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January 12, 2018

Beating the January Blues

For most of us, this week marks the official week back to the everyday slog that is WORK! School is back, reality hits us at full force, and now, there is nothing to look forward to again until maybe Easter!  Cue….the January blues!     Believe it or not, the […]
January 4, 2018

  So here we are, in the first week of 2018; the Christmas and New Year Eve celebrations a not so distant blur, and there seems to be a permanent unwelcome guest named muffin-top following us around like a shadow!  As is done every January, new year resolutions lists are […]
December 29, 2017

Fertility Yin Yoga & Meditation By Leigh Coffey (Part Two)

Image Courtesy www.galaliving.com I leave you with a beautiful meditation script supplied by my teacher Rosie Mathieson, you can use daily. Over the course of my fertility journey and life, I’ve observed that every time I step back, see how my thoughts are affecting my body, and make a conscious […]
December 22, 2017

Fertility Yin Yoga & Meditation By Leigh Coffey (Part One)

Image courtesy of www.lilanandayoga.com   When I started my training in Fertility Yoga in Australia, part of my training was to learn about the importance of meditating whilst trying to conceive.   Whilst on my fertility journey, meditation did cross my mind, but I believed there were bigger things to […]
December 16, 2017

Beating The Festive Season Blues

  Christmas is meant to be the highlight of the year, but for some, it really isn’t.  We are inundated with media images of love, joy, togetherness, that highlights what life “should” be about, but for most really isn’t.  And in truth,  the year-end brings on a huge amount of […]
December 9, 2017

How Infertility Affects Relationships

In August 2017 we heard a wonderful “Family Matters” interview on 702 Talk Show between Eusebius McKaizer and Clinical Psychologist, Stephanie Bove, regarding infertility, and how fertility issues not only affect us as individuals, but how these problems can affect relationships with our spouse, our family members, our friends and […]
December 2, 2017

The Difference Between Postpartum Depression And Postpartum Psychosis

As hard as it is to face the possibility of postpartum depression or postpartum psychosis, it is vital for every mom-to-be, to educate themselves about these conditions, in order to recognise the signs, and to understand when to ask for help.   But what exactly are the differences between feeling […]
November 24, 2017

Mind-Body-Soul Wellness Tips (Part Two)

  Due to the popularity of all things Mind-Body-Soul, we decided to share some more of our wellness tips with you this week that will assist with boosting fertility, and to reiterate our mantra from last week’s blog; Natural Health Practice, Mindfulness and Nutrition are three of the most powerful […]
November 10, 2017

A Summary Of South African Egg Donation Laws

  At EDSA, we are very conscious of the fact that the reason (or reasons) you may have to choose an egg donor, can be an extremely difficult reality to face,  and equally as difficult to accept in the beginning.  We dedicate ourselves  to assisting you in finding your perfect […]
November 3, 2017

How to Choose an Egg Donor

Beginning your IVF journey using donor eggs is a HUGE step. But we feel that one of the toughest decisions you will need to make is how to choose your  egg donor who ticks all your boxes? And how / where do you start? Our team here at EDSA take […]