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 […]
April 25, 2018

Q&A with Kimenthra Raja – Freezing Your Embryos

Kimenthra Raja is the Director of HART Fertility Clinic and is a qualified embryologist. She has an MSc degree from the University of Stellenbosch, an Honours degree in Genetics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, with more than 20 years’ experience in IVF laboratory practice. She has set up and co-owns […]
April 7, 2018

Epigenetics – Nature vs. Nurture

Epigenetics is a branch of science that’s increasingly relevant to pregnancies.  Especially, IVF pregnancies, where recipients are using donor eggs or sperm. Epigenetics looks at how lifestyle factors can affect your baby’s genes. The gene sequence itself cannot be changed.  But according to research this sequence can alter the way […]
March 24, 2018

Follicular Yoga Sequence (Part Two)

Follicular Phase – Post Menstruation Following on from last week’s Part One of my Follicular Phase (Post Menstruation) blog, we carry on with the poses for this phase.   To recap: The Follicular phase  starts post menstruation cycle, leading up to ovulation. This phase benefits most from postures that support the […]
March 17, 2018

Follicular Yoga Sequence (Part One)

Follicular Phase – Post Menstruation This phase starts post menstruation cycle, leading up to ovulation. The Follicular phase benefits most from postures that support the ovaries to release high quality eggs. This phase also benefits from poses that encourage the development of a thick endometrial lining. We use poses that […]
March 11, 2018

Endometriosis Awareness Week: 3-11th March 2018

This week is Endometriosis Awareness Week and we at EDSA feel it is very important to raise awareness about a serious and often unrecognized condition. What Is Endometriosis? Endometriosis affects 50% of women worldwide, and is one of the leading culprits of infertility. Endometriosis comes from the word Endometrium, which […]
March 3, 2018
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