12:55 20th October 2022 | Fertility
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.
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.
12:26 11th June 2019 | Cryopreservation
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Unlike with fertilized egg freezing (embryo cryopreservation), egg freezing does not require sperm because the eggs are not fertilized before they are frozen.
12:09 26th March 2017 | Fertility Check-Up
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Many of us delay going to the doctor, whether it’s time for a physical checkup or even if we feel a cold coming on. One reason could be that we’re scared; for others it could be about money. In Nigeria there can be many reasons – cultural, religious, political, economic or social – why people don’t get the basic healthcare they need. Maybe nobody is telling everyone how important it is. We want to change that. We also want to make it ea...
21:46 9th February 2016 | Female Fertility
Ovarian reserve is a term that is used to determine the capacity of the ovary to provide egg cells that are not only capable of fertilisation but are more likely to result in a healthy and successful pregnancy. A woman’s ability to become pregnant decreases as she gets older because she has fewer eggs. The quality of her eggs also decreases and they are more likely to have abnormalities. This means that older women have lower pregnancy ...
20:58 9th February 2016 | Conception
Conceiving naturally is the ideal way of getting pregnant and there are several things you can do to improve your chances of becoming pregnant this way. First of all,make sure that you are in the best of health. Get plenty of sleep and exercise regularly. Eat a healthy diet with lots of fruit and vegetables and stop smoking. Take your vitamins and enjoy life with your partner. If you have any niggly health problems, visit your doctor an...
08:05 9th February 2016 | Medical Assessment
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Many people use the terms sterility and infertility as if they are interchangeable. They are not and it is important to understand the difference. Primary Sterility is when a couple is unable to conceive after having unprotected intercourse for a specified period. Secondary sterility is when a couple has had at least one child but has been unable to achieve another pregnancy.
There are two categories of infertility. Primary infertilit...
21:27 8th February 2016 | Infertility Treatment
Today I’m going to talk about something that few people want to talk about. You have been married for a year and there is no sign of a baby. It is vital for you to prove your fertility and your husband wants a family. It is expected and a woman who can’t have a child is a social outcast. Your family, your husband’s family and your friends are looking at you with disapproval. You can’t get pregnant and everyone thinks it is your fault. Y...
10:47 2nd April 2014 | Male Fertility Procedure
The Bridge Clinic introduced Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) to Nigeria with the birth of the Emekwue twins in 2000 and since then thousands of couples have benefitted
from the procedure. The interesting thing is that the procedure can help couples with the most abnormal semen parameters including men with azoospermia when there are no sperm cells
in the ejaculate.
An interesting extension to ICSI is the novel process of intrac...
02:50 16th February 2014 | Fertility Clinics
For most couples dealing with infertility, the choice of where to seek for help is confusing. Typically they are alone in their reality with few people they feel confident enough to confide in and are blindsided by the weight of emotions and insecurities that their current reality brings with it. For most people the years go by, without them achieving pregnancy, and they realise that there is a problem. The predominant attitude to infer...
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