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 […]
May 30, 2018

Ovulatory & Luteal Yoga Sequence (Part One)

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 is a lot of anxiety and stress, hormonally and emotionally. This sequence aims to reduce stress and […]
May 19, 2018

Q&A w/ Amanda Dunsby – Fertile Beings Fertility Coach

We were delighted to get the opportunity to interview Amanda Dunsby From Fertile Beings.  Amanda is a qualified Integral Coach® and Fertile Body Method Therapist and offers specialised fertility coaching to people who are trying or struggling to conceive and grow their families. We sat down with Amanda to ask […]
May 6, 2018

Q&A With Dr. Lulu Beyers

Dr Lulu Beyers is a registered Doctor of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture). She has been a Natural Health practitioner for over 15 years and holds degrees in both Natural Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr Beyers specializes in treating infertility, reproductive/hormonal disorders and imbalances relating to the nervous […]
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 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 3, 2018
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February 24, 2018

Fertility Yoga Poses (Part Two)

Following on from Part One of my Fertility Yoga Poses blog last week, I am going to take you through the final poses of the Follicular Phase (Fertility Sequence 1) cycle.  The poses I will be demonstrating promote rest, healthy movement of blood out of the uterus, and emotional release and […]