Egg Donation South Africa

October 22, 2018

Oncofertility: Testicular Cancer

What is testicular cancer? Men with testicular cancer may experience a variety of symptoms. Usually, an enlarged testicle or a small lump or area of hardness are the first signs of testicular cancer.  If you find a lump, enlargement, hardness, pain, or tenderness, it is very important that you immediately […]
October 12, 2018

Oncofertility: Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer & Fertility Infertility is commonly defined by our esteemed Fertility Specialists as the inability of a couple to conceive naturally after having tried for at least a year. Most people in this world will think about having children at some point in their lives.  And although, not everybody […]
September 26, 2018

Oncofertility – Cervical Cancer

Oncofertility – Cervical Cancer Oncofertility \ ˌäŋ-kō-fər-ˈtil-ə-tē \ noun A field of medicine concerned with minimizing the negative effects of cancer treatment (such as chemotherapy or radiation) on the reproductive system and fertility and with assisting individuals with reproductive impairments resulting from cancer therapy. Oncofertility procedures may include collecting and […]
September 10, 2018

Debunking the Myths about LGBT Parenting

“Because of advances in medicine, we’re able to have families, that are biologically ours, and many people think that because we’re gay, we’re infertile. We’re actually not infertile… Our process of having children is a little bit different than others, but our children are real human beings, they are sacred […]
August 22, 2018

The Emotional Impact of Male Infertility

The Emotional Impact of Male Infertility The focus of infertility usually lies solely with women; the issues surrounding infertility, the stress of being unable to bear children, the trauma and devastation when a woman suffers from miscarriages.  The emphasis always seems to be placed on women.  However, we tend to […]
August 3, 2018

7 Signs of Infertility

There are many reasons why a couple may be struggling with infertility.  Research has shown that: 30% the cause of infertility is found to be the woman 30% the cause of infertility is found to be the man 30% the cause of infertility is found to be both male and […]
July 30, 2018

The 7 Steps of IVF

“IVF, or In Vitro Fertilisation, is a procedure used to overcome a range of fertility issues.  It sees the egg and sperm joined together outside the body in our specialised laboratory.” ~ Kimenthra Raja – Director of HART Fertility Clinic & Head Embryologist   The fertilised egg, or embryo, is […]
July 18, 2018

IVF Explained

Approximately 1 out of every 6 couples struggle with infertility.  Many times the root cause of infertility is difficult to pinpoint, and this can be a very traumatic truth for couples who desperately want a baby and who simply cannot conceive naturally. There are many causes of infertility.  Research has […]
June 11, 2018

Embryo and Gamete Disposition

Article by Andrew Martin – Fertility Law “Who owns my embryos and gametes and what happens to them should something happen to me?” In recent years assisted reproductive technology (ART) has offered hope to those struggling with infertility in South Africa. Sperm, oocytes, and embryos can now be frozen at various […]
June 2, 2018

Ovulatory & Luteal Yoga Sequence (Part Two)

Following on from last week’s PART ONE, we continue the sequence of Ovulatory & Luteal Yoga.   This sequence is the third sequence in Fertility Yoga cycle, and is designed to be the more delicate phase of your cycle. For many women, on the journey to conception and ovulation, there […]