10:46 29th June 2021 | Infertility - Stress
Parents in waiting trying to conceive ttc Patience
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
fertility age chances of conception
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
Blocked tubes Tubal blockage Fallopian tubes
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.
18:55 6th January 2021 | IVF
When a couple is ready to have children, they begin to question how long is too late and whether they should seek medical care. Also, navigating professional help can be overwhelming because you have to consider questions like ‘Where do we start looking?’, ‘Who do we talk to?’ ‘How credible the referrals are?’, ‘What facility should we visit?’ and so on.
19:54 28th November 2020 | Infertility - Stress
Infertility stress Stigmatization
In many cultures around the world, women who do not have children suffer from stigmatization, discrimination, and ostracism, even if the underlying cause lies in their male partners or husbands. It’s not always intentional, but it’s there.
16:50 27th September 2020 | Ovulatory Disorders
premature ovarian failure Primary ovarian insufficiency premature menopause Period
Primary ovarian insufficiency is sometimes confused with premature menopause, but these conditions aren't the same. Women with primary ovarian insufficiency can have irregular or occasional periods for years and might even get pregnant. But women with premature menopause stop having periods and can't become pregnant.
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