18:01 15th October 2021 | Male Fertility
Men of reproductive age presenting with sperm disorders are usually counselled to stay on antioxidants. Is this counsel overrated? What exactly are antioxidants and why are they so important? Furthermore, asides the pills, is there a way we can have a complete change in dietary patterns in other to achieve the same goals? All of these and much more will be addressed. Read on...
17:41 23rd August 2021 | IVF
Imagine having to travel to a distant and foreign land with new languages, food and culture to pick and adapt to, the fertility nurse here is your “tour guide” and special advocate or guardian. Your fertility nurse would help you settle in quite easily, unjumble all the cluster of IVF terminologies you might have picked up while having a consultation with the fertility specialist or consultant and help you understand these terms and how it implies to/ affects you.
18:34 11th August 2021 | infection
The thought of having an STI is often met by some sort of repulsion. There is a feeling of guilt associated with it, sometimes people think about it as though it denotes some sort of sexual promiscuity. In truth, that is quite far from the reality. Studies have shown that about 1 in 2 people will get at least one STI or another in their lifetime.
10:46 29th June 2021 | Infertility - Stress
We all desire to have good things in life. For some people, one of those good things is having children of their own. When trying to start a family, some may experience a slight delay while others may have to wait a long time. In both situations – waiting is one of the hardest things about the journey.
10:36 29th June 2021 | surrogacy
Most married couples long for the joy of parenthood. Unfortunately, not all of them are able to conceive naturally due to various factors or impediments in either or both males and females. Infertility brings untoward consequences and great burdens on marriages and couples; more so when there seems to be no way around the cause of their challenges with fertility.
18:27 26th April 2021 | Miscarriage
Miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 28th week in our clime, however, in developed countries, it is after 20 weeks due to survival and availability of adequate neonatal systems.
18:23 26th April 2021 | Male Fertility
In this part of the world, more emphasis is laid on the female partner as the culprit in the challenge of fertility. However, the crucial factor of male infertility is on the rise and is a vital contributor to the prevalence of infertility.
14:09 14th April 2021 | Causes of Female Infertility
There is a popular short story: Boy meets girl. They fall in love, get married and live happily ever after. In the African context, boy and girl have plenty of babies, in fact, 9 months later, relatives intend to come visiting to look after the newborns they hope will be present.
13:26 16th March 2021 | Infertility
A woman's best reproductive years are in her late teens and twenties. While many older men can father a child, male fertility starts to gradually decline from age 40 as semen volume and quality starts to decline, and time to pregnancy increases.
15:12 2nd February 2021 | Tubal Blockage
One of the commonest causes of infertility is tubal blockage, accounting for up to 30% of cases. Essentially, fallopian tubes must be open and have no swelling or scar tissue to perform optimally. With one healthy tube natural conception is certainly possible.
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