Fertility Wellness

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). […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]