Infertility Association of South Africa (2015), one in six couples...