12:55 20th October 2022 | Fertility
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Sometimes, cancer treatment can impact your fertility temporarily or permanently. Read this piece to learn the options available to you if you fall into this category.
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.
02:58 6th June 2017 | AUGMENT
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What if we told you that there’s a treatment, called AUGMENT℠, that would allow more mature females to have their eggs re-energised ? What does that even mean? Let’s start from the beginning...
When it comes to female fertility, the ability to conceive starts decreasing at age 32. Then, from age 37 onwards, it gets even harder. Why is this? Well, as women age, their supply of eggs start to dwindle, but that’s not all. The remaining ...
23:02 23rd June 2016 | Oocyte Freezing
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You want to have a family but not right now. After all, you are young and want to develop your career, study abroad or travel while you have little to tie you down. Like many young women, you want to delay pregnancy and child rearing until you are in your mid-thirties. But is that too late? Suppose you find it difficult to become pregnant when you want to. Fortunately this need not be a problem. You can freeze your eggs so that they are...
22:55 25th March 2015 | Causes of Female Infertility
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Female infertility can be categorised into three factors: tubal, uterine and ovarian.
Tubal factors which affect the fallopian tubes
Uterine factors which affect the lining of the uterus
Ovarian factors have to do with the ovaries and the eggs they produce
All three are linked, and if you have a problem with one or more it could make you infertile.
Let’s start with the ovaries. If you have a problem with them, you may not be...
10:15 20th August 2014 | Ovulation
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Rachel Gurevich of About.com tells us about some of the things we may be missing out on when trying to get pregnant.
If you want to get pregnant, either now or later in life, it’s important to know whatever you can about ovulation.
In fact, misinformation on ovulation can decrease your odds of conception.
Researchers surveyed 1,000 women ages 18 to 40 and asked them about basic female reproduction. Well over half of...
11:01 18th March 2014 | DNA Testing
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One of the determinants of success in an IVF treatment cycle is the quality of gametes produced by the couples. There is a well-defined age related decline in female fertility and it is not unusual to have an egg quality issue especially when the woman is over 40 before presenting herself for IVF treatment. A good IVF clinic will discuss the prospects with the clients and then offer treatment with donated eggs after they have given info...
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