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May 27, 2019

Q&A with Yolandi Rademeyer – Prenatal Dietitian

Q&A with Yolandi Rademeyer Prenatal Dietitian We sat down with Yolandi Rademeyer of Sol Births we asked her to explain why food, nutraceuticals (medical grade nutrients / supplements) and hormonal health are vital for women’s overall health and fertility.  Nutrition is not her only area of expertise; Yolandi is a […]
April 23, 2019

How Egg Quality Affects Fertility

How Egg Quality Affects Fertility While it is true that age commonly determines ovarian and egg health. However, based on Scientific evidence, many lifestyle factors can have a significant impact on the health of the ovaries and eggs, such as environmental influences, hormonal changes in the body, stress. We also […]
February 21, 2019

What is BMI and why is it so important when it comes to fertility?

What is BMI and why is it so important when it comes to fertility? Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. BMI is calculated by dividing your height (in centimetres) by your weight (in kilograms). […]
February 18, 2019

Why Egg Donation Is Truly A Sisterhood of Grace – Part Two

Why Egg Donation Is Truly A Sisterhood of Grace – II There are many women who struggle to conceive because of reproductive health issues. One of the options they can turn to for conception is seeking the help of an egg donor. We recently sat down with Embryologists and Director […]
January 24, 2019

Q&A with Emily Innes – Registered Dietitian

Q&A with Emily Innes – Registered Dietitian Emily Innes is a leading Dietitian focused on Fertility-Related Nutrition who works closely with EDSA and our patients to find a balanced diet that will promote ovulation and fertility. We sat down with Emily to find out exactly what steps are necessary in […]
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 […]